114 Magazine Industry Predictions for 2006

December 21, 2005

By Dylan Stableford It was a wild and wooly year for magazines in 2005;though, really, when is it not? The M&A market was hot, magazine metrics were not, e-media emerged, one Stewart returned;the other skewered ;and the requisite launches, relaunches and folds reverberated throughout the industry.

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After ‘Intense’ Process, Primedia Business Changes Name to ‘Prism’

December 20, 2005

By Dylan Stableford Primedia Business, the company formerly known as Intertec Publishing, is changing its name once again. The new name: Prism Business Media Inc. . The company had been scouting new names since August, when Primedia sold its business information unit to Wasserstein & Co. for $385 million in cash. The new entity temporarily held as PBI Media Holdings, Inc.

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Radar’s Relatively Long, Strange Trip Comes to an End

December 14, 2005

Radar magazine, the pop-politics-gossip-glamour mash-up that had relaunched earlier this year with the $25 million backing of financiers Mort Zuckerman and Jeffrey Epstein, is set to fold. An internal announcement was made late Wednesday to staffers; it appears the current November-December issue, its third since being relaunched, will be its last.

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Highlights from VSS’s Vogue-Thick Communications Industry Forecast

December 12, 2005

By Dylan Stableford Media growth forecasts, particularly in a technological climate where the methods of media delivery change by the nanosecond, can often be grandiose in their predictions. And with so many research companies proffering so many variations on the same theme, the results can be as tedious as, say, an entire album of Macarena remixes.

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