That has such monetization strategies in it!
AOL struck a deal with American Express to use Serve, which is AmEx’s competitor to PayPal, on Patch Deals, which is Patch’s competitor to Groupon, according to a press release sent out this morning. And we bet their user-feedback is much more advanced than the originals.
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off the record
In fashion, you’re either in or you’re out.
Publishing is a bit more nuanced.
As a result, Hearst’s takeover of Hachette Filipacchi Media is going to lead to some awkward elevator run-ins. Take, for instance, the expected reunion between Marie Claire fashion director Nina Garcia and her former colleagues at Elle. She was fired by Read More
“What about my job turns me on?” Hearst editorial director Ellen Levine asked herself as she delivered a lecture at the Columbia Journalism School last Thursday.
“I like to be around smart people,” she said without missing a beat. Ms. Levine’s first magazine job was at Hearst’s Cosmopolitan, so it’s no surprise she knows Read More
George Kliavkoff went to Hearst back in 2009 to help the company figure out how to build or buy some new digital properties.
Turns out he liked one of these projects so much, he’s going to start running it. Manilla, a cloud-based system for helping people manage bills, comes out of stealth today Read More
Hearst Magazines International has given the gift of infinitely recyclable sex advice to the Tibetan Buddhist, Central Asian country of Mongolia, reports the Times‘ Decoder blog.
What inspired this unlikely market entry? Louis Vuitton!
Duncan Edwards, chief executive of Hearst Magazines International, said Mongolia became an ideal place to expand Cosmopolitan as the country’s Read More
In City Hall’s campaign to convince New York City that Cathie Black is fit to run its Department of Education, Mayor Bloomberg’s primary strategy has been to deflect the conversation from Black herself, and explain that detractors just don’t understand what the job is.
“We have a cadre of people who are education experts and Read More
Hearst made its official iPad debut today with an Esquire app that charges full newstand prices for each issue and doesn’t offer a subscription.
If this seems like a ripoff, it’s partly because, as Esquire publisher Kevin O’Malley explained, “we have to reshape expectations,” when it comes to digital pricing.
But the lack 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 winning Read More
Apple is getting closer to unveiling its digital newsstand — the iTunes of newspaper and magazine iPad subscriptions. The Wall Street Journal reported this morning that Apple could unveil its subscription marketplace in the coming months or, if a few kinks in the technology aren’t resolved, early next year.
Magazines and newspapers have two Read More
Keith Kelly reports this morning that Town & Country editor Stephen Drucker has been cleaning house since he came over from House Beautiful in the spring. Mr. Drucker has shown the door to three editors, according to Mr. Kelly, and his features editor Heidi Mitchell recently resigned.
The Observer ran into Mr. Drucker at Read More