Gloria Steinem Has Written the Rare Memoir That's More Focused on Others Than on Herself

In her 81 years on Earth, including a long former career as a journalist, Gloria Steinem has only written six books, three of which are essay compilations. None are specifically about her life, despite its figurative importance to so many people; she’s never quite explained how she’s accomplished all that she has, how… »10/27/15 5:00pm10/27/15 5:00pm


Get Paid $100 to Share Your Darkest Personal Secrets with Hearst!

The Mix by Hearst is a newish “contributor network,” a way for freelance writers to break into the many wonderful websites that make up the Hearst Corporation, among them,,,, and Contributors are paid $100 per post, according to someone… »8/05/15 1:45pm8/05/15 1:45pm

Victoria Hearst's Dumb Campaign to Blind Shoppers From Cosmo Worked

For the past several months, Victoria Hearst, the great-granddaughter of Hearst Corporation founder William Randolph Hearst, has been working with the National Center on Sexual Exploitation to make sure issues of a magazine that helped make her family quite rich are appropriately blocked from the eyes of… »7/30/15 6:40pm7/30/15 6:40pm

Cosmo Is Taking Over the World, One International Website at a Time

As a (paywalled) article in the Financial Times reports, in the next few months, Cosmopolitan magazine will be launching versions of their ever-growing website in countries like Sweden, Norway and Denmark. They've already added Nigeria to the mix, and the next year will likely see other African… »1/12/15 5:30pm1/12/15 5:30pm

Hearst Magazines Is Going After Every Last Lady Millennial Reader

In a surprising development (at least it's surprising for those who didn't catch wind of the "reorganizing" Hearst did last week), Hearst announced Monday that they were giving Cosmopolitan editor Joanna Coles an additional job: she's now also editorial director of Seventeen, a change Hearst says is part of their… »9/29/14 3:40pm9/29/14 3:40pm

Clueless Executive Is the Latest Casualty of Teen Sexting Scandal Trope

How many cautionary tales about texting nudie pixxx or elaborately written BDSM scenarios (e.g. I am zipped in2 a gimp suit, strapped in a chair w/ no seat, listening to oil the rubbery skin of a suitably-wide eggplant...) must we, collectively, be told around the Internet campfire before people in important public… »3/14/13 10:25am3/14/13 10:25am