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Anobii chief says drop DRM to fight Amazon

The Bookseller – 2012-01-26

Matteo Berlucchi, chief executive of the social e-retailer Anobii, has urged publishers to drop...

Atlantic Media Taps Editor-in-Chief for New Global Business Brand

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-20

The Atlantic Media Company names Kevin Delaney as editor-in-chief of its still untitled digital global business brand. Delaney brings over a decade of experience at The Wall Street Journal to this...

Gale departs Quick Reads

The Bookseller – 2012-01-17

Literacy charity Quick Reads is to recruit a new project director following Kathy Gale’s...

Wenner Hires New Digital Chief, Again

AdWeek – 2012-01-11

Wenner Media has named a new chief digital officer, David Kang, who becomes the third person to hold the position in less than a year. Wenner hired its first chief digital officer, Steven Schwartz,...

Wright departs W H Smith

The Bookseller – 2012-01-09

W H Smith Travel’s trading controller for books Julie Wright has left the business and is...

Chief executives predict turbulent 2012

The Bookseller – 2012-01-06

Sales of e-books will "double in size in a flat market" over the course of 2012,...

Digitas chief Lang takes top role at Time Inc

Media Week – 2011-12-01

Time Inc, the parent of IPC Media and the US publishing giant behind titles including People and Time, has appointed Digitas global chief executive Laura Lang as its new chief executive.

Digitas CEO Laura Lang to Be Named Chief of Time Inc.

AllThingsD – 2011-11-30

Time Warner Inc. has picked Laura Lang, chief executive of the digital-ad firm Digitas, to run its Time Inc. magazine-publishing division, according to people familiar with the matter.

Bodley Head buys book from Blair's ex-chief of staff

The Bookseller – 2011-11-10

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/11/2011 - 15:52 Tony Blair's former chief of staff is writing a book for The Bodley Head about the intricacies of negotiations between...

Bodley Head buys title from Blair's ex-chief of staff

The Bookseller – 2011-11-10

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/11/2011 - 15:52 Tony Blair's former chief of staff is writing a book for The Bodley Head about the intricacies of negotiations between...

Joe Lagani Named Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Chief Revenue Officer

Folio Magazine – 2011-11-08

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Caruso named Smithsonian editor-in-chief

Poynter. – 2011-10-20

Romenesko+ Misc. Michael Caruso, who is currently deputy editor of WSJ. magazine, succeeds Carey Winfrey, who retired last month after ten years as Smithsonian’s top editor. Caruso has served as...

Former EMI chief to head new home of BBC magazines

Guardian – 2011-10-20

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...

Bertelsmann chief to stand down

Guardian – 2011-10-10

Ostrowski to resign from media organisation behind production of The X Factor and book publisher Random HouseHartmut Ostrowski, the chief executive of Bertelsmann, owner of the television production...

Barnes & Noble Chief Finances Book Tour

The New York Times – 2011-09-17

Leymah Gbowee, author of “Mighty Be Our Powers,” about her work in Liberia.

Jack Laschever Rejoins Forbes as Chief Marketing Officer

Folio Magazine – 2011-09-13

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Time Out appoints new editor-in-chief

The Bookseller – 2011-09-08

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 08/09/2011 - 08:30 Tim Arthur has been appointed the UK editor-in-chief of the Time Out media group. Arthur will oversee the editorial and...

Emap picks data specialist as chief executive

Media Week – 2011-09-07

Business to business publisher Emap International has appointed Duncan Painter, currently managing director of Sky's customer intelligence arm, as chief executive.

Emap appoints Duncan Painter as chief executive

Guardian – 2011-09-06

MD of BSkyB's customer intelligence unit takes role vacated by David GilbertsonEmap, owner of magazines including Drapers and trade shows such as the Cannes advertising festival, has appointed the...

Time Inc. veteran Fenner named Chicago magazine editor-in-chief

Poynter. – 2011-08-30

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Will New Apple Chief Mean Shift for Publishers?

AdWeek – 2011-08-25

Apple, its products adored by consumers all over, has nonetheless had a complicated relationship with publishers, who have battled with the tech giant over its intractable position involving the sale...

Jim Brady new editor-in-chief for Journal Register

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-08-15

(08-15) 09:27 PDT PHILADELPHIA, (AP) -- Newspaper and digital media publisher the Journal Register Co. says Jim Brady has been named editor-in-chief of all of its newsgathering operations nationwide....

SoA takes short story campaign to BBC chief

The Bookseller – 2011-08-04

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:20 The Society of Authors, the Writers' Guild of Great Britain and actors' union Equity have jointly sent letters to both BBC...

