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Conde Nast's Si Newhouse Dead at 89

Media titan died after long illness, per family spokesperson

(Newser) - Si Newhouse Jr., whose father founded a media behemoth that eventually fell under his purview, died Sunday at his home after a long illness, a family spokesperson confirmed to Vogue . He was 89. Newhouse, along with his brother Donald, owned Advance Publications, which included the Conde Nast empire, more than... More »

Anna Wintour Gets a New Job

But no, it's not 'ambassador'

(Newser) - Anna Wintour has a new title—and, though rumors have been swirling for years that President Obama might make the Vogue editor an ambassador, it's not that. Rather, Vogue's parent company Condé Nast is making her artistic director, the company announced today. Wintour, 63, will remain Vogue's... More »

Gone With Gourmet: a Taste for Expertise

There is no 'hard-won blood-on-the-floor kind' of editorial experience on the Web

(Newser) - When Gourmet magazine absorbed his Cook’s in 1990, Christopher Kimball discovered the hard way that the publishing business is “a top-down, winner-take-all proposition, an oligarchy of sorts.” But the frazzling encounter also afforded him a meeting with Conde Nast chairman Si Newshouse, who “poured his fortune... More »

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