A view from the top: Magazine leaders give their take on the ABCs

The latest figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations for the last six months of 2011once again highlight the challenges facing traditional publishers in the digital era. The business - in the UK at least - is not for the faint hearted, but it remains full of opportunities. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2012-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst walks away from BBC Magazines deal

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