Steve Maich Appointed Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Sportsnet Magazine

CNW – 2011-08-03

TORONTO, Aug. 3, 2011 /CNW/ - Ken Whyte, Executive Vice-President, Rogers Publishing Limited, today announced the appointment of Steve Maich as Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Sportsnet magazine. ...

News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks resigns

Media Week – 2011-07-15

Rebekah Brooks, the chief executive of News International, has resigned from her position at the embattled publisher.

Ziff Davis Promotes Dan Costa to VP of Content and Editor-in-Chief of PC Mag

Folio Magazine – 2011-07-12

Dan Costa is now senior VP of content for Ziff Davis and editor-in-chief for PC Mag, harnessing his 17 years in technology journalism.

Media Decoder: Lawrence Steps Down as Norton's Editor In Chief

The New York Times – 2011-06-30

The longtime editor said that the coming of ebooks played a role in his decision.

Sean Holzman Named Chief Brand Development Officer with Bonnier

Folio Magazine – 2011-06-28

Bonnier announced that Sean Holzman is now its chief brand development officer, a newly created role in the company. Holzman comes from Source Interlink Media, where he acted as president of the...

Reader's Digest UK appoints third chief executive in a year

Guardian – 2011-06-10

Thierry Bouzac appointed on interim basis, as chief operating officer departs troubled publisherReader's Digest UK has named Thierry Bouzac as its third chief executive in the space of a year – but...

Chief Brand Officer Andy Sareyan Parts Ways with Meredith

Folio Magazine – 2011-05-24

Andy Sareyan, chief brand officer and executive vice president of consumer brands with Meredith Corp., has left the company.

Trinity Mirror appoints digital media chief

Guardian – 2011-05-17

Chris Ellis will head newly created digital division that includes 3am.co.uk and mirrorfootball.co.ukTrinity Mirror, the publisher of the Daily Mirror, has appointed the former IGN Entertainment boss...

Emap parts company with chief executive Gilbertson

Media Week – 2011-05-11

David Gilbertson, chief executive of business-to-business publisher Emap, has left the company with immediate effect.

Emap chief David Gilbertson to leave after three years

Guardian – 2011-05-10

Chief executive says its 'opportune' time for new management to take the helmDavid Gilbertson, the chief executive of business-to-business publisher Emap, is to leave the company after three...

L.A. Times publisher is named chief executive of Tribune Co.

L.A. Times – 2011-05-07

Eddy W. Hartenstein will remain publisher of Los Angeles Times Media Group, but names former Times executive Kathy Thomson as its president and chief operating officer.Tribune Corp., owner of the Los...

Hartenstein named Tribune Co. chief executive

Poynter. – 2011-05-06

Los Angeles Times Eddy Hartenstein, who has been Los Angeles Times publisher since 2008, is now in charge of keeping Tribune running as it struggles to exit bankruptcy protection after several years...

Reader's Digest UK chief leaves company

Guardian – 2011-05-06

Departure of David Titmuss comes 10 months after former chief executive Chris Spratling leftDavid Titmuss, the chief executive of Reader's Digest UK, has left the company after just six months in the...

MLA chief heads for New Zealand

The Bookseller – 2011-04-14

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 09:28 The chief executive of the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA) is to leave his post at the end of May to become...

'Heavy book buyers avoiding bookshops' says HC chief

The Bookseller – 2011-04-13

Written By: Benedicte Page, Philip Jones and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 09:28 Bricks and mortar bookshops in the United States face a grim future, with the heaviest book...

Outgoing Johnston Press chief executive paid more than £1m

Guardian – 2011-03-28

Publisher which cut about 400 jobs paid John Fry cash and shares bonus totalling £460,000, 2010 annual report revealsJohn Fry, the outgoing chief executive of embattled regional newspaper publisher...

New Northcliffe chief launches 'radical' review

Guardian – 2011-03-21

Former Metro boss says 'step change' could involve reducing number of days on which papers publish, and possibly closuresSteve Auckland, Northcliffe Media's new managing director, is to launch a...

Time Inc Chief Digital Officer Rothenberg exits

Reuters – 2011-02-23

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Time Inc Chief Digital Officer Randall Rothenberg is heading back to the Interactive Advertising Bureau as the organization's president and CEO after just a month at the storied...

PPA chief warns of looming 'penalty tax on magazine publishers'

Media Week – 2011-02-23

The Royal Mail's request to increase the amount it can charge for bulk mail has been slammed as a "shortsighted" move that could cause long-term damage to the magazine business by Barry McIlheney,...

