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Briefing Media to buy UK magazines

paidContent: B2B publisher UBM is off-loading its UK magazines for farmers and doctors, as it looks to further exit the direct content publishing business. By Robert Andrews | Guardian – 2012-02-06

Magazines and Newspapers Need to Build Better Apps

While it is still early in the migration process, Apple's iPad and other tablets appear to be a very good thing for the publishing industry, allowing publishers to monetize their content while... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-13

Immediate Media buys Hearst Magazines titles

Publishing company acquires You & Your Wedding and Prima Baby & Pregancy magazines in latest dealImmediate Media, the publishing company formed after the private equity takeover of BBC Magazines, has... | Guardian – 2012-01-11

Time Inc. Magazines Make It to the Kindle Fire, After All

It took some haggling, but Time Warner's publishing unit joins Hearst, Conde Nast and other big publishers on Amazon's new tablet. | AllThingsD – 2011-11-16

BBC Magazines to move to Hammersmith

Immediate Media, the new owner of BBC Magazines, is to house the bulk of the new business in Hammersmith with staff expected to have moved in by the summer of 2012. | Media Week – 2011-11-01

Hearst Magazines Hires Two New Senior Executives for U.S. Magazine Division

Today, Hearst Magazines announced that two new senior executives would be joining its U.S. magazine division. Debi Chirichella, former chief operating officer at Condé Nast Digital, will join as... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-31

Former EMI chief to head new home of BBC magazines

Stephen Alexander appointed chairman of Immediate Media Co, which will publish titles including Top Gear and Radio TimesStephen Alexander, the former chairman of EMI and Odeon cinemas, has been... | Guardian – 2011-10-20

Immediate Media named as new home for BBC Magazines

Radio Times and other leading BBC magazine titles will be published by a new company called Immediate Media, which will be headed up by Tom Bureau, the chief executive of specialist publisher... | Media Week – 2011-10-20

Magazines Look to TV…Again

With print media in decline, magazine companies are working feverishly to get a foothold in TV and video. Two that have been especially aggressive on this front are Condé Nast, which just started an... | AdWeek – 2011-10-18

Hearst Magazines partners Race Online 2012

Hearst Magazines UK has signed up as media partner for Race Online 2012's latest initiative to encourage everyone in the UK to get online by the end of next year. | Media Week – 2011-10-12

At AMC, Magazines Scolded on Social Media Efforts

Facebook strategies are ‘uninspired in this industry.’ | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-06

Hearst Magazines boss: We’ve made giant strides toward becoming ‘the magazine company of the future’

Romenesko+ Misc. In a letter sent this morning to all Hearst Magazines employees, president David Carey says tomorrow’s HGTV Magazine tryout “is a testament to our conviction that every sector,... | Poynter. – 2011-10-04

Hearst Magazines increases profit nine-fold to £12.4m

Hearst Magazines, the publisher of Cosmopolitan and Esquire, has reported pre-tax profits of £12.4m for 2010, more than nine times its profit of £1.3m reported in 2009. | Media Week – 2011-10-04

Magazines Begin to Sell the Fashion They Review

The Madison Avenue office of Moda Operandi, an e-commerce site founded by Lauren Santo Domingo, right, and Aslaug Magnusdottir. The site will work with Vogue magazine to allow customers to preorder... | The New York Times – 2011-09-26

Hearst Magazines restructures senior management team

Hearst Magazines UK has appointed Anna Jones as acting COO and Matt Salmon as group commercial director, after concluding the business review triggered by the merger of NatMag and Hachette... | Media Week – 2011-09-21

Tess Macleod Smith quits Hearst Magazines

Tess Macleod Smith, group publishing director of Hearst Magazines' luxury magazine titles, has resigned from her position. | Media Week – 2011-09-21

Newspaper magazines still matter; they deliver women readers

As the Observer magazine reaches 45, there's life – and money – in supplements in the digital ageThe actual birthday – 45 years of the Observer Magazine – falls on Tuesday (though a "Not to be... | Guardian – 2011-09-04

Magazines Betting Big on Social Media

As their readers are spending more time online, publishers are trying to make social networking work for their advertisers. With a program launching Sept. 1, Marie Claire is betting that if readers... | AdWeek – 2011-08-29

Hearst Magazines group publishing director returns to IPC Media

Drew Kirkland, group publishing director for weekly women's and TV titles at Hearst Magazines UK, has been appointed publishing director for TV brands at IPC Media. | Media Week – 2011-08-24

People and other magazines added to Nook

(08-22) 21:04 PDT NEW YORK, (AP) -- People, Fortune and other leading magazines are coming to the Nook. Barnes & Noble, Inc. announced Tuesday that it had agreed with Time to make all 21 of its U.S.... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-08-23

