CMC Event Recap: How To Fix the Newsstand
February 12, 2016 at 10:56 am

"It's not about being everywhere, it's about the right store, at the right time, with the right product." –Jerry Lynch, President of IPDA On January 28, the CMC (Circulation Management Association of Canada) board, members and industry gathered to discuss the state of the magazine newsstand. For the past two years, the "How To Fix…

Hearst and Condé Nast Joint Venture Seeks More Publishers to Join
February 11, 2016 at 10:59 am

With long-term trends exerting downward pressure on magazines' ad-page sales and newsstand appeal, two of the industry's biggest publishers said last week that they had formed a joint venture to handle back-office operations such as production, procurement and circulation. The competitors and now collaborators, Condé Nast and Hearst Magazines, hope not only to cut their…

Press Release: RSI Content Solutions Launches New Version of its Award-Winning RSuite Publishing Solution
February 9, 2016 at 12:21 pm

Audubon, Pa.— February 9, 2016 — RSI Content Solutions, the industry-leading content agility company, announced today the availability of RSuite 5, its next generation publishing solution based on the MarkLogic platform. The latest version provides a more tightly integrated user experience to efficiently create and manage all types of digital content. In addition, improved navigation and…

Magazine Execs Mull the Future of Industry
February 8, 2016 at 1:57 pm

What is a magazine today? Is it a brand? Is it one element of a multiplatform media company? Or is it a vestige of a struggling print industry that will soon be replaced by digital and social media content? These were just some of the questions posed at the American Magazine Media Conference, which was…

Press Release: FMA Acquires Canadian Metalworking, Canadian Fabricating & Welding
February 3, 2016 at 3:16 pm

ROCKFORD, IL, February 2, 2016 — Manufacturing industry leader Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA) has acquired the media brands Canadian Metalworking and Canadian Fabricating & Welding from Annex Business Media, based in Simcoe, ON, Canada. The brands will be part of FMA Communications Canada, a media subsidiary of FMA, which already delivers print and online products and sponsors in-person…

New York Runs Away With It at the National Magazine Awards
February 2, 2016 at 2:07 pm

There were two clear winners at Monday night's National Magazine Awards: New York magazine and departing Esquire editor David Granger. New York took home four Ellies — General Excellence in the News, Sports and Entertainment category, Magazine Section, Multimedia and Website — while no other publication won more than one category.

Press Release: Rodale's Prevention Magazine To Move To Ad-Free Model
February 1, 2016 at 2:03 pm

February 1, 2016 – Rodale Inc. today announced that the company’s pioneering brand, Prevention magazine, will move to an ad-free business model for its print editions. The change will be effective with the July 2016 issue to coincide with the launch of a bold new editorial vision for the world’s most established and original healthy lifestyle brand.…

Rodale Cuts 40 Jobs
February 1, 2016 at 10:39 am

EMMAUS – Rodale Inc. announced Wednesday it is eliminating 40 jobs — the latest in a series of cost-cutting moves at the Emmaus publisher. The move amounts to less than 10 percent of Rodale's workforce, which publishes magazines Prevention, Men's Health, Women's Health, Runner's World and other titles, as well as books.

Press Release: Jay Fielden Named Editor In Chief Of Esquire And Editorial Director Of Town & Country
January 29, 2016 at 1:27 pm

NEW YORK, January 29, 2016 – Hearst Magazines today announced that Jay Fielden has been named editor-in-chief of Esquire and editorial director of Town & Country. Fielden had been editor-in-chief of Town & Country since January 2011; he replaces David Granger, who will leave Esquire on March 31 after nearly two decades. An incoming editor-in-chief of Town & Country will be named shortly. The announcement was…

Press Release: Rodale Inc. Reveals RODALE 100 — The Definitive List of the People, Products, Companies and Organizations Positively Impacting Our World
January 28, 2016 at 2:27 pm

Rodale Inc., the world’s leading healthy, happy living company, today revealed the RODALE 100, the definitive list of the 100 people, products, companies, and organizations whose impact on local, national, and global communities is revolutionizing the world. The inaugural list honors unique accomplishments and innovative ideas that are transforming health and wellness, fitness, social outreach,…