Topic: Laura Lang

Time Warner Files Plan Ahead of Time Inc. Spinoff

Revenues dropped nearly one third since recession

Time Warner filed documents Friday evening in preparation for the planned spinoff of publishing division and No. 1 U.S. magazine company Time Inc. next year. While the company didn’t specify…

Time Inc. Is Ready to Launch Its Ambitious New Video Strategy

Wide distribution is key

Last November, then-Time Inc. CEO Laura Lang announced that the company was gearing up to launch a digital video unit complete with new studios and programming, plus a new leader…

New Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp Is a Familiar Face

He worked at the unit and subsidiaries from 1985-2004

The waiting game is finally over. Today, Time Warner said former CFO Joseph Ripp will succeed Laura Lang as the CEO of its soon-to-be spun off publishing division Time Inc. He…

Why Mike Klingensmith Could Make Sense as Next Time Inc. CEO

Former exec seen as top candidate for job

Time Incers are buzzing following reports that former exec Mike Klingensmith is in the lead to become the company’s next CEO as it prepares to spin off from Time Warner…

Did Time Inc. Miss the Paid Content Boat?

Publisher lags peers in charging for digital

Time Inc. was a pioneer at the dawn of the Internet revolution, creating in the '90s the prescient if ultimately ill-fated online portal Pathfinder to host its magazines. But today,…

Lessons From Laura Lang's (Brief) Tenure Atop Time Inc.

Revenue declines, layoffs and low morale

The spinoff of Time Inc. means the end of the brutish and short tenure of CEO Laura Lang, whose 15-month run will likely be picked over in the days ahead. When…

Meredith Talks Dead; Time Inc. Will Spin Off

CEO Laura Lang out after 15 months

So much for moving to Iowa. Following reports from earlier today that Time Warner’s plan to sell its Time Inc. publishing unit to Des Moines-based Meredith Corp. had collapsed, the…

Laura Lang Pulls Out of Multiple Industry Events

Time Inc. CEO's profile fades, as she drops out of 4A's, other conferences

Laura Lang has been having meetings with her top lieutenants at Time Inc., presenting a business-as-usual face against a backdrop of merger talks with Meredith Corp. But outside the Time…

Time Inc. Sale Talk Shocker

Meredith said to eye women's division, including People and InStyle

The publishing world got a jolt today with reports that Time Warner is in talks to sell its publishing unit Time Inc., a move that would cap years of speculation. Time…

Time Inc. Cuts 6 Percent of Staff

Half of layoffs are New York-based

As expected, CEO Laura Lang announced widespread layoffs at Time Inc. today. If there's a silver lining, it's that the number—about 480, or 6 percent of the global headcount of…