So what happens to an editrix after Si Newhouse shuts down her magazine?
Dominique Browning wrote in The Times Magazine last weekend that her life went into a free fall after House & Garden was shuttered in 2007. She details how she spent much of her time in pajamas, how she thought about death, how Read More
The 180 bodies lost this week at Condé Nast, in the wake of the execution of Gourmet, Cookie and two bridal magazines, comprise the greater part of the damage that we’re going to see out of 4 Times Square, CEO Chuck Townsend told The Observer.
“This was the big news,” said Mr. Townsend. Read More
When Condé Nast chief executive Chuck Townsend announced the deaths of Gourmet, Cookie, Modern Bride and Elegant Bride, he gave hope to readers and staffers alike that some semblance of the magazines might live online. The changes will “enable us to pursue new ventures,” he wrote in his internal memo. “In the coming weeks, we Read More
We’ve heard that about 180 people lost jobs today at Conde Nast after the company decided to cut four magazines.
Gourmet, alone, had at least 100 names listed on their masthead, whereas Modern Bride and Elegant Bride shared the same staff (a spokeswoman informs us that the staff at Gourmet is smaller than 100 people). Read More