Much unlike many a magazine editor who recommends you buy all sorts of crap that they most likely got for free, your Jezebel staff doesn't get jack shit (other than books, unsolicited). And that's how it should be. But on our own time, in our personal lives, we still buy stuff. Show More Summary
In 1936, a young William Saroyan wrote seeking advice from H. L. Mencken, who was then an editor of a magazine, on starting a periodical of his own. Mencken brusquely replied with the following: “Dear Saroyan, I note what you say about your aspiration to edit a magazine. I...
Founders of Fantastic Man Gert Jonkers and Jop van Bennekom speak to Magculture at the What Design Can Do conference in Amsterdam. An incredible insight into the magazine’s beginnings, the initial concept was a simple one. Taking subjects...Show More Summary
As they do every year, the editors at Forbes magazine picked "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women" for 2013. Based on money, media presence and...
By Andrea Plaid Our own Senior Editor, Tami Winfrey Harris, wrote a great post about Beyonce and the continued questioning of her feminism for Bitch Magazine’s print edition–and Salon.com picked up: Black women are, it seems, damned if we do and damned if we don’t. Our collective singleness, independence, and unsanctioned mothering are an affront to mainstream womanhood. …
Some drama occurred recently when Deborah Needleman, editor of T: The New York Times Style Magazine, said she considered adding some fat to a cover model she thought was too thin. Naturally some people were outraged, because they apparently have never picked up a magazine. Show More Summary
Chris Anderson, longtime editor of Wired magazine, makes the jump from high-tech to physical objects. Why we should follow him. In a storefront in Manhattan's NoHo neighborhood, a row of matte-black, LED-lit machines are tracing out the future from spools of colored filament. Show More Summary
It's not just labor. Elected officials such as Gloria Molina and Jose Huizar backed Wendy Greuel, but Eric Garcetti "represents the 2.0 model of Latinos in LA," argues the former editor of Ciudad magazine.
D Magazine food editor and critic Nancy Nichols is confidently clinging to her "anonymity" — her photo is actually very findable — appearing on D Mag's own television show, D: The Broadcast dressed in a cartoon pig suit. (Or...
New York Times New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan has followed up on her May 13 post about photo standards in T Magazine following editor Deborah Needleman’s Photoshopping comments. In the May 13 post, Needleman said she thought a … Read more
Jobs were passed down generationally between strangers. One guy became an editor at a magazine, but used to be a music buyer at Mondo Kim’s on St. Marks. My friend got the job and started a shoegaze band with a tall guy named Brad that had a huge beard and a couple large cats. Brad [...]
Introducing Wes Garcia, a new contributor to Bike EXIF. Wes is the chief editor of Megadeluxe, an online magazine covering the world of speed, sport and design. The latest build from Charlie Stockwell of London-based Warr’s Customs is this F1-inspired Harley-Davidson Crossbones. Show More Summary
Time.com is about to get a makeover, and as part of that, the magazine is hiring. Adweek is reporting that Time, led by Edward Felsenthal, Time.com’s managing editor, is hiring 30 staffers. The new additions are expected to focus on the digital side. ”We want to play in a bigger space and on a bigger scale,” Felsenthal told Adweek. Show More Summary
Dezeen editor in chief Marcus Fairs explores the crazy possibliities of 3D printing in the inaugural issue of Print Shift, a magazine dedicated to just that au courant subject. Not convinced of the powers of D-Shape, that 3D printer with...
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. Read more...
In an editorial published yesterday in The New York Times, the newspaper’s public editor, Margaret Sullivan, questioned the rules regarding Photoshopping at T, the monthly style magazine published by the Times, and suggested that readers should be notified when fashion images have been digitally manipulated. She also pointed out that editors shouldn’t assume that readers [...]
A cover image in the latest issue of the New York Times' monthly style magazine, T, has led to an interesting discussion about the newspaper's policy on photo retouching. While editors forbid any image manipulation beyond, 'minor color-toning...Show More Summary
The valley has a bit of a thing for drones lately — have you noticed? Airware, which builds brains for commercial unmanned aircrafts, just raised $10.7M. Longtime Wired Magazine editor Chris Anderson left his position to go fulltimeShow More Summary
New York and Vanity Fair contributing editor Vanessa Grigoriadis discusses her early days at New York Magazine and how the publication has changed: I come from this old New York magazine – very influenced by Spy – where we were just having a jolly good time in that office, and we were trying to make … Read More
Over the weekend Washington Monthly Web Editor Ryan Cooper came a little unglued (this is putting it mildly) when he discovered late Saturday night that the magazine had been compromised. Or at least that’s what he thought. God fucking dammit, stop hacking our website you assholes — Ryan L. Show More Summary