Tag Archives: Here Media

Out Lays Off Entire Staff

Capitol New York reports that Out Magazine has laid off its entire editorial staff. The editorial staff of the influential gay lifestyle magazine Out is being laid off with one month’s severance as of Friday, Capital has learned. But according to Out editor-in-chief Aaron Hicklin, it’s more complicated than that. Hicklin said he will hire back an unspecified number of ...

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Alyson Books Goes Digital-Only

Long-running LGBT publishing house Alyson Books is restructuring as an e-books only company following its acquisition by Here Media several years ago. Many of Alyson’s authors have long-overdue books, including Village Voice columnist Michael Musto, who went very public with his complaints last month. John Knoebel, v-p of consumer marketing at Here Media, has been named interim publisher until a ...

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Advocate To Partner With NBC News

The parent company of The Advocate announced today that they have inked a partnership deal with NBC News. Via press release: Here Media and The Advocate, the world’s leading gay news source, announced today their new affiliate deal with NBC News Channel, an NBC News unit that provides content services to NBC television affiliates and other selected news outlets around ...

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Unzipped Magazine Folds

The Sword (NSFW) reports that Unzipped Magazine has ceased operations. The bell tolled for Unzipped on Friday morning when its owner, Regent Media’s Paul Colichman, laid off over half its staff and told those who remained that the magazine was finished. The company is waiting to roll out the official announcement, but a couple newly-unemployed staffers leaked the sad news ...

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The (Sort Of) End Of The Advocate

After a week of internet rumors and quasi-denials, Here Media CEO Paul Colichman has confirmed that The Advocate will now be shipped only in combination with sister publication Out Magazine, ending after 40+ years the stand-alone status of the nation’s most highly regarded LGBT news source. From Colichman’s letter published at Advocate.com yesterday: The recent closures of Gourmet, Portfolio, Genre, ...

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