Publishing Scotland chief exec urges publishers to look abroad

The Bookseller – 2011-02-22

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 09:00 Publishing Scotland chief executive Marion Sinclair has urged Scottish publishers to look abroad for opportunities, likening...

Harper's Senior Editor Donovan Hohn Departs for GQ

The New York Observer – 2011-02-15

Donovan Hohn has left Harper's for GQ, where he will be a features editor. "I've long admired GQ's journalistic storytelling and am excited to be headed there," Mr. Hohn told The Observer. Mr. Hohn...

Weidenfeld editor-in-chief to retire

The Bookseller – 2011-02-08

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 08/02/2011 - 09:05 Michael Dover, Weidenfeld & Nicolson editor-in-chief non-fiction, is to retire at the end of June this year, with several...

Trade backs library e-lending, claims Overdrive chief

The Bookseller – 2011-02-02

Written By: Benedicte Page Overdrive c.e.o. Steve Potash has said there is “enthusiastic support” for library e-lending from “many” trade publishing houses, describing fears over remote...

FCC chief supports Comcast-NBC deal, with conditions

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-12-24

Comcast is seeking majority control of NBC Universal in a deal that would create a media powerhouse. But the chairman of the FCC wants conditions to protect competitors.

In Big Condé Nast Shift, Sauerberg Becomes President; Townsend Remains Chief

New York Times – 2010-07-24

In a surprising shift, Bob Sauerberg will become the next president of Conde Nast, replacing Chuck Townsend, who will remain on as chief executive.

WHO chief, Nobel laureate, publishing heiress get economics award

Earth Times – 2010-06-20

Kiel, Germany - World Trade Organization chief Pascal Lamy, Nobel laureate Paul Krugman and German publishing heiress Liz Mohn were jointly presented Sunday with a prestigious German economics...

Borders CFO takes chief operating officer job

Reuters – 2010-06-18

Reuters - Borders Group Inc Chief Financial Officer Mark Bierley is taking on the additional role of chief operating officer, the latest change to the U.S. bookseller's upper management ranks.

Vogue publisher Tom Florio departs from Conde Nast, now has sights set on new media company

Daily News – 2010-06-17

Thursday's announcement that Vogue's publisher would leave Cond Nast had industry insiders talking.

WAN-IFRA Posts Blog/Virtual Study Tour of Japan

Editor And Publisher – 2010-04-08

Last month the WAN-IFRA Study Tour of Japan visited five printing plants and a paper mill. A blog/virtual tour is available for those unable to join the tour, on which participants observed presses...

N. Ram to sue Indian Express and Financial Express writer, Editor-in-Chief, and Publisher for defamation

The Hindu – 2010-03-25

Chennai: N. Ram, Editor-in-Chief of The Hindu and Group publications and Director of Kasturi & Sons Limited, has decided to launch defamatory proceedings, civil and criminal, against Archna Shukla,...

Philadelphia Media Chief Wins Key Legal Victory

New York Times – 2010-03-22

Brian Tierney, the chief executive of the bankrupt Philadelphia Media Holdings , won a major court victory on Monday, keeping alive his bid to maintain local control of the papers and keep a group...

Yahoo loses revenue chief to Web content start-up

Reuters – 2010-03-15

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's head of North American revenue and market development is leaving the company to join private online content start-up Demand Media, becoming the latest executive...

Journal Register names Higginson operating chief

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2010-03-11

Journal Register Co., a newspaper owner that emerged from bankruptcy protection in August, said Thursday it named William Higginson as president and chief operating officer effective April 1.

Google Chief Eric Schmidt to Address ASNE Conference

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-10

Google CEO Eric Schmidt is set to deliver the opening keynote speech during the American Society of News Editors' (ASNE) annual conference next month.

'Star Tribune' Appoints Chief Revenue Officer

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-09

The Star Tribune in Minneapolis has named Jeff Griffing as chief revenue officer with oversight for advertising and digital revenue, effective March 29. Griffing, 45, is currently the Sports...

Dow Jones Appoints New Chief Communications Officer

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-04

Bethany B. Sherman has been named chief communications officer for Dow Jones & Co.

Boston Newspaper Guild Chief Totten Returning to Job After Parent Union Reverses Expulsion

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-21

Boston Newspaper Guild President Daniel Totten will return to his position this week following a decision by the parent Communications Workers of America (CWA) to overturn his expulsion related to...

Orion chief executive: 'don't get distracted by e-books'

The Book Seller – 2010-02-19

Orion chief executive Peter Roche has struck...

