U.S. News and World Report

Press Release: U.S. News & World Report Announces a New Best Countries Platform
November 3, 2015 at 11:13 am

Washington, D.C. – Nov. 3, 2015 – U.S. News & World Report president and chief executive officer William D. Holiber today announced a new collaboration with Y&R and the SEI Center for Advanced Studies in Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania to create Best Countries, a new U.S. News site to…

Press Release: U.S. News Will Help Readers Book Doctor Appointments Through New Partnership
October 26, 2015 at 2:37 pm

Washington, D.C. – October 20, 2015 – U.S. News & World Report, publisher of Best Hospitals, today announced a new first-in-class physician search and scheduling service for its Best Hospitals and Doctor Finder sites through a collaboration with Kyruus. Patients researching care options on www.usnews.com will now have the ability to search for and book directly with physicians…

Press Release: Bill Frischling Joins U.S. News & World Report as Vice President and General Manager of Real Estate
June 24, 2015

Washington, D.C.- June 24, 2015 - Bill Frischling joins U.S. News & World Report as vice president and launch executive for the company's new online real estate venture, president and chief executive officer Bill Holiber announced today. Frischling brings decades of experience developing online products for consumers, most recently serving as senior director of product management at Gannett.

The Smithsonian Gets Into Travel Publishing With New Journeys Magazine
April 14, 2015

Smithsonian Journeys will hit newsstands April 21 as a quarterly publication, the publisher said Friday. Each edition will focus on one destination with photography and stories about history, food, customs and science.

The first edition is dedicated to Paris with stories about its history, the origins of the croissant and other topics, said Editor-in-Chief Victoria Pope, who previously edited National Geographic and U.S. News and World Report. Like the Smithsonian museums, the travel magazine will include some science, art and a lot of history, she said.

How U.S. News & World Report Translates Massive Databases into New Products & Services
February 1, 2015

Last year U.S. News & World Report hit a new milestone. The publisher broke its one-day web traffic record with 2.6 million unique visitors and 18.9 million pageviews.  And it wasn't a celebrity iCloud leak or cat video that spurred the astronomical amount of traffic. It was the annual release of the Best Colleges ranking, a 30-year-old feature that evaluates colleges on an array of academic and student life criteria. Over the last decade, Best Colleges -- one of U.S. News' many "Best" lists, such as Best Cars and Best Hospitals -- has grown beyond a simple ranking. Today, the Best Colleges brand represents a portfolio of robust data-driven tools that users can engage with as they make major life decisions

The U.S. News College Rankings Guru
September 12, 2014

"I am not a beautiful person. I am not Brad Pitt," says Bob Morse, stating the obvious in his office at U.S. News & World Report. A 66-year-old grandfather who wears a black Casio watch and old school wire-rim glasses, Morse speaks in a near monotone about his work as a lifelong data cruncher, a man who no doubt has influenced the youth of America more significantly than any fleeting matinee idol.

He talks a dull game, yet for 27 years, Morse has helped shape the enrollments and reputations of the nation's colleges

Ebony Duped by False Claim About Tea Party Trayvon Boycott
August 9, 2013

Ebony magazine Wednesday condemned the tea party based on a false rumor that the tea party is planning to boycott the black culture magazine over its cover featuring Trayvon Martin's family and other Martin supporters.

"We have so many Tea Party readers and followers. To lose all zero of them due to our September cover would be devastating," Ebony magazine, the Chicago-based glossy periodical, tweeted Wednesday afternoon.