S.I. Newhouse Jr.: 1927 – 2017

 The New York Times has reported that S.I. Newhouse has died at age 89. 

Here’s the opening to the Times piece, written by Jonathan Kandell:

S.I. Newhouse Jr., who as the owner of The New Yorker, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest and other magazines wielded vast influence over American culture, fashion and social taste, died on Sunday at his home, a family spokesman said. He was 89.

 The New York Times obit here.

The New Yorker’s editor David Remnick on Mr. Newhouse

Vanity Fair‘s Graydon Carter on Mr. Newhouse

More stories will be posted here during the coming days.

(photo above from a 1988 piece on Mr. Newhouse.  Photo by Neil Boenzi).

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