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Articles by Jason Fell
The round of layoffs that Newsweek staffers were bracing this week for was officially announced Friday afternoon. Although a Newsweek spokesperson confirmed the cuts, she did not say exactly how many positions were eliminated.
According to a legal complaint filed last week in Indiana Superior Court, the equity partner that pulled out of an agreement that would have had CEO Jeff Smulyan’s JS Acquisition buying regional magazine publisher and radio broadcaster Emmis Communications Corp.
Back in June, Condé Nast said it planned to bring back the Gourmet brand as "Gourmet Live," a digital product developed in HTML5 that would be available across multiple devices and platforms.
Arlington Capital-owned trade publisher and tradeshow producer Virgo Publishing recently appointed John Siefert as the new CEO, replacing company co-founder Jenny Bolton.
One of the biggest players in consumer magazine publishers is looking inward for inspiration.
Not even Bob Dylan could have predicted the amount of upheaval among consumer magazine publishing companies this summer. Seriously, either chief executives and/or the top staffers in charge of media divisions at all the major companies have been in constant flux.
Just when you think the editorial departures from recently-sold Newsweek might stop, another staffer jumps ship.
Alain Lemarchand, who has served as CEO of Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. since June 2008, will be stepping down from his post effective October 1. Taking his place as chief executive will be former Primedia and Source Interlink Media executive Steve Parr.