So hurry up and renew that subscription to Carl’s Cars: The Society of Publication Designers has announced its annual awards, singling out GQ, New York, NYT Magazine, T and Carl’s Cars for a Gold Medal, and one of those lucky five will go on to win the coveted “Magazine of the Year” title. Silver Medals included Dwell, ID, and Martha Stewart Kids; Merit Awards included Martha Stewart Living, Real Simple, Runner’s World and Teen Vogue.
Sweet payday for Kann at WSJ: Dow Jones approved a $681,712 award for almost-defunct CEO Peter Kann as part of his long-term incentive compensation plan for the 2002-2005 fiscal years; incoming CEO Richard Zannino pulled $365,627. In other news, how’s that Weekend Journal? [NYP]
Save our small mags! Fist The New Leader, then Legal Affairs, and now Topic. Except Topic still has a fighting chance…if you let them help you help them. [Gawker]
Joel Stein has already gotten too much airtime: But my bro at FishbowlLA says it best. [FBNY]
Oprah knows when to backpedal, dammit. But she’s not happy about it. So Nan Talese, watch out. GalleyCat has the scoop, and the analysis. [GC]