Bonnie Fuller buys Hollywood Life from Penske Media

Bonnie Fuller — once one of the hottest celebrities in publishing as she jumped from Hearst to Conde Nast to Wenner Media and American Media — is taking the plunge as entrepreneur. Fuller, labeled...

Bonnier scraps auction of Yachting, Sailing World, other mags

Bonnier, the Swedish media giant that early last year unveiled plans to sail away from most of the magazines it owns in the USA, has suddenly reversed course and plans to hang onto its...

Anderson Cooper knew he was gay at 7 years old

Anderson Cooper said he first realized he was gay as a young child. “I mean, I was probably, I don’t know, 7, when I kind of realized — I’m not sure I knew the word...

Digital-media coronavirus survivors’ urge to merge

Digital-media companies that survived the pandemic are now rushing to join forces as they scramble to battle the tech giants for ad dollars.  The most recent example is a bit complex as it involves an...

Political unrest to dampen ad spending for news sites: experts

This was supposed to be the year when digital ad spending loosened up again after double-digit losses last year. Instead, newsrooms kicked off the New Year covering exactly the kind of news advertisers...

Debate brews ahead of meeting to possibly rescind New Yorker award

If The New Yorker’s National Magazine award for a sensational story on a Japanese “family rental” service is yanked, it won’t be without a fight. The American Society of Magazine Editors will meet...

Jake Tapper slammed for challenging veteran Rep. Mast’s patriotism

CNN anchor Jake Tapper has sparked intense fury for challenging the patriotism and loyalty of a Purple Heart Republican congressman who had his legs blown off while fighting for the US Army. Tapper disputed Rep....

Mick Fleetwood goes same way as others with music catalog deal

Mick Fleetwood has become the latest in a series of rock musicians to cash in on their work by agreeing on Thursday to sell his back catalog to music major BMG. The deal gives BMG,...

Search for LA Times top editor continues without frontrunner

The team searching for a new top editor for the Los Angeles Times is still wading through a long list of potential candidates but expects to announce a permanent executive editor by the end...

Oops! Star and In Touch run advertorials as news

Star magazine, which has gotten into trouble before for blurring the lines between advertising and journalism, has done it again.  The latest issues of Star and sister publication In Touch ran a full-page ad for...