NY Times Launches Chinese Magazine for Asia

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The New York Times has published the first issue of its new Chinese Magazine, a lifestyle publication presenting Times travel, culture and lifestyle content in simplified Chinese. The 48-page publication will be published quarterly and its content curated specifically for Chinese audiences by Ching-Ching Ni, editor-in-chief of The New York Times Chinese website, along with …

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Fast Company Names 50 Most Innovative Companies

NEW YORK — Fast Company magazine has released its annual ranking of the world’s 50 Most Innovative Companies for 2017, honoring leading enterprises and rising newcomers that exemplify the best in nimble business and impactful innovation. Earning the No. 1 spot on the list this year is Amazon.com “for offering even more, even faster and smarter.” The company’s …

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People Magazine TV Show Renewed by ID Channel

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NEW YORK and SILVER SPRING, MD — People Magazine Investigates, a partnership between cable network, Investigation Discovery (ID), and Time Inc.’s People magazine, has received an early renewal from ID for a second season. Drawing from the reporting of People’s award-winning and accomplished true crime editorial team, the series delves into extraordinary tales of ordinary people thrust into the national spotlight, …

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Forbes Unveils New 30 Under 30 List

NEW YORK — Forbes magazine has released its sixth annual “30 Under 30” list (p. 68 of the January 24, 2017 Forbes magazine issue), featuring 600 young innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders who are challenging the conventional wisdom and rewriting the rules for the next generation.  The list includes 30 honorees for each of the 20 …

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Conde Nast Names New Editor of Wired

NEW YORK – Condé Nast has appointed Nicholas Thompson the new editor-in-chief of Wired.  This marks a return for Thompson, who previously served as a senior editor of Wired, where he worked from 2005 – 2010.  In 2010 he joined The New Yorker as a senior editor and in 2012 was named editor of Newyorker.com. …

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Self Magazine to End Print Publication

NEW YORK – Condé Nast is ending regular print publishing for its health and fitness magazine Self. The February 2017 issue will be the last regular print version of the publication. Self was founded in 1979 and had a monthly circulation of nearly 1.5 million copies in 2012. WWD reports 20 employees have lost their jobs …

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Conde Nast Moves Teen Vogue to Quarterly

NEW YORK – Magazine publisher Condé Nast announced that Teen Vogue will move to a quarterly frequency in 2017 down from 10 issues per year. The company also plans to invest in Teen Vogue’s digital, video and social content and introduce a larger collectible quarterly print format from its current trim size of 6 3/4 ” x …

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Time Inc. to Promote Sites on Ziosk Restaurant Tablets

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NEW YORK — Time Inc. has inked a marketing and distribution partnership with Ziosk, maker of table-top tablets at national restaurant chains including Chili’s and Red Robin. Time Inc. will promote its celebrity, pop culture, lifestyle and sports news from People, Sports Illustrated (SI) and Entertainment Weekly (EW) through Ziosk’s tablet network of 3,000 restaurants …

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Time Inc. NewsGuild Members to See Wages Increase 14%

NEW YORK — NewsGuild of New York members at Time Inc. have approved a revised settlement offer by a 3-to-1 margin last week, ending a two-year contract dispute with the company. The NewsGuild represents approximately 200 print editorial employees at Time, Fortune, Money, Sports Illustrated and People. Guild-covered employees, who work for Time, Sports Illustrated, …

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People/Entertainment Weekly Launch New Streaming Network

Time Inc. has launched the People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN), an ad supported, free streaming video network from People and Entertainment Weekly. PEN will offer viewers an always-on experience and a long form programming format of daily exclusive celebrity, pop culture, human interest and lifestyle series, specials and live event coverage from People and Entertainment Weekly …

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