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Reuters Makes Change, People StyleWatch Adds Editor

A couple Revolving Door items for you this early afternoon, involving Reuters and People StyleWatch. Details are below.

  • Jim Loney has been named team leader for Reuters’ Breaking News Team. Loney most recently worked as a deputy on the team. He succeeds David Storey, who has shifted to Reuters’ Foreign Policy Team. Loney has been with Reuters since 1995.
  • People StyleWatch has hired Gena Kaufman as its new social media editor. She comes to the magazine from Glamour.
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The Most Popular FishbowlNY Posts for the Week

Here’s a look at the FishbowlNY posts that made the most buzz this week.

1) Journos React to Shocking Jill Abramson Announcement

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2) Alison Brower Rejoins The Hollywood Reporter

3) People StyleWatch Promotes, Vanity Fair Adds Online Editor

4) Deconstructing Jill Abramson’s Sudden Departure

5) Major Moves at AP, Money Magazine and Business Insider

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People StyleWatch Continues Upward Trend

Let’s face it – Americans like to buy things. We snatch up new iPhones despite the fact that our old iPhones work perfectly fine. We like to shop at places like Forever 21 even though a pair of $11 pants lasts exactly 11 days. It doesn’t matter to us, because we just want more things. It appears our love of buying things has rubbed off on the magazine industry as well.

From 2008 through last year, People StyleWatch, a magazine filled to the brim with things people can buy, posted the biggest ad page gains out of any monthly magazine, according to a study done by MIN. In 2010 the magazine featured 940 ad pages, a staggering 86 percent increase from 2008, when it posted 505 pages.

Karin Tracy, Publisher of Time Inc.’s People StyleWatch, said she expects the gains to continue this year:

We are continuing to break new business in 2011 with new accounts such as The Limited, Lacoste and Tommy Hilfiger. We are really excited about our upcoming March issue, which will be our biggest ever, as well as publishing 11 times in 2011 with our first July issue.

In other words, everyone get your credit cards ready.

Michelle Myers Returns To Condé Fold

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Lucky day for Condé Nast publication Lucky: the magazine has just hired back publisher Michelle Myers to the company from Time Inc., where she’s been publisher of People StyleWatch for the past two and a half years. Prior to that, Myers had worked as the publisher of Star magazine, as well as associate publisher of Allure and Shape. In her new role at Lucky, she will also be serving as vice president to the title. Said Condé CEO Chuck Townsend, “We know she will bring her energy and excitement to the Lucky brand and we are pleased to welcome her back to the company.”

Full press release after the jump.

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