Debating whether the U.S. economy is technically in recession or not is largely academic for magazine publishers trying to hit their budgets each month.
Articles by Matt Kinsman
The credit crunch, which began in July 2007 as a result of the subprime fallout and subsequent fallout in liquidity, is pinching the magazine industry well beyond just magazine M&A.
The credit crunch, which began in July 2007 as result of the subprime fallout and subsequent fall-out in liquidity, is pinching the magazine industry well beyond just magazine M&A.
Digital magazine provider Advanced Publishing is betting that its RIDE (RIDE Interactive Digital Edition) service, which is based on Mircrosoft’s Silverlight browser plug-in, will be able to better leverage emerging rich media applications than its competitors.
Few industries have as many (or as widely-read) blogs and independent sites as the entertainment industry. Now Variety and Hollywood Reporter have drawn the ire of several independent movie blogs,
ALM—formerly American Lawyer Media—will drop the ALM name and operate under the brand of its U.K.-based parent, Incisive Media, the company announced today.
Spurred by a low barrier to entry—including low-cost self-publishing systems and, in many cases, door-to-door distribution—the city and regional magazine category continues to grow, with not just cities but even regions and small towns supporting multiple titles vying for the same readership and often the same ad dollars.
Soaring gas prices, airfare and hotel rates are now affecting one of the largest growth areas for publishers: magazine events. While American Business Media says events have eclipsed print as the largest revenue stream for its members, skyrocketing travel costs could dampen the party for both b-to-b and consumer publishers.
Project: Channel AdvisorLaunched: 2005Circulation: 45,000Objective: To identify Ingram Micro Channel with emerging technologies and reinforce its reputation as a premiere distributor.
At the FOLIO: Publishing Summit earlier this year, Meredith Publishing Group president Jack Griffin said, “We don’t hire editors anymore, we hire content strategists.” He was referring to Meredith seeking out editors who aren’t simply about putting words on page but driving a multimedia editorial strategy.