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2014-03-28 16:21:57

TORONTO, March 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Anne Collins, publisher of Knopf Canada and vice-president of Random House of Canada Limited, is pleased to announce that Alfred A. Knopf Canada has acquired the Canadian rights, in concert with Alfred A. Knopf in the United States, to publish acclaimed journalist Joe Hagan's definitive biography of Jann Wenner and history of Rolling Stone magazine. The book will be published in 2017 to coincide with Rolling Stone's fiftieth anniversary. PJ Mark of...

2011-03-03 00:00:28

Selection Based on Success with Other Wenner Brands, Extreme Client Focus New York, NY (PRWEB) March 2, 2011 Rolling Stone Magazine has tapped NYI (http://www.nyi.net), an award-winning mission-critical data services provider, to support the relaunch of its Web presence. "NYI has been doing such great work with the US Weekly website, it only made sense for them to manage this rollout as well," said Peter DiRenzo, Digital Operations Director, Wenner Media. "Thanks in large part to the...

2010-08-03 06:58:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Zinio, the global leader in digital-publishing technology and services, today introduced a new, interactive release of Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Songs of All Time on its cross-device ZINIO UNITY(TM) platform. Using the Zinio App for the iPad (zinio.com/ipad), the iconic music title's digital version will allow music enthusiasts to sample and purchase music with a swipe of a finger. The interactive edition will be available on other platforms as...

2010-03-16 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Parkinson, the renowned designer of the iconic Rolling Stone logo will create the Rolling Stone LA logo, owners Niall Donnelly and Joe Altounian announced today. The logo for Rolling Stone LA, the first-ever U.S. Rolling Stone magazine venue, will be inspired by the magazine's famous logo and reflect the timelessness for which Rolling Stone is known. The news follows the December announcement by Rolling Stone LA owners Niall Donnelly and Joe...

2010-03-01 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The leaders of five major magazine companies -- Charles H. Townsend, Conde Nast; Cathie Black, Hearst Magazines; Jack Griffin, Meredith Corporation; Ann Moore, Time Inc.; and Jann Wenner, Wenner Media -- today jointly announced the launch of one of the largest print advertising campaigns ever created to promote the vitality of magazines as a medium. The announcement was made at the opening day of the 2010 4A's Leadership/Media Conference in San...

2009-12-04 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the iconic magazine that continues to help define the pulse and power of music and pop culture, the first U.S. Rolling Stone (www.RollingStone.com) venue will open at Los Angeles's popular Hollywood and Highland Center (www.HollywoodandHighland.com) in the summer of 2010. The announcement was made today by the venue's founders - Lucky Rug Group principals Niall Donnelly and Joe Altounian - with legendary Rolling Stone editor and publisher...

2009-07-21 08:26:31

Us Weekly editor Janice Min is leaving the U.S. celebrity gossip magazine after seven years, in an amicable parting, the publication said. I decided it was time to try something else in my life, Min said in a memo to the staff Monday. There are no immediate plans, except to enjoy the month of August, take some tennis lessons, and maybe finally edit my wedding album, she said. The New York Times said Min, 39, talked about online ventures and television as fields that would appeal to her....

2008-08-05 09:00:47

He was decades past his "gonzo" glory days, well into a lifetime of substance abuse and just a couple of years away from the moment he would take his own life with the final evidence of what he liked to call "my gun problem." But here's what Hunter S. Thompson wrote for ESPN.com the morning of Sept. 11, 2001: "It will be a Religious War, a sort of Christian Jihad, fueled by religious hatred and led by merciless fanatics on both sides," Thompson typed, predicting rollbacks in civil liberties...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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