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XoJane.com Wants Writers To Get Personal - Posted September 25, 2013
XoJane.com, the brainchild of Jane Pratt (former founding editor of Sassy and Jane) is an incredibly successful women's website that garners 2 million monthly visitors. The site's success stems from many things -- the name recognition of i... [10,000 Words]

Eminent EICs Offer Advice to Aspiring Media Pros - Posted June 12, 2013
Previously, we gathered some of the highlights of last night's "Media Talk" panel at NYU. Here, we'll bring you advice from all the panelists: ... [10,000 Words]

How to Keep the Comments Section Productive - Posted June 12, 2013
(L to R) David Carr of The New York Times, James Bennet of The Atlantic, Joanna Coles of Cosmopolitan, Chris Hughes of The New Republic, Jane Pratt of xojane.com Last night, eminent editors-in-chief gathered for a discussion at NYU's annual "Media Talk" panel. The event was moderated by... [10,000 Words]

What You Can Learn From Profitable New Media Companies - Posted May 28, 2013
It ain't easy being in the media business these days, or so they say. There are in fact lots of people allegedly, or actually, raking in digital dollars, according to this ... [10,000 Words]

Jane Pratt to Magazine Editors: Kill the 'Magazine Speak' - Posted March 27, 2013
After founding Sassy and Jane, Jane Pratt launched ... [10,000 Words]

Jane Pratt to Magazine Editors: Kill the 'Magazine Speak' - Posted March 27, 2013
After founding Sassy and Jane, Jane Pratt launched ... [FishbowlLA]

Sassy Magazine Creator & The Style Rookie Team Up For New Teenage Rag - Posted November 16, 2010
Here's a reason to get excited: two of the most compelling voices in women's media are teaming up to create a magazine for teenage girls. Tavi Gevinson, the 14-year-old fashion blogger, is ... [FishbowlLA]

Jane and Tavi Teaming Up for New Teen Mag - Posted November 16, 2010
[caption id="attachment_9103" align="alignleft" width="268" caption="The November 1992 cover of 'Sassy'"][/caption] Jane Pratt, known for the bygone magazines Jane ... [FishbowlDC]

We'd Watch Love to Watch Dirt, but We Just Washed Our Hair - Posted January 2, 2007
The year's barely begun and yet the ick is already flowing. In Robin Abcarian's piece on Dirt in the LA Times, she confides that show creator Matthew Carnahan calls Helen Hunt his "baby mama... [FishbowlLA]

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