Presenting The Hot List, the Year's Best in Print, TV and Digital Content

Adweek's editors and readers pick the top media of 2016

This was the year that Donald Trump dominated and demonized the media. That magazines built around news and analysis (New York, The New Yorker, Time) made the biggest impact, and produced the most eye-catching covers. That The People v. O.J. Simpson, Stranger Things and Samantha Bee ruled the tube—and Megyn Kelly found herself on both sides of the news.