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Arianna Huffington to Leave the Huffington Post
August 11, 2016 at 1:48 pm

Arianna Huffington, who co-founded the Huffington Post 11 years ago and built it into one of the largest digital media outlets in the U.S., says she will be leaving the company in the coming weeks to focus on a soon-to-launch startup dedicated to health and wellness. Ms. Huffington, who is 66 years old, had signed…

Amtrak to Launch Magazine in Re-Branding Effort
July 26, 2016 at 12:34 pm

Amtrak, looking to cast itself as a more upscale travel brand, is about to launch its first national magazine, The Post has learned. “The National,” a bimonthly, is scheduled to hit seat-back pockets in October, sources said. The glossy, from Ink, the British travel magazine publisher, will emphasize beautiful travel photography and long-form journalism, according…

Press Release: Active Interest Media Launches “Anglers Journal Television”
June 27, 2016 at 1:54 pm

Boulder, Colo. (June 27, 2016)—Active Interest Media’s (AIM, aimmedia.com) new television fishing show, “Anglers Journal Television,” (AJTV, www.anglersjournal.com/ajtv) will premier on Sunday, July 3 at 9:30 am EST. The show, based on the successful launch of Anglers Journal magazine, will air on the Discovery Channel’s Destination America network, which has a nationwide audience of approximately 65 million households. The…

Time Inc. Launches ‘Instant’ With Short-Form Video From Social Media Stars
June 27, 2016 at 1:40 pm

About a year after it announced a big slate of digital series, Time Inc is deepening its web video operation. At VidCon, the publishing company introduced Instant, a new website designed for mobile use and stocked with content created by the Internet’s most popular personalities. Instant is available in browsers and does not require viewers…

Hearst Announces Launch of Trend Detector
June 23, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Hearst has announced that its industry-leading trend detector, Buzzing@Hearst, is now open to advertisers, allowing them to programmatically target top-performing content across Hearst’s media properties. Born out of years of research and development, Buzzing@Hearst analyses data-driven signals to constantly monitor trending articles, enabling marketers to uniquely marry their message to what’s hot in real-time. Buzzing@Hearst…

Snapchat is Starting Real Life, An Online Magazine About Technology
June 17, 2016 at 1:55 pm

Snapchat doesn’t just care about video. The company is behind a new online magazine called Real Life, which will publish roughly one article each weekday on the subject of technology, starting on June 27. In a blog post today describing the new initiative, Snapchat employee and social media critic Nathan Jurgenson writes that “Snapchat is…

Press Release: Sports Illustrated Launches Multi-Platform Vertical Dedicated to Intersection of Sports and Technology
June 15, 2016 at 2:37 pm

NEW YORK—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Time Inc.'s (NYSE:TIME) Sports Illustrated Group today debuted “Tech & Media” (SI.com/tech), a new multi-platform vertical that will explore the rapidly evolving and all-important presence of technology in the sports world. In addition to SI’s award-winning reporting and analysis, the new venture will feature daily contributions from SportTechie, a leading site covering the…

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…