Primedia

The Tragic History of Fallen Teen Magazines
August 5, 2014

Last week, Bop, the teenybopper magazine that's been churning out covers featuring boy band stock photos splashed atop garish fuchsia backdrops since 1983, announced they would cease publication. If you're all, "Bop still existed?" you can't be blamed to assume it had folded years ago. Most teen magazines did.

Of the dozens that have surfaced since the very first teen magazine, Seventeen, was founded in 1944, only four remain: Seventeen, Teen Vogue, J-14, and, assuming some bound pages of prepubescent pin-ups can be classified as a magazine, Tiger Beat.

Car Magazines Owner in Major Rebuild
February 25, 2014

The owner of a stable of car magazines, including Motor Trend, Automobile and Hot Rod, shaking up its executive ranks and splitting itself in two, The Post has learned — fueling rumors that one or both of the units could end up on the selling block.

Ferrara joins BPA as Director, Digital Audit Services
October 18, 2012

BPA Worldwide, the global leader of providing assurance, has named Stephanie Ferrara as Director, Digital Audit Services. Ferrara will be responsible for expanding the scope of BPA’s existing Interactive Audit services and exploring opportunities beyond BPA’s traditional revenue streams.

Mags to riches: New York's Adam Moss is having his 'Approval Matrix' moment
September 24, 2012

To its groaning shelf of National Magazine Awards and bulging portfolio of stories extolling its business success, New York magazine can add one more credit: It's having its best year in a decade.

Both profits and revenue are the highest they've been since financier Bruce Wasserstein bought the barely profitable publication in late 2003 for $55 million and lured Adam Moss from The New York Times to become editor in chief.

Landmark Publication Weekly Reader to Shut Down
July 24, 2012

Weekly Reader, a staple in American classrooms for a century, has some hard news for its young readers: it’s shutting down.

Chief rival Scholastic, which bought the school newspaper earlier this year, is folding it into Scholastic News and axing all but five of Weekly Reader’s 60 employees in White Plains, NY, The Post has learned.

Like all papers, Weekly Reader was struggling with changes roiling the print world and was under pressure to develop digital editions.

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.

ONEcount Goes Mobile And Gets QR Codes
November 9, 2011

ONEcount Version 7.5 now supports a full mobile interface for all of its front-facing forms, allowing subscribers to fill out online forms using a smartphone or other mobile device.

Publishing Business Statistics, News and Trends
November 1, 2011

The media, information, marketing and technology sectors saw an increase in merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the first three quarters of 2011 compared to the same period in 2010.