The New Yorker's "Shouts & Murmurs" column, which is satirical and runs every week in the magazine, is usually pretty funny. The online version? Not so much. Last week saw an entry called "Sonny Rollins: In His Own Words." But it was not written by Rollins, it was written by Onion scribe Django Gol ... More >>
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It would have seemed unthinkable some years ago, but Newsweek will not be a print magazine after December 31.
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Awards season is in full swing in the food world. Food & Wine just named its best new chefs, the American Society of Magazine Editors nominations are in, and the James Beard Awards will be announced in early May. Find out what has gone down so far, and how you can participate in the fun.
High-class fashion, high-class magazine
It's from a new Terry Richardson shoot of the award winning entertainer for Love magazine.
Sidney Harman, the audio equipment billionaire, philanthropist and Executive Chairman of Newsweek since purchasing the struggling weekly magazine about six months ago, died on Tuesday after a brief fight with acute myeloid leukemia, his family announced today in a brief statement. He was 92. ... More >>
It's official: as of yesterday, the new Bon Appétit is now on newsstands everywhere. To celebrate the occasion, Eater and Grub Street have dueling interviews with the magazine's editor-in-chief, Adam Rapoport.
Although Gwyneth Paltrow may show her smirking mug on the cover of Bon Appétit's June issue, the magazine's May issue - the first under Editor-in-Chief Adam Rapoport - will be much easier to swallow.
Just one big, local item on this slushy Friday for the reincarnated Press Clips column: New York Observer media reporter Nick Summers, on the job less than three months after the departure of John Koblin, is returning to Newsweek, where he worked as a reporter until October 29. While at the O ... More >>
Anne Hays is not happy with her subscription to The New Yorker. Hays, a Brooklyn resident, Sarah Lawrence MFA graduate and the founding editor of Storyscape Journal, posted yesterday, as a Facebook note, a letter she sent to the magazine's editors at 4 Times Square, complaining of a gender im ... More >>
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Here's a double whammy: Bon Appétit is moving itself from the wilds of Los Angeles to the Death Star Condé Nast headquarters in New York. And it is doing so without Barbara Fairchild, its longtime editor-in-chief.
Via Newsweek-reporter-turned-Tumblr-Emissary Mark Coatney and Newsweek's Sarah Frank, here's a picture of the Newsweek sign being pulled down. She notes: "In case anyone wants to watch, they're pulling the Newsweek sign down from the front of the building right now. They won't give me the 's ... More >>
The Times blog MediaDecoder comes with a Sunday afternoon scoop, announcing the departure of another brand-defining Newsweek veteran, as Howard Fineman has packed his bags and is moving to the internet. Fineman follows editor-in-chief Jon Meacham, big fish Fareed Zakaria, Tumblr guru Mark Coa ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. April 23, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 17 Inside Newsweek: Separating Reporters From Responsibility by Paul Cowan and Jack Newfield Newsweek is the best and fastest-growing newsmagazine in America. It has more credibility with the young than Tim ... More >>
Keith Kelly reports in the New York Post, like, a few minutes ago that Newsweek editor-in-chief Jon Meacham is supposedly out once the magazine's sale to Sidney Harmon is complete. Politico's Mike Allen just reported what's all but a confirmation. And Michael Calderone of Yahoo just Tweeted o ... More >>
Tough questions for Mary Karr
Yesterday, the Arizona Star ran an interview with Caroline Bates, a food and travel writer who wrote for Gourmet for 30 years. Looking back from atop the smoldering ruins of the print journalism industry, Bates's account of the magazine's halcyon years is even more nostalgia- and envy-inducin ... More >>
We were all stunned and saddened by the news Monday of Gourmet closing up shop, and disheartened by the way it was done. But Jon Stewart had us chuckling with his response to the downfall of America's oldest food magazine (as well as the closing of Modern Bride, Elegant Bride, and Cookie: Jon Ste ... More >>
Long live zines
Daniel Baum, the former New Yorker staff writer, is currently Twittering the story of his hiring and firing by the magazine for which everybody on the planet would like to work. Topics discussed: New Yorker contract rates, health insurance, how one comes to write for the mag, and, once there, how th ... More >>
Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 8, 1962, Vol. VIII, No. 3 Who's Afraid of the New Yorker Now? By Seymour Krim There used to be a time, let me tell the younger generation, when the New Yorker had sting, when its latest short story was discussed all over town, when ... More >>
As you know, Conde Nast responded to the economic crackdown on luxury by reducing Men's Vogue to two issues a year, and for the first time in my adult life, I actually felt sorry for the menfolk. What I'm hearing is that editor Jay Fielden had a year left on his contract and they offered to pay him ... More >>
In the end, there just wasn't enough peace and love to go around. After five years of publishing consistently interesting music, arts, politics and drug journalism in the mold of the underground rags of the 60s and 70s, Arthur Magazine died last Friday, according to founding editor Jay Babcock. He p ... More >>
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