Time Inc. CEO Promises Less Free Content

Laura Lang, who took the reins as CEO of Time Inc. 10 months ago, sent a memo to her staff Wednesday outlining how she plans to rescue the struggling company. The magazine publisher witnessed a six percent decline in advertising revenue to $855 million in Read More …

Tough Road Ahead as Time Inc. Begins Life as an Independent Company

Time Inc. CEO Joseph A. Ripp arrives at the 2014 TIME 100 Gala held at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 in New York.Image: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Associated Press Starting Monday, investors finally have a way to invest in the Read More …

15 Unbelievably Sexist Adverts From The 1970s

These magazine ads, via artist Mitch O’Connell, show us the kind of thing feminism was up against. Ms magazine, founded in 1971 by Gloria Steinem and others, quickly became an important part of the feminist movement in America. A regular feature, “No Comment”, encouraged readers Read More …

First Look: ‘Architectural Digest’ on the iPad

Architectural Digest released its first digital edition last week, alongside fellow Conde Nast publication Lucky. The magazines are launching simultaneously on the iPad, Kindle Fire and Nook Color. I spent some time with the September issue on my iPad this week. Visually it is, of Read More …

Macworld Shutters Print Publications, Lays Off More Staff

A collection of Macworld print magazines.Image: Flickr, Jaysin Trevino IDG is shuttering the print arm of Macworld, its last remaining print publication and it has axed much of its editorial staff. Macworld will continue as an online only publication, albeit with a reduced workload. A Read More …

Report: Time Warner in Talks to Sell Magazine Unit

Time Warner may be in talks to sell off Time Inc. as revenues at the publishing unit’s advertising and circulation revenues continue to decline. Citing three unnamed sources, Fortune (which is owned by Time Inc.), reports that a “serious buyer” is in talks to acquire Read More …

Allrecipes.com to Launch Print Magazine

While much of the magazine industry is shifting resources from print to digital, recipe website Allrecipes.com, which was acquired by magazine publisher Meredith Corporation a year and a half ago, is investing in print instead. Meredith announced Monday that Allrecipes is preparing to launch a Read More …

Harper’s Magazine Is Finally Ready for the Digital Revolution

Harper’s Magazine will be coming to an iOS or Android-based device near you this fall. If you’re surprised Harper’s waited until 2013 to make this move then you don’t know Harper’s. If you were born sometime after 1980 or so, there’s a good chance you’ve Read More …

Lucky Magazine Wants You To Shop Its First Digital Issue

Better late than never: Two of Conde Nast’s storied brands, Lucky and Architectural Digest, are releasing digital editions for the iPad, Kindle Fire and Nook Color Tuesday. I sampled Lucky‘s September issue on an iPad this morning, and it looked great. The magazine’s photo-packed pages Read More …

All-You-Can-Read Magazine Subscription App Launches on iPad

Next Issue Media, a joint venture backed by five major U.S. publishers — Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corp. and Time Inc. — is launching an all-you-can-read magazine subscription app for the iPad Tuesday. For a flat monthly fