Joyce Purnick announced the end of her two-year run as editor of The Metro Section of The New York Times to her staff on July 20 at about 5 P.M. She’ll return to writing a column–”Metro Matters, probably,” she said–the same space she used to fill before ascending to the editing job.
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Hachette Filipacchi Magazines chief executive David Pecker, notorious for his hellbent quest to make Hachette magazines spend less and make more, announced on Feb. 16 that he was resigning to run a journalistic operation where that doesn’t matter so much: American Media Inc., publisher of such supermarket tabloids as The National Enquirer , Star and Read More
After the first three ad-larded and buzz-inflamed issues, David Pecker, the chief executive of Hachette Filipacchi Magazines, was expecting great things from George magazine. Which is to say, things that make money. “If everything is going the way it goes now, we are looking to break even in year three,” he told The New York Read More
Vanity publishing update: John F. Kennedy’s George and David Lauren’s Swing both are on the far side of two years old, and they still don’t have their audits. But-by law-they do have to file year-end documentation with the United States Postal Service, and curious observers can glean some interesting factoids about how both magazines are Read More