Today the American Society of Magazine Editors honored New York magazine’s website as well as its general digital excellence. Congratulations, Adam Moss and Ben Williams; Ben Williams and Adam Moss. Wired picked up two as well, one for design, and one for reporting for digital media. Find out why Time, The New York Times Magazine, and Newsweek were awarded by reading the full list below.
Kathryn Schulz was named book critic at New York today, filling a post that has been officially vacant since Sam Anderson left for The New York Times Magazine more than a year ago.
Ms. Schulz is probably best known for her own book, Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error, although her byline appeared in the magazine a handful of times in 2011. Earlier this year she won the National Book Critics Circle’s Nona Balakian Prize, which her predecessor also won, in 2007. At New York, she will write a monthly essay on books and occasional web stories, according to an announcement from editor-in-chief Adam Moss.
Last week, Longreads and New York magazine put on a “Behind the Longreads” panel to explain the cost- and time-inefficient path to the #longreads Twitter stream.
The panel was hosted by New York editor-in-chief Adam Moss and three of the magazine’s contributing editors, Wesley Yang, Jessica Pressler and Dan P. Lee. All three of their pieces had been put up for National Magazine Awards, Mr. Moss said, and all three were edited by David Haskell, New York features editor and part-time moonshiner, who was seated in front row.
Matt Zoller Seitz was named television critic at New York magazine, editor-in-chief Adam Moss announced today.
Mr. Seitz, most recently the television critic at Salon, replaces Emily Nussbaum, who took the same position at the New Yorker.
Prior to Salon, Mr. Seitz was a critic at the Star-Ledger and The New York Times.
In today’s Socratic dialogue between Adam Moss and Frank Rich on New York‘s Daily Intel, the esteemed editor teases his new star writer’s forthcoming contributions to the magazine.
“When you came over to New York, we said we’d try a weekly dialogue of some sort. Right now you’re closing next week’s cover story and Read More
Here’s a bomb blast in the war between Adam Moss and his former protege, Hugo Lindgren: Sam Anderson is leaving New York to join Mr. Lindgren’s growing roster of talent at the New York Times Magazine. Two days ago, Adam Sternbergh made the same move, escalating the two editors’ budding rivalry. Read More
Adam Sternbergh has been hired as a culture editor at The New York Times Magazine, editor Hugo Lindgren told The Observer.
Sternbergh is an editor-at-large at New York magazine, where he and Lindgren worked together before Lindgren left for Bloomberg BusinessWeek in January 2010. Lindgren was named editor of The New York Times Magazine Read More
Hugo Lindgren was named editor of The New York Times Magazine in late September, a job that puts him in direct competition with his former boss, New York editor Adam Moss. WWD’s John Koblin has written a lengthy history of their relationship that gives us a deep look inside a media bromance gone bad. Read More
Yesterday morning, Ralph Lauren held his show at Skylight Studios in Soho, far away from the tents at Lincoln Center. The front row was peppered with the heads of the city’s magazines — Anna Wintour, Graydon Carter, Adam Moss and Stefano Tonchi, to name a few — as well as members of the Lauren family.
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Ten months after Bruce Wasserstein’s sudden death, New York Magazine remains firmly in the hands of the Wasserstein family, and it doesn’t appear to be going anywhere.
David Carr reports today that Mr. Waserstein’s children are dedicated to the magazine. “The family members meet with the management team monthly and weigh in on broader budgetary Read More