New York magazine has filled two important positions on the masthead, bumping senior editor Jon Steinberg into the role of Strategist editor and hiring Ashlea Halpern, late of Time Out, to serve as fashion editor for the magazine’s web site, according to WWD.
Ms. Halpern will oversee the The Cut, New York‘s fashion Read More
Media hires, volcanic ash, mayoral money in the Cayman Islands, and no repentence from Goldman Sachs. Heyo! All that and more key findings from the past seven days.
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In today’s Washington Post, Howard Kurtz brings to your attention: New York magazine.
While it seems like a big, fat, pegless loveletter to Adam Moss’ New York (it’s sexy, it’s smart, it’s local, it’s broadly appealing), the piece ends on a melancholy note:
By conventional standards, New York is a success. It won Read More
“What’s the cost of being a nerd?” read the neon sign that greeted guests emerging from the elevator at Justin Smith’s apartment in Tribeca last night.
Provocative though it was, that question was not what had brought Bonnie Fuller, John Stossel, Adam Moss, Nick Denton, Sigourney Weaver, Read More
There’s something you can’t help but notice about New York’s cover lines these days.
Take last week’s issue. In a big, bold, screaming headline, you found the cover line: “THE FACEBOOK REVOLT” over a shot of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. But then there’s all sorts of tiny type all over the place! Right above the Read More
In this week’s Observer, New York Magazine editor Adam Moss talked to John Koblin about his use of coverlines, telling him, “A piece of music can’t all be big moments. It needs big moments and small moments.”
And sometimes, it even rhymes.
This week’s New York features a cover package called My Read More
Read any good zines lately? Probably not! But then you probably haven’t seen Marty Wombacher’s Natalie Word.
Like Australopithecus Man to the Facebook generation’s aggressively self-promoted minimalist squibs, paper-and-ink zines proliferated in the ’90s with the advent of cheap desktop publishing software. Titles like Beer Frame, Answer Me! and Murder Can Be Fun littered Read More
Earlier this month at a panel discussion at FIT, New York Magazine Editor-in-Chief Adam Moss fretted about the magazine’s upcoming 40th Anniversary Issue cover. Referring to Esquire‘s 75th Anniversary publicity stunt-cum-new-new thing digital cover, Mr. Moss said:
It made us a little crazy… Because we have a fortieth anniversary issue coming out a Read More
"The secret of all activities is that talent attracts talent."
That was the legendary art director and co-founder of New York magazine, Milton Glaser, speaking last night at The Society of Publication Designer’s futuristically named SPD@FIT panel on New York‘s 40th Anniversary.
Above Mr. Glaser’s head was a rotating Read More
A little after 6 p.m. at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, Condé Nast president Richard Beckman was sharing a drink—vodka, olives—with Condé Nast CEO Chuck Townsend. The two were discussing the same thing everyone in the lobby of Jazz at Lincoln Center at the Time Warner Center was talking about: What the National Magazine Awards Read More