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The New York Times Gets in Bed With Park Hyatt

Collaborates with hotel chain on live event series

The newspaper of record is working with a 5-star hotel brand to help make good on the goal of doubling digital revenue from $400 million to $800 million over the next 5…

Will Playboy’s Brand Survive Without Nudity?

Marketing experts weigh in on the magazine’s future

What's a brand without its core proposition? That's the question facing Playboy Enterprises, which made headlines last week when it announced that, beginning in March 2016, its 62-year-old flagship magazine…

Time Inc. Is in Talks to Buy Jane Pratt's Millennial-Focused xoJane

Could become its latest digital-only brand

Time Inc. is close to acquiring Jane Pratt's xoJane and xoVain sites for an undisclosed sum as it looks to increase its content targeting millennial women, sources tell Adweek. The New…

Ebony's Cracked Huxtables Cover Ignites a Mix of Praise and Outcry

Magazine examines Cosby allegations' impact on show's legacy

It's a testament to the power of Ebony's latest cover, posted yesterday, that its design has simultaneously sparked fierce outrage and wild applause. The magazine's November issue highlights black families,…

Without Its Respected Founder, What Does the Future Hold for ESPN's Grantland?

Writers jump ship, but traffic remains strong

Grantland has been a popular media punching bag ever since ESPN decided to end its 14-year relationship with Bill Simmons in May. With several other recent high-profile departures, the narrative…

Playboy's No-Nudity Revamp Could Mean More Ad Dollars and Higher-End Brands

Magazine may compete with Esquire and GQ

That old line about "reading Playboy for the articles" is about to become a lot more legitimate. This morning, Playboy announced that beginning in March 2016, it will no longer…

Are Robert Redford's Movies About the Media Good for Journalism?

'Truth' is his latest film about the profession

Robert Redford has acted in dozens of films in his career and directed nine others, but there's one subject he doesn't seem to tire of tackling: journalism. Since Redford played…

USA Today Used Facebook's New Emojis on Its Front-Page Stories, and It's Awkward

Update: Editor says goal was to show how communication is evolving

Facebook's new emoji-esque "Reactions" haven't launched stateside yet, but USA Today decided to give them an early test run—on its own front page. The results are ... rather awkward.  A sad face…

Will Reddit's Stand-Alone News Site Prove to Be a Safe Haven for Advertisers?

Upvoted won't allow any comments

Coming off a summer of upheaval, Reddit is looking to get back into the public's good graces with its first stand-alone property, a news-focused site called Upvoted. Upvoted will look to…

The's North American CEO Is Leaving After 16 Months

Jon Steinberg helped double ad sales revenue

Jon Steinberg, CEO of North America, is leaving the company, announced CEO and publisher Martin Clarke. In the short time Steinberg has been with DailyMail—16 months—he has overseen the acquisition…

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