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Quincy Jones Wants Vibe Back—Online

'They just messed my magazine all up,' former owner says

(Newser) - Don’t count out Vibe, Quincy Jones tells Ebony. Despite this week's announced end to its print edition, Jones says the hip-hop publication he founded 16 years ago will continue online. “I’m trying to buy my magazine back now,” Jones said. “They just messed my magazine... More »

Ad Slump KOs Vibe

(Newser) - Hip-hop magazine Vibe is ceasing operations today, the New York Times reports. The publication has been in dire financial straits, and its chief said it had sought new investors or a plan “to restructure the huge debt on our small company” to no avail. Though Vibe reported healthy circulation... More »

'I Need You,' Obama Writes to Vibe Readers

Music mag endorses Dem, who calls for voter registration

(Newser) - Barack Obama has a message for the readers of Vibe: "I need you." In a letter to be published in the November issue of the urban music monthly, Obama urges them to register to vote, saying, "We are at a defining moment in our history." The... More »

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