The publisher of easyJet’s inflight magazines is weighing a multimillion-pound sale or float of the business. Ink, a contract publisher based in West Hampstead, London, was set up by entrepreneurs Simon Leslie,
At NRF 2018 in NYC, Michael Clinton, president marketing and publishing director, and Joanna Coles, chief content officer, at Hearst Magazines, took to the stage to discuss how the Hearst publishing empire not only survived, but
In one of the biggest bloodbaths yet to hit a major legacy publisher, Bonnier has cut 17 percent of its US workforce as it converts five of its leisure-time print magazines to
After a nine-year run, the small but influential website The Awl is shutting down, along with its sister publication The Hairpin. The sites are the latest in a string of small publications to struggle amidst
At a time of profound disruption, a publisher’s path forward must recognize some fundamental strategic truths about the publishing business model. It’s through these truths that publishers can start planning for 2018
From a legislative perspective 2018 looks set to be an interesting, potentially challenging year for publishers. In May the EU wide General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced bringing new controls
As digital publishers bet big on video in search of advertising riches, many believe that a traditional method of media measurement isn’t keeping up. Publishers have long used “unique visitors” as a
Two-thirds of the profits at Hearst Magazines are still coming from print. And unlike other magazine publishers, David Carey says he’s in no rush to change that. “We reject this notion of
Publishing luminary Bob Sacks spoke with The Association of Magazine Media (MPA) president and CEO Linda Thomas Brooks about the upcoming American Magazine Media Conference (AMMC), which will be held on February 6th in New York
Plummeting print advertising, continued newsstand decline, slow digital growth, and the loss of some leading titles. Let’s face it, 2017 wasn’t the greatest year for magazine media. But amidst the wreckage are some favorable
The inbox is “the new homepage for executives,” said Katie Weber, vp of client partnerships for Quartz. After doubling the size of its newsletter subscriber base in 2017 to 700,000, the business
Facebook launched its fast-loading Instant Articles format in the spring of 2015, and Google followed with its version, Accelerated Mobile Pages, in early 2016. Both were an attempt to make webpages load faster. But while
Robert Thomson, CEO of News Corp, says platforms need to change their ways to benefit publishers’ long-term business models, but he doesn’t let publishers off the hook, either. The conversation has been
In the following letter to Hearst Magazine staff, president David Carey outlines the successes of 2017, such as the acquisition of Rodale, and shares the projects Hearst plans to launch in 2018.
2017 has been a rollercoaster for the publishing industry. We’ve faced a number of big challenges and have come out the other end. But what will we face in 2018? In this
Metrics is one of those words… one of those soulless new media words… Modern. Mechanical. Menacing. Say it out loud three times and you risk being forever haunted by a pivot-table demon
Following what sources have called a “terrible year” in which Condé lost about $100 million, the publisher is poised to take a scalpel to its corporate side, which includes its digital business.
The name Time Inc., one of the most iconic in publishing the last 95 years, will soon disappear. Meredith, which has agreed to buy the publisher of Sports Illustrated, People and Time magazine for
With ad fraud scandals and brand safety mishaps hitting the headlines in 2017, the past year has proved turbulent for advertisers, media agencies, and publishers. But following calls from all sides of
Projects from 26 European countries were awarded more than €20m as part of the fourth round of Google’s Digital News Initiative, Ludovic Blecher, head of the DNI Innovation Fund, announced this week.
This was a terrible year for the tech industry. That’s an odd thing to say at a time of record growth and profits. In 2017, large American tech companies have kept hauling
Readers have never enjoyed greater access to content and the media industry has never been more competitive. Yet news outlets rely on the big platforms to deliver traffic, at increasing cost to