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Ex-Post Newsweek Tech Media Exec Forms New Media Company


November 10, 2005

By Dylan Stableford Events, radio, custom publishing to be main drivers. Tom Trezza, former group publisher of Post Newsweek Tech Media 's Government Computer News, Washington Technology and Government Leader has created a new media company called Trezza Media Group, which will debut in 2006. Initially, the company will focus on driving business through events and custom publishing.

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Tokion Approaches 50th Issue, Sells to Private Investor, Loses Publisher


November 9, 2005

By Dylan Stableford Adam Glickman, publisher of Tokion , the self-proclaimed cultural bridge between the indie arts scenes of Japan and the U.S., announced last week that he had sold the majority of his interest in the magazine to investor Larry Rosenblum, who plans to build a niche company around the Tokion brand. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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RBI Taps Smith as CEO


November 9, 2005

By Dylan Stableford Reed Business Information , publisher of over 100 b-to-b titles including Variety and Publishers Weekly today announced the appointment of Tad Smith to CEO, succeeding Jim Casella, who moves to the company's vice chairman post after four years at the helm.

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PIB October: Ad Pages Dip


November 8, 2005

By Dylan Stableford Consumer magazine advertising revenue for the month of October increased 3.5 percent compared to October of last year, according to Publishers Information Bureau figures released today. However, ad pages, often looked to as the more telling metric, dipped 2.1 percent.

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Trade Publishers Support ‘Attack’ on California Fax Law


November 8, 2005

By Dylan Stableford [Editor's Note: This story has been corrected. Earlier, we stated that American Business Media filed suit in order to stop a California fax law. Although ABM and many others are supporting that effort, the actual lawsuit was filed on behalf of two named parties, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Xpedite Systems.] In a widely-anticipated

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Do Multiples (Still) Have Meaning


November 7, 2005

Whether operating in a moribund environment or a boom market, there is one constant in the realm of M&A: potential dealmakers always kick off the transaction by asking about the price. But unlike the depressed publishing industry of 2003, today's healthy market is rich with more corporate entities asking about price.

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