Stephens Media named Kelly Travis, formerly director of magazines, to the roles of marketing director for the publisher’s Nevada publications.
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American Business Media released the finalists for its 58th Annual Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, a program recognizing the best in b-to-b editorial. With a 10 percent increase this year in entries, 120 from the submitted 725 will compete for top honors.
Time Inc.’s print magazine venture MAGHOUND is closing. The service debuted in 2008, and is expected to fold early this year.
For an unknown amount, Atlanta-based Inside Publications purchased Cheer Biz News and sister titles The Coach’s Handbook and All Star Insider. Moving forward, Cheer Biz will be produced by Inside Publications staff.
Demand Media has lost three of its founders. According to a report from paidContent, Larry Fitzgibbon, Joe Perez and Steven Kydd are leaving the company.
The debut of the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue will coincide with a Gilt sale, touting SI-curated bathing suits, surfboards, photographs and event tickets to consumers.
After an extremely short run, J.C. Penney’s Esquire-curated ecommerce site, CLAD, shutters. CLAD debuted in November 2011, and its final sale will end January 31.
Zinio’s library of over 5,000 magazine titles is now accessible for Ultrabook owners through the Intel AppUp center. The Economist launched an web-based app dubbed Electionism. The free app was developed in conjunction with Toronto software design firm Nulayer.
As expected, the iPad (now used by 60 million worldwide) is directly affecting how consumers are buying and digesting media. However, in a recent study released by IDG Connect, data shows that iPad usage varies with the audience demographic.
1105 Media’s Enterprise Computing Group [ECG] launched Smart Markets, marking yet another publisher move into marketing services. The new division will provide content,