This appointment underscores what his happening in the magazine media industry today. Time Inc has installed its digital director Edward Felsenthal as the new editor in chief of its flagship Time magazine. He replaces the first female editor in chief of the publication Nancy Gibbs who stepped down yesterday. he is the second new editor in chief to be named this week following a slew of top resignations across the industry at leading publishers.
Said Time Inc boss Rich Battista:
“One of the hallmarks of Time is its nearly 100-year commitment to high-quality, trusted journalism, and handing the reins to an accomplished, well-respected journalist like Edward ensures Time’s continued commitment to that high standard. With his proven talent and record for driving significant digital and video growth for Time and more than a dozen brands across our portfolio, Edward has demonstrated that he is also an entrepreneurial, innovative talent and the perfect person to lead Time’s continuing expansion across all platforms, reaching new audiences while upholding the trusted journalism that has defined the brand.”
Said Mr. Felsenthal:
One of the biggest things about print, and this gets at the power of the cover, is that far more people see and share the Time cover on their phones than get it in their homes,” he said, of the changes to newsstand. “Print is still very much a part of the total package that we offer, and the different pieces drive each other.”
Your Move Conde Nast!!!
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