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The Two-Pronged Approach Responsible for The Week’s Record Traffic - Posted July 17, 2014
The Web stats are all going in the right direction. In May, per comScore, theweek.com registered 7.7 million unique visitors across all platforms. The Google Analytics numbers were even higher (ten million uniques). Meanwhile, for the first half of 2014, The W... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Two-Pronged Approach Responsible for The Week’s Record Traffic - Posted July 17, 2014
The Web stats are all going in the right direction. In May, per comScore, theweek.com registered 7.7 million unique visitors across all platforms. The Google Analytics numbers were even higher (ten million uniques). Meanwhile, for the first half of 2014, The W... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Battle: Mental Floss or Time Out New York - Posted July 17, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. This round features Mental Floss taking on Time Out New York. Mental Floss' latest issue features several ice cubes that made us think of bourbon. Yes, we realize that probably means we're alcoholics. ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cover Battle: Mental Floss or Time Out New York - Posted July 17, 2014
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. This round features Mental Floss taking on Time Out New York. Mental Floss' latest issue features several ice cubes that made us think of bourbon. Yes, we realize that probably means we're alcoholics. ... [FishbowlNY]

Steven Kotok Shares Some Felix Dennis Memories - Posted July 2, 2014
Steven Kotok, a long-serving employee at Felix Dennis' various media enterprises and current CEO of The Week and Mental Floss, was among those who shared fond reminiscences for a recent ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Steven Kotok Shares Some Felix Dennis Memories - Posted July 2, 2014
Steven Kotok, a long-serving employee at Felix Dennis' various media enterprises and current CEO of The Week and Mental Floss, was among those who shared fond reminiscences for a recent ... [FishbowlNY]

RIP: Felix Dennis - Posted June 23, 2014
In the U.S., Dennis Publishing's footprint had been reduced to The Week and Mental Floss. But it is of course for the vertiginous rise of Maxim magazine that the company's flamboyant chief executive chairman F... [GalleyCat]

Mental Floss Expands Digital Team - Posted April 17, 2014
Mental Floss has made a few moves involving its digital team. Details are below. Erin McCarthy has been promoted from deputy editor of digital to managing editor of digital. Before joining Mental ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mental Floss Expands Digital Team - Posted April 17, 2014
Mental Floss has made a few moves involving its digital team. Details are below. Erin McCarthy has been promoted from deputy editor of digital to managing editor of digital. Before joining Mental ... [FishbowlNY]

Cover Battle: 2013 Cover of The Year Poll - Posted December 23, 2013
You had to know you wouldn't be escaping 2013 without one final award. As you know from FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle, we're big fans of magazine covers. Below are some of our favorites from the past year. We know you're doing the least amount of work possible before the holiday break (no,... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cover Battle: 2013 Cover of The Year Poll - Posted December 23, 2013
You had to know you wouldn't be escaping 2013 without one final award. As you know from FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle, we're big fans of magazine covers. Below are some of our favorites from the past year. We know you're doing the least amount of work possible before the holiday break (no,... [FishbowlNY]

The Week Publications Adds Three to Sales Team - Posted December 11, 2013
The Week Publications, parent of The Week and Mental Floss, have added three staffers to its sales team. Below are the details. John Guehl rejoins the company as director of digital sa... [morningmedianewsfeed]

The Week Publications Adds Three to Sales Team - Posted December 11, 2013
The Week Publications, parent of The Week and Mental Floss, have added three staffers to its sales team. Below are the details. John Guehl rejoins the company as director of digital sa... [FishbowlNY]

Roll Call: Ogilvy, The Associated Press, and More - Posted November 22, 2013
Ogilvy Public Relations announced that Dr. Jennifer Scott, global managing director, strategy+planning, will now serve as the agency's New York office gead, effective immediately. In Dr. Scott's new position, she will work closely with the ... [PRNewser]

Cover Battle: Businessweek or Mental Floss - Posted October 24, 2013
Welcome back to another FishbowlNY Cover Battle, where we ask you, "When was the last time you called your mother?" Or maybe we just ask you to pick which magazine cover you like best. This week we have Bloomberg Businessweek taking on Mental Floss. For its latest cover, Businessweek featured an illustration... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cover Battle: Businessweek or Mental Floss - Posted October 24, 2013
Welcome back to another FishbowlNY Cover Battle, where we ask you, "When was the last time you called your mother?" Or maybe we just ask you to pick which magazine cover you like best. This week we have Bloomberg Businessweek taking on Mental Floss. For its latest cover, Businessweek featured an illustration... [FishbowlNY]

POLL: Should Publishers Use Editorial Staff to Create Sponsored Content? - Posted September 10, 2013
How does one go about making sponsored content that doesn't stick out like a sore thumb? A few bold publishers are answering that question by turning to their own in-house editorial teams to get th... [PRNewser]

WATCH: Steve Jobs Preps for His First On-Air Interview - Posted September 9, 2013
Rough Monday morning? Here's a consolation prize via our sister site TV Spy (who snagged it from the beautiful people at Mental Floss). This 1978 clip, which appears to be pre-air prep for a lost promotiona... [PRNewser]

Cover Battle: The New York Times Magazine or Mental Floss - Posted May 16, 2013
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. This time around we have The New York Times Magazine versus Mental Floss. The Times Magazine went with an adorable photo of a dog licking a chubby baby. It'll be tough to beat this cover, because who doesn't like dog... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Cover Battle: The New York Times Magazine or Mental Floss - Posted May 16, 2013
Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY's weekly Cover Battle. This time around we have The New York Times Magazine versus Mental Floss. The Times Magazine went with an adorable photo of a dog licking a chubby baby. It'll be tough to beat this cover, because who doesn't like dog... [FishbowlNY]

PR Challenge: Stars Who Trash Their Own Projects - Posted November 27, 2012
We were more than a little amused yesterday to read news of one Angus T. Jones, an actor better known as "that kid on Two and a Half Men", pulling what looked like an outright effort to sabotage his own show. Jones ... [PRNewser]

Felix Dennis and His Magazines are Doing Great - Posted October 22, 2012
Here's what we know about Felix Dennis -- the eccentric owner of Dennis Publishing: He and his magazines are doing great. Well, at least the ones he once owned or currently owns, including... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Felix Dennis and His Magazines are Doing Great - Posted October 22, 2012
Here's what we know about Felix Dennis -- the eccentric owner of Dennis Publishing: He and his magazines are doing great. Well, at least the ones he once owned or currently owns, including... [FishbowlNY]

Is Prince Harry's Strip Poker Scandal Really So Bad? - Posted August 23, 2012
OK, so the web has been abuzz with news of Britain's wild child, the fiery ginger Prince Harry, and his recent all-nude Vegas review. We agree that it looks pretty... [PRNewser]

Bring Fun to Intelligence at Mental Floss - Posted August 20, 2012
At Mental Floss, knowledge isn't just power -- it's also a whole lot of fun. Combining education and entertainment, this pub covers all academic subjects, no matter how quirky. "We're always seeking great feature pitches. These tend to run in the 1,800-2,500 word range and could be on a variety of topics,... [FishbowlDC]

Mental Floss Magazine Hires Editor-in-Chief - Posted May 31, 2011
Mental Floss, the bi-monthly magazine chock full of odd facts (Memorial Day was first known as Decoration Day), has hired James Kaminsky as Editor-in-Chief. According to ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mental Floss Magazine Hires Editor-in-Chief - Posted May 31, 2011
Mental Floss, the bi-monthly magazine chock full of odd facts (Memorial Day was first known as Decoration Day), has hired James Kaminsky as Editor-in-Chief. According to ... [FishbowlNY]

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