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The New Yorker Names First Creative Director

The New Yorker has named Wyatt Mitchell its first Creative Director. Mitchell was most recently Condé Nast’s Digital Design Director. Pam McCarthy, Deputy Editor at the magazine, told WWD that a Creative Director was needed because the brand has expanded.

“Now so many new needs have exploded in so many different directions over the last 18 months that we needed something more,” explained Mitchell. “Wyatt’s command of digital technology, like his command of print, is so strong and is sure.”

Mitchell will join the New Yorker by the end of the year.

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The New Yorker Chooses 9/11 for First e-Book

We’re not quite sure how much of an audience there is for e-books, but The New Yorker is certainly grabbing some attention with its first venture into the territory. The Cutline reports that the magazine’s first e-book — titled After 9/11 — will center on 9/11, and features writing that will make it attractive to readers:

[The book] includes vignettes from the magazine’s trademark ‘Talk of the Town’ section by Hendrik Hertzberg, John Updike, Jonathan Franzen, Susan Sontag, Calvin Trillin and George Packer; deeply reported features by Adam Gopnik, Seymour Hersh, Jane Mayer, Jon Lee Anderson and Steve Coll; criticism by Malcolm Gladwell; and fiction by Don DeLillo. It also includes Nicholas Schmidles recent account of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

The New Yorker’s Deputy Editor, Pam McCarthy, said that if the book is successful, the magazine will look to do more.

After 9/11 is available for $7.99 on the Kindle or Nook.