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By Gillian Reagan 10/27/09 11:34pm
On Monday, Oct. 26, Daniel Peres, the chummy 38-year-old editor in chief of Details, was standing in his carpeted office on the eighth floor of Condé Nast’s 42nd Street tower, cupping his hands around his eyes and squinting through his wall-size window.
“We were always looking in, you know, watching this party happen,” he Read More
By Gillian Reagan 10/27/09 9:16pm
Just a week after announcing their new GQ iPhone app, which will cost $2.99 per issue and is expected to be in the iTunes store by Nov. 18, Condé Nast announced another new application for readers on the go. But this one is free and available now! It comes from Concierge.com, the online home Read More
By Gillian Reagan 10/26/09 2:13pm
Looks like Condé Nast isn’t the only magazine company looking to bolster its digital ad sales department. The Atlantic has recruited a former IAC saleswoman and Microsoft ad executive to lead sales for TheAtlantic.com. Breda O’Reilly, who lives in Manhattan, will be their new digital ad manager, according to an announcement released today by The Atlantic.
“The Atlantic’s incredible Read More
By Gillian Reagan 10/23/09 4:31pm
If the NYTimes.com most-emailed list was curated by Aunt Mabel, Digg.com’s ‘top news in all content’ list is probably generated by her 20- (or 30-) something nephew: a Twittering, iPhone wielding, card-carrying member of Generation Wii. Here’s what this dude (we’ll call him Kevin) and the rest of Read More
By Gillian Reagan 10/22/09 7:36pm
Seems like Condé Nast may finally be focused on making money from its digital properties. Just days after the company announced that it will start offering GQ issues for $2.99 a piece on the iPhone, Conde is unleashing a new “sales structure.” Digital now has a new publisher in charge of all revenue Read More
By Gillian Reagan 10/22/09 6:45pm
By Gillian Reagan 10/22/09 12:00pm
Six weeks ago, John McGrath had a dream job. Since March 2008, the 39-year-old software engineer had been working at The New York Times on the interactive news technologies team, what he called a “special forces unit,” under editor Aron Pilhofer. He was coding Web projects like document viewing programs and features for election season on Read More
By Gillian Reagan 10/21/09 7:51pm
Last Thursday, New York Times executive editor Bill Keller delivered a speech to the paper’s digital team at TheTimesCenter on West 41st Street, outlining several tasks and areas of focus for the next couple of months. Since Jon Landman became culture editor, and left behind his position as the liaison between the newsroom Read More
By Gillian Reagan 10/21/09 7:28pm
Early next year, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers will begin accepting applications for new, and maybe even unconventional, top-level doman addresses besides .com, .org and .net. Not only will they be recieving one from the city of New York for a “.NYC” address, but also from the Dot Gay Alliance, Read More