Merkin knew there would be blowback but wanted to get “another side of the story” out there.
Brown, a budding influencer, is set to take on even more “personal projects.”
The magazine is launching Intelligencer on a path similar to Vulture and the Cut.
The sale to billionaire Marc Benioff already includes plans to add staff, but also a multiyear deal with Meredith.
Jim Nelson is out after 15 years at the magazine.
Hamilton is a rare type for venture capital and for magazine covers, making her the right pick for editor in chief Stephanie Mehta.
A big campaign is said to be coming in support of Google’s new Pixel.