Wednesday News Round-Up for May 23rd

It’s funny how something disappointing can turn out to be great.  Just last week we were wishing we had a pile-o-cash to invest in that snazzy new Facebook IPO.  Well, today we’re no richer, but at least we’re no poorer.  And here we are, still writing the news.  So soak up some information and, if you have time, scroll down to see if you’ve missed anything.  All titles with an asterisk* are included in our helpful Wooden Horse Database.

LUCKY* magazine may go all-digital, depending upon numbers for the upcoming fall issue, due out in August.  Despite a recent redesign, Lucky still is struggling.  Another possible scenario could include publishing the print magazine quarterly, with other months produced as digital issues…

THE NEW REPUBLIC* welcomed back Franklin Foer, ffoer@tnr.com and @FranklinFoer, as the magazine’s editor, after leaving that post two years ago. His previous stint as editor lasted for five years.  Foer was invited to return to the job by new owner Chris Hughes.  The move is part of Hughes’ broader plans for the publication.  He said last week that he will double the current editorial staff of 15…

THE HUFFINGTON POST* will feature a new special website section devoted to curated content from the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN).  The section, which is set to debut in August, will include articles, blogs and interactive content…

MEN’S JOURNAL* unveiled a major website redesign, with a device-agnostic browser and a modular channel, multi-screen structure…

SEVENTEEN* snagged new deputy editor Caitlin Moscatello, cmoscatello@hearst.com and @caitmosc.  She begins on June 4, and comes to the magazine from REDBOOK*, where she was a senior editor…

SEVENTEEN* promoted Kimberly Tranell, ktranell@hearst.com and @ktranell, from health editor to a senior editor.  Tranell has been with the magazine since 2008…

INSIDE WEDDINGS* said goodbye to assistant editor Alison Bonn…

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