Topic: The Economist Group

Economist Group CEO Headed to Thomson Reuters

Andrew Rashbass to lead Reuters' news, media biz

Economist Group CEO Andrew Rashbass is leaving the company after 15 years for another top spot in the news world: a newly created role of CEO at Reuters, in which…

CQ Roll Call Continues Digital Expansion With New Blogs

David M. Drucker, Mort Kondracke among contributors

Since Economist Group properties CQ and Roll Call merged in November 2012, slashing staff and tearing down its online paywall, claims a 67 percent increase in unique visitors. Now,…

Pew and Economist Group Panel Shows Mobile Ads Grab Users' Attention

But consumers still don't want to pay for content

Earlier today, The Economist Group and the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism hosted a panel at Advertising Week titled Digital Disruption: The Future Of Media, moderated by…

Bloomberg Pays Economist Group Over Security Breach

Beltway rivals have history of tension

Bloomberg has paid the Economist Group an unspecified amount to compensate the latter for unauthorized access by former CQ Roll Call employees now working at Bloomberg, according to an unusual joint…

CQ, Roll Call Advance Towards Merger

Onetime rivals planning joint publications

The Washington, D.C., media market continues to churn as onetime rivals CQ and Roll Call take steps toward a merger of their two Capital Hill publications. The process was set in…

'Atlantic,' 'Economist' Duke It Out for Elites

Quartz is stepping on toes in the global business set

When Atlantic Media nabbed a journalist from The Economist for its new digital business news brand, Quartz, the poach had broader significance. With the launch, Atlantic Media is opening up…

The Economist Launches Tablet-Only 2012 Election App

The free HTML5 app aggregates content, tweets, links

The Economist Group is giving political junkies one more way to follow the 2012 election with a just-announced, tablet-only app. The free HTML5 app, called Electionism, will include content from…

Tablet Users Are Heavy News Readers

But revenue potential may be limited

A year and a half since the Apple iPad was introduced, a new study shows that reading news has become a big part of what people use tablets for. But…

Business Is Booming for the Economist Group

No downturn here: record operating profits for 2011

While the outlook for most U.K. newspapers and magazines has been pretty gloomy, with many publications having reported losses or declining sales over the past year, the Economist Group is…