Rolling Stone Names Gus Wenner CEO as the Legacy Title Expands Its Focus
The publisher had its most profitable year in two decades in 2021.
Agencies Veteran Daniel Cherry III Is Out at DC Comics
Resignation comes ahead of WarnerMedia-Discovery merger.
New Executive Hires from BuzzFeed Signal Its Heightened Focus on Commerce
Summers will focus on expanding the BuzzFeed commerce business beyond licensing and into consumer products.
Recurrent Ventures’ Refurbished Outdoor Titles See 70% Audience Growth
Field & Stream and Outdoor Life were acquired in October 2020.
Axios Pro Deal Newsletters Launch, Starting at $599 Annually
The premium product is an ambitious experiment for the publisher.
theSkimm Launches the Second Iteration of Virtual Course Series, SkimmU
Virtual courses offer a high margin way of generating revenue.
News Publisher Grid Aims to Differentiate Itself Through Its Interconnected Approach
The publisher will put its signature collaborative style to use for brand partners.
Despite Lower Traffic, The Guardian US Exceeds End of Year Donation Revenue Goals
Despite lower traffic, the campaign exceeded its target of $1.25 million by 28% and was the biggest donation drive in its 4 year history.
Time Out Media Names Former Ogilvy Executive Mary Keane-Dawson as CEO
Keane-Dawson takes on the newly created role after the departure of Julio Bruno, group CEO who left in October 2021.
Protocol Revenues Rise 150% as Tech Advertisers Target Policymakers
The publisher has benefitted from its close ties to Politico and its readership, a blend of tech executives and D.C. policymakers.
Decrypt Media’s New NFT Production Studio Is Generating 6-Figure Revenues
The blockchain-centric production house launched by Decrypt Media has traded almost 30 non-fungible tokens since its soft launch in July.
6 Questions That Will Shape the Year in News Media
Publishing executives share their biggest unknowns of 2022.
2022 Will Be a Year of Unintended Consequences From the Pivot to Privacy
Publishers and platforms brace for a battle over contextual data.
The 6 Most Important Media Mergers of 2021
In a year of acquisitions, these are the ones to watch.
Adweek Staffers Share Their Favorite Stories of 2021
Complete with passion projects, breaking new marketing ground and feel-good moments.