NewPage Corp. seeks to continue operations and provide wages and benefits to its 6000 employees as part of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing made yesterday in Delaware.
Continuing its efforts to bring its exclusive coverage of drums, drummers, and drumming, along with its acclaimed editorial and educational content, to an ever-expanding number of readers around the world, Modern Drummer magazine has announced the completion of two exciting new initiatives aimed at increasing the distribution of both its print and digital editions.
From computer-to-plate to conceiving ad portals to workflow automation and beyond, he has the smarts, the charm and the energy to do whatever it takes," says Alan Snyder, prepress operations manager at Fry Communications Inc., of 2009 Publishing Executive Hall of Fame inductee John Blanchard. "He has no fears of what-ifs, and can easily asses a value in a process—or opportunity."
Global ad spending fell 7.2 percent during 2009's first quarter
Despite an increasingly diverse group of media sources, a new study shows that Americans’ enthusiasm for custom media has increased since 2005.
It’s no scoop, but the big story on the printing industry this year has been the recession, which delivered a body blow to an already reeling magazine marketplace. The precipitous decline in ad revenue, and therefore pages, has obviously hit the industry hard—but not unaware. Plans to work with magazine publishers to retool business models proceed apace, with increasing emphasis on efficiencies in traditional manufacturing and distribution even as printers move to become full-service content management solutions providers.