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Facetime: Holiday Cheer Spreads Through the Media

Holiday parties, magazine fetes and the wind-down of Art Basel brought together luminaries from all corners of the media landscape: artists, editors, business execs and A-list celebrities.

The Best- and Worst-Selling Magazine Covers of 2015

As magazine newsstand sales continued on their decline in 2015—dropping 12 percent year over year in the third quarter alone, per MagNet—publishers endeavored to produce covers worth pulling off the […]

Why Vanity Fair’s Caitlyn Jenner Cover Became Instantly Iconic

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 image to become a viral sensation—or for people to begin speculating that it had earned a spot in

Rolling Stone Wants the Whole World to Think, and Dress, Just Like Steve Jobs

In this amusing 90-second spot for Rolling Stone, men and women of all sorts dress up like Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs. They don wire-rim specs, black turtlenecks and blue jeans as they question aspects of their lives, large and small, ranging from health regimens and toupees to technology's impact on the future.

Facetime: See Which Media Stars Came Together for This Week’s Awards and Parties

There was no shortage of media’s elite out on the town this week. Magazine powerhouses came together to accept awards, and Soledad O’Brien stopped by AOL. Here's a look at […]

Revealed: The Winners of Adweek’s 2014 Hot List

What a year in media. Prime-time's drama queen Shonda Rhimes—plus literally anything HBO did—kept us from cutting the cord. Netflix, Instagram and Minecraft continued to dominate our digital lives, while apps like Uber, Tinder and Kik achieved must-have status.

The Hottest Magazine Covers of 2014 (So Far)

It wasn't an easy task narrowing down this year's wealth of remarkable magazine covers down to just a handful of finalists for this year's Hot List. But after some careful […]

Rolling Stone Names New Publisher

Following last week’s spate of executive departures, Rolling Stone has named a replacement for publisher Chris McLoughlin, who resigned after less than a year on the job.

Google and ABC Build a Programmatic Ad Exchange That Only Buys Mastheads

Google's private programmatic exchanges can now book premium ad space like mastheads for brands. It is working with ABC to promote the new show Rising Star using an exchange that only places ads in prominent positions, ones that are not typically associated with automated buying.

Longtime Wenner Media Execs Quit

On the eve of the Fourth of July holiday weekend, longtime Wenner Media executive John Gruber has resigned, according to sources familiar with the situation. Gruber over the years served in several key roles, including controller and chief financial officer. In 2005, he was named COO, replacing Kent Brownridge, Wenner Media founder Jann Wenner's consigliere.