Magazines

Google is Advertising in Print Magazines and You Can’t Tell
November 12, 2018 at 1:07 pm

Perhaps you would buy a smartphone for its camera if you knew it was used to photograph the rapper Cardi B on the cover of W magazine. Or actress Angela Bassett on the cover of Allure. Or Ryan Gosling on the cover of GQ. If so, you…

Meredith To Sell 'Fortune' In $150 Million Deal
November 12, 2018 at 1:03 pm

Days after revealing positive revenue gains in its first quarter of 2019, Meredith Corp. announced a deal to sell Fortune for $150 million cash to businessman Chatchaval Jiaravanon, owner of Fortune Media Group Holdings Limited. The deal is expected to close this year. The news comes just a week after Meredith finalized the sale of Time magazine to tech billionaire Marc Benioff…

Meredith Magazines Triple Revenues, Aggressively Attacks Debt
November 9, 2018 at 9:26 am

Just last week, Meredith Corporation announced the finalization of its sale of Time magazine, the flagship property it acquired along with the rest of Time Inc.’s portfolio in January. The title sold for $190 million in cash and was a bright mark on the company’s first-quarter report for fiscal year 2019. The report shows Meredith’s continued dedication to…

Time Magazine Editor in Chief Becomes CEO Under New Owners
November 7, 2018 at 11:52 am

Edward Felsenthal is keeping his title of editor in chief of Time and adding the title of chief executive officer as the magazine moves into the hands of billionaire Marc Benioff. Felsenthal has been in the lead editor’s role for little more than a year and his remaining in the position after Meredith Corp.’s recent cash sale of…

The Transformation of Bloomberg Media
November 2, 2018 at 9:49 am

Bloomberg Media remains a relatively unique industry player, in the sense that it is a very large media company sitting inside an even larger financial and technology brand. Owned by the largest shareholder and the man behind the name, Michael Bloomberg, the media division began as an extension of the core business before being transformed into…

Condé Nast Reorganizing Ad Sales Operation
October 24, 2018 at 10:25 am

Condé Nast’s sales team is undergoing another shake-up under Chief Revenue Officer Pam Drucker Mann. The publisher has reorganized its sales teams by category such as Culture and Lifestyle, according to a memo obtained by The Post. Under each category will be division heads, and their direct reports will be subcategorized by sales specialties such…

A Decade of Delusions: 10 Things We Got Wrong About Publishing in the Digital Age
October 15, 2018 at 9:31 am

A decade ago this month, despite not knowing my RSS from a hole in the ground, I created a blog called Dead Tree Edition out of desperation. As a “print guy” in a magazine industry undergoing digital disruption, I knew I would soon be obsolete if I didn’t become more versed in web publishing. So…

Marie Claire’s Power Trip Event Sees Strength in Smaller Numbers
October 15, 2018 at 8:00 am

It’s quality over quantity for Marie Claire and its exclusive Power Trip event. What began as simply a realization by editor in chief Anne Fulenwider that she and publisher Nancy Berger “always came up with such amazing ideas on planes,” the now annual event crystalized after Fulenwider joked to a junior fashion editor, while flitting…