This year, to celebrate the media world’s tumultuous and always entertaining transformation, Adweek’s Hot List goes 360 to track the best print, TV, and digital properties.
Hot List 2011
Business titles have never been much to look at, with all those pictures of old white guys. So with the tough state of business magazines, few might have expected Businessweek to be a comeback story, much less a paragon of design.
CBS Corp. president and CEO Leslie Moonves last year received $57.7 million in total compensation, a sum that included nearly $8 million in a special cash payment for his “leadership in connection with the creation of premium content.” He’s worth every penny.
For the first time ever in the Hot List’s 30-year history, Adweek’s editors asked readers to share their picks for the hottest magazines, newspapers, TV broadcast and cable networks, websites and digital media brands via a poll on Adweek.com. And we certainly heard from a lot of you. A whopping 182,000 votes were cast in October.