April 12, 1997 |
Spin magazine Publisher Bob Guccione Jr. said he will appeal part of the $110,000 sexual-harassment verdict lodged against him and the magazine's ownership group by a federal jury in New York, the New York Post reported. The newspaper also quoted elderly Harlem resident Alma Green, a juror in the three-week trial in U.S. District Court, as saying she initially was the only one of the nine panel members who thought plaintiff Staci Bonner deserved a cash award. "I caught hell," she said.
April 10, 1997 |
In a mixed verdict in the sexual harassment trial of Spin magazine and its publisher, Bob Guccione Jr., a federal jury Wednesday awarded $110,000 in compensatory damages and back pay to a former Spin employee but declined to assess punitive damages. After five grueling days of deliberation in U.S.
March 21, 1997 |
Spin magazine Publisher Bob Guccione Jr. hired and promoted young women based on their personal relationships with him and presided over an office where women were fondled and subjected to locker room-style comments by male editors, according to testimony in federal trial here. In the trial, now in its second week in U.S.
July 6, 1995 |
It's a magazine for music lovers that's the size of a compact disc. Each quarterly issue includes a music CD featuring up to 14 artists. Sean Perkin, the 25-year-old publisher and editor of "XSeSS Living," calls it a CD-'zine for Generation X. "People want to live better and they should live life to the fullest and that's where the excess comes in. It's good to overdo life, take risks and go above and beyond but not be greedy--though greed never goes out of style," Perkin said.
June 22, 1995 |
Rolling Stone, since its launch in 1967, has been at the center of the rock 'n' roll universe, its leading journal of developing trends and the No. 1 arbiter of taste. To be featured on the magazine's cover is to reach a milestone, as Dr. Hook only half-joked in his 1972 novelty hit "The Cover of 'Rolling Stone.' " Its circulation alone--more than 1.2 million--makes Rolling Stone the king of rock journals.
October 9, 1994 |
Don't hold your breath waiting to read about the new Liz Phair album in Spin magazine. Spin--arguably the leading "alternative" music magazine--is boycotting the singer-songwriter, arguably the most talked-about new "alternative" star. The magazine killed a highly positive review of her new album, "Whip-Smart," and a feature story on the artist also fell through. Why?
February 19, 1991 |
Fosters Freeze mostly attracts folks with hankerings for hamburgers, fries and shakes. But last month it also began attracting hungry hordes of advertising agencies. When the San Luis Obispo-based chain put its relatively paltry $1-million annual ad business into review, it had no idea that more than 40 agencies would respond--most of them from Southern California. "It must be pretty tough out there," said Tony Tashkoff, vice president of marketing at Fosters Freeze.