Posts Tagged ‘Wired’

Vanity Fair Gets Techie

August 27th, 2012

Kara Swisher, one of tech’s best known and most aggressive journalists, has been snapped up by Vanity Fair. Her technology-related features will appear amid the usual fashion spreads, true crime stories, and cultural commentaries.
“I love Vanity Fair and think Graydon Carter is wonderful,” Swisher said. “It’s a great place to write bigger and longer pieces.”
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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 …

Wired To Launch In UK

June 30th, 2008

Condé Nast plans to launch a UK version of Wired magazine and its accompanying website sometime in the first half of next year. David Rowan, who will be the lead editor of the title, is very excited about the launch and had this to say: “When I got approached by the best magazine publisher in …

Lauf Jumps Ship and Heads to “The Atlantic”

March 26th, 2008

Jay Lauf is leaving Condé Nast’s Wired and heading over to The Atlantic, where he will try to get the 150-year-old iconic opinion and analysis journal out of the red and back into the black.  Lauf is stepping in for Elizabeth Keffer’s old position of vp, publisher.  Keffer will be taking over Atlantic Live, the publication’s …

Print Mags Entice Readers to Zap Bar Codes with Their Mobile Phones

February 7th, 2008

Presto!  The curious are directed from the print ad to an online follow-up for additional, deeper information.  The practice uses WAP (or wireless access protocol) and requires mobile users to download free software from Scanbuy, which enables cell phone cameras to function as barcode scanners.  Billboard, Car and Driver and Wired magazines have experimented with the …