You know how some companies have challenges with uninspired editors and salespeople? They struggle with how to retrain people and how to motivate them and get them acclimated to changing times.
Articles by Tony Silber
Ziff Davis Media, which last week announced it had successfully sold its largest unit, the Enterprise Group, is now racing against the clock to sell its remaining two units, the Game Group and the Consumer/Small Business Group.
In an 'Age of Participation,' magazines are a great business to be in, according to Meredith Corp. Publishing Group president Jack Griffin, who in a speech Tuesday offered up seven reasons why this is true, and a revealing picture of how Meredith is acting on this.
Attendees at American Business Media's third annual Tradeshow Summit this week were treated to a mix of the old and the new as some of the b-to-b event industry's biggest names discussed everything from digital technology to ROI and the future.
Deal struck late last night, expected to close in late June. Summit Business Media has inked an agreement to acquire Wicks Business Information (WBI), a media company serving financial services and legal professionals. The deal is expected to close by the end of June, and was one of several b-to-b deals that are said to be currently percolating.
Stagnito Communications, Ziff Enterprise Group,Wicks Business Information, among deals said to be in the works In a mergers and acquisitions climate that has been red hot for months, this week is shaping up as one of the hottest. Word is circulating throughout the executive offices of active dealmakers regarding a number of transactions. Among them:
In a ringing call for greater circulation transparency and rapid acceptance of two key Audit Bureau of Circulations initiatives, National Geographic Magazine Group president John Griffin Tuesday challenged magazine publishers to put "the discussion of value where it belongs, in the negotiation between buyer and seller, and take it away from the ABC board and off the front page of Ad Age.&q
I was struck recently by a couple of blog posts that raise troubling questions about how we, as an industry, view what we do. Typically, as the world of media transforms before our eyes, we retreat to a couple of seemingly safe positions:
Source Interlink Companies, one of the leading magazine distributors, announced today that it is acquiring Primedia Enthusiast Media (PEM) in a stock purchase for approximately $1.2 billion in cash.