Jann WennerJann Simon Wenner (born January 7, 1946) is an American magazine magnate who is the co-founder and publisher of the popular culture magazine ''Rolling Stone'', and former owner of ''Men's Journal'' magazine. He participated in the Free Speech Movement while attending the University of California, Berkeley. Wenner, with his mentor Ralph J. Gleason, co-founded ''Rolling Stone'' in 1967.
Later in his career, Wenner co-founded the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has founded other publications. As a publisher and media figure, he has faced controversy regarding Hall of Fame eligibility favoritism, the breakdown of his relationship with gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson, and criticism that his magazine's reviews were biased. Provided by Wikipedia