Topic: Newspapers, Magazines

Sports Illustrated Returns to Super Bowl

Sports Illustrated is getting back into the competition for best Super Bowl bash, bringing back its party after a two-year hiatus. SI sat out the event the past…

January 27, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Maxim Gets Back Into Licensing Biz

Maxim, which epitomized brand extensions gone amok by slapping its name on everything from sheets to hair dye, is getting back into the licensing business.  But this time, said Joe…

January 24, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Condé Nast Implements 'Crowd Control'

Condé Nast executives believe the company’s Web sites have a lot more premium value that has yet to be unearthed.So the company has partnered with the online advertising data firm…

January 24, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Bloomberg Showcases BGOV

Bloomberg LP has big plans for BGOV, the government reporting arm it quietly started last year in an effort to compete with established Beltway players. Now the extent of those…

January 21, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Prison Chaplain Sues New York Post for $20 Mil.

Melody Rashada, a teacher at an upstate New York mosque and a chaplain in the New York State prison system, filed a $20 million lawsuit against the New York Post…

January 21, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Playboy to Offer Uncensored Version on iPad

Hugh Hefner caused a flurry of confusion today when he tweeted that Playboy would be available in uncensored form on the iPad. The tweet led some observers to wonder how…

January 19, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Pubs Push Own Ad Nets (Updated)

For years now, many big-name publishers have resisted the siren song of digital ad exchanges. True, the exchanges offer companies the possibility that they can move more of their inventory…

January 16, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Sources: Apple Unveiling iPad Magazine Subscription Model

After months of talks with publishers, Apple is said to be close to announcing a magazine subscription model for the iPad. Both sides have been haggling over the issue for months,…

January 14, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

News Corp. Delays 'Daily' Launch

A bruising for Apple? News Corp. has delayed the launch of its much-hyped digital daily newspaper for the iPad to make sure a planned subscription service is working right.  News…

January 14, 2011, 12:00 AM EST

Bon Appétit Publisher Jowdy Moves to Details

Condé Nast put a new publisher in place at Details magazine, signaling confidence in a title that’s been seen as vulnerable in the past. Evp Bill Wackermann, who oversees Details, moved…

January 13, 2011, 12:00 AM EST