Here’s an interesting article about the New Yorker. It seems the next generation of cartoonists at the New Yorker, a dozen or so, are all in their 30s. “Robert Mankoff, New Yorker cartoon editor and David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker, are relying […]

I recently came across a new magazine while doing more research on The Creative Class (in fact I believe Richard Florida mentioned it in his recent essay regarding his own book). It’s called Blueprint: Ideas for a New Century, published by the New Democrats Online […]

It seems that Chicago has a thriving underground magazine publishing or “zine” scene–“self-published magazines. Aimed at the erudite and hip, attention-grabbing local titles from The Baffler to WhiteWalls and TENbyTEN have won small but loyal audiences from New York to Los Angeles and beyond.” This […]

For those of you who listen to NPR, you will know that last Friday morning news anchor Bob Edwards signed off for the final time. He began at NPR in 1979, and over the years he became “the voice” for Morning Edition. But the powers […]

Do you remember its shocking cover photos of dying AIDS patients, or severe poverty? Colors, the magazine published by the Italian clothing company Benetton, established a reputation for itself and the clothing brand with startling layouts and provocative photos that cut to the issues of […]

This has nothing to do with books or reading, but it does deal with journalism. I can’t help but share it. I recently read (on another blog that I admire very much) about how tonight’s broadcast of ABC’s Nightline will not be aired across the […]

It seems like the grown-up male magazine reader is not being served. I just read an article in the New York Times that said a new magazine for the older male will be officially launched May 11 by Rodale, called “BestLife.” (Some copies of the […]

I like this story. One, I enjoy reading about new magazines. But I also like this story for what it suggests about our country. What is the real America? It’s a tale of two magazines. One is a sunny, rural folksy publication located in Memphis. […]

As a magazine editor myself, I enjoyed this story. For the June issue of Reason, a monthly libertarian magazine with nearly 40,000 subscribers, each cover will be custom printed. It will feature a satellite photograph of the subscriber’s neighborhood, complete with a red circle around […]

I just read in the New York Times this morning that Anne Fadiman will leave the American Scholar over a budget dispute. It seems that despite the fact that the literary journal has become one of the the country’s best under her watch, a dispute […]