Time Warner reported Wednesday that its publishing unit, Time Inc., generated $3.7 billion in revenue in 2009, down 19 percent from 2008. Those losses were fueled largely by a 22 percent or $541 million decline in advertising revenue.
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Webcasting and virtual events vendor ON24 has announced the winners of its first-ever ON24 Virtual Event Excellence Awards. The program was co-sponsored by the Online Marketing Institute, which provided judging on the nominees.
Acquia, a commercial software company that provides technical support for the Drupal open source content management system, has released in private beta a hosted version of the CMS called Drupal Gardens.
The technology and publishing worlds held their collective breaths last Wednesday, awaiting Apple’s unveiling of its iPad tablet device. However, according to his Twitter feed,
Trade media association American Business Media Tuesday morning released the finalists for this year’s iteration of its annual Jesse H. Neal awards. Of some 700 entries, 124 have made it to the final round, the group said.
The Reader’s Digest Association has decided to delay the company’s emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in order to “address an issue” involving the pension program associated with its U.K.-based entity, The Reader’s Digest Association Ltd.
The buying "frenzy" in the trade show industry over the last 10 years has come to a crashing halt, according to trade/consumer show and trade publishing M&A advisory firm Corporate Solutions. The firms said it tracked 21 mostly smaller trade-show related deals in 2009, down from 32 in 2008.
Marcia Bullard will retire as president and CEO of USA Weekend, the weekly magazine insert of USA Today, owner Gannet Co. said. Publisher Charles Gabrielson was named president and publisher. Bullard’s retirement will be effective March 31.
The Magazine Industry saw private equity-fueled acquisitions grind to a virtual halt in 2009.
Dan McCarthy, chairman and CEO at Network Communications Inc., and CFO Gerry Parker have signed new five-year contracts with the Court Square Capital Partners-owned local real estate publishing and information company.