Posts Tagged ‘The New Yorker’

Digital Editions Booming for Condé Nast

August 5th, 2011

Since entering the App business in May, Condé Nast is reporting 242,000 digital downloads of its eight available titles, which include Allure, Glamour, Golf Digest, GQ, Self, The New Yorker, Wired, and Vanity Fair.  This number includes digital subscriptions, single copy purchases, and print subscribers who chose to add digital additions to their packages.  This …

Lisa Hughes Named Publisher for The New Yorker

February 6th, 2009

As part of Condé Nast’s reorganization, Drew Schutte who was the publisher for the past year at The New Yorker is shifting over to the recently consolidated ad sales team for all of the companies magazines. Lisa Hughes new vice president and publisher had been vice president and publisher of Condé Nast Traveler since 1995. …

ABC Buys Out Ad Space in TV Guide’s August 25th Issue

August 19th, 2008

The Disney-owned television network will use the 21 pages to promote its fall schedule and overall brand.  TV Guide subscription copies going to the New York and Los Angeles markets will come with a DVD of advertising, too.  In 2005, Target bought out an …

New Yorker Opens Cartoon Vault to Google ‘Knol’ Authors

July 24th, 2008

Condé Nast is partnering with Google on the search engine giant’s new, Wikipedia-like encyclopedia, called Knol.  The publisher will allow writers of articles — or Knols — to include New Yorker cartoon without charge.  Google’s Knol encyclopedia differs from Wikipedia in at least two respects; it highlights the names of contributors and enables them to …

David Remnick Celebrates 10 Years as Editor of The New Yorker

June 30th, 2008

Remnick doesn’t think very much about the newsstand side of The New Yorker’s circulation business because — to hear him tell it — he doesn’t think very often about the magazine’s audience at all.  “We…publish to please ourselves,” he says.  “It would be arrogant to assume we knew what our readers wanted.”  John Harrington interviewed Remnick, …

Current Issue Briefs: Courtesy of

June 4th, 2008

Radar covers celebrity offspring’s “Power Brats.”  The Weekly Standard looks at overindulged children more broadly.  And New York magazine investigates the relationship between breakfast and good health.  Online magazine Slate also previews content in the current issues of the Oxford American, The New Yorker and Newsweek.  (June 3, 2008)

‘New Yorker’ Leads Field with 12 National Magazine Award Nominations

March 19th, 2008

Twenty-four other titles received multiple nominations for “Ellies,” including Vanity Fair, GQ, National Geographic, Popular Mechanics, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, New York, The Virginia Quarterly Review and Wired.  The winners will be announced during a ceremony at Lincoln Center on May 1st.  Folio:  (Mar. 19, 2008)

‘New Yorker’ Publishes Split-Run Cover Featuring Hillary and Obama

February 5th, 2008

For its 83rd anniversary issue, The New Yorker runs its iconic, bestectacled dandy, Eustace Tilley, on the cover — twice, and again with a twist.  In the 90′s the magazine took liberties with the estimable Mr. Tilley, dressing him up as Dick Tracy, Elvis and once as a woman, under the editorship of Tina Brown.  Well, the current issue …

Cheat Sheet On What’s in This Week’s Mags

January 31st, 2008

Online magazine Slate provides the rundown on this week’s stories in Newsweek, New York, The New Yorker, the Weekly Standard, and Harper’s.  Warning: if you’ve grown weary of the presidential primary campaigns, skip it.  Slate  (Jan, 29, 2008)

New Yorker Lexus Ad Continuing Through Magazine Part of Larger Trend of Encroachment

November 20th, 2007

The New Yorker ad for a Lexus hybrid featured leaves scattering in the vehicle’s wake.  The leaf motif was repeated in cartoons that appeared elsewhere in the issue.  More common is the practice of binding music discs or heavy-paper spectaculars into magazines.  Formerly buttoned-up newspapers are running ads on their font pages.  Advertisements are encroaching …