Following the Washington Post Co.’s announcement that it was selling ailing Newsweek to audio entrepreneur Sidney Harman, it was speculated, although unsubstantiated, that Harman bought the magazine for $1 in cash plus assumption of certain liabilities.
Articles by Jason Fell
As consumer magazines continue to dig their way out of the economic recession, several hundred top managers across the industry gathered in Chicago early this week for the MPA’s American Magazine Conference to talk about the issues facing their business and the tactics for overcoming them.
Next Issue Media, the digital publishing consortium including some of the magazine industry’s biggest players, has expanded its senior technology team and, at the same time, announced the opening of a technology development office in California’s Silicon Valley.
Consumers who own tablets and other e-readers generally spend 50 percent more time reading magazines (presumably on those devices) than consumers who do not own those devices, according to the results of a survey released this week from market research firm the Harrison Group, digital magazine vendor Z
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The McGraw-Hill Companies has named Gregory Hamilton president of Aviation Week magazine, replacing Tom Henricks, who is leaving the company. Most recently, Hamilton served as publisher of strategic media at Aviation Week.
CHICAGO—The American Society of Magazine Editors announced here today that the December 2009 issue of Harper’s Bazaar, which featured the lead actors from the Twilight movie franchise, was named 2010 Cover of the Year.
For a magazine that adamantly claims to not in fact be losing money, OK!
Two days before the group’s big industry conference kicks off in Chicago, the Magazine Publishers of America Friday announced that it is changing its name as well as its tagline. Moving forward, the group will be known simply as MPA.
With the U.S. Open over and the Australian Open not kicking off until January, Tennis magazine has made some significant changes in the period between Grand Slam tournaments. The magazine recently eliminated four of nine full-time editorial staffers.