Amazon has launched its Kindle Cloud Reader, a Web-based app that lets users read e-books on desktops and tablets–including Apple’s iPad.
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Meredith Corp. joins the growing ranks of publishers who have reached subscription agreements with Apple and will start offering annual subscriptions ranging from $9.99 to $14.99 and monthly subscriptions of $1.99/month for three titles: Better Homes and Gardens,
Forbes Media today announced that Randall Lane will take over Forbes magazine as editor, "responsible for the editorial content development and meticulous editing that continues to differentiate Forbes in print."
ABC released its first-half 2011 FAS FAX report today and the numbers reflect a tough reporting period for publishers. The newsstand held back many attempts to gain circ, and overall circulation-paid, verified and analyzed non-paid-dipped into the negatives for about 45 percent of the U.S. magazines in the report. It wasn't all doom and gloom, however.
Media research firm Affinity LLC has issued its latest American Magazine Study, which ranks 170 digital magazine brands on attributes ranging from "Most Trusted" to "Most Useful" and "Most Entertaining." Rankings are based on the percent of a magazine's digital audience that cites the brand as their preferred source of
Moody’s Investors Service says that revenue for Hanley Wood has fallen "below the level at which the company can cover its fixed costs and it continues to consume cash"
Marines is the official magazine of the United States Marine Corps, a communications mainstay for five key audiences: active Marines, families of Marines,
January to June 2011 saw mixed results for major publishers’ ad page results. Bonnier’s 29 titles experienced the highest growth out of six major publishers included in a set of data from MagazineRadar; Conde Nast, Hearst, Hearst-owned Hachette, Time Inc. and Meredith Corporation ad pages were also totaled.
While all levels of editors are finding themselves with increasing responsibilities and decreasing resources, at least some of those surveyed are seeing relief in their paychecks. However, the editorial categories that experienced monetary gain are certainly earning their dollars.
Content has always been considered a loss-leader among publishers. However, in the glory days of print, advertising and circulation revenue easily paid for long-form, in-depth content of limited frequency.