The iPad edition of O, The Oprah Magazine, will let users buy e-books and read them within the app itself, according to Hearst Magazines executives detailing the publisher's plans for the iPad and iPhones for the rest of the year. Esquire's iPad app edition is expected to be available starting with the September issue, on sale in August, and will be "more ambitious" than the iPhone edition that's already available.
Most consumer magazines offer holiday gift guides of one sort or another, but apparently what many shoppers want is someone to aggregate them for easier consultations when in the mall.
Seventeen, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, All You, Real Simple, Sunset, Details, Southern Living and Cooking Light will have their editors’ picks for gifts in the app, which is now available in the iPhone/iPod Touch App Store.
In the midst of all the headlines last October detailing the deterioration of the nation’s stock market and banking system—not to mention the folding of more than a few consumer magazines—you may have missed this one: The Food Network launched a print magazine. Already well-established on TV and the Web, the brand culminated its multichannel integration by entering the print medium.
The new application lets users upload photos for instant visualizations of new hairstyles, hair colors and cosmetics beauty makeovers.
Bonnie Fuller, twice named Advertising Age's "Editor of the Year," has been named president and editor in chief of Hollywood Life
REDMOND, Wash. -- Microsoft has announced that it will collaborate on online content projects with Hearst Magazines, in which Hearst will contribute editorial content in various forms including articles, interviews, special events coverage, slide shows, blogs and quizzes. The content will be available as part of MSN’s Lifestyle Channel. The eight participating Hearst publications are Country Living, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, House Beautiful, Marie Claire, Popular Mechanics, Redbook and SHOP Etc. Jay Bobowicz, vice president of syndication, business development and partner relations for Hearst Magazines, says the partnership will “help drive traffic and online subscriptions” and will ensure that Hearst creates “fresh content online that
Meredith Corp. hired Diane J. Salvatore as editor-in-chief of Ladies' Home Journal replacing Myrna Blythe who is ending her 20-year association with the magazine to pursue broader interests at the parent company. Salvatore leaves the Hearst magazine unit where she was director of business operations for all 15 Hearst titles. At Hearst she worked directly with editors-in-chief, creative directors and business managers to identify, develop and implement editorial and business best practices. She was also editor of Bertelsmann-owned YM and executive editor of Hearst-owned Marie Claire. Salvatore begins her position July 22. Blythe's new responsibilities include editorial director of More magazine, which targets women over 40,
Time Warner AOL's magazine division, Time Inc., publisher of Time, People and Sports Illustrated, bought UK-based IPC Media for a reported $1.6 billion from Cinven. Recently, Time Inc. also closed a $68 million sale for Business 2.0 after purchasing the Times Mirror magazine group last year for $475 million.Currently, IPC publishes British brands of bestselling…