Evolusent Inc.--owner of Lifestyle Magazine as well as several different companies offering new media content and commerce services--is beta testing Turnit, a free digital newsstand for magazine publishers.
Articles by Caysey Welton
The number of magazines folding or going digital-only just within the last 72 hours has us flashing back to 2009. Linux Journal–which launched in 1994 serving the Linux computing market–is yet another publication whose August 2011 issue will be its last in print.
The NOOK Newsstand for Barnes & Noble’s e-reader offering NOOK has added more titles from Meredith and Time Inc. to its periodical roster.
Rhode Island-based Providence Equity Partners has purchased tradeshow company George Little Management from U.K.-based Daily Mail and General Trust for $173 million.
In addition to Penton Media folding 123-year old American Printer magazine, Penton's PFFC (Paper, Film & Foil Converter) is also ceasing publication with its August issue (September editorial content will be posted to the website before the digital products fold as well).
Atlantic Media has invested heavily in remaking its flagship brand The Atlantic, as well as National Journal, and so far, has been rewarded on both fronts.
Dan McCarthy, who yesterday announced his resignation as CEO of Atlanta-based real estate publisher Network Communications Inc., is joining media banker DeSilva &
The speed of the newsstand sales slide is intensifying. And that’s very scary. In the first half of 2011 the unit sales of audited consumer magazines fell 10.7 percent to 329.7 million and retail revenue declined 10.6 percent to $1.272.0 million.
Once identified as the most notable magazine launch of the year in 2009, Hearst's Food Network magazine is continuing to ride a wave of reader enthusiasm with the announcement of its sixth rate base increase since the title went live.
The good news: Publishers aren't cutting manufacturing and production budgets as much as they did last year.