NYT‘s New Bay Area Blog|Playboy Cuts Rate Base|Us Weekly Officially Names Min’s Successor|Condé Nast Traveler Pairs With Gilt Groupe


By Amanda Ernst Comment

BayNewser: The New York Times has launched a Bay Area blog to go along with its recently launched Bay Area section in its local print edition.

Mediaweek: Playboy will cut is rate base starting in January from 2.6 million to 1.5 million.

New York Post: Jann Wenner has made it official: Michael Steele, who has been leading Wenner title Us Weekly since Janice Min’s departure this summer, can now remove the word “acting” before his title of editor-in-chief.

New York Times: In an effort to look for new forms of revenue, Condé Nast Traveler is pairing with upscale discount online retailer Gilt Groupe to sell discounted travel deals.