TVNewser NBC is looking for an unspecified number of employees to take voluntary buyouts, and execs reported delivered the news to the “NBC Nightly News” staff on September 11. Ugh.
Folio: The MPA has put out a white paper highlighting some positive takeaways from the ABC’s recent circulation report. Newsstand sales may be down, but subscriptions are up and unit sales and revenues climbed in May and June. Says Folio: “The report suggested that these ‘positive indicators’ may signal a shift in momentum for newsstand sales.”
New York Post: Bloomberg LP has emerged as the frontrunner in the bidding for BusinessWeek and “they are already talking integration” between the financial newswire and the business magazine, one source told Keith Kelly.
Guest of a Guest: Rachelle Hruska interviews Tim Gunn of “Project Runway” fame during New York Fashion Week. (See video)