Launches

Condé Nast Traveler and Pitchfork Launch ‘Musical Magazine’ on Spotify
May 23, 2016 at 2:21 pm

Condé Nast Traveler and its newly acquired sibling site Pitchfork have teamed up on what it is calling a “musical magazine” for Spotify users. Well, it’s not exactly a musical magazine, so much as a Pitchfork-curated playlist digitally linked to pages from Traveler’s summer issue, which will live on Spotify starting Monday. The print issue will…

Village Voice Hires New Publisher Ahead of ‘Extensive Relaunch’
May 20, 2016 at 2:14 pm

The Village Voice has hired former Adweek executive Suzan Gursoy as its publisher ahead of what management says will be an "extensive relaunch" next year. Gursoy is the latest in a series of leadership changes at the Voice, a legendary weekly newspaper that is trying to revive itself after a decade of watching its resources…

Press Release: Time Inc. Launches 'INSTANT,' a Mobile-First, All-Video Platform
May 18, 2016 at 12:22 pm

NEW YORK—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) today announced the upcoming launch of INSTANT, a mobile-first, all-video platform featuring content about the lives and projects of digital celebrities as well as content created by digital celebrities exclusively for INSTANT. INSTANT will deliver fresh news, features and exclusives about and by “the new famous,” the digital artists of…

Condé Nast Launches Beauty Network, Rolls Out Branded Content Offering #TheLookIs
May 13, 2016 at 2:04 pm

Condé Nast is trading off its heritage of strong lifestyle coverage to form a new social media-focused beauty franchise to reap advertising dollars. Called #TheLookIs, the group consists of content from Condé Nast titles with broad beauty coverage, including Allure, Glamour, Vogue, Teen Vogue, Self, Brides, W and Vanity Fair. Consumers of the aforementioned titles will see…

Press Release: Penton Launches The IoT Institute — First Horizontal Franchise Applies To All 14 Company Verticals With Audience of 10MM
April 21, 2016 at 1:39 pm

San Francisco, April 20, 2016 – Penton today announced the launch of the IoT Institute, a new business unit focused on the rapidly-growing world of the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT will unleash $6.2 trillion in new global economic value annually by 2025, with $2.3 trillion coming from the global manufacturing industry alone. While most coverage…

Hearst Design Group Revives Metropolitan Home, Thrives With Cross-Brand Content & Events
April 18, 2016 at 2:12 pm

On April 12th the Hearst Design Group revived Metropolitan Home, a modern design magazine focused on city living. Metropolitan Home was last published in 2009. It’s relaunch taps into an emerging demographic of millennials that are dedicated to a modern, urban lifestyle, explains SVP and publishing director of the Hearst Design Group Kate Kelly Smith.…

Press Release: PubExec Parent Company NAPCO Media Hires Industry Veteran Nathan Safran to Launch NAPCO Research
April 18, 2016 at 1:34 pm

PHILADELPHIA—April 18, 2016 — NAPCO Media, a leading B-to-B media company and parent company of Publishing Executive, announced that Nathan Safran has joined the company as Director of Research. Safran, who will lead the newly created NAPCO Research team, began his career as a Forrester research analyst and joins NAPCO from Blue Nile Research where he…

Bon Appétit Launches City Guides Timed to May ‘Travel’ Issue
April 18, 2016 at 1:24 pm

Sometimes the most obvious things are the easiest to overlook. This just may be the case for Bon Appétit, which is set to launch a new city guides vertical on its Web site Monday. “We’re at this time now as a brand where we’re constantly trying to stream our assets into so many different platforms,”…

What is Economist.com For?
April 11, 2016 at 12:54 pm

We are in the process of redesigning our website. It’s in very early beta so if you are lucky you may see one of the new versions. It’s only visible to a tiny proportion of people who come to the site. As part of the redesign process our developers, product managers, business leaders, and editors…

Press Release: Meredith Corporation To Partner With Gluten-Free Forever Magazine
April 8, 2016 at 1:47 pm

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 7, 2016 -- Meredith Corporation, the nation's leading media and marketing company serving 100 million American women and 72 percent of U.S. millennial women, today announced a partnership to publish independent magazine GFF: Gluten-Free Forever, beginning with the title's Spring 2016 issue (click here to see the new cover). Under this agreement, Meredith will lead…