Today In Publishing

Meredith Entertainment Group SVP Will Lee on PEOPLE & Entertainment Weekly Digital Strategy
May 4, 2020 at 8:34 am

This episode we talk to Will Lee, SVP/Head of Digital for the Meredith Entertainment Group, about how the PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly teams are adapting digital content strategy and driving audience engagement during the pandemic. Plus, Lee addresses the industry-wide advertising struggle right now while looking ahead to new ways of scaling products, growing viewership, and attracting marketers.

The Week Editor in Chief Bill Falk to Mr. Magazine™: “I Feel an Even Greater Responsibility to Our Readers to Be Able to Sift through This Information and Try to Detect a Signal in the Noise…”
May 1, 2020 at 9:56 am

I spoke with Bill recently and we talked about all of the particulars of working from home, publishing a magazine with your staff via remote communications, and about how journalists and information providers rank right up there with First Responders to him when it comes to helping people get the content they need to stay safe and well.

Rethinking Digital Editions During the Pandemic and Beyond
April 23, 2020 at 4:45 pm

Magazine publishers are making tough decisions about print issue runs during COVID-19 — and taking a second look at their digital editions in the process. Paul DeHart, CEO of digital publishing platform BlueToad, shares some best practices and possibilities.

Peter Schaefer on LSC Bankruptcy Filing, State of Large Publicly Held Printers
April 27, 2020 at 11:23 am

Peter Schaefer, a principal with printing and packaging industry M&A firm New Direction Partners, discusses the recent Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by LSC Communications; the current state of other publicly-held printers like RR Donnelley and Quad; and what may have played out differently if the DOJ didn't block Quad's acquisition of LSC on antitrust grounds.…