The third quarter proved to be another positive three-month period for consumer magazines, with advertising pages increasing 3.6 percent (marking the second consecutive quarter of slight growth) and estimated ad revenues jumping up by 5.3 percent.
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About two months after moving forward with a new management team for Hotel & Motel Management magazine, Questex Media is renaming the magazine Hotel Management, effective next January.
It’s been about a year since Vibe magazine was relaunched by Uptown Media and private equity firm InterMedia Partners, which acquired the ailing music title in June 2009 after it was shut down by its former owner, the Wicks Group.
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The boxing gloves go on, then they come off. Or, perhaps they were never on in the first place. Tapping into the growing fervor and fascination surrounding the speculation that Sidney Harman’s Newsweek and Barry Diller-backed Daily Beast (run by celeb,
Penton Media has appointed Nicola Allais executive vice president and CFO, replacing Jean Clifton, who announced in August that she planned to leave the company. Previously, Allais served as CFO of Downtown Music.
Apple’s iTunes store just got a little more crowded. American Express Publishing unveiled its iPad application for Food & Wine magazine and Hearst has debuted its iPad app for Esquire.
Source Interlink Media has announced its acquisition of the Grind Networks, a portfolio of digital action sports properties including GrindTV.com, Newschoolers.com, Motocross.com, Ridemonkey.com, Snowboarder.com, Skateboard.com and others.
Who says publishing is an old person’s game? On the contrary, as the magazine industry, and media in general, evolves into avenues beyond print and traditional advertising models,
About two months after announcing that it will close five plants and eliminate approximately 2,200 positions before the end of the year, magazine printer Quad/Graphics now says it is restructur