The American Medical Association, the country's largest professional organization for physicians, is shutting down the news magazine it has published for 55 years. The publication, which also operates a website at AmedNews.com, has a print circulation of about 230,000 but has had trouble turning a profit over the last decade, amid declining ad revenue from drug companies, increased competition from other news sources and a steady migration of readers to the Internet.
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As I write this, there are more than 4,000 comments on her post.
MPA expresses disappointment with the decision of the Postal Service to appeal the September 30th ruling of the Postal Regulatory Commission
Magazine Publishers of America applauds the decision of the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today to reject the rate hikes proposed by the Postal Service.
The testimony of USPS CFO Joseph Corbett that makes clear the proposed rate increases are not justified under the law or necessary for the continuation of mail services.
Senator Susan Collins has released a statement saying she believes the exigent rate hikes proposed by the USPS are not justified under the law.
The Affordable Mail Alliance (AMA) today called on the Postal Regulatory Commission to dismiss the Postal Service's rate hike proposal filed on July 6, 2010.
The U.S. attorney general is suing a trade magazine publisher for millions in alleged postal fraud. Investigations and enforcement actions targeting other magazine and catalog publishers could follow. The suit also raises questions about the process and integrity of subscriber audits performed by Business of Performing Audits International. BPAI audited 14 of the publisher's 55 titles. The civil lawsuit alleges Medical World Communications Inc., Jamesburg, N.J., defrauded the U.S. Postal Service by "padding" mailing lists for its periodicals. Prosecutors say the company lied to the USPS when it declared over 50% of readers were subscribers. That qualified Medical World for periodical rates 30% to