114 Magazine Industry Predictions for 2006


December 21, 2005

By Dylan Stableford It was a wild and wooly year for magazines in 2005;though, really, when is it not? The M&A market was hot, magazine metrics were not, e-media emerged, one Stewart returned;the other skewered ;and the requisite launches, relaunches and folds reverberated throughout the industry.

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After ‘Intense’ Process, Primedia Business Changes Name to ‘Prism’


December 20, 2005

By Dylan Stableford Primedia Business, the company formerly known as Intertec Publishing, is changing its name once again. The new name: Prism Business Media Inc. . The company had been scouting new names since August, when Primedia sold its business information unit to Wasserstein & Co. for $385 million in cash. The new entity temporarily held as PBI Media Holdings, Inc.

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FOLIO:’s 2005 Art/Production Salary Survey


December 16, 2005

FOLIO:'s 2005 Art/Production Salary Survey was commissioned by FOLIO:. The survey draws upon Folio:'s and Circulation Management's current subscriber lists as well as prospect lists to represent the publishing industry as broadly as possible. Results are based on 299 responses. About Readex Research:

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Some Inflight Magazines Still Soaring


December 14, 2005

By Kristina Joukhadar | Circulation Management US Airways will launch US Airways magazine in January;replacing America West magazine and US Airways' Attache;via custom publishing company Pace Communications . The change is a result of the recent merger of the two airlines.

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Radar’s Relatively Long, Strange Trip Comes to an End


December 14, 2005

Radar magazine, the pop-politics-gossip-glamour mash-up that had relaunched earlier this year with the $25 million backing of financiers Mort Zuckerman and Jeffrey Epstein, is set to fold. An internal announcement was made late Wednesday to staffers; it appears the current November-December issue, its third since being relaunched, will be its last.

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