Nudity was never the problem because nudity isnt a problem, Cooper Hefner wrote best gifts for christmas 2014 on Twitter at the time.
That shift involves seriously considering ending the print magazine, which began in 1953.
In 2016, Playboy stopped publishing fully nude photos of women as part of a redesign of the print magazine that reflected the widespread availability of such imagery online.
It has published thousands of critical essays, interviews, short stories and features covering a plethora of subjects including religion, race issues, sex and sexuality.As part of the deal, Rizvi Traverse agreed to keep publishing the magazine for as long as Hefner lived.The private equity firm now is in talks to acquire the 35 stake Hefner left in trust to his heirs, the Journal said,"ng an unnamed person familiar with the matter.The magazine, which is not just famed for its risque photos of naked women but also its gamut of short stories, is believed to be moving its direction towards overall branding rather than print media.Hefner himself once told a group of former playmates: Without you, Id be the publisher of a literary magazine.
Historically, we could justify the losses because of the marketing value, but you also have to be forward thinking, Kohn said.
Im not sure that print is necessarily the best way to communicate to our consumer.
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We want to focus on what we call the World of Playboy which is so much larger than a small, legacy print publication, Kohn told the Journal.
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