Here’s an entry from our very own Reuters New York equities team summer intern Chavon Sutton. (Thanks, Chavon!)
Did Vibe magazine, the print ambassador of hip-hop culture, voice and style, pass up a chance to survive last year?
Vibe, the baby of acclaimed producer Quincy Jones (the composer who produced the late Michael Jackson’s mega-hit albums, “Thriller” and “Off the Wall,”), said earlier this week that it was shutting down immediately.
A partnership with an online gossip website serving African-American readers, might have given it room to keep producing, according to the site’s founder and editor.