Know your mission statement and know your audience, said Debbie Bates-Schrott, president of Bates Creative Group, Monday when discussing how to match great edit with great design during the opening session of the Folio: Show Production and Design track.
Articles by Tony Silber
We’re all back from the Folio: Show, which concluded on Wednesday in New York. And we’ve more or less decompressed from an event that,
We’re having a tough week with our pr contacts, and fellow editors and writers, I know you can empathize with this one.
Mobile publishing is huge right now. And why wouldn’t it be. With approximately 1.6 million Internet-enabled cell phones in circulation in the U.S.
First bids due next week for Parenting Group and Time4Media Group magazines being sold. Initial interest in the upcoming divestment of Time Inc.'s Time4Media and Parenting groups is strong, M&A analysts said this week, though they also described the groups as slumping and likely to finish the year down significantly from the prior year.
Radar magazine has announced it will re-launch in February. We are all aware this is the publication’s third attempt to launch and the scrutiny and skepticism has already begun to stir around the industry.
I should have been tipped off when the assistant kept e-mailing me. A few months ago, a very professional and pleasant woman e-mailed me about lunch with a corporate communications chief at one of the big New York consumer-magazine companies.
When Ziff Davis owner Willis Stein & Partners announced in July that it was officially for sale it held out the possibility;even the likelihood;that the company would be sold as a "carve-out", that is, sold in parts. Now that possibility is coming to pass.
The sale of Penton Media is entering its final stages, with bidders winnowed down to four or possibly five serious players, according to industry sources, who have been extraordinarily circumspect, even by M&A standards. The process is in its final stages, one source said, with all bidders over $500 million and final bids due by the end of this month.
CurtCo Media Labs, the owner of Robb Report and more than a dozen other luxury magazines clustered around that brand, announced in April that it had been receiving so much buyer interest that it was putting itself on the block. Owner Bill Curtis confirmed in a report published in the New York Times that the auction has been canceled.