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Wenner Media Names Rolling Stone Publisher Hires from within

Jann Wenner didn't look far in picking a new publisher for his baby, Rolling Stone. Chris McLoughlin today was named publisher of the culture and entertainment magazine, from publisher of…

August 21, 2013, 7:01 PM EDT

Former Rolling Stone Publisher Headed to Self Matt Mastrangelo named associate publisher

Nearly two months after being pushed out of Rolling Stone, former publisher Matt Mastrangelo has been scooped up by Condé Nast. Beginning Sept. 3, he’ll join Self as the magazine’s…

August 14, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT

Despite Controversy, Rolling Stone 'Boston Bomber' Issue Is a Hit on Newsstands Boycott doesn't seem to have hurt sales

Rolling Stone's “Boston Bomber” issue got a rash of bad publicity and retailers like CVS and Stop & Stop pulled it from shelves after a “Boycott Rolling Stone” campaign gained steam on…

July 31, 2013, 4:47 PM EDT

Advertisers React Negatively to Rolling Stone Cover Call it 'in poor taste'

If the recent history of controversial magazine covers is any guide, Rolling Stone may get a boost in Web traffic and newsstand sales for its Boston Marathon bomber issue. But the situation…

July 18, 2013, 5:44 PM EDT

Stores Boycotting Rolling Stone's Boston Bomber Cover Magazine defends story

Rolling Stone has never shied away from provocative covers: From a stylized image of Charles Manson to a topless Janet Jackson, the magazine has successfully riled the American public for…

July 17, 2013, 3:02 PM EDT

Rolling Stone Publisher Fired Matt Mastrangelo was there 3 years

Jann Wenner has dismissed the publisher of his flagship Rolling Stone, Matt Mastrangelo. Mastrangelo had been in the position for three years (12 years in all at Wenner Media), and…

June 21, 2013, 3:10 PM EDT

BuzzFeed's Michael Hastings Dead at 33 Journalist, also a contributing editor for Rolling Stone, killed in car crash

Michael Hastings, a reporter for BuzzFeed and Rolling Stone contributing editor, died earlier today at the age of 33, the social news site has announced. BuzzFeed and Rolling Stone reported that Hastings…

June 18, 2013, 9:11 PM EDT

Jann Wenner Discusses Putting His Son in Charge 22-year-old takes the reins of Rolling Stone website

Jann Wenner has picked his son, Gus, 22, to head up, overseeing its editorial and business operations. And while critics were quick to cry nepotism, the senior Wenner told Adweek that…

May 21, 2013, 12:24 PM EDT

Roger Black Moves to Asia, Where Print is Growing Famed designer has worked on Rolling Stone, Esquire

Roger Black’s name is synonymous with U.S. magazine design, but the days of the expensive, ambitious magazine design are over. Today, Black announced that he is moving to Hong Kong…

May 10, 2013, 1:57 PM EDT

Rolling Stone Cuts Go Deep Four let go in recent bloodletting

The masthead at Wenner Media's Rolling Stone is getting shorter. In addition to executive editor Eric Bates and Mark Neschis, who handled PR for Rolling Stone and Wenner's other titles, Wenner…

January 24, 2013, 1:43 PM EST