LA Schools Chief Cuts Ties to Textbook Publisher

KFWB News 980 Los Angeles – 2010-02-18

Superintendent Ramon Cortines has resigned from the board of a publisher that has received $16 million in textbook contracts from the district.

WAN-IFRA Launches Printing Summit in April

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-11

Because print technologies are advancing along with digital news delivery channels -- developments that often get less public attention despite their significance for the future of the news business...

'N.Y. Times' Ombudsman: I'd Transfer Jerusalem Bureau Chief With Son in Israeli Army

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-08

Ethan Bronner should no longer be The New York Times' Jerusalem bureau chief now that his 20-year-old son has joined the Israeli Army, the newspaper's public editor says.

Resignation of the Chief at Borders Adds to Unease About Book Sales

New York Times – 2010-01-27

Ron Marshall, who joined Borders in January 2009, was the third person to occupy the chief executive’s seat in three years.

Google Chief to Address Newspaper Execs at Annual Conference

Editor And Publisher – 2009-04-02

Google CEO Eric Schmidt is delivering the keynote speech at the Newspaper Association of America's annual conference for publishers and executives. This year, the meeting is taking place in San...

Ex-Chief of AOL to Run MySpace

New York Times – 2009-04-02

Jonathan Miller, who ran America Online from 2002 to 2006, will lead the News Corporation’s digital media business.

Editorial Cartoonist Bill Day Departs 'Commercial Appeal'

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-19

Bill Day, editorial cartoonist for The Commercial Appeal in Memphis for the last 10 years, has been laid off, according to The Daily Cartoonist blog. He will continue his syndicated cartoons through...

IFRA Sets Agenda for Expo in Vienna

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-17

IFRA Expo 2009 will take place from 12 to 15 October in Vienna. This year's motto, "Your essential GPS," reflects an aim to both showcase the state of the industry and provide direction for the...

Chief to Step Down From Media Empire Based in Dublin

New York Times – 2009-03-16

Anthony O’Reilly will step down from the company that publishes The Independent of London, in a move to end a dispute with a dissident investor.

Incoming INM chief says Independent titles not for sale

Media Week – 2009-03-13

LONDON - Gavin O'Reilly, the new chief executive of Independent News & Media (INM), has quashed rumours regarding the imminent closure or sell-off of the loss-making Independent and Independent on...

OK! Names New Editor-in-Chief

Folio Mag – 2009-03-12

Following the high profile departure of former Alpha Media executive Kent Brownridge as general manager, and the subsequent ouster of Susan Toepfer as its editor-in-chief, OK! magazine has promoted...

Neighborhood Newspaper Group President/COO Departs Company

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-10

Terry Smith, the president and chief operating officer of the Marietta Daily Journal and Neighborhood Newspaper group, is leaving the company after 27 years.

IFRA Announces Changes for Color Quality Club

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-04

Online registration for membership in the International Newspaper Color Quality Club begins in May. New in this competition will be the chance to produce test prints at the beginning of the year,...

DealBook: Microsoft Chief Still Stuck on Yahoo

New York Times – 2009-02-24

Yahoo may have a new chief, but Steven A. Ballmer appears to be getting the same cold shoulder.

Yahoo News Head Khemlani Departs for Hearst as VP Digital Media

AllThingsD Online via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-02-23

Neeraj Khemlani, Yahoo's general manager and executive editor of news, is set to leave his job--right in the midst of a major restructuring of its media unit--to work at Hearst Corp.

Ken Citron Promoted to Chief Information Officer and EVP, Publishing Operations

Centre Daily Times – 2009-02-18

Rodale Inc. announced today that Ken Citron has been promoted to Chief Information Officer and EVP, Publishing Operations, effective immediately. While continuing to oversee all of Rodale’s...

IFRA Readies Fourth XMA Cross Media Awards

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-09

In conjunction with SND, the IFRA XMA Cross Media Awards 2009 will honor publishers with a "challenging and outstanding design" that communicates a brand in a "clear, distinct way and through...

Drew Schutte, publisher of The New Yorker, becomes Conde Nast Digital's revenue chief

Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune – 2009-02-06

NEW YORK - Conde Nast Publications said Friday that Drew Schutte has been named chief revenue officer for Conde Nast Digital. He will step down as publisher of The New Yorker, where he will be...

EU media chief rules out Internet freedom law

Reuters – 2009-02-03

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - A European Union law to reinforce freedom on the Internet would be unnecessary and put operators in a difficult position, the bloc's top telecoms and media regulator...

Dan Brooke departs Discovery Networks UK

Media Week – 2009-01-19

Discovery Networks' UK chief Dan Brooke is leaving the company, with international chief operating officer, Sahar Elhabashi, taking charge until a replacement is found.

