David Granger on His Greatest Fear, Paying for Innovation and the Esquire Network So Far

David Granger, Ad Age's 2013 Editor of the Year, has spent the last 16 years at the helm of Esquire magazine -- a time of both great upheaval and unprecedented innovation in the magazine business. He helped steer the Hearst title through a deep recession and out the other side, where it's now celebrating not only its 80th anniversary but also its expansion into TV, where NBC Universal has made over a cable network in Esquire's image.Mr. Granger spoke with Ad Age about the enduring qualities of magazine media, his greatest fear and the precarious topic of one's legacy. Our conversation has been lightly edited.Advertising Age: At this point, you could probably start resting on your laurels -- Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

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Jay Fielden Succeeds David Granger as Esquire Editor

After nearly 20 years as editor of Esquire magazine, David Granger will leave his post on March 31, Hearst Magazines announced Friday morning. Mr. Granger will be succeeded as editor by Jay Fielden, who has served as editor of Town&Country magazine and will become editorial director... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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'Animals feared him': fake David Cameron memoir cover spotted in bookshop

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Meeting David Granger

Reflecting on the sudden dismissal of one of magazine media's most uncompromising editors. The post Meeting David Granger appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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HarperCollins Wants Libraries to Pay (and Pay...and Pay...) for e-Books

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How low pay and low pay transparency undermine the publishing business

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Sprayground’s David Ben-David on how to build a backpack brand

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Condé Nast pays interns $5.8m to settle low-pay lawsuit

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In ‘Standpipe,’ David Hardin offers poignant, fleeting reflections on the Flint water crisis

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W H Smith delays Cowling pay rise after shareholders object

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‘A force to be reckoned with’– fantasy world pays tribute to Storm Constantine

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Award-winning novelist David Wheldon dies, aged 70

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S&S lands novel from David Higham Associates' Vialleron

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