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Vice Media Launches Meal Kit Service With Chef'd
June 21, 2017 at 9:16 am

Vice Media is taking on the meal kit world, following in the footsteps of other publishers, like The New York Times, by partnering with online meal kit company Chef'd. But Vice is offering a specific take on the meal kit business. Viewers can watch an episode from its food and culture vertical Munchies, click a…

Condé Nast Closes Style.com Months After Its Debut
June 13, 2017 at 1:23 pm

Condé Nast, the publishing giant that owns magazine titles like Vogue, GQ and Vanity Fair, is closing its first major experiment in online fashion retail, a mere nine months after its high-profile introduction. The company said in a statement on Tuesday that Style.com, a global multibrand ecommerce site in which it had reportedly invested more…

Bauer Media Launches Teen Boss, a Newsstand Glossy for Gen Z Entrepreneurs
June 7, 2017 at 1:44 pm

Bauer Media Group USA is going niche — super niche — with its newest magazine launch. The publisher of Closer, InTouch and Woman’s World, is targeting business-minded girls between eight and 15 years old for its quarterly magazine dubbed “Teen Boss.” The pitch for Teen Boss is likened to a magazine version of ABC’s “Shark…

The Atlantic Has a Redesigned Homepage for the Dizzying, Trump-ified News Cycle
May 18, 2017 at 11:00 am

Last week (can you believe it?) President Trump fired FBI Director Jim Comey. Within about 48 hours, The Atlantic had at least 30 original pieces about the news. An in-depth comparison to Watergate by James Fallows. Analysis of the decision by David Frum. A longread from Rosie Gray and McKay Coppins that depicted a White…

Airbnb Teams With Hearst on Magazine Guided by Travel Site’s Data
May 4, 2017 at 1:04 pm

When the new travel publication Airbnbmag hits select newsstands and mailboxes later this month, many of the stories, including the cover feature set in Havana, will be sourced from billions of anonymous data points collected by the home-sharing service. Those data are expected to enable editors to assign stories for an audience eager to learn…

Press Release: ALM Unveils Monthly Print Magazine, The National Law Journal
March 30, 2017 at 2:46 pm

New York, NY—March 30, 2017—As part of ALM’s response to the ongoing shift in readers’ consumption of content, The National Law Journal (NLJ) is introducing a monthly print magazine to add value and complement its robust digital offering. To learn more about The National Law Journal, visit its website: http://www.nationallawjournal.com/ The National Law Journal’s digital…

Dow Jones Launches a Millennial Finance Site, Moneyish
March 7, 2017 at 2:44 pm

“It’s not personal finance,” Raakhee Mirchandani said. “It’s personality finance.” This is the argument Mirchandani, senior content development editor at Dow Jones Media Group, makes for why Moneyish, her newly launched digital venture, isn’t competing with all the other millennial money sites out there. Where sites like Vice Money, which launched in October, or Coinage,…

Press Release: Runner's World Announces RW Box Subscription
March 7, 2017 at 12:22 pm

EMMAUS, PA, and NEW YORK, NY (March 6, 2017) — Runner’s World, the largest and most influential media brand in the running space, today announced a new monthly subscription service, Runner’s World Box. Each RW Box will contain editors’ favorite, handpicked products featured in the magazine or on the site, including gear, snacks, apparel and…