Nieman Lab checks out Girls Night In, a digital publication with more than 12,000 newsletter subscribers. "Girls’ Night In … wants to do more to help women find new girlfriends,” it writes. Of course, “It may seem somewhat paradoxical that an email newsletter wants to help its readers get offline, but -- well, that’s the way things are now.
Hearst is backing an “incubator” focused on early-stage investments in women-led startups, The Wall Street Journal reports. “The closely held company has launched HearstLab, which over the past year has invested about $5 million in 11 companies involved in media, information, or services,” it reports. “The incubator has provided free space inside Manhattan’s Hearst Tower, plus access to Hearst executives in such core areas as legal, human resources and public relations.”