Consumer publishing giant Time Inc. reported an operating income of $203 million through the first six months of 2010, nearly three times the $70 million it pulled in during the same period last year, according to parent company Time Warner, which reported its first-half financial earnings Wednesday.
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A pair of Playboy Enterprises board members have been selected to serve on a special committee tasked with evaluating Playboy founder Hugh Hefner’s offer to take the company private.
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Questex Media has put in place a new management team for Hotel & Motel Management magazine. John McMahon will rejoin the team as vice president and group publisher after spending the last two years relaunching Questex’s Travel Group products.
Ten-year-old Gulf Coast lifestyle magazine Southern Breeze is being shut down by owners Compass Marketing. Its summer issue, which has been printed and mailed to subscribers, will be its last.
Fans of Sports Illustrated’s top-notch photography now have the opportunity to hold every cover ever published by the magazine in one new book. The magazine is releasing Sports Illustrated: The Covers, a 208-page collection of more than 2,500 color photographs.
A month after final bids were due, the Washington Post Co. announced Monday that 91-year-old Sidney Harman, the founder and chairman emeritus of Harman International,
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Women’s publisher Meredith Corp. said Monday that Jack Griffin is leaving the company as president of its national media group to “pursue another opportunity.” Griffin will be replaced by Tom Harty, who has served as president of consumer magazines.
Christina Caldwell has been named online director of W magazine.Most recently, Caldwell served as an editor for the Sugar Inc. online properties. Before that, she was an online producer at Vogue.