The magazines you’re most likely to see at the doc’s office: Details, Ebony, Reader’s Digest

AdAge.com Nat Ives reports readers are finding fewer magazines in doctors’ offices and hair salons — with exceptions such as Details, Reader’s Digest, Ebony. That’s because magazines are... | Poynter. – 2011-08-20

Top 100 paid-for magazines, January-June 2011

Circulation figures for the leading consumer titles for the first half of 2011 | Guardian – 2011-08-18

Breaking News: BBC Magazines sells its stake to Times of India owner Bennett, Coleman & Co

BBC Worldwide's 50% shareholding in Indian joint venture for magazine publishing, Worldwide Media, is being sold to Times of India owner Bennett, Coleman & Co. | PrintWeek – 2011-08-17

BBC Worldwide to shed magazines in £121m deal

BBC Worldwide has agreed a £121m deal to sell all non-BBC branded magazines and the rights to publish BBC-branded titles under licensing or contract arrangements to private equity firm Exponent and... | Media Week – 2011-08-16

BBC Magazines lines up first iPad-only subscription

BBC Good Food is set to be the first BBC Magazines title to offer a subscription through the iPad, and is offering a better deal to people subscribing outside the App Store. | Media Week – 2011-08-09

Newsstand sales of US magazines down 9 percent

A new report says sales of U.S. magazines at newsstands and other retail outlets fell 9 percent in the first six months of the year in a sign of readers trimming discretionary spending. | Boston.com – 2011-08-09

She and Cosmopolitan Bride magazines to close

Hearst Magazines UK is to close She and Cosmopolitan Bride magazines as it shuffles its portfolio following the integration of Hachette Filipacchi UK. | PrintWeek – 2011-08-09

Time Inc. Doubles Down On Tablets, Promises All Magazines On All Platforms By End Of Year

That's 21 titles, available everywhere from iTunes to Android to the Nook. | AllThingsD – 2011-08-03

NOOK App Offers Magazines But No In-App Purchases

Book retailer and magazine newsstand provider | Folio Magazine – 2011-07-29

NOOK for iPad To Offer More Than 175 Digital Magazines

In an attempt to be everywhere readers are, Barnes & Noble is updating its NOOK for iPad app to offer digital periodicals to consumers. | Folio Magazine – 2011-07-26

Future to sell or close eight magazines

Publisher admits there will be up to 100 redundancies as it battles against a fall in profitsFuture Publishing is to sell or close eight of its magazines, including Hi-Fi Choice and What Satellite &... | Guardian – 2011-07-20

Hearst-Owned Magazines Launching Daily Deals With Group Commerce

Hearst-owned magazines is treading on to Groupon's territory with the launch of group-buying discounts, starting off with Road & Track and Car and Driver. | AllThingsD – 2011-07-18

BBC Magazines profits rise 9.1% to £21.6m

In what is likely to be its final set of annual results before undergoing a change of ownership, BBC Magazines has recorded a 9% increase in operating profits, despite flat revenues, thanks to... | Media Week – 2011-07-12

Indian magazines flex their muscles: Conde Nast, Delhi Press, Haymarket Publications, Infomedia 18, Next Gen, Spenta Multimedia

Leading publishers tell Tanvi Parekh about their key challenges and explain their plans for expansion, dealing with new platforms and solving the distribution issue | PrintWeek – 2011-07-12

Tablet owners read print newspapers, magazines less often

People who use an iPad or other tablet device read printed newspapers, books and magazines less than they used to, according to a recent study by Forrester Research. Almost one-third (32 percent) of... | Poynter. – 2011-06-30

Magazines Expand Business Models With Marketing Services, E-Commerce…and Matchmaking

NYMag.com partners with dating site HowAboutWe.com. | Folio Magazine – 2011-06-22

BBC Magazines readies first app for pre-schoolers

BBC Magazines is planning its first app aimed at pre-schoolers as a spin-off from its award-winning television show 'The Koala Brothers'. | Media Week – 2011-06-01

Sales of women’s magazines strong on Nook Color

New York Times Sales of magazines like O, The Oprah Magazine, Cosmopolitan and Women’s Health rival – and in some cases surpass – sales on the iPad. One reason: The iPad and other tablets are... | Poynter. – 2011-05-23

Newspaper and magazines lack dedicated mobile sites

Fewer than half of 93 national newspapers and lifestyle magazines have a mobile-optimised website, according to a new survey. | Media Week – 2011-05-20

