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Articles by Joanna Pettas
In an attempt to broaden its footprint in the medical information and education field, HMP Communications Holdings, a company headed by former Cygnus CEO Paul Mackler, has announced the acquisition of Princeton Media Associates. Financial terms were not disclosed.Mackler, now president and CEO of HMP Communications, will become chairman and CEO of the parent company.
In what the company is calling a "wholesale overhaul" of its 78-year-old brand, the Hollywood Reporter is expected to announce today a historic relaunch of its magazine, featuring a new logo for the first time in its history as well as a broader editorial scope.
Conde Nast’s digital arm CondeNet has acquired SFO Media, publisher of travel blogs HotelChatter.com and Jaunted.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “This deal increases our travel footprint and adds to our portfolio a group of sites for advertisers who target an active, passionate and upscale consumer,” CondeNet president Sarah Chubb said in a statement.
As more marketers cut their print advertising budgets in favor of the immediacy of the Web, magazine publishers are being forced to take bold steps to bridge the gap.The latest: Men’s Health, which announced this week that every ad in the magazine’s July/August issue will be cell phone readable.
Niche Media—publisher of Gotham, Los Angeles Confidential and Vegas magazines—has signed on to a new service that allows advertisers to submit, approve and deliver ads and corresponding insertion order data to publishers through a standard Web browser, live and without the need to download software.
"In electing presidents we are also choosing stories," Newsweek editor Jon Meacham wrote in his March 31 letter to readers. "Obama’s personal narrative is a crucial element of his campaign."
With the industry facing declining print advertising revenues, four prominent b-to-b publishing companies—Cygnus Business Media, Nielsen Business Media, Reed Business Information and McGraw-Hill—have launched an online advertising network to leverage the
If magazines like Vogue and Time keep it up, the Onion’s mock magazine covers won’t be so funny anymore—the real ones are getting just as ridiculous.
Eight consumer magazines, including Cosmopolitan and Seventeen, have adopted the Audit Bureau of Circulations new multimedia publisher’s statements, reports that include Web traffic as well as print circulation.