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Topic: Rolling Stone

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…

Revealed: The Winners of Adweek's 2014 Hot List

Our picks for the year’s best in magazines, television and digital media

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…

Rolling Stone Names New Publisher

Associate publisher Michael Provus promoted

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. Michael Provus, the…

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

Rising Star requires top billing

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…

Longtime Wenner Media Execs Quit

Big shake-up

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…

101 Kick-Ass Music Covers

The most awesome, iconic and controversial magazine images of the last 80 years

Magazine covers featuring musical artists are inherently cool, whether the reader is a tween or a boomer. They come loaded with style, after all. (How many different looks—including varieties-not-found-in-nature of…

BlackBerry Messenger Debuts Slate of Ad Products

Sponsored content emerges

BlackBerry is introducing ads and virtual stickers into its messenger app as it tries to squeeze value from its core communication service. BlackBerry executives were in New York last week…

Longtime Rolling Stone Contributor Matt Taibbi Discusses His New News Venture

And his famous squid

Specs Who Matt Taibbi New gig Editor of an as-yet-unnamed digital magazine for First Look Media Old gig Contributing editor for Rolling Stone Rolling Stone was such a hugely influential platform for you—is it risky…

The 2013 Hot List Winners Have Been Announced

Editors' Picks and Readers' Choice winners in print, digital and TV

This was the year Breaking Bad, Candy Crush and BuzzFeed commanded our attention, Cosmo went from the bedroom to the boardroom, and Jimmy Fallon got a big promotion. Also, Rolling…

Rolling Stone Gets Traffic Boost From Boston Bomber Controversy

Payoff's uncertain, though

Boycotts or not, Rolling Stone struck newsstand gold last month with its controversial Boston Bomber issue, which saw sales nearly double versus the previous year. And that buzz seems to…

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