Reader's Digest Association is on the block, seeking a price of around $1 billion, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal, which says the company may sell off piece by piece rather than as a whole.
Articles by Caysey Welton
When the mass market magazine industry plunged into recession in 2008, city and regionals were an oasis in the waste land of magazine advertising, thanks in part to a clientele that wasn’t as eager as national advertisers to jump into digital.
While Newsweek‘s July 4 "Diana" issue may have been a disappointment on the advertising side, regional title Hamptons Magazine claims its July 4 issue was the largest not only in the magazine’s history but also the largest in the history of publisher Niche Media.
Digital magazine and newsstand provider Zinio is cashing in on the discount phenomenon with a new collaborative project with Groupon.
Ebony and Jet publisher Johnson Publishing has sold a minority stake to J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. Johnson will put the funds toward its growth plan,
Many publishers are moving to leaner editorial staffs while relying on more contributors (some paid, many not) to generate digital content.
Newsweek‘s July 4 cover featuring a simulated Princess Di next to Kate Middleton as part of piece in which editor Tina Brown imagines the late princess at age 50 (an illustration of Diana holding an iPhone is part of the package) provoked critics who claimed the image was in poor taste but the issue also underperformed with advertisers just as Newsweek seemed to be gaining traction on the business side.
Access Intelligence, publisher of CableFAX, announced today that it has acquired Cynopsis Media, which produces daily and weekly eletters for the television, digital media, kids marketing and sports media markets.
In the meat grinder of digital content, search results, link journalism and aggregators can often blur the origins of a story, let alone the identity of the author behind it. Now Google is launching a program that highlights the people creating the content in search results.
This post is republished with permission and originally appears here. …is a scraper! Or at least scrapers that aren’t monetized properly.