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Hearst Previews New Content and Sponsorship Opportunities at MagFront

New food magazine might be in the works, too

When it comes time to woo potential advertisers, TV networks have their upfronts, digital publishers have their NewFronts and, for the past several years, Hearst Magazines has hosted an annual…

3 Waves of Cyberattacks Brought Down Twitter, Spotify, Pinterest, NYT and Other Sites

Costing them traffic and likely money

UPDATE: There were three waves of cyberattacks today, but as of 7 p.m., they appear to have been resolved.  It all started Friday morning, when a slew of digital publishers and other…

Instagram's New Tools Allow Users to Report Others Considering Self-Harm

And partners with Seventeen for #PerfectlyMe campaign

Instagram has developed tools to help people considering self-harm, and as part of the new initiative, Seventeen magazine and Instagram are welcoming everyone with open arms with a new hashtag. "We…

Jeff Bezos Isn't Convinced That the Washington Post Can Survive on Payment Services

He also slams Trump and Peter Thiel

Jeff Bezos, Amazon chief and owner of the Washington Post, isn't sure that services like paywalls and tiered subscriptions can work for publishers. During a wide-ranging panel at Vanity Fair's New…

How Jeff Bezos Is Turning the Washington Post Into a Digitally Driven Publisher

Paper's executive editor talks aggregation, election coverage

SAN FRANCISCO—When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took over the Washington Post in 2013, many wondered what a tech exec's leadership would look like at a 140-year-old newspaper. But with a growing…

With 500 Million Monthly Users, Activision Blizzard CEO Claims His Company Is 5 Times Bigger Than Netflix

Thanks to esports

SAN FRANCISCO—Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick thinks the size of mobile gaming is on par with video-streaming behemoth Netflix. Speaking at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit this morning, Kotick boasted about…

Food & Wine Is Taking Over Barclays Center for a Weekend-Long Culinary Festival

The event will launch in February

Since 1982, the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen has been one of the culinary world's must-attend events. But with its pricey (and often sold-out) tickets and destination setting, it's…

Esquire's New Print Campaign Pairs Macallan Whisky With Augmented Reality

Nexus helped animate the hands-on ad

Call it two worlds, one technology: Esquire, a magazine founded in 1933, is charging full steam into the 21st century with the help of The Macallan, a whisky brand founded…

Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

Original editor Dave Zinczenko is behind the revival

From Metropolitan Home to Newsweek, we've seen a number of shuttered magazine titles revived (at least in some form) over the past couple of years. Now Best Life, the luxury…

Esquire Brings Back Satirical Magazine SPY to Make You Laugh, Not Cry, Over the Election

Online publication will run for 4 weeks

Does this election feel different to you? Newspapers are trying to get ahead of this intense cycle with early endorsements. Presidential campaigns are embracing #TBT photos. Not to mention the kinds…

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