Meredith says Koch brothers will not have control after helping finance Time acquisition

Magazine publisher and broadcast company Meredith Corp. is acquiring Time Inc. in a deal valued at $2.8 billion as it seeks to adapt to the publishing industry’s challenge of migrating from print to the digital age. The Des Moines-based company said Sunday it would pay $18.50 a share for New York-based... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conservative billionaire Koch brothers give $650m to help Meredith buy Time

Texans will not get a say in editorial decisions, says Meredith, as it hails ‘transformative’ deal to merge magazine stablesMeredith Corporation has announced that it is buying the Time Inc publishing group in a “transformative” $1.8bn deal that joins two huge magazine companies. Meredith, which... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith, Backed by the Koch Brothers, to Buy Time Inc.

Meredith Corp. has agreed to acquire Time Inc. for $2.8 billion including debt, swallowing the once-mighty home of Fortune and Sports Illustrated after the internet age wreaked havoc on even the most prestigious magazine titles.The $18.50-a-share offer is an all-cash one, Meredith said in a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith to buy Time Inc. for upward of $2.8 billion in deal backed by Koch brothers

Time Inc., the steward of some of the country's most circulated and storied magazine brands, will be sold to the lifestyle-magazine publisher Meredith Corp., the companies announced Sunday. Meredith will pay $18.50 per share in the all-cash deal for a company that counts such titles as Time,... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith Bid for Time Inc. Said to Be Backed by Koch Brothers

Earlier talks this year between Time Inc., the publisher of People and Sports Illustrated, and the Meredith Corporation fizzled out. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Koch brothers may be backing a Time Inc. acquisition

It seems every few months a headline emerges about Time Inc. and whether or not acquisition talks have begun or stalled. Today the New York Times reports that the ailing media company is once again in talks with the magazine publisher Meredith about a potential purchase. What’s more, the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Their own media megaphone’: what do the Koch brothers want from Time?

The company’s decline is readily apparent – but if the billionaire brothers’ other interests are a guide, their investment will be about more than moneyThat Charles and David Koch are putting $650m into Meredith Corp’s purchase of Time would ordinarily be cause for great soul-searching in media.... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Koch brothers have reportedly put up $550m to buy Time Inc – why?

The rightwing billionaires are believed to be backing Meredith’s bid for the renowned media group but it is not the most obvious move for the brothersThe Koch brothers don’t usually court media attention so why are the rightwing billionaire businessmen suddenly so interested in Time Inc, the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Thursday Wake-Up Call: Time Inc.'s Future Might Involve the Koch Brothers. Plus, P&G's Surprise

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital-related news. You can now get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Click here, or search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app.What people are talking about today: The Koch... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Help! My Son Is Trans. Is It Wrong to Read the Harry Potter Series to His Younger Brother?

We used to love these books, but he told me he doesn't want me to support J.K. Rowling now in any way. Continue reading at Slate

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In turbulent times, culling my book collection gave me the illusion of control. Then the dilemmas began multiplying.

Should I keep the first edition or the fine dust jacket? Deciding what books should stay or go is more art than science. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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How can skill swapping help self-employed publishing professionals and jobseekers in a time of Coronavirus?

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In a time of crisis, poetry can help focus our fears and transform ‘noise into music’

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Meredith Claims “Strongest Competitive Position in History” After Time Inc. Merger

President and CEO Tom Harty opened Meredith Corp.'s quarterly earnings call Thursday morning by declaring the integration of the now two-year-old Time Inc. acquisition "largely complete," leaving the company in "the strongest competitive position in its history." Performance in Meredith's... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Meredith Sells Money Magazine Brand, Nearly Two Years After Time Inc. Merger

Meredith Corp. has sold the Money magazine brand to Ad Practitioners LLC, a three-year-old Puerto Rico-based media and advertising startup behind the product review site ConsumersAdvocate.org, both parties announced Tuesday morning. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. One of a handful of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Why Audience Ownership Helps You Control Your Margins

The dawn of digital publishing brought about a tumultuous shift within the media landscape. Publishers have had to adapt to many emerging realities – but the latest challenge still hasn’t been fully overcome. Even if you found your place in the sun and now put all your efforts into creating... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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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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NBA dials back late starting times to help boost East Coast ratings

The NBA is kicking the tires on a new scheduling initiative designed to give East Coast hoops fans a reprieve from having to stay up until the wee hours of the morning to keep tabs on the league’s Western Conference superstars. Beginning this season, the NBA is slashing the number of nationally... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Story time with ebooks 'not as helpful' as print books

A study finds parents focus more on technology with electronic books and interact less with children. Continue reading at BBC News

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