As the drumbeat for magazine publishers to start charging for online content grows louder, Condé Nast announced today a new content distribution relationship with Hulu.com, the online video hub that offers TV shows, movies and video clips for free.
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Last month at the DeSilva + Phillips 2009 Media Dealmakers Summit, a consumer publishing panel featuring J.
In its 2009 Media & Entertainment Predictions report, consulting and advisory firm Deloitte warns that with no monetization schemes in place, user generated content will become less attractive to publishers. “A site with tens of millions of members, all submitting content and viewing each others’ digital offerings, was regarded as a good thing,” the report says.
A new consumer survey from PR shop The Rosen Group finds print magazines and newspapers comparing favorably in many categories with online,
As publishers look to cut costs, paper and trim size are among the first to go under the knife. But that doesn’t mean the magazine necessarily has to sacrifice quality looks (and a quality feel) to save money.
Sid Holt, chief executive of the American Society of Magazine Editors, shot us an e-mail this morning in response to TV Guide president Scott Crystal’s comments yesterday.
UPDATE: ASME Responds Much of the talk at the DeSilva & Phillips 2009 Dealmakers Summit on Thursday revolved around weaning publishers off ad dollars toward other revenue streams,
The percentage of magazine publishers using ad portals—Internet-based processing and delivery systems that streamline the online submission of ad files from advertisers and agencies to publishers and printers—grew just one percentage point to 22 percent in 2008, according to FOLIO:’s 2008 Manufacturing and Production Trend Survey.
From 2005 to 2007, advertising expenses were the second largest cost (after editorial) for the average b-to-b publication, averaging about $4.1 million per magazine, according to American Business Media’s recently released Financial Trend Report.
Two years ago, Doubledown co-founders Randall Lane and Jim Dunning posed for the cover of FOLIO:. While Doubledown published two lush (and at the time,