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Lisa Granatstein

Dennis Titles Up for Sale

NEW YORK Dennis Publishing, publisher of Maxim, Stuff, Blender and The Week, said it has put its stable of titles on the block, retaining media investment firm Allen & Co.…

U.S. 'FHM' Shuts Down

NEW YORK Emap Consumer Media, owned by Emap in the U.K., this morning said it has suspended publication of the U.S. edition of FHM, which launched in 1999 during the…

Meredith Corp. Buys G+J USA for $350 Mil.

NEW YORK Meredith Corp. has acquired G+J USA Publishing for $350 million. The sale makes Meredith the country's second-largest publisher, in terms of circulation, behind Time Inc., according to data…

ESPN Plans Spanish-Language Magazine

NEW YORK Cable sports network ESPN, in association with Editorial Televisa, will publish a monthly Spanish-language edition of ESPN The Magazine.The magazine, called ESPN Deportes after ESPN's 5-year-old Hispanic sports…

Ups And Downs

W hile publishers in the years ahead can expect a few white caps, industry analysts have charted a course that should be mostly smooth sailing. Consumer magazines have suffered the…

'Body & Soul' Finds a Buyer

BOSTON Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia [said it has acquired 30-year-old Body & Soul magazine from New Age Publishing, as well as Dr. Andrew Weil's Self Healing newsletter from Thorne Communications,…

Goodby, Silverstein & Partners

Image MakersDong Kim, Karin Grecu and Jenny Yumiba'They said, 'You're nuts,'" jokes Joshua Spanier, media supervisor for Goodby, Silverstein & Partners. "'It's a huge waste of money.'"Spanier is referring to…

Magazine Report: Editor of the Year - Soul Sisters

They seemed an odd match, but Oprah Winfrey and Amy Gross are on the same pageBy all accounts, Amy Gross should have blown it big time.Invited in June 2000 by…

Media All-Stars 2003: Magazines - Karen Jacobs

By connecting to individual titles, she learns what each is trying to do for the reader.Little did Karen Jacobs know her college degree in cognitive science would take her so…

Rosie Trial Ends; Judge Calls G+J Lawsuit "Ill Conceived"

NEW YORK The emotionally charged trial in New York State Supreme Court between Rosie O'Donnell and her former publisher Gruner + Jahr USA Publishing ended this morning with Judge Ira…

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