NatMags' Duncan Edwards named president and chief executive of Hearst

Media Week – 2009-01-15

LONDON - NatMags chief executive Duncan Edwards has been promoted to president and chief executive of Hearst Magazines International.

Arts, Briefly: A New Chief for Simon & Schuster’s Children’s Division

New York Times – 2009-01-14

A little more than a month after the departure of its publisher, the company has appointed Jon Anderson of Running Press to fill the post.

Former Chief of Autodesk Takes Reins at Yahoo

New York Times – 2009-01-14

Yahoo said that it had named Carol Bartz, the chairman and former chief executive of the software maker Autodesk, as its new leader, succeeding its co-founder Jerry Yang.

Embattled Domino Gets New Publishing Chief

The New York Observer – 2009-01-12

Finally, a little January news out of 4 Times Square! Bill Wackermann has been named the "publishing director" of Domino , the troubled shelter magazine at Condé Nast. It is essentially a demotion...

Sahara Media Holdings, Inc. Hires Editor-in-Chief of Honey Magazine

Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-01-05

NEW YORK----Sahara Media Holdings, Inc. , a multimedia company, has hired Shanel Odum as Editor-in-Chief of Honey Magazine.

Sylvia Auton to step down as IPC Media chief executive

Guardian Unlimited – 2008-12-24

Sylvia Auton is to leave her role as chief executive of consumer magazine publisher IPC Media after five years, to be replaced by Evelyn Webster. By John Plunkett

Kamil Named Editor-in-Chief of Little Random

Publishers Wekly – 2008-12-17

Susan Kamil, editorial director of the Dial Press, has been named editor-in-chief of the Random House imprint of the Random House Publishing Group.

Editor-in-Chief of Publishers Weekly: 'We Are All the Walking Wounded,' Even Those Hachette Jerks With Their Bonuses

The New York Observer – 2008-12-15

There's something charming about Publishers Weekly editor-in-chief Sara Nelson referring to the book publishing community in her weekly column as "BookLand." And it's not only the word's playful and...

Time Warner’s Chief Executive Will Also Be Chairman

New York Times – 2008-12-12

Time Warner named Jeffrey L. Bewkes, its chief executive, to the additional role of chairman, in line with a succession plan outlined by the current chairman earlier this year.

Gannett Chief: We Know How to Manage Through Bad Times

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-10

Craig Dubow, chairman and CEO of Gannett, spoke to investors this morning about the progress of the company during the UBS media and communications conference in New York.

CBC News chief to become Toronto Star publisher

CBC Toronto – 2008-11-27

John Cruickshank has resigned from the top job at CBC News to take the position of publisher of the Toronto Star.

Yahoo! chief Jerry Yang quits after turmoil

Times Online – 2008-11-18

Jerry Yang, the embattled chief executive of Yahoo!, is to step down as soon as the embattled internet search engine group finds a successor.

McManus, Former 'LA Times' D.C. Chief, Wanted To Leave Post In 2005

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-13

"Nobody should have the same job forever," said Doyle McManus, who is now an Op-Ed columnist for the Times. "I am clearly past my 'sell-by' date." He says former Managing Editor Dean Baquet, now...

New Tribune D.C. Bureau Chief Expects More Shared Coverage

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-12

"The concept is to have reporters in the Washington bureau cover the top news stories of the day and those stories will be available for all of the newspapers to run," says Cissy Baker, the new vice...

Microsoft’s Chief Denies Any Interest in Buying Yahoo

New York Times – 2008-11-08

The comments by Steven A. Ballmer set off a 13 percent decline in Yahoo’s share price.

Reed Elsevier hires ex-Taylor Woodrow chief

Times Online – 2008-11-04

Ian Smith, the former chief executive of Taylor Woodrow, the UK housebuilder, will replace Sir Crispin Davis as chief executive of Reed Elsevier, the publisher, in March.

Bloomberg L.P. Names Multimedia Chief

New York Times – 2008-10-15

Bloomberg L.P., the financial news company, announced Tuesday that it had hired Andrew R. Lack to a new position as chief executive of its multimedia group.

Nicole Martin departs Daily Telegraph

Guardian – 2008-10-14

Nicole Martin, the Daily Telegraph's media correspondent, is leaving the paper after 10 years. By Ben Dowell

Activision Publishing Appoints Brad Jakeman Chief Creative Officer

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-10-10

Activision Publishing, Inc. announced today the appointment of Brad Jakeman as Chief Creative Officer, who is expected to join the company in early November 2008.

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