Topic: Hearst Magazines

Magazine Circulation Flat, Despite Soft Newsstand Sales

Digital sales are small but growing part of the industry

Average magazine circulation held steady in the second half of 2012 versus the year-earlier period as increases in print and digital subscriptions offset declines in single-copy sales. The figures were…

Miley Cyrus Stages Cosmo Takeover

Incites fans via Twitter to reorganize newsstands

If you couldn’t find your copy of Better Homes and Gardens on newsstands over the weekend, a possible explanation: Miley Cyrus went braless on the March cover of Cosmo, and it seems…

What Hearst Magazines' David Carey Has in Store for 2013

Expect a Cosmo TV show, new brand extensions

In his annual companywide start-of-the-year email, Hearst Magazines president David Carey applauded the publisher’s success during 2012 while dropping a few hints about what’s to come in 2013. While 2012 may…

Hearst Design Group Consolidates Editorial Side

Shelter titles will share departments

Hearst Magazines' Design Group, comprised of House Beautiful, Veranda and Elle Decor, is combining several editorial departments and is expected to eliminate some positions in the process. Newell Turner, currently House Beautiful editor in…

'Esquire' Fans Feel Like Manly Men

Magazine is giving guys what they want on female-skewing Facebook

Facebook’s user base skews female, but try telling that to Esquire. The Hearst Magazines monthly has embraced the social network, and in a big way–it cranks out nearly a dozen…

'Cosmo,' Now at a JCPenney Near You

Women's mag launches lingerie line at mass marketer

Cosmopolitan is now offering another way for women to get in touch with their sexy sides, although it’s teamed up with a decidedly unsexy partner to do so. The Hearst…

'Teen Vogue' Editor Responds to Body Image Petition

Magazine defends practices

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…

'Esquire' Takes a Page From Hollywood to Promote August Issue

Sneak a peek at the cars, stars and girls

You’ve probably seen a lifetime’s worth of movie trailers for summer blockbusters this season, but what about a trailer for a summer magazine? For its August issue (on newsstands July…

Hearst Increases Rate Base for 'HGTV Magazine'

Lifestyle title proves a hit so far

Hearst Magazines appears to have a hit on its hands with HGTV Magazine. The magazine launched with a rate base of 450,000, and today Hearst announced that it would hike its…

Original Content: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

A look at some of the new series on YouTube's channel rollout

Digs, Meredith Video Studios  DIY-centric programs like Ready, Set, Celebrate (instructions for throwing offbeat soirees like a “We Hate the Kardashians Party”), Craft and Burn (a sort-of-scripted series about a destructive crafting habit)…