Stephanie D. Smith


‘The Fader’ Pacts With iTunes

NEW YORK The Fader‘s July/August Summer Music issue will be available for free on iTunes, the company said today. The issue covering the best in new music this season will […]

Media Giant Axes 250

NEW YORK After two rounds of cutbacks at Time Inc., the company orchestrated its most massive layoff to date, slashing 250 jobs across a lengthy list of titles.Time Inc.’s employee […]

Publishers in 2005 scrambled out of holes dug

Publishers in 2005 scrambled out of holes dug during the recession and spent much of the year revamping mature magazines, launching new ones and making sweeping corporate changes—all with an […]

‘Daily News’ Vet Joins News Corp.

NEW YORK Les Goodstein, former president and chief operating officer of the New York Daily News, has joined arch rival News Corp. as senior vice president in charge of new […]

Ford Will Return to Gay Media

NEW YORK Ford Motor Co. said it would continue running advertisements in gay-oriented magazines for Land Rover and Jaguar, as well as the rest of its auto brands, including Mazda, […]

Ford Ads Just 1% Of Gay Mags’ Revenue

When news broke last week that Ford Motor Co. would pull ads for Land Rover and Jaguar in gay-oriented magazines such as Out and The Advocate (both owned by PlanetOut), […]

Time Inc., ‘Newsweek’ Selectively Ban Tobacco Ads

NEW YORK Newsweek and Time Inc.’s Time, Sports Illustrated and People have agreed to eliminate tobacco ads from copies distributed to grammar, junior high and high schools, according to the […]

Activ8now Sues Conde Nast’s ‘Vogue’

ATLANTA Online technology firm Activ8now and its operating company, Active8media, filed a lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia in Atlanta for patent infringement and […]

‘Atlantic Monthly’ to Leave Boston for D.C.

NEW YORK Just a day after winning a National Magazine Award for fiction writing, Boston-based Atlantic Monthly said managing editor Cullen Murphy would step down following the publication’s move to […]

‘Body+Soul’ Moves Toward the Mainstream

NEW YORK As yoga’s followers extend far beyond the boomer set and consumers swap their Krispy Kremes for Jamba Juice, wellness magazines have begun to enjoy mainstream popularity. Case in […]