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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...

2011-02-16 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rolling Stone announced today the launch of its first-ever "Do You Wanna Be A Rock & Roll Star?" competition, in which 16 undiscovered acts will compete for the ultimate prize: To be the first band or artist not signed with a major label to appear on the cover of Rolling Stone. The winner of the six-month competition, presented in partnership with Garnier Fructis, will also receive a recording deal with Atlantic Records. "Do You Wanna Be A...

2010-10-15 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Nomad Editions, a first-of-its-kind media company that will be producing digital weekly publications designed exclusively for mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPad and other platforms, today announced the appointment of Laurie Kratochvil to the position of Director of Photography. Kratochvil is one of America's most respected Photo Editors, with an illustrious career spanning three decades and dozens of the most prestigious media outlets throughout 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...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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