Back in January, Off the Record polled members of the magazine world’s Seven Sisterhood, wondering if they felt compelled to apply editorial seals of approval to Hillary Clinton. Historic candidacy, first woman running for president … would they endorse? Family Circle, Good Housekeeping, Redbook, Ladies Home Journal and Woman’s Day—all said no.
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March 28, 2006
7 pounds, 8 ounces
Lenox Hill Hospital
When Margit Ragland looked up her firstborn’s pet moniker, Kessie, she found out that it meant “chubby baby” in Ashanti (not just a pop star, but a region in Ghana!). “So far, she’s living up to her nickname,” said Ms. Read More
Family Circle: The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left, by Susan Braudy. Alfred A. Knopf, 460 pages, $27.95.
In the summer of 1965, a college student interning for The Cleveland Press undertook as his first-ever journalistic assignment the activities of some young people doing social work from a ramshackle commune in a hillbilly Read More
Maxim , the men’s magazine that trend journalists love to puzzle over– see Newsweek ‘s Feb. 1 thumb-sucker entitled “Finding the Inner Swine”–continues its hegemonic surge. On Jan. 26, the magazine announced it is raising its rate base (the circulation guaranteed advertisers) from 650,000 to 950,000 for the second half of 1999. That puts it Read More