The Bold Italic
|Categories||San Francisco culture|
|First issue||September 3, 2009|
|Based in||San Francisco|
The Bold Italic is an online blog based in San Francisco and owned by Medium. It was founded as an online magazine in 2009, as a collaboration between design firm IDEO and media company Gannett, who sold the magazine to local owners in 2015. In 2019 the magazine was acquired by Medium.
The Bold Italic covers culture, events, local businesses and news in San Francisco, and is well known for series such as event-based bingo cards, Kid Food Reviews, and Made Up Charts. The style of reporting is often humorous and aimed at a young audience. The Bold Italic was a Webby honoree and an IDSA finalist, and was named best webzine by SF Weekly.
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