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Republicans Will Love Hillary Clinton NY Times Mag Cover

This is the latest cover of The New York Times Magazine. It’s not exactly a good look for Hillary Clinton. Although Republicans will probably appreciate it.

Jim Rutenberg Switches to New York Times Magazine

Jim Rutenberg is leaving the newspaper side of The New York Times for the magazine side. Capital New York reports that Rutenberg has been named chief political correspondent for the Times Magazine.

Rutenberg has been with the Times since 2000, most recently serving as national political correspondent. During his time at the paper, he has also served as City Hall bureau chief.

Rutenberg is succeeding Matt Bai, who left the Times in November to join Yahoo.

Cover Battle: Reader’s Digest or The New York Times Magazine

Welcome to the first FishbowlNY Cover Battle of 2014. Today we have Reader’s Digest versus The New York Times Magazine. We chose RD because well, we’re impressed with the new look. We hope it wins, because RD’s art team, led by design director Dean Abatemarcodid a wonderful job. However! We leave it up to you. By that we mean don’t mess this up.

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NY Times to Wait on Naming Editor for NY Times Magazine

Ever since we learned that The New York Times Magazine’s editor-in-chief, Hugo Lindgren, was leaving at the end of the year, we’ve been wondering — who will succeed him? According to a note from the Times’ executive editor, Jill Abramson, it will be… Well, she’s not sure yet.

Abramson explained that for the next three months, Dean Baquet, the Times’ managing editor, and Deborah Needleman, editor of T Magazine, will “plunge into the challenges facing the magazine.” The challenges Abramson listed:

There are urgent issues and questions: how to make the magazine the fount of our richest, most immersive multimedia reading; which long reads belong in the A book and which might fare better with editing and presentation in the magazine; should there be more dedicated staff writers, how do we forge stronger relationships with the best of our freelancers in an ever more competitive environment?

Abramson said that by appointing Baquet and Needleman to lead the magazine, “It allows us to hit the pause button and think in a more disciplined way about where we want the magazine to go. Then will come the moment to appoint a new editor to lead the way.”

The full note from Abramson is below.

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Cover Battle: Time or New York Times Magazine

Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s weekly Cover Battle. This week we have Time versus The New York Times Magazine. Time went with what can only be described as Sad Obama. Putting Sad Obama on your cover will surely garner applause from Happy Republicans.

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Cover Battle: New York Times Magazine or Fortune

Welcome back to another edition of FishbowlNY’s Cover Battle. This week we have The New York Times Magazine versus Fortune. The Times Mag went with a photo of a young golfer who is probably better than you. Even if you are better at golf than him, there’s no way you can beat those pants.

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Cover Battle: The New York Times Magazine or Mental Floss

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 dogs and babies? If you answered “me,” please know you’re a bad person.

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Cover Battle: New York Times Magazine or Town & Country

Welcome to another edition of FishbowlNY’s Cover Battle. Today we have The New York Times Magazine versus Town & Country. The Times Magazine went with a photograph of everyone’s favorite couple, Huma Abedin and Anthony Weiner. They’re holding hands because if Weiner doesn’t have one hand occupied at all times, he sexts uncontrollably. Seriously, it’s like a nervous habit. A dick tic, if you will.

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How to Land a Personal Essay in The Times

Last week, we brought you Part I of our popular series, Personal Essay Markets. This week brings Part II, which outlines more venues that love printing this unique and accessible style of writing. Included among them are tips on how to submit to The New York Times and The New York Times Magazine. (The latter is a competitive market, but pays over $1 a word.)

Read more in Personal Essay Markets Pt. II. [Mediabistro AvantGuild subscription required]

Cover Battle: O, The Oprah Magazine or The New York Times Magazine

Welcome back to another Cover Battle, FishbowlNY’s weekly event pitting magazine covers against each other. Today we have O, The Oprah Magazine versus The New York Times Magazine.

For its latest issue O, well, okay, we’re going to be honest: We only picked this cover because it’s absolutely hilarious. What the hell is going on here? “Surprise, Oprah’s home!” Yo Oprah, being that you’re Oprah, it’s impossible to surprise anyone, even if you’re emerging from behind a door floating in space.

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