A court order Friday will probably mean higher postage costs than expected for publishers next year. But postage rates might actually decrease for a brief period this summer before rising again.
Welcome to what might become known as The Season of Roller Coast Postal Rates.
High Times, the magazine about all things marijuana, is marking its 40th anniversary this week with an invite-only party in New York promising "drinks and munchies." The milestone comes amid a swell of interest from readers and advertisers thanks to the legalization of recreational marijuana in Colorado and Washington as well as the substance's rising approval ratings. A recent Gallup poll found that 58% of Americans say marijuana should be legal.
The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) today announced the finalists for the 2013 National Magazine Awards. Known as the Ellies--for the Alexander Calder stabile "Elephant" given to each award winner--the National Magazine Awards will be presented on Thursday, May 2, at the New York Marriott Marquis.
Although the latest statistics on North American newsstand sales look gloomy overall, they also show significant growth for many magazines.
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.
Given the current economic and media-industry environment, the best advice I can provide to publishers is to update your strategic plan—now. And if you don't have one, then develop one.
John Sateja, executive vice president for Consumer Reports, is departing from one of the world's most prominent publishing organizations.
Meredith Corporation enhanced its position in the food media marketplace today with the acquisition of the EatingWell Media Group and the launch of Recipe.com.
While the rest of us have been fretting over SEO, social media and apps, the folks at Bon Appétit have recognized the true cure for what ails our industry: Sex.