Leighton Meester goes on Conan O’Brian and totally doesn’t act like Blair. [Daily Intel]
The newest pseudo-intern at the Vogue mothership is New York Ranger, Sean Avery, who like most Conde interns might travel to the European couture shows with Anna. [WWD]
Bonnie Fuller has reportedly been Read More
From the department of News You May Have Expected From an Unexpected Source, Perez Hilton has posted a press release announcing that Bonnie Fuller, AMI’s Executive Vice President, Chief Editorial Director is stepping down from her management role as of May 14 and will become "editor-at-large" of AMI’s Star magazine.
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BY DOREE SHAFRIR
“There’s not one path anymore,” David Hirshey, executive editor of HarperCollins and former longtime deputy editor of Esquire magazine, said the other day. “Thirty years ago, you worked at a newspaper, you moved to a magazine, and then you Read More
In the next five years in Graydon Carter’s world, you’ll walk onto a plane, or a subway, or a soon-to-be-invented mode of transport, and you’ll tuck a little electronic book under your arm. Inside that little book, which will be very expensive at first but soon will cost $150, there’ll be a series of mylar Read More
Because the gossip weeklies closed their issues this week before Heath Ledger’s death (except for People, which features the late actor on their latest cover), they apparently had to find new ways to keep the rapt public’s attention focused in their direction. Star thought of one particularly unique way of doing this, Read More
Us Weekly editor Janice Min and Wenner Media agree on what she should be paid: $1.2 million per year, according to a source familiar with Min’s contract negotiations. But they don’t agree about what she can serve for lunch.
Owing to an impasse over staff perks–including catered meals–Min’s contract expired last week before a new Read More
On May 15, Newsweek editor Mark Whitaker opened up the Web page of The New York Times and read the following line:
“Newsweek apologized yesterday for printing a small item on May 9 about reported desecration of the Koran by American guards at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, an item linked to riots in Pakistan and Afghanistan Read More
On Dec. 11, final bids in the sale of New York magazine are due, according to sources familiar with the bidding process. The magazine’s corporate parent, Primedia, is so hopeful that a new owner will be found in time for Christmasthat they’ve already excised New York from their own balance sheets as a “discontinued business.” Read More
It wasn’t long ago that David Pecker, the 51-year-old who was catapulted to national attention when the Boca Raton, Fla., offices of his tabloid empire, American Media Inc., was targeted for an anthrax attack in 2001, found himself trying to persuade Columbia University students to work for him in a recruiting jag.
After one young Read More
During Jann Wenner’s boozy Nov. 20 Four Seasons tribute to Us Weekly ‘s Bonnie Fuller, editor in chief and über -boss were as inseparable as newlyweds. Mr. Wenner and Ms. Fuller held hands as they made their way through a motley crew of publishing-industry executives- Esquire editor in chief David Granger; GQ publisher Ron Galotti; Read More