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A Jann Wenner Biography Will Be Out This Fall

Joe Hagan is penning a biography of Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner published by Knopf and set to debut this October. Titled Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine, the book will feature reporting based off of a number of interviews with Wenner as well as friends and associates,...

Jann Wenner Recalls a Forgotten Chapter of Rolling Stone Magazine

It's a good question for a U.K. reporter to ask Jann Wenner in this, the 50th anniversary year of Rolling Stone magazine. And so, The Observer's Tim Lewis does: You went into partnership with Mick Jagger to create a British edition of Rolling Stone in the late 1960s, but it closed after a few months....

Here's the Gus Wenner Send-Off Email That Has Us Weekly Staffers 'Appalled'

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

According to multiple reports by the New York Post, Us Weekly staffers are “livid” and “appalled” over an email sent by boy king Gus Wenner, head of Wenner Media’s digital operations and son of Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner, announcing that Us had been sold to American Media. Jezebel has obtained that email. Read more...

Jann Wenner looking to sell Us Weekly

It’s a tough time for the magazine business. Wenner is said to be hoping for a $100 million payday for Us Weekly. Media Ink reported this week that Wenner Media was looking to sell all or a piece of the title. The company has retained the quiet but high-powered New York investment firm Methuselah Advisors, [...]

Barack Obama Discusses Fake News With Rolling Stone

So, Barack freakin Hussein Obama has started his farewell tour. As part of it he gave an interview to Jann Wenner of Rolling Stone. In it he touched on why Donald Trump won and what Democrats did wrong. As he’s done in the past, Obama complained that, from his point of view, there are too many news sources. Show More Summary

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Obama On Why Democrats Failed: See, It's Because FOXNEWS! Is On the TV In "Every Bar and Restaurant"

Really. Because the only news channel I ever see in any public venue is CNN. In an interview with decrepit hippie Jann Wenner, the guy who blames every defeat on the media (Fox in particular) and "messaging" blames the newest...

President Obama: 'Michelle will never run for office'

In an interview with Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner conducted the day after the presidential election earlier this month, Obama said, "Michelle will never run for office." Obama also said in the interview published online Tuesday that...Show More Summary

President Obama: 'Michelle will never run for office'

President Barack Obama has tamped down any speculation that first lady Michelle Obama may one day run for office herself. In an interview with Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner conducted … Click to Continue »

President Obama tells Rolling Stone: 'Michelle will never run for office'

8 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Despite a social media campaign backing Michelle Obama for president in 2020, those close to the first lady have uniformly expressed that she is not interested. In fact, in a recently released interview, Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner asked...Show More Summary

Obama on Dems’ Inability to Reach Voters: ‘Part of It Is Fox News in Every Bar and Restaurant’

8 months agoNews : Mediaite

President Obama sat down for a post-election interview earlier this month with Rolling Stone's Jann Wenner, reflecting on Donald Trump's win and what Democrats did wrong.

Obama on Trump’s election win: ‘It’s not a miracle’

In his fourth interview with Rolling Stone magazine’s publisher, Jann Wenner, President Obama reflected on his legacy, Donald Trump’s stunning election win and the road ahead after the White House. The president seemed to be in both a reflective and reactive mood in the interview, conducted in the Oval Office the day after the Nov. 8 election, […]

The Best Rolling Stones Songs, 100 to 1

Rolling Stone has picked the top 100 songs by the Rolling Stones, choosing a top five that all debuted from 1965 to 1969. The magazine is part of the same era after being launched by Jann Wenner in 1967. In order from No. 1 to No. 5: Gimme Shelter, (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction, Sympathy for the Devil, Street Fighting Man, and You Can't Always Get What You Want.

Jury finds Rolling Stone liable in the defamation suit over its false fraternity-gang-rape story about the University of Virginia

The winning plaintiff is Nicole P. Eramo, who was the associate dean of students, the NYT reports.[I]n videotaped testimony shown during the trial, Jann S. Wenner, Rolling Stone’s founder and editor, said the magazine was wrong to retract...Show More Summary

Rolling Stone Publisher Offers Tepid Apology for False UVA Rape Story

Almost two years to the day that Rolling Stone magazine ran a now discredited story about a fabricated rape case at the University of Virginia, only now is Jann Wenner — publisher of the magazine – offering an apology to the former dean of the school, Nicole Eramo, who is suing the magazine for defamation.


JANN WENNER: ROLLING STONE ERRED IN RETRACTING RAPE ARTICLE. “We did everything reasonable, appropriate up to the highest standards of journalism to check on this thing,” Mr. Wenner said in a libel trial in federal court here. “The one thing we didn’t do was confront Jackie’s accusers — the rapists.” As he has previously, Mr. […]

Wenner: I Back Rolling Stone Rape Story

9 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Jann Wenner, Rolling Stone?s publisher and co-founder, said that their UVA rape story should have been published, with alleged victim Jackie?s flawed testimony removed from it.

Founder Says Rolling Stone Erred in Retracting Rape Article

“We did everything reasonable, appropriate up to the highest standards of journalism to check on this thing,” the founder, Jann S. Wenner, testified.

'Rolling Stone' Sells Minority Share Of Magazine To Singapore Entrepreneur

10 months agoNews : The Two-Way

It's the first time Jann Wenner has allowed an outside investor to buy a part of the fabled magazine he founded in 1967.

Jann Wenner to Sell 49% of Rolling Stone

After a five-decade run full of interviews with pop stars and presidents, Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner is selling 49 percent of the iconic magazine to an Asian billionaire's son. Kuok Meng Ru of Singapore-based BandLab Technologies becomes the first outside investor in the 49-year history of the magazine. Show More Summary

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