The longest presidential campaign any of us can remember—with one of the most shocking outcomes, at least to the media—not only dominated our consciousness and conversation in 2016, it also […]
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As magazine newsstand sales continued on their decline in 2015—dropping 12 percent year over year in the third quarter alone, per MagNet—publishers endeavored to produce covers worth pulling off the […]
Royal milestones are proven cash cows for celebrity weeklies: Between newsstand sales, special issues and features, the magazine industry raked in an estimated $31 million from the Royal Wedding in 2011.
Jared Shapiro, the editorial director of news and entertainment at Bauer Publishing’s celebrity weeklies In Touch and Life & Style, is jumping from the world of teen moms and Hollywood gossip that of high-end glossies.
With their regularly rotating casts of Teen Moms, Kardashians and Brangelinas, it’s not unusual for celebrity weeklies to have a bit of cover story overlap. But the latest issues of OK! Weekly and Life & Style are so nearly identical that they might have you doing a double take at the drugstore checkout.
Bauer Publishing doesn’t have too much to be thankful for this year. A day before the Thanksgiving holiday, the celebrity weekly publisher dropped the news that it would reduce the rate base for its low-priced magazines In Touch and Life & Style, citing soft newsstand sales brought on by the tough economy.