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Legendary 'Cosmopolitan' Editor Helen Gurley Brown Dies at 90 'Sex and the Single Girl' author revolutionized women's magazines

The publishing world lost one of its most enduring figures today when Helen Gurley Brown, legendary editor in chief of Cosmopolitan and author of Sex and the Single Girl, died…

August 13, 2012, 4:38 PM EDT

SNL Kagan: Some Carriers Are Willing to Ditch Your Favorite Channels Comcast, Scripps model low-drama deal in the midst of high-profile disputes

SNL Kagan analysts are predicting that carriage agreements will split into two different types over the coming years. The first type is exemplified by the quiet pact inked by Comcast and…

July 24, 2012, 3:36 PM EDT

Lawmakers Hope to Turn Off the Dark Senate Commerce committee hearing to assess impact of the Cable Act

This week’s Senate Commerce committee hearing on the Cable Act—the law often blamed for blackouts on cable and satellite TV—may not be the clash of the titans, but it will…

July 23, 2012, 12:03 AM EDT

Hearst Cleans Up in September 'Elle,' 'Marie Claire' soar, but with ad spending tight, outlook for fashion books is mixed.

It looks like Hearst Magazines could end up dominating this year’s September ad-page contest. Last year, with the economy still shaky, most of the major fashion titles had gains in…

July 23, 2012, 12:02 AM EDT

Why Mom and Dad Fight Cable operators and networks keep threatening divorce

If you've read any decent media coverage in the last few weeks, you could be forgiven for coming to the conclusion that networks and cable operators have all gone totally…

July 20, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT

Hearst and Time Warner Cable Part Ways Over Retrans TWC drops ABC, NBC affiliates from packages

Hearst and Time Warner are slugging it out over retransmission consent fees, and 13 stations in 11 markets are feeling the pinch today. Six ABC affiliates including KITV (Honolulu), WMTW…

July 10, 2012, 1:47 PM EDT

Google Play Sets Mags Hearts Aflutter Magazines launch with heavy promotions

Google is making a run at Apple and other players in the burgeoning tablet market. And its new $199 Nexus 7 tablet, along with a host of content options available…

June 27, 2012, 4:41 PM EDT

Hearst Increases Rate Base for 'HGTV Magazine' Lifestyle title proves a hit so far

Hearst Magazines appears to have a hit on its hands with HGTV Magazine. The magazine launched with a rate base of 450,000, and today Hearst announced that it would hike its…

June 19, 2012, 2:38 PM EDT

IAB's Rising Stars Shine, but on the Horizon Rich media ads show promise but need tech support, scale to save banners

When the IAB showcased a collection of its Rising Star rich media units in February, there was genuine hope that these bold, splashy ads could inject new life into the…

June 5, 2012, 3:28 AM EDT

Fashion Magazines See Little Newsstand Love in March Only 'InStyle,' 'Glamour' manage increases

In January, when most of the major fashion and beauty titles reported ad page increases for their key March issues, the industry was looking forward to a sunny spring. Unfortunately,…

May 8, 2012, 12:01 AM EDT