Salon, Rolling Stone Publisher in Financial, Editorial Pact

Struggling Web publisher Salon Media Group secured a $200,000 investment from Wenner Media, publisher of Rolling Stone magazine. The deal also includes plans for Rolling Stone and Salon to collaborate on coverage of the upcoming presidential election.

Struggling Web publisher Salon Media Group secured a $200,000 investment from Wenner Media, publisher of Rolling Stone magazine. The deal also includes plans for Rolling Stone and Salon to collaborate on coverage of the upcoming presidential election. “Everyone at Salon is…very excited about collaborating with Rolling Stone, which has a rich history of political journalism, on a series of major news stories during this crucial election year,” said David Talbot, founder and CEO of Salon. “Salon’s partnership with Rolling Stone is full of great promise.”

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