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Hearst Taps Jon Gluck for Executive Director Role | On the Move — 8.9.17

Hearst Magazines has announced Jon Gluck as executive director, editorial talent, development and special projects. Starting in early September, he will oversee senior-level editorial recruitment for Hearst Magazines’ new launches and print brands, as well as magazine development. Gluck formerly served as managing editor of Vogue. “To say that the industry is going…

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Time Inc. Announces Paid Membership Program for Pet Owners

Time Inc. announced its plans to join the pet products industry today, launching a paid membership program for pet owners, PetHero™ (pethero.com). The program, set to start this fall at $20/month, will give its members a 25 percent discount on in-house medical services from participating veterinary practices, as well as…

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Recognizing the Best and Worst of 2017... So Far

Now that the second half of 2017 is underway, we wanted to look back at the first half of this year and call out some of the most significant happenings—good and bad. As a tribute to TV Guide’s "Cheers & Jeers" column, we present our more Millennial version: Dope! Or Nope.…

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David Bradley to Sell Off Majority Stake of The Atlantic to Lauren Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective

In a memo to staffers, David Bradley, principal owner of The Atlantic, revealed to his staff that he was selling his majority stake in the company to Emerson Collective, a philanthropic venture of Laurene Powell Jobs. This news comes at a time when The Atlantic is more successful than it’s…

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AMI Acquires Men’s Journal from Wenner Media

The other shoe drops. Just three months after swooping in to purchase Us Weekly from Wenner Media for a reported $100 million after Wenner's negotiations with Tronc fell through, American Media, Inc. has followed up by purchasing another Wenner title, Men's Journal, for an undisclosed sum. It's the first time the monthly, which…

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Rodale to 'Explore Potential Strategic Alternatives for the Business'

Rodale might be for sale. Or it might not be. That was the announcement the company sent out today. In a release received by min this afternoon, the company states: “Its Board of Directors has initiated a process to explore a range of potential strategic alternatives to best position its…

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UPDATE: Hearst, Scripps Latest TV-Inspired Magazine Prints 100K Additional Copies

Just a few weeks after cutting frequency to Dr. Oz the Good Life and laying off staffers, Hearst Magazines made it clear that it still believes in celebrity-driven titles, and print. The Pioneer Woman Magazine debuted on June 6 with 150,000 copies in 4,000 Walmart stores across the country at a cover price of $3.99.…

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Vocativ Eliminates Entire Editorial Staff

Vocativ, the four-year-old digital media brand that made a name for itself by "mining the deep web" for original storytelling, terminated its entire editorial staff today, sister brand Folio: has learned. Employees were notified Wednesday morning that the company has begun a pivot to "focus exclusively on video content," a Vocativ…

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Condé Nast Gives Up on Style.com

Condé Nast has pulled the plug on Style.com and folded it into the e-commerce platform Farfetch. All of the brand’s assets, including its trademark, inventory of merchandise and customer database, now belongs to Farfetch, according to a memo Jonathan Newhouse, chairman and chief executive of Condé Nast International, sent to staff. In…

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Time Inc. to Lay Off Another 300 Staffers

Time Inc. revealed it will be laying off as many as 300 staffers across the company in an effort to cut more costs. This is the latest round of layoffs and cost cutting measures the company has undergone in the past several months and comes just weeks after it announced it was…