I received more e-mail notes in response to my last editor’s note (“Give Me a Stone Tablet, I’ll Read It,” January/February 2012) than to almost any that I’ve ever written. Almost all were along the lines of “Amen” and “I agree! Print is not dead!”
Chris Argentieri was put in charge of the country’s largest special-interest media company, Source Interlink Media (SIM), in 2010. His new role as president held him responsible for 78 publications, 101 websites, 800 branded products and more than 50 annual events.
Reader's Digest North America has brought on former Consumer Reports Executive Vice President John Sateja as senior vice president of business development to capitalize and expand on strategic business development opportunities. Sateja will report to Dan Lagani, President, Reader's Digest North America.
Peggy Walker is no stranger to publishing. During her 25-plus years in the business, she has held positions in everything from editorial to audience development, operations and executive management at some hefty publishing companies—such as Putman Media, Gorman Publishing, Highline Media and The National Underwriter Co.
"Print is dead." "Magazines are dead." "The industry is dying." If I hear these deductions of fuzzyheaded defeatists one more time, we'll likely experience the unmediated wrath of an Irish redhead gone off the deep end.
The press has called him Bloomberg Businessweek's "Boy Wonder" … and his mission of drawing readers to the reinvented weekly business magazine "preposterous." Josh Tyrangiel was hired in fall 2009, at age 37, as editor of the new Bloomberg purchase of Businessweek magazine, which was, at the time of its purchase, reportedly hemorrhaging $800,000 a week.
Founded 53 years ago by Irvin J. Borowsky, four employees and a magazine, Printing Impressions (today the industry's best-known magazine for printing and graphic arts worldwide), North American Publishing Co. (NAPCO) has grown to become a formidable force in publishing
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Depending on whom you talk to in the industry, this is either a period of great opportunity, as publishers explore new frontiers, or it is a time of great struggle, as publishers strive to offset shifts in marketing spend (declines in print especially), and develop new products and revenue streams.
It was an example of practicing what you preach. Martha Stewart—and her staff—know how to throw a party.
Facing some of the most challenging years in publishing, Active Interest Media has grown to become one of the world's largest niche media companies.
John Sateja, executive vice president for Consumer Reports, is departing from one of the world's most prominent publishing organizations.
With print-dollars declining for many, and "digital dimes" not necessarily filling in gaps, it is quickly becoming an era of reinvention for publishers.
After a year that saw many publishing companies pulling their publications, brands and employees out of the tar pits, the fourth quarter has brought some optimism.
If you don't know the name Jim Casella, especially in the b-to-b publishing world, you probably should. Currently the CEO and Chairman of Asset International, Casella has been around the block a few times.