Time Launches Video Brand Well Done

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NEW YORK — Time Inc. (NYSE: TIME) is launching Well Done, a new video brand created for the millions of food lovers who watch and share videos about the latest food trends, news, how-tos and recipes via Facebook and other social media sites. Well Done is targeting Time Inc.’s 48 million social media followers in …

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NY Times Redesigns A2-A3 Pages

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NEW YORK — The New York Times has introduced a redesign of its A2 and A3 print pages, which are the first pages inside the front cover. The new pages feature Times content, a mini crossword puzzle and a new look under the direction of Tom Jolly, associate masthead editor, and Jake Silverstein, editor in chief of The New York …

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TheStreet Names New Managing Editor

NEW YORK — TheStreet, Inc., which operates financial news site TheStreet.com, announced that Senior Editor Jerry Kronenberg has been promoted to Managing Editor. In this expanded role, Kronenberg will help lead editorial operations for the company’s portfolio of institutional and consumer brands, oversee the newsroom’s global expansion and guide mobile, video and social strategies. Kronenberg will report to …

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Time Inc. Launches Health Brand

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NEW YORK — Time Inc. is launching Time Health, a new multimedia brand that builds on the company’s trusted health and wellness journalism, practical information and actionable advice. The Time brand is already known for its health stories, with some of its most successful issues covering health and a large special interest health publication series …

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NY Times Names New Assistant Editor

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The NY Times has promoted Carolyn Ryan from Senior Editor for Politics to Assistant Editor of the newspaper. She was previously Metropolitan Editor at The NY Times and also worked as Metro Editor for The Boston Globe. She is a graduate of Bates College. Below is the memo to staff by New York Times executive …

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Newsweek Names New Editor-in-Chief

NEW YORK — Newsweek has appointed Matt McAllester, current Editor, Newsweek International, as Global Editor in Chief, Newsweek, effective immediately. The current Editor-in-Chief of Newsweek, Jim Impoco, is stepping down. McAllester plans to relocate to New York this spring, and Newsweek International will be actively seeking a new London-based editor. IBT Media is the owner of Newsweek and …

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NYTimes Gives New Subscribers Access to Spotify

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NEW YORK — The New York Times is giving a bonus to subscribers. New online subscribers who sign up for a one-year All Access subscription will receive free, unlimited access to Spotify Premium. The special offer requires a one-year commitment and is available for a limited time to U.S. residents who are not current subscribers …

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Time Warner Says AT&T Merger on Track

NEW YORK – Time Warner Inc. reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016. The company said its proposed merger with AT&T should be completed later this year and is awaiting government approval. Full-year revenues increased 3% to $29.3 billion. Warner Bros. made up $13.0 billion in revenue, the …

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WSJ Editor Leaves for NY Times

Rebecca Blumenstein, deputy editor in chief of The Wall Street Journal, is leaving the business newspaper to join The NY Times as a deputy managing editor. Below is the memo to staff by New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet and Times managing editor Joseph Kahn. “Dear Colleagues, We’re delighted to announce that Rebecca Blumenstein, …

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NY Times Sees Digital Subs Rise

NEW YORK — The New York Times Company reported revenues for the fourth quarter of 2016 of $439.6 million, a decline of 1.1% from the previous year. Digital subscriptions continue to grow for The NY Times with 276,000 added in the fourth quarter but the company continues to suffer from a steep decline in print …

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Village Voice Names New Editor

NEW YORK — The Village Voice has hired Stephen Mooallem as editor in chief to oversee the first relaunch in its 60-year history. As part of the relaunch, Mooallem will also drive mission and vision for a new integrated media product, VOICE, which the company plans to release on digital, print and event platforms in 2017. Peter Barbey purchased …

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Kate Kelly Leaves CNBC for NY Times

Kate Kelly is leaving business network CNBC to become a reporter for The NY Times covering Wall Street. For the past six years, Kelly has been an on-air reporter at CNBC with coverage of hedge funds. She was also an investigative reporter at The Wall Street Journal for a decade and wrote a book Street Fighters …

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