Playboy puts entire 57 years of magazines online

Good news for those who thought their copies of Playboy were gone forever when their moms found them and threw them away. | Boston.com – 2011-05-20

Madrigal: Magazines should learn from NY Public Library’s innovative iPad app

The Atlantic The New York Public Library released a mobile app called Biblion that The Atlantic’s Alexis Madrigal calls “one of the slickest media consumption experiences that I’ve seen for the... | Poynter. – 2011-05-19

"Hulu For Magazines" Opens Its Android Newsstand [MediaMemo]

A year after Apple started selling digital magazines on the iPad, a consortium of publishers opens its own newsstand, via Google. It only works on some Samsung Galaxy tablets for now, but it's a... | AllThingsD – 2011-05-18

Exponent closes in on BBC Magazines

Private equity firm Exponent is understood to be close to entering exclusive talks to take over the BBC Magazines portfolio. | Media Week – 2011-05-18

Death of Magazines? Try Magazines of Death!

"It's good to see the journalism of death is alive and well," said New Yorker editor David Remnick as he accepted the public interest Ellie for Atul Gawande's morbid "Letting Go" at the National... | The New York Observer – 2011-05-11

Media Decoder: Is the iPad Just a New Way to Give Away Magazines?

American publishers have always given away their work in hopes of building up huge audiences that they can sell advertising against. Are they making a mistake in replicating that model on the iPad... | The New York Times – 2011-05-11

Media Decoder: Magazines' Top Honors Given Out

New York magazine, National Geographic, Los Angeles magazine and The New York Times Magazine were among the winners of this year's National Magazine awards. | The New York Times – 2011-05-10

Magazines in 2011: a view from the top

As the UK's magazine industry begins to convene for the PPA's Inspiration & Innovation: Publishing 2011 conference today, Media Week talks to four distinct and influential magazine professionals... | Media Week – 2011-05-04

Sunrise or sunset for magazines?

It's too early to write the obituary for the magazine industry, says former PPA chief executive Ian Locks, drawing on three decades leading the business. | Media Week – 2011-05-04

Have trade magazines got a shelf life?

As two more titles ditch their print format to go online only, what is the long-term future for trade magazines?It helps to have a sense of perspective if you are a senior trade magazine publishing... | Guardian – 2011-04-25

Private equity firm in running for BBC Magazines

Private equity firm Exponent has submitted a bid for the BBC Magazines portfolio. | Media Week – 2011-04-11

Bauer out of running for BBC Magazines

Top Gear and Radio Times owner in talks with other candidatesBauer is not in active negotiations with BBC Worldwide over the sale of its magazine division, effectively ending months of speculation... | Guardian – 2011-04-06

Apple makes bid to become gatekeeper for newspapers and magazines

But the Cupertino giant's new subscription model has met with push-back from the industry, mixed reviews from analysts, and rants from bloggers calling the company everything from monopolist to... | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-04-02

"Promo Pages" On the Rise in Consumer Magazines

The number of "promo pages"-advertorial and other pages labeled as advertising or promotion but produced to resemble editorial and often carrying tags such as "Must-haves" and "Essentials"-grew 9... | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-01

Amazon Appstore for Android Opens, Magazines Wait

With the recent reports from Bloomberg News that Android is one of the fastest operating systems currently on the market, it is no surprise that the system has introduced a new appstore in... | Folio Magazine – 2011-03-24

Dorchester Media Puts Remaining Magazines on the Block

After putting select teen and romance titles up for sale last month, New York City-based Dorchester Media has decided to sell the rest of its magazine stable, offering up the eight magazines that... | Folio Magazine – 2011-03-22

ABC Board Changes Advertising Requirement for Digital Magazines

Recognizing the fluid state of digital magazine publishing, the ABC board of directors has just modified a key requirement for qualifying a "replica" digital edition. Advertising in the print and... | Folio Magazine – 2011-03-22

Richard Desmond's four decades in magazines

As Richard Desmond invites bids for his magazine portfolio, we look at his long involvement in the business, which stretches all the way back to 1974. | Media Week – 2011-03-17

Desmond puts magazines up for sale

Richard Desmond, the founder and owner of Northern & Shell, has put its magazine titles up for sale, including his flagship celebrity-led monthly OK! Magazine. | Media Week – 2011-03-17

Hearst Magazines is 2010 Group Publisher's Ad-Page Champ

With the explosion of magazine apps, social media and the resurgence of print advertising, magazine brands are showing a prominent face to their loyal and new readers and advertisers. A top 5 chart... | Folio Magazine – 2011-03-15

Singapore Airlines cuts fuel costs by converting magazines to digital

Singapore Airlines has implemented digital versions of its in-flight magazines in a bid to reduce fuel costs, according to international magazine body Fipp. | Media Week – 2011-03-15

Hearst's John Loughlin Highlights Four Key Drivers for Magazines at DMA Circ Marketing Day

John P. Loughlin, EVP and GM of Hearst Magazines, kicked off DMA's Circulation Marketing Day at the Time Inc. Conference Center in New York City as keynote speaker. | Folio Magazine – 2011-03-03

Sky to close magazines, job cuts loom

BSkyB is to set to close two of the country's largest customer titles and dramatically slash the frequency of Sky Magazine, the UK's largest circulating monthly. | Media Week – 2011-02-28

Future a possible buyer for BBC magazines

Future Publishing has emerged as a contender for BBC Worldwide's magazine divisionFuture Publishing, the owner of more than 50 magazines including Metal Hammer, Total Film and T3, has emerged as a... | Guardian – 2011-02-23

Hearst Magazines Digital Media Announces Staff Changes

Hearst Magazines Digital Media announced several changes to its roster today. Julie Hocheiser is now site director for Seventeen.com. Hocheiser served previously as the senior web editor for the... | Folio Magazine – 2011-02-23

Two in running to buy BBC Magazines

German publisher Bauer the strongest contender to purchase BBC Magazines portfolio of 34 titlesBBC Worldwide's hunt for a buyer for its magazine division is down to two companies, with German... | Guardian – 2011-02-21

Magazines still have some ammunition left in them

The magazine ABCs show some alarming declines – but also some startling rises. If print is dying, why are the likes of the Economist and Slimming World doing so well?What has the Economist got in... | Guardian – 2011-02-20

BBC Magazines: even when they're winning, they lose

BBC Worldwide's dedicated hive of print professionals represent the very best the industry has to offer. Together they have managed to achieve yet another market-beating performance, with... | Media Week – 2011-02-18

MAGAZINE ABCs: The top 100 magazines at a glance

The top 100 magazines by circulation, as revealed in the ABC results for June 2010 to December 2010. | Media Week – 2011-02-17

Top 100 paid-for magazines, July-December 2010

Circulation figures for the leading consumer titles for the second half of 2010 | Guardian – 2011-02-17

BBC Magazines to launch new CBeebies spin-off mag

The BBC will launch a new children's magazine this spring, based on the CBeebies TV programme 'Something Special', aimed at children with learning and communication difficulties. | Media Week – 2011-02-16

Apple launches subscription service for magazines, newspapers and music

Apple will keep 30% of revenue from subscriptions bought through its App StoreApple has launched a new subscription service for magazines, newspapers and music bought through its App Store, expanding... | Guardian – 2011-02-15

Want more women writers in magazines? Get more female editors.

As Meghan O'Rourke reported here last week, VIDA, an organization for women writers, has released a tally of male and female bylines for the 2010 run of 14 high-end, literary-oriented magazines.... | Slate – 2011-02-12

Hearst walks away from BBC Magazines deal

Hearst Corporation, parent to the National Magazine Company, has confirmed for the first time it is no longer in talks to buy BBC Magazines following its Lagardère move. | Media Week – 2011-02-07

Hearst buys more than 100 magazines from Lagardère

Cosmopolitan owner acquires titles including Inside Soap and Psychologies, as well as licence for Elle, in £560m dealFrench group Lagardère today confirmed the sale of more than 100 magazines,... | Guardian – 2011-01-31

Hearst pays $887 million for Lagardere magazines

PARIS (Reuters) - French conglomerate Lagardere is to sell over 100 magazine titles to the publisher of Cosmopolitan for 651 million euros ($887 million), part of a turnaround strategy for the... | Reuters – 2011-01-31

Magazines feel the free media chill and blame the teenagers

Teen magazine Sugar closes but Bauer prepares to publish Gaz7ettaIt was a bitter start to the year for the staff of Sugar, the 17-year-old teen magazine which was axed last week after its owner said... | Guardian – 2011-01-24

Buyers line up as BBC magazines sell-off enters final stage

BBC Worldwide has finalised a shortlist of six possible buyers for its magazine business but will not sell three titles linked to key broadcast brands - Top Gear, Gardeners' World and Good Food -... | Media Week – 2011-01-07

Hearst in pole position for Lagardère magazines

Lagardère, the French owner of Hachette Filipacchi in the UK, has entered exclusive talks with Hearst Corporation over the sale of its international magazines. | Media Week – 2011-01-04

How can magazines get the best from the iPad?

There is no way around this fact: the first batch of magazines adapted to the iPad failed to deliver, says Frédéric Filloux on Monday Note, citing the figures of two important American magazines,... | Editors Weblog – 2011-01-04

Hearst in Talks to Buy Magazines

The American publisher is discussing the purchase of Legardère’s international magazines, including Car and Driver and the foreign editions of Elle. | The New York Times – 2011-01-01

'More People are Reading Meredith Magazines Than Ever Before'

On the heels of Meredith Corp. | Folio Mag – 2010-08-03

Beyond Digital Magazines: Tablets, E-Readers and Mobile Apps

APPLE PRODUCTS SUCH AS the iPhone and iPad are dominating much of the content-centric behavior of consumers but casting a wide net across all emerging devices in the e-reader, smartphone and tablet... | Folio Mag – 2010-07-29

Six Things B-to-B Editors and Designers Can Learn From Consumer Magazines

Business-to-business publishers are going one of two ways when it comes to their remaining print magazines; slashing budgets and staff to the bare bones or investing in print as a premium offering. | Folio Mag – 2010-07-29

Magazines Continue Rolling Out Augmented Reality-Powered Content

The list of magazines tapping into the virtual world of augmented reality keeps growing larger. Time Out New York Kids and Revolver magazine have recently unveiled covers that feature the budding... | Folio Mag – 2010-07-26

Consumer Magazines Grow Ad Pages In Q2

SEE ALSO: Celebrity Magazines See Big Advertising Resurgence | Folio Mag – 2010-07-12

Should Magazines Tag Advertorial Content for the Google Bots?

A recent flap over an advertorial blog at SEED Magazine has one science writer asking whether we need to mark advertising content for an important group of readers: machines. Google - Google News -... | Yahoo – 2010-07-12

Publishers Say New Products Go Beyond Digital Magazines

At a time when magazine publishers are racing to market with applications for tablets and smartphones, Bonnier Corp. and Interweave have launched new digital products specifically for viewing on... | Folio Mag – 2010-06-30

Sandow Media Buys Eight Magazines from RBI

Reed Business Information has sold off another big chunk of its once-giant trade magazine business. Worth magazine publisher Sandow Media is expected to announce today that it has acquired eight... | Folio Mag – 2010-03-18

ABC Revises Definition of Digital Magazines

The Audit Bureau of Circulations' board of directors has ruled to modify its definition of a digital magazine in the U.S. and Canada to accommodate new devices such as the Apple iPad. | Folio Mag – 2010-03-17

Two Library Magazines Sold

Two weeks after Library Journal and School Library Journal were acquired by Media Source, two... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-16

Stagnito Buys Nielsen’s Food Magazines

Stagnito Inc., the parent company of Stagnito Media, has acquired Nielsen Business Media’s four food group magazines as well as their related Web sites and tradeshows. | Folio Mag – 2010-03-09

UBM Shut Down 31 Magazines, Cut 479 Jobs

London-based United Business Media last year continued to reshape its business by shrinking its print magazine operations while concentrating more on higher revenue generating businesses, including... | Folio Mag – 2010-03-05

Editorial, Advertising Censorship a ‘Non-Issue’ for U.S. Magazines

A pair of U.K. groups are taking issue with consumer magazine content—both visual and written—on their side of the Atlantic. | Folio Mag – 2010-03-04

RBI Sells Two More Magazines

Reed Business Information has taken another step in the divestment of its U.S.-based magazines. | Folio Mag – 2010-03-01

The Future of Magazines

Hearst's Cathie Black on what's ahead for the publishing industry and why she loves what she does. | Forbes – 2010-02-26

Active Interest Media Buys Nine Equine Magazines, Seven Web Sites

Enthusiast publisher Active Interest Media has acquired several equine-related magazines and Web sites from Source Interlink Media and from Louisville, Colorado-based Horse Media Group. Financial... | Folio Mag – 2010-02-24

Newsstand Sales and Circulation Fall for Magazines

Newsstand sales of magazines plummeted in the last half of 2009, helping to send total circulation lower. | New York Times – 2010-02-09

2009: The Year in Magazines

Economic fallout. Bankruptcies. Dwindling advertising dollars. Shuttered magazines. Layoffs. Pay cuts. Dreams—shattered. | Folio Mag – 2010-01-01

Do-It-Yourself Magazines, Cheaply Slick

Traditional printing houses charge thousands of dollars for a few hundred copies, but a new service hopes to cost less than making photocopies. | New York Times – 2009-03-30

A Pair of Plug-Ins for Photo-Heavy Magazines

Publishers using InDesign to produce photo-heavy magazines now have two plug-in options that aim to enhance the photo identification and style conversion processes. | Folio Mag – 2009-03-25

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