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Laura Lang Named CEO of Time Inc.
November 30, 2011

Time Warner Inc. Chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes today announced the appointment of Laura Lang as Chief Executive Officer of Time Inc.

Meredith to Acquire Every Day with Rachael Ray
October 13, 2011

Meredith Corporation announced today that it has reached agreement in principle with author and television personality Rachael Ray to acquire Every Day with Rachael Ray.

'Ebony,' 'Jet' Parent Takes A Bold New Tack
September 22, 2011

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.

Monetizing Data: Don't Be Scared by Scarcity
August 10, 2011

Data has always had a seat at the corporate table, but now there is more of it, often tracked in real time. How do we bridge information into market intelligence?

Jann Wenner: Magazines' Rush to iPad Is 'Sheer Insanity and Insecurity and Fear'
May 31, 2011

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 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.

Consolidation of Trade Publications Nears
April 12, 2011

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.

Ranging Far Afield with Afar Media
February 4, 2011

A sit-down with two executives for the inside scoop on "the best thing that's happened to travel publishing in years."