Virgo Publishing, the Phoenix-based publisher of 19 b-to-b magazines and 10 events, is close to being sold for the second time in three years, industry sources say.
Articles by Tony Silber
David Nussbaum, a former CEO of Penton Media when it was a standalone publicly traded company, has been named CEO of F+W Publications, the Cincinnati-based publisher of a diversified array of enthusiast media products.
The dramatic implosion of Ascend Media over the last several weeks—culminating in the departure this week of founder Cam Bishop as CEO (he remains as chairman)—is a stark reminder that wit
Unless you're a fortune teller, it's harder than it appears to name the four or five things likely to most affect your business in the coming 12 months. Here, five execs try.
As you can tell from our cover, we’ve dedicated a big part of this issue to a celebration of print-magazine success. I stress: Print-magazine success. In an age when so many people are pessimistic about print’s future, when so many people think all the excitement and innovation is occurring online, it’s important to take a breath and
I’ve been scratching my head for some time over American Business Media’s practice of charging speakers whom they invite to speak at their events.
The International Regional Magazine Association’s annual conference just concluded in Oklahoma, and what had to be the magazine industry’s single longest event (six days) was also one long immersion in a primordial soup of ideas for a sector marked by vibrant publishing entrepreneurship.
… and it’s not just the sounds of Ace of Base wafting from the cube of our online editor. In recent weeks,
I don’t think in all my time covering the magazine industry that I’ve seen such a volcanic outburst of anger than that of current and former Cygnus employees at the recent management decision to cut salaries across the board and reduce the workweek from 40 hours to 37.5 hours.
The top editor of IDG’s InfoWorld, Steve Fox, resigned yesterday, becoming the latest in a string of high-profile InfoWorld departures in recent weeks including CEO Bob Ostrow and vice president of online sales Kate Hobbie last month.