Hamilton Nolan · 01/17/14 12:03PM

The new VP/ publisher of Sports Illustrated is Brendan Ripp—who happens to be the son of Joe Ripp, who is the CEO of Time Inc., the company that owns Sports Illustrated. Huh. Seems strange to see this sort of nepotism in the media world.

New York Magazine Begins to Give Up on Print

Hamilton Nolan · 12/02/13 10:09AM

New York magazine is considered one of the most prestigious magazines in America. New York magazine is no longer able to publish a weekly print edition. We were not joking when we told you thousands of times that print is dead.

Hamilton Nolan · 10/24/13 08:25AM

The American Magazine Conference in New York was briefly evacuated yesterday after a noxious smell filled the conference room. Turns out it was just a copy of National Review.

Condé Nast Killed the Internship

J.K. Trotter · 10/23/13 10:31AM

You could say Condé Nast invented the Millenial-centric media internship: menial, subservient, under- or unpaid, yet intoxicatingly close to the reigning powers of New York City’s culture industry. Now they’re killing it off.

The Not-So-Final Embarrassment of Tina Brown

Hamilton Nolan · 08/05/13 09:01AM

The dessicated, online-only husk of what was once a big magazine called Newsweek has finally been sold off (despite our explicit instructions not to buy it). For editor Tina Brown, it marks the end of a humiliating career defeat. Newsweek's downfall exposed all of Tina Brown's weaknesses, and won't hurt her a bit.

Hamilton Nolan · 08/01/13 04:21PM

The Nation publishes a call for racial and economic diversity in journalism; The Nation's interns respond with a letter to the editor asking for better pay. Zing. Well done, interns. (Step three is going to work for a company that makes more money than The Nation.)

Hamilton Nolan · 06/21/13 02:24PM

After three years on the job, Rolling Stone publisher Matt Mastrangelo has been fired by his boss, Jann Wenner. No word yet on whether he'll be replaced by one of Wenner's children.

Do Not Buy Newsweek

Hamilton Nolan · 05/29/13 01:36PM

Newsweek is for sale. Again! And what great timing: the CEO promises that Newsweek "will break-even in Q4 of this year." What reason could you possibly find not to buy?

Dave Zinczenko's New Magazine Is Exactly Like His Old Magazine

Hamilton Nolan · 05/21/13 09:12AM

Last year, longtime Men's Health editor Dave Zinczenko was let go, reportedly because bosses tired of his "relentless self-promotion." Zinczenko was hired by AMI to revamp its smaller Men's Health rival, Men's Fitness. And now, former colleagues are grumbling that Zinczenko is doing little more than ripping off Men's Health for his new venture.