Topic: Time magazine

Twitter Goes Way Beyond 140 Characters

Users can view snippets of articles within tweets from NY Times, Wall St. Journal

Twitter is the new RSS feed (only normal people actually use it). It's a cliched line—and one that can be applied to Facebook as well as Twitter—but the San Francisco-based…

The Breast of Advertising

From Hooters to the cover of 'Time,' does the strategy sell or repel?

Sales were “crazy, crazy,” at Sal Ali’s grocery and news shop in Manhattan, where issues of Time magazine featuring a controversial cover on attachment parenting were selling off the rack.…

The 10 Most Controversial Mag Covers (Recently) Published

These images shocked, awed, made you buy and/or made you talk

Sex sells. If it bleeds, it leads. There is value to shock—you don't have to be slinging dirt for TMZ to understand that. Some of the most controversial images ever…

Provocative 'Time' and 'Newsweek' Covers Are Newsstand Hits

Controversial pics pay off for newsweeklies

Shock still sells, especially on the newsstand. According to MagNet’s industry insights, Time’s provocative “Are You Mom Enough?” issue—featuring a mother breastfeeding her 3-year-old boy—and Newsweek’s “The First Gay President,”…

Moms Respond to 'Time' Breastfeeding Cover

Breastfeeding your kid is A-ok, but doing it to sell magazines isn't

By this point, it's safe to assume that you've probably seen the controversial cover of the latest Time magazine. The picture of 26-year-old Jamie Lynn Grumet (who happens to be… Launches First Sports Blog, Keeping Score

Content will cover sports and culture worldwide

In the past few years, has rolled out a number of new verticals covering everything from technology to health to politics. But until now, the site hasn't had a…

Hot List: Magazines

See what magazine brands are taking chances and embracing change

General Interest Time As newsweeklies in general struggle for relevance, Time has hung tough, increasing readership along the way. In a dramatic news year, the magazine showed it may be big, but…

Nancy Gibbs Named to No. 2 Job at 'Time'

Preceded by Michael Elliott, who left for Bono's charity

Time magazine has promoted seasoned cover story writer Nancy Gibbs to deputy managing editor, the No. 2 spot at the newsweekly. In an internal memo announcing the move, Managing Editor Rick…

MSNBC Suspends Mark Halperin for Calling Obama a 'Dick'

Note to producers: learn how to work delay button

Time magazine’s Mark Halperin has been indefinitely suspended as an MSNBC analyst after he called President Obama a “dick” on this Thursday’s Morning Joe. “Mark Halperin's comments this morning were completely…

Bono Hires Time Inc.'s Michael Elliot as CEO of ONE

Elliot says it's 'something I really believe in'

Time magazine deputy editor Michael Elliott is leaving his post for a new gig as CEO of the ONE Campaign, the foundation co-founded by U2 frontman (and supposed “worst investor…