Time Warner Inc. Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes today announced the appointment of Laura Lang as Chief Executive Officer of Time Inc.
Meredith Corporation and Reader's Digest Association announced today they have completed the agreement for Meredith to acquire Every Day with Rachael Ray.
Johnson Publishing Co., the black American icon based in Chicago, is hiring. It's a sharp turnaround for a company that saw circulation numbers and revenue for its flagship Ebony and Jet magazines plummet over a number of years. Those numbers are on the rise now, and company officials say questions about Johnson Publishing's ability to survive the turmoil in the media industry are no longer relevant.
The CEO of Johnson Publishing, former White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers, has been on the job now for just over a year.
ALL YOU magazine, published by the Time Inc. Lifestyle Group, today announced that it will raise its rate base to 1.5 million with the January 2012 issue.
Nobody mistakes Jann Wenner -- whose Wenner Media publishes Rolling Stone, Us Weekly and Men's Journal -- for a digital fanboy. He was lukewarm enough on the internet to let another company license and run RollingStone.com from 2003 through 2010. Last year he orchestrated a magazine industry ad campaign promoting the "power of print."
But his tentative take on even the iPad may dismay the big publishing powers, which hope tablets will deliver a better kind of digital platform for magazines, one that means significant business in a matter of years. He thinks it will be decades.
The long-planned consolidation of three familiar trade publications into one is beginning at Prometheus Global Media. Monday brought the final issues of two publications, Brandweek and Mediaweek, which have been published along with their sibling, Adweek, for almost 20 years.