Had I been able to see the June/July issue of Garden & Gun magazine ten years ago, I could have saved myself from some serious teasing at the hands of my in-laws. Besides breaking down “the sauce question,” there’s also a guide to the best barbecue sandwiches in the South.
Your mistake does not define who you are…you are your possibilities. -Oprah Winfrey
American Media has agreed to acquire the U.S. edition of OK magazine, almost six years after Richard Desmond’s Northern & Shell brought the celebrity powerhouse here only to encounter more difficult headwinds than anticipated. Terms were not disclosed.
If there’s no miracle parenting book, then there’s certainly no clear way to navigate single parenthood. Still, the magazine is trying with “The Single Parent Handbook” in the June 2011 issue, hoping to help with those uncomfortable Q-&-A sessions that come when you’re least expecting them.
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Somerset Studio magazine features artist Brandie Butcher-Isley
The winners are:
• Mobile News Platform for Hyperlocal News – A proposal by Bo Hee Kim, a UC Berkeley graduate student to build a more user- and geo-friendly mobile news site for the journalism school’s three hyperlocal sites that may ultimately be used by other local sites.
• SiliconHillsNews.com – A nonprofit startup for technology and biotechnology news in the Austin-San Antonio region, focusing on entrepreneurs, companies and creative people to be launched by TechChi blogger and journalist Laura Lorek.
• Visualizing Economics – To expand on VisualizingEconomics.com and create Illustrated Guides that contain infographic explainers using economic data that help journalists, teachers, students, financial bloggers and citizens understand economic numbers and policy. The NMWE award supplements $14,000 that project founder Catherine Mulbrandon has raised on Kickstarter.
• Inside Women’s Basketball – A proposal by Atlanta documentarian and photographer Kelly Kline to build out InsideWomensBasketball.com as the centralized news, entertainment and social networking site for some 12 million fans and participants of women’s basketball.
This year’s awardees were selected from an array of topics. The largest cluster of proposals focused on women’s issues; the second largest proposed new ideas for covering geographic communities.
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Magazine publisher Time Warner is losing interest in the struggling U.S. edition of celebrity magazine OK!.
Beginning Monday June 27 The New York Post is raising its newsstand price to 75 cents.
Gannett confirmed on Tuesday what many newspaper publishers and employees across the country have feared since the recession officially ended two years ago: that the lagging economic recovery will force more downsizing.