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PIB October: Ad Pages Dip


November 8, 2005

By Dylan Stableford Consumer magazine advertising revenue for the month of October increased 3.5 percent compared to October of last year, according to Publishers Information Bureau figures released today. However, ad pages, often looked to as the more telling metric, dipped 2.1 percent.

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Trade Publishers Support ‘Attack’ on California Fax Law


November 8, 2005

By Dylan Stableford [Editor's Note: This story has been corrected. Earlier, we stated that American Business Media filed suit in order to stop a California fax law. Although ABM and many others are supporting that effort, the actual lawsuit was filed on behalf of two named parties, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Xpedite Systems.] In a widely-anticipated

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Do Multiples (Still) Have Meaning


November 7, 2005

Whether operating in a moribund environment or a boom market, there is one constant in the realm of M&A: potential dealmakers always kick off the transaction by asking about the price. But unlike the depressed publishing industry of 2003, today's healthy market is rich with more corporate entities asking about price.

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Lost in Translation


November 1, 2005

By Dylan Stableford In navigating the communications gap between edit/creative and art/production, language is often the primary source of confusion. For either side, interpreting each other's syntax can be like watching a French-subtitled film noir in Spanish. Then again, such a clash was probably inevitable.

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Year-End Preoccupations


November 1, 2005

By Tony Silber This is the time of year where hope and best intentions no longer count. For publishers and owners and revenue producers of all varieties, it's coming down to the wire, and you find yourself re-crunching the numbers you re-crunched yesterday.

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Magazine M&A Looks to Close Out Year on High Note


November 1, 2005

By Dylan Stableford After what amounted to a blink of a respite from the harried pace of magazine M&A activity, three deals representing three very different sides of the industry were announced in the span of two days this week, as publishers and private equity firms looked to shore up transaction ledgers before the holiday season.

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