Rumors have circulated for weeks that Lebhar-Friedman is selling its flagship title, Nation's Restaurant News, to Penton Media. Now a Mediabistro report says Lebhar will also sell Dowden Health Media to a group of investors this week.
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In what can be viewed as a cautionary tale for developing conferences overseas, UBM has won a lawsuit it filed against two Chinese show organizers and former partners in the original Game Developers Conference China.
Back in 2007, FOLIO: ran a Q&A titled "E: Paper: Closer Than You Think" with Ken Bronfin, president of Hearst Interactive Media and chairman of electronic paper developer E Ink.
American Business Media reported total revenue of $3.2 million for fiscal 2010 (ended June 30), down 41.8 percent from total revenue of $5.5 million in 2009. Membership dues drove much of the decline, falling from $3.4 million last year to just over $2 million this year.
Financial Times named Richard McGregor as Washington bureau chief. McGregor most recently served as deputy news editor for the FT in London, and replaces Edward Luce, who is leaving to write a book.
Network Communications Inc. has reached an agreement with 100 percent of its revolving loan lenders and 100 percent of its term loan lenders on a balance sheet restructuring that will cut debt from $300 million to $115 million.
This week TIME will publish a special issue dubbed "TIMEframes" that looks at what the magazine has deemed the 10 most important and influential stories of the past decade (Hurricane Katrina, the 2000 election and the Iraq war) as well as "a look at how these issues have impacted our culture." TIMEframes hits newsstands on Friday, Nov. 26.
Johnson Publishing CEO Desiree Rogers expects both Jet and Ebony to return to their rate base in 2011, she tells FOLIO. "We're working hard on our circulation and we've given a lot of thought to the fundamentals of the business," she says.
Todd Anderman, senior vice president of digital media at Hachette Filipacchi, has accepted the position of chief media and revenue officer at Jumptap, a mobile advertising network. Anderman will continue in his current role at Hachette through the end of the year and start at Jumptap on Jan.
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