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
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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.
At the end of 2011, Tom Martin, vice president of manufacturing operations at Cygnus Business Media, will retire, capping a 37-year career in the magazine business.
Hanley Wood saw improvement "marginally overall," with revenue up in the high single digits and earnings up 20 percent in the first half of 2011 ("albeit off a very depressed base,"
First it was rumors that investors in Prometheus Global Media were looking to unload the company, which publishes The Hollywood Reporter and AdWeek.
Former Cygnus Business Media president Mike Martin–who became executive vice president of the Cygnus Public Safety & Security group after the president position was eliminated in February–will now give up his full-time role and become a consultant with the b-to-b publisher.