The American Society of Magazine Editors named New York‘s Demi Moore-referencing, pregnant after 50 photoillustration the best cover of the year. It’s certainly burned into our skull.
If they were giving out prizes for best ledes, the same issue of New York would be our top pick as well. Remember?
The American Society of Magazine Editors’ finalists for the National Magazine Awards just popped up in our inbox. No surprises here: New York and The New Yorker lead the pack with six nominations apiece, GQ trailed with five and Wired with four. It may excite you that the establishment finally recognized first time nominees The Fader and Vice. (Alternately, you may be furious those glorified marketing companies infiltrated it.) John Jeremiah Sullivan earned nominations for GQ (his David Foster Wallace piece) and The New York Times magazine (his stoned-at-Disneyland piece). But no need to choose sides! They’re in different categories. He can win both. Chris Jones was robbed.
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.
New York landlord Charles Cohen says he’s not concerned about opening vacancies in his portfolio.
In the past year, two large tenants relocated from buildings Mr. Cohen owns.
On the night of the magazine industry’s annual awards gala, it’s common for editors to feel spurned, slighted and resentful.
This year, editors are having their feelings hurt in advance.
On Monday, the American Society of Magazine Editors overhauled the way its biggest awards are judged, so that titles will compete on the basis of Read More
Yesterday at the American Magazine Conference at the Fairmont hotel in Chicago, David Carey accepted a Cover of the Year award from the American Society of Magazine Editors.
Mr. Carey, president of Hearst’s magazine division, said that he wasn’t that surprised by the win. “I knew it had a good chance of Read More
Sports Illustrated and GQ were the big winners in the fifth annual American Society of Magazine Editors Best Cover Contest. Twelve winners were selected by Amazon customers voting online. Eligible covers ran between June 1, 2009, and May 30, 2010. The cover of the year will be announced on October 4th at ASME’s Read More
Today, ASME announced the finalists for their 2010 Best Covers Contest, a series of awards voted on by Amazon.com customers. The finalists were chosen by a group of 90 magazine editors, and at first glance there’s nothing too surprising. The categories seem standard, and their representative cover subjects do as well. Stephen Colbert is Read More
It’s been a big couple of weeks for People magazine managing editor Larry Hackett.
First there was People‘s Sandra Bullock adoption exclusive and then this week’s country star coming-out cover story. And to top it all off, yesterday Mr. Hackett was elected president of the American Society of Magazine Editors.
“It’s Read More
More gossip from last night’s ASME awards, courtesy of WWD. David Remnick inducts Anna Wintour into the magazine editors hall of fame:
Remnick, who prefaced his remarks by admitting his own style is based on “what doesn’t itch,” spoke about the “real” Wintour–Anna the artistic collaborator, the seeker and nurturer Read More