Topic: The Economist

European Magazines Are Struggling in the U.S. Market The boom goes bust

Once upon a time, the hottest kind of publisher to be in the U.S. was a European one. Companies like Bonnier, Dennis, Emap, Bauer and Hachette Filipacchi established footholds in…

June 3, 2013, 10:02 PM EDT

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…

May 29, 2013, 10:29 AM EDT

End of Saturday Delivery Puts Magazines, Newpapers in Bind Change set to take effect Aug. 5

Weekly newsmagazines, already challenged to stay relevant when news is available around the clock, now have to figure out how to make sure they get in readers’ hands on a…

February 6, 2013, 12:19 PM EST

The Daily's Woes Proves Content, Not Platform Is King Publication was boxed-in from Day 1 by its iPad-only positioning

The Daily will fire off its last electronic dispatches Dec. 15, bringing an end to a deeply flawed, but ultimately important experiment in digital journalism. When the News Corp.-owned publication announced…

December 3, 2012, 2:33 PM EST

Atmosphere Proximity Wins The Economist Title seeks new digitally-driven marketing

In a shift to a more digitally-driven marketing strategy in North America, The Economist has tapped Atmosphere Proximity, N.Y., to lead brand communications and marketing after a review. Other agency contenders…

November 29, 2012, 3:22 PM EST

After Newsweek, Is Writing on Wall for Newsweeklies? Category seen as first to die out

Newsweek, now facing a digital-only future, isn’t the only newsweekly that’s struggling in print. Fellow mass-audience title Time is down 19 percent in ad pages in the first half of…

October 18, 2012, 12:55 PM EDT

'The Economist' Sets Digital Rate Base Claims a first in magazine world

Print media buyers have been pushing publishers to give up more information about their digital editions as they try to assess a new medium. Now, The Economist is delivering on…

September 25, 2012, 12:01 AM EDT

Curated Content Gives Brands a Helping Hand Marketers sate their social needs with repurposed news from outlets

Hungry for content to push out into social feeds, a growing number of marketers are adopting strategies that include repackaging articles from news sites on their own sites. For example, in…

June 19, 2012, 12:03 AM EDT

Twitter Touts Mobile Ad Platform CEO, Costolo: Mobile revenue out-performs desktop some days

At a conference hosted by The Economist Wednesday, Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo puffed out his chest much like like the company's recently modified bird logo as he spoke of Twitter's unique…

June 7, 2012, 5:32 AM EDT

'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…

June 5, 2012, 3:27 AM EDT