Who Is the New Self Magazine for, Exactly?

Depending on who you ask at what time of day, the new Self magazine is either for a "more mature readership" or has gone through a major revamp to specifically focus more on fashion or is still for millennial readers. Alternatively, perhaps it sits in the middle of a venn diagram of all three of those groups, as most… » 9/24/14 5:40pm 9/24/14 5:40pm

Condé Nast Fires Self Editor and Vice President/Publisher

In news that's very interestingly timed, Condé Nast said Thursday that Self magazine editor Lucy Danziger had been let go from the publication, as had vice president/publisher Laura McEwen. Danziger is being replaced with Cosmopolitan executive editor Joyce Chang and McEwen is being replaced by Mary Murcko from the… » 4/03/14 5:40pm 4/03/14 5:40pm

Self Does Damage Control Over Tutu-Wearing Cancer Survivor

Self magazine is having a rough week dealing with the fall out from their decision to inadvertently make fun of women running a marathon in tutus who were battling cancer. That struggle was made very clear on Katie Tuesday, during an interview with one of the women at the receiving end of their criticism, Monika… » 4/02/14 1:40pm 4/02/14 1:40pm

Self Magazine: Just Like All The Others, Only More Annoying

Self (tagline: "You At Your Best") is supposed to be the healthy, life-affirming ladymag. But take a look at the August cover. You've got articles about diet, skin, butts (of course), sex — and electric bills. Swap Rebecca Romijn's sporty shorts outfit for a gown, and this cover would be indistinguishable from Cosmo » 7/21/08 12:30pm 7/21/08 12:30pm

Larry King Live: Joy Behar Calls Out Botoxed Self Magazine Beauty Editor


Last night, Joy Behar sat in as host on Larry King Live and Joan Rivers and Isaac Mizrahi joined her for a roundtable discussion on plastic surgery. Joan was her typical funny, frank self, and took the liberty of telling Joy and Isaac what they needed to have done. Then Elaine D'Farley, the Beauty Editor of Self » 11/20/07 4:00pm 11/20/07 4:00pm