A quick catch up on news before we kick off the new year on Monday.
Among the many Best Of lists at the end of 2013, this one stood out for its generosity: Bloomberg Businessweeks’s jealousy list.
What Best Of lists, you say? Check Styleite’s mags of the year; Folio’s look at the US mainstream; It’s Nice That’s best publications; Stack’s indie mag of the year vote (disrupted by one mag’s campaign); Creative Bloq’s leftfield selection; Coverjunkie’s poll-winner. And in case you missed it, Andrew’s list for us.
Interview with Hello Mr founder, Ryan Fitzgibbon, ‘My confidence in the publishing industry lies with the newer titles that have accomplished a lot with very little.’
Condé Nast chairman Si Newhouse apparently quietly retired Christmas 2012.
Time Out axes gay section, symbol of the magazine’s alternative origins.
Mzin appears to be a rather fine German online magazine shop (thanks Michael).