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Where is the music industry's #MeToo movement? Let's ask Rolling Stone founder and publisher Jann Wenner, who's got some breathtakingly predictable takes on sexual harassment. In a recent interview with…
Anna Gaca / March 23, 2018

ABC Cancels Rolling Stone 50th Anniversary Special

ABC has cancelled plans to broadcast a three-hour live special on Feb. 7 honoring the 50th anniversary of Rolling Stone, the network confirmed to Spin. The…
Tosten Burks / January 3, 2018

Rolling Stone Co-Founder Jann Wenner Accused of Sexual Assault by Former Employee

Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner has been accused of sexual assault by a former employee with the company. While visiting Wenner's Manhattan apartment in February…
Rob Arcand / December 30, 2017

Rolling Stone Settles Last Remaining Lawsuit Over UVA Rape Story

Rolling Stone, the storied magazine covering youth culture, had two significant developments on Wednesday. The first was news that Jann Wenner was selling his stake to Variety owner…
Eriq Gardner / December 21, 2017

Wenner Media Sells Controlling Stake in Rolling Stone to Penske Media

Penske Media Corporation has purchased a controlling stake in Wenner Media in a deal that values the company at "roughly" $100 million, The New York Times reports.
Tosten Burks / December 20, 2017

Finally, An Interview Where Morrissey Doesn’t Say Anything Insane

Morrissey has managed to do what may have recently seemed impossible and given an interview where he doesn't sound like an Infowars host. Granted, the interview took place…
Maggie Serota / December 8, 2017

Sticky Fingers Is the Definitive Account of Why Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Mattered

Jann Wenner doesn't want you to read Sticky Fingers, a new biography about the life of Jann Wenner, founder of Rolling Stone. That's too bad, because the…
Jeremy Gordon / October 26, 2017

Jann Wenner’s Complicated Relationships With Mick Jagger and the Beatles Detailed in New Biography

In the explosive Sticky Fingers, writer Joe Hagan attempts to dissect Rolling Stone founder and industry-influencer Jann Wenner through a series of interviews with artists, friends, Stone writers, and…
Monique Melendez / October 20, 2017

Rolling Stone Founder Jann Wenner Doesn’t Sound Very Happy With His New Biography

A massive new biography of influential Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner is out next Tuesday, and Wenner is none too happy about it, the New York Times…
Anna Gaca / October 18, 2017

Rolling Stone Is Up for Sale

After nearly 50 years of independence, Rolling Stone is putting itself up for sale. Wenner Media, the company controlled by magazine founder Jann S. Wenner and son Gus Wenner,…
Anna Gaca / September 18, 2017

ABC to Air Three-Hour Live Musical Special About the History of Rolling Stone

ABC is not one to be left in the dust when it comes to live musicals on television. NBC, in particular, has found ratings success…
Winston Cook-Wilson / May 16, 2017

Rolling Stone Sells 49 Percent Stake to Singapore Startup

Over the weekend, Wenner Media announced that BandLab Technologies, a Singapore-based music-oriented social media startup, has purchased a 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone. The stake doesn't include…
Jeremy Gordon / September 26, 2016

Rolling Stone Magazine Ruins Drake for Every Other Magazine

Drake has expressed his unhappiness with Rolling Stone's Philip Seymour Hoffman cover after the magazine previewed its interview with the Nothing Was the Same rapper.
SPIN Staff / February 13, 2014

FALSE REPORT: Charlie Watts Quits the Rolling Stones

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William Goodman / September 2, 2009