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

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.

Can Kik Beat Snapchat With New Targeting Capabilities for Brands?

A hot messaging app is starting to get more targeted with its fledgling ad business. Kik said today that it is giving brands the ability to deliver promoted messages based on gender, country and device—Apple or Android.

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Joanna Coles Named Editorial Director of Seventeen

Barely an hour after Cosmopolitan editor in chief Joanna Coles wrapped up a panel at Advertising Week, where she discussed marketing to women with Facebook CMO (and Cosmo careers editor) Sheryl Sandberg, Hearst announced that Coles had added another major title to her existing one: editorial director of Seventeen magazine.

Hearst Touts Live Events at ‘Magazine Upfront’

This afternoon at its New York headquarters, Hearst Magazines held what it’s calling “the very first magazine Upfront,” where it showcased new content for the coming year for an audience of media buyers and marketers.

Publisher Mary Morgan Departs Redbook

Mary Morgan, the vp, publisher and chief revenue officer of Hearst’s Redbook, is packing up after spending a decade at the women's service title. Today, Hearst Magazines announced that Morgan would be leaving Redbook and plans to retire to her home in Cape Cod.

Hearst Boasts Record-Breaking March

After a strong showing in September, Hearst Magazines is looking to clean up again with its March issues on the strength of fashion, retail, luxury and beauty ads.

Meet Print’s New Politicos

Time, Newsweek, The Nation: These are the kinds of magazines where political junkies expect to find election news. But at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, delegates rubbed elbows with reporters from magazines known less for their election coverage than for forecasting fashion trends.

‘Teen Vogue’ Editor Responds to Body Image Petition

Teen Vogue editor in chief Amy Astley was out of town last week when two teen activists started a petition asking the magazine to follow in rival Seventeen’s footsteps and run photos of “real girls.” Now, the magazine has issued a statement defending

Teen’s Petition Leads to ‘Seventeen’ Body Image Pledge

Two months ago, 14-year-old Julia Bluhm of Waterville, ME decided that she was tired of listening to her ballet classmates complain about their bodies, which weren’t always as rail-thin or clear-skinned as those of the retouched models in their favorite magazines.