Not long after being named one of the fastest-growing magazine publishers in the U.S., 944 Media said it is expanding its brand further by launching editions in Detroit and Atlanta in October.
Articles by Jason Fell
Trade magazine advertising pages fell 30.2 percent through the first half of 2009, according to American Business Media’s Business Information Network numbers, which were released today. Revenues, meanwhile, were down 26.5 percent.
Last summer, about a month after leaving PC World as top editor, Harry McCracken moved online and launched Technologizer.com, a tech news and analysis site. Now, about a year after going live, Technologizer has found its rhythm.
London-based United Business Media has announced a pair of personnel changes: Former Codere S.A. CFO Robert Gray was appointed CFO and Terry Neill as a non-executive member of its board of directors.
As expected, Pleasantville, New York-based Reader’s Digest Association said today it officially filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The publisher said it had agreed with more than 80 percent of its senior secured lenders on its plan of reorganization.
Custom publisher The Magazine Group is rebranding as TMG. The name change, it said, better reflects the group’s expanded services beyond editorial, production and design work for print magazines.
According to documents filed this week with the Security and Exchange commission, the Reader’s Digest Association—in connection with its reorganization plan—agreed to changes in CEO Mary Berner’s and CFO Tom Williams’ base salaries and severance payouts.
Success, the personal development magazine that has folded three times in its 118-year history, is about to see a new life again—this time overseas.
From magazine shutterings, to fire sales to Chapter 11 bankruptcy filings, the effects of the tumultuous U.S economy continue to spill over into magazine publishing. So much so, in fact, we’ve recently seen top executives leave some of the biggest publishing companies in the country.
Lawrenceville, Georgia-based Network Communications Inc. has suspended publication of Accent Home & Garden magazine.