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'Si' Newhouse, billionaire publisher of Vogue and GQ, dies at 89

'Si' Newhouse, billionaire publisher of Vogue and GQ, dies at 89

Samuel "Si" Newhouse Jr., the publishing billionaire who oversaw some of America's best-known magazines, including Vogue, the New Yorker, GQ and Vanity Fair as head of the closely held media empire built by his father, has died. He was 89.

He died Sunday at his home, the New York Times reported, citing a family spokesman. No cause was given.

Newhouse was chairman of Advance Publications Inc., which Forbes magazine in 2017 ranked as the 40th-largest private U.S. company, with an estimated $8 billion in revenue and 25,000 employees. In four decades at the helm of its magazine unit, Conde Nast Publications, he created new titles, entered markets around the globe and...

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