Executives told staff members on Thursday that about half the newsroom would be laid off, according to two people present at the meetings. The 65-year-old magazine will be run by a digital publisher.
Authentic Brands Group is buying the iconic magazine to take advantage of licensing opportunities. Meredith Corp., which acquired it in 2018, will continue to publish the magazine.
Before it could publish an issue on race, the magazine first had to look at its own history. "Some of what you find in our archives leaves you speechless," writes editor Susan Goldberg.
Magazine art director Cipe Pineles helped pave the way for creative women in publishing. She also illustrated her mother's Eastern European recipes, but for 70 years the manuscript lay undiscovered.
For about 20 years starting in 1990, Brio magazine was the evangelical answer to Seventeen. Focus on the Family is bringing it back, saying it sees a renewed need among teens for alternative voices.
No journalists have scrutinized Donald Trump more — or infuriated him more — than Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter and Studio 360 host Kurt Andersen during their days at Spy magazine.
The magazine announced it was cutting its publication schedule, moving to New York and rebranding as a digital media company. Two top editors quit Thursday; more than half the masthead resigned today.
Editor Franklin Foer and longtime literary editor Leon Wieseltier are both leaving. The magazine will drop from 20 issues a year from 10 and move its headquarters from Washington, D.C., to New York.