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Publishing Executive parent company North American Publishing Company has announced it is now doing business as NAPCO Media. The new name better represents its evolving portfolio of services while maintaining the brand equity from the company's inception in 1958.
Irvin J. Borowsky, the distinguished publisher and philanthropist who founded North American Publishing Company (NAPCO), the parent company of Publishing Executiveand Book Business magazines, died November 25 in Philadelphia, days after his 90th birthday.
The phrase "legacy publishing" tends to be cast in a negative light in the magazine industry, used to allude to bygone ways of doing things. But it's all too easy to forget we stand on the shoulders of our predecessors. The many achievements of print-centric, twentieth century magazines paved the way for the dynamic, data-driven, multi-platform magazine media companies we see emerging today
Digital disruption in the industry has spurred a healthy amount of soul searching, and what seems to have come from that self-analysis are some truths about what it means to be a publisher and where new business opportunities exist. When we tapped our network of publishers and technologists to see what wisdom they had to share, what they came up weren't outlandish pipe dreams. Rather, these industry thinkers are compelling us to revisit the core services publisher have always provided and reapply them to a new canvas
Publishers are working hard to build not just audiences, but engaged communities around their brands and content—then launching new revenue streams in the form of video products and events that meet the needs of those communities.
Publishing Executive is excited to have Joe Alicata, director of video product at Vox Media, as the keynote speaker for our September 16th event, Digital Pioneers: Executive Summit on Digital and Mobile Publishing. Alicata will provide attendees with concrete strategies for making video a scalable, cross-platform enterprise within a media company.
PHILADELPHIA-December 2, 2013 -U.S.-based North American Publishing Co. (NAPCO) has announced the appointment of David Leskusky as its President. He succeeds President Ned Borowsky, who becomes Vice Chairman of NAPCO alongside his father, Chairman and Founder Irvin J. Borowsky. In his new role, Leskusky will assume all day-to-day operations and report directly to Ned Borowsky.
A photo essay by photographer Will Steacy chronicling the decline of the Philadelphia Inquirer's newsroom has gotten a lot of attention in the last week, with articles in Paid Content and Wired. The pictures focus on individual employees and workspaces in the last days of the paper's residence
Word went around the office this morning that North American Publishing Company, publisher of Publishing Executive and Book Business, is 55 today—"officially the speed limit," as one staffer put it. NAPCO was founded March 5, 1958 in Philadelphia by Irvin J. Borowsky. Its flagship publication, Printing Impressions, is still going strong today—albeit in a vastly changed world from the hot type era it was born into.
Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines, business-to-business publications of North American Publishing Co., have announced the appointment of Lynn Rosen to Content Director. In this new role, Rosen will direct the content strategy of these leading brands across a number of platforms including print publications, e-newsletters, industry events, webinars, online products and more.