I’m really glad I had the opportunity to hear and see John Skipper, executive vice president of content at ESPN, speak at MPA’s “Breakfast with a Leader” last Friday at the University Club in New York.
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I only spent part of the day yesterday at the Western Fulfillment Management Association’s Circ Day LA, but it was clear that there was a buzz and vitality in the room.
Cruising the magazine-industry blogs the last several days and came across some interesting things, as I always do. Paul Conley wrote a terrific item on e-media ethics on October 3,
I was really happy yesterday when I wrote a story about Bob Sacks’ speech at the Western Fulfillment Management Associations Circ Day LA.
Meredith, a company with deep enough pockets to launch their own title, has foregone that route in favor of acquiring ReadyMade,
Notes from the Spectrum Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, where IdeAlliance convenes print-production executives each year from agencies, vendors and publishers to work through production challenges: First thought: Even through the digital workflow promised at its inception eight or nine years ago to be faster,
Consumer magazines, especially the big ones, are obsessed with print ads. It's what they live for. At the end of the conversation, it's really the only thing they think is important. Hit the number, show growth in PIB. They talk about other stuff, but the jury is out whether they really believe. That's dangerous. Do they know it?
Prism, Apprise in the mix? The Penton Media sale is progressing with second round bids due Friday. A pack of about 10 bidders has been winnowed down to about half of the original line-up.
Today I received an unusual e-mail from a former Folio: freelancer. Earlier this year, we had discussed the possibility of working with him on a semi-regular basis.