Hugh Wiley was named publisher of Bloomberg BusinessWeek today, completing a trifecta of recent changes to business-side leadership in the magazine world.
Mr. Wiley was at Time Inc. for nearly 25 years, most recently leading the business side at Fortune.
At BBW Mr. Wiley replaces Jessica Sibley, who left earlier this Read More
Next Issue Media, also known as “Hulu for magazines” — the sleepy e-reader joint venture from Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corporation and Time Inc. — named Morgan Guenther CEO in a release this morning.
But was News Corp.’s acquisition of Hearst’s Skiff technology yesterday a vote of no confidence in the Read More
The fashion magazine industry has turned a corner in 2010. Most titles saw ad pages grow in the first half of year compared with the same period in 2009, according to Memo Pad.
Time Inc.’s People StyleWatch was the first half’s big winner, increasing ad pages by 60 percent.
Time has been increasingly Read More
Time‘s vice president of sales, Brendan Ripp, has been promoted to publisher by Time Inc. president Mark Ford, according to Politico.
“In addition to his current responsibilities overseeing ad sales for TIME magazine, Brendan will add digital ad sales for TIME.com and LIFE.com to his portfolio,” said TIME President Mark Ford, adding that Read More
This Time It's Personal
When Mel Kamarzin sat down with Google founders Eric Schmidt and Sergey Brin and CEO Larry Page to talk about the advertising business in 2003, he explained that to keep the art of advertising alive and well it was important that advertisers not know the exact returns on their investments.
“You’re fucking with the magic!” Kamarzin Read More
Earlier this afternoon, Slate’s Big Money (owned by WashingtonPost.Newsweek Interactive Co. LLC, by the way) posted a column titled “It’s Not the Economist, Stupid: Newsweek has lost its role globally and its voice locally.”‘
Newsweek may not be the Economist, but the magazine has not lost its voice.
“You don’t just jump over Read More
It’s a small victory for Time Warner, but not insignificant: Time Inc.’s ad revenue and subscription income actually increased in the first three months of 2010, reports Peter Kafka.
Meanwhile, Time Inc.’s operating income improved dramatically to $50 million; a year ago the unit posted a $32 million loss. Chalk that up to Read More
Terry McDonnell, editor of Sports Illustrated, explains how their magazine will work in
Sports Illustrated worked with David Link, the founder of Wonderfactory, to help design the product. He told The New York Times that he was not sure whether the new digital magazine would be distributed through iTunes or other e-commerce stores. Read More
Some of the magazine industry’s biggest names are on the verge of forming a new company that would allow them to take the digital future into their own hands.
The company would make up one of the biggest alliances among rival publishers ever formed in print media, with Time Inc., Condé Nast and Hearst Read More
Nerds, rev your browsers! Time Inc. has just launched a new site titled Techland. In his introductory post, technology editor Peter Ha writes: “Think of TECHLAND as the water cooler for nerds. Or, the way I see it, TECHLAND Read More