Press Release: Magazine Launches Outnumber Closures in First Half of 2014
July 1, 2014

In the first half of 2014, 93 magazines launched, and 30 closed, according to largest online database of U.S. and Canadian publications.

During the first half of 2014, the top category for new launches was "regional interest" with six new print titles such as 12th & Broad and The Sip. In the "craft" category, new magazine launches include Craft Beer & Brewing and Willow & Sage. Other new titles in the first half of 2014 are Barbecue America and San Francisco Cottages & Gardens.

IDG boss Bob Carrigan: 'The curse of many publishers is they hold on to print for too long'
March 14, 2013

Digital disruption stalks the media industry. New technologies threaten to make old ones obsolete every week. So publishers covering the technology industry are closer to the eye of the storm than most.

But tech publisher IDG has turned this to its advantage. The firm's global CEO Bob Carrigan tells me in a wide-ranging interview that IDG is developing an aggressive approach, taking a realistic approach to the decline of print and fending off competiton from nimble new market entrants.

arrigan extols the quality and insight his company's content brings to the market

Matthew Yorke Promoted to CEO of IDG Global Solutions
December 12, 2012

IDG Communications CEO Bob Carrigan has named Matthew Yorke, CEO, IDG Global Solutions (IGS) after Yorke brought together two sales and services groups to create one, new organization to serve clients worldwide.  Yorke had been president of IGS since 2010 and also served as president of IDG Strategic Marketing Services (SMS).

IDG Amplify Social Media Marketing Grows into a Family of Products and Services
August 29, 2012

IDG Communications, which established a leadership position in social media marketing more than four years ago with the tech media market’s first social advertising services, has significantly expanded its social products and services.  IDG Amplify offerings now include a portfolio of social marketing services, products, and integrated programs all tailored to provide the insights, campaign optimization, and ongoing impact to help IT marketers improve their company’s social Web presence and voice.

IDG Enterprise Names Thomas Rousseau as VP Alliance Programs
January 5, 2012

IDG Enterprise - the media company comprising CFOworld, CIO, CIO Executive Council, Computerworld, CSO, DEMO, InfoWorld, ITworld and Network World - announces the appointment of Thomas Rousseau as vice president, alliance programs.

Prioritizing the Next Stage of Publishing
January 1, 2012

With print revenues not returning to pre-recession levels and tablets ushering in the era of mobile media consumption, publishers find themselves confronted with a bold new business paradigm. According to a recent report from eMarketer, Internet advertising in 2012 will, for the first time, surpass print ad spending.