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Cannes Lions Releases Name of Journalist Who Died During the Festival

Michael König of Germany collapsed in press center

CANNES, France—This year's Cannes Lions festival proved doubly tragic as the death of a Google marketing employee was followed by that of a German journalist. On the opening day of the…

Why Vanity Fair’s Caitlyn Jenner Cover Became Instantly Iconic

Plus, legends weigh in on other memorable mags

Vanity Fair made headlines this month with the release of its July 2015 cover, featuring a photograph of Caitlyn Jenner shot by Annie Leibovitz. It didn't take long for the…

For The NYT, Digitizing 16,000 Recipes From Its Past Is Part of Securing Its Future

Food editor Sam Sifton says it's about service

Specs Current gig Food editor at The New York Times Previous gig National editor at The New York Times Age 48 National editor to food editor seems like a big shift. How's that…

Popcart Makes Bon Appétit and Epicurious Recipes Shoppable

Fresh Direct, Peapod among launch partners

Bon Appétit and Epicurious' 35,000 recipes are about to get a whole lot easier to make at home. Condé Nast's Food Innovation Group—which includes both Bon Appétit and Epicurious, as…

AOL Debuts Makeover That's All About Mobile Video and Social-Friendly Content

Here's why: the data

AOL is unveiling a data-driven site overhaul today that should give marketers a sense of how it will zero in on mobile video and branded content as it plots its…

Vanity Fair Scores a Viral Coup With Caitlyn Jenner's Bold Debut

The Annie Leibovitz cover is an instant hit

Move over, Kim. Another member of the extended Kardashian family is set to "break the Internet" with her first official magazine cover. Today, Caitlyn (formerly Bruce) Jenner made her public…

Vox Media Acquires 17-Month-Old Tech News Site Re/code

Joins properties that already include The Verge

The day began with a big media merger and ended with another—though much smaller—digital media deal. Vox Media is adding tech site Re/code to its portfolio of websites that cover news,…

Lucky Magazine Goes Quarterly

Restructuring will lead to layoffs, departure of Lucky Group president

Reports of Lucky magazine going all-digital have been a staple of the media rumor mill for several years, with WWD reporting just last month that the brand would be closing…

Lonely Planet Will Launch Its First U.S. Magazine as Interest in International Travel Grows

New publication hits newsstands this fall

This fall, travel guide publisher Lonely Planet will become the latest entrant in the travel magazine space with the U.S. launch of Lonely Planet Magazine. Edited by Lauren Finney, who…

With Facebook's Instant Articles, Publishers Contemplate a Social-First World

New feature could alter the industry

Reports from the last few weeks hinted it was coming, but the debut of Facebook's Instant Articles made plenty of publishers' hair stand on end this morning anyway. And why…

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