Meredith CEO Considers Splitting Broadcast, Publishing Units

Meredith Corp. has considered splitting its broadcast and publishing units, perhaps uniting one with a strategic partner, Chief Executive Officer Stephen Lacy said.The idea is one of several possibilities the company is considering after its plan to merge with Media General fell through, Mr. Lacy said Wednesday in an interview on Bloomberg Television. The company is also contemplating acquisitions to add more media properties and advertising technology, he said, without providing details."We have a lot of dry powder -- about five deals are in the works," he said. "Finding good and creative deals is really where we are focusing our attention." Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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United Methodist Publishing Plans for Church Split

Following the proposal by the United Methodist Church to split the denomination over same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy, the church’s publishing arm says it will remain with the post-separated church and adjust operations according to congregants’ needs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Media General to Buy Magazine Publisher, TV Broadcaster Meredith

Media General Inc said it would buy diversified media company Meredith Corp for about $2.34 billion to create the third-largest local TV station owner in the United States.   The deal marks Media General's return to the print business, after ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers

Defending freedom to publish, Frankfurt's CEO Talk featured Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy and Albin Michel VP Guillaume Dervieux. The post Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: Zhejiang Publishing United Group

Zhejiang Publishing United Group is a state-owned publishing group under the Zhejiang Provincial Government, established in 2000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Charles F. ‘Chuck’ Champion named President and CEO of California News Publishers Association

Charles F. “Chuck” Champion has been named President and CEO of the California News Publishers Association (CNPA), a newly created Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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News Corp Appoints Almar Latour as CEO of Dow Jones, Publisher of The Wall Street Journal

News Corp announced today the appointment of Almar Latour as the new Chief Executive Officer of Dow Jones and Publisher Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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A News Publisher in South Africa Briefly Considered Shutting Down but ‘Simply Could Not’

At the northern tip of South Africa, bounded by Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, Limpopo Province might seem a world away from the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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The Guardian is the latest old-line publisher to reach outside the business for a CEO

As the challenges and competition in the consumer publishing industry intensify, publishers have sought top talent from betting firms, streaming music services and scientific publishing. The post The Guardian is the latest old-line publisher to reach outside the business for a CEO appeared first... Continue reading at Digiday

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Media experts on the future of publishing: Hear from Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, NYT, Vox, WSJ and more

For publishers, this is a time of radical reinvention marked by a breakneck pace of innovation. To make sense of the changing landscape for both digital-native and traditional publishers, Ad Age is convening a high-level gathering of some of the best minds in the business. At Ad Age Publishing:... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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EBay CEO resigns as company considers selling assets

EBay CEO Devin Wenig is stepping down from his position as the San Jose-based e-commerce company considers selling some assets and appoints an interim leader, the company announced Wednesday morning. Wenig, who also held the title of president and was a director of the company, had been with... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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EBay CEO resigns as company considers selling assets

EBay CEO Devin Wenig is stepping down from his position as the California-based e-commerce company considers selling some assets and appoints an interim leader, the company announced Wednesday morning. Wenig, who also held the title of president and was a director of the company, had been with... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Meredith’s Time-Management Problem: The Largest Magazine Publisher Has Some Explaining To Do

Tom Harty sounds like a guy who thought he’d bought a shiny new car, only to find out the engine had been removed right before he wrote the check. And who then failed to report the theft to his insurance company in a timely manner. Earlier this month, the Meredith CEO made some revealing... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Nathan Hollier to be new CEO at Melbourne University Publishing

Appointment comes months after walkout by former CEO Louise Adler and five MUP board members in protest over university’s new strategyFive months after the dramatic exit of its former CEO Louise Adler and five board members, Melbourne University Publishing have announced Nathan Hollier will take... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Germany’s biggest publisher sales houses unite to fight Google, Facebook and Amazon

Axel Springer and Funke Mediengruppe’s joint sales house Media Impact has joined forces with the joint sales house of fellow publishing juggernauts RTL Groupe and Gruner+Jahr to solidify an advertising alliance that sells the combined inventory of all four media groups. The post Germany’s... Continue reading at Digiday

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Northern Lights launched to unite Scottish and Northern publishers

Bradford Literature Festival and Edinburgh Book Festival have joined forces to launch a new collaboration to unite publishers from Scotland and the North of England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Press Release: Meredith and Hearst Among First Publishers to Commit to Adopting IAB Tech Lab Transparency Label

This week Meredith Corporation and Hearst Magazines pledged to adopt the IAB Tech Lab’s proposed industry standard Data Transparency Label. The label will provide advertisers and buyers with four key sets of data: data solution provider information, audience snapshot, audience construction, and... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Meredith and Hearst Magazines adopt new data standard, Oprah on ‘Buttabeep, Buttaboop’ (Pete Buttigieg): Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher’s Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. Bigger data: Meredith Corporation and Hearst Magazines are adopting a new... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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S&S to Distribute New Law&Crime Publishing Unit

The Law&Crime network, an on demand and live streaming network focused on trials and legal commentary, is launching a publishing unit and has signed with Simon & Schuster for worldwide sales representation and distribution. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Beast Mode: Daily Beast CEO Heather Dietrick explores the power of the news publisher’s brand

The Gawker alumna has focused on diversifying the midsize news publisher's revenue streams and growing the size of its loyal audience. The post Beast Mode: Daily Beast CEO Heather Dietrick explores the power of the news publisher’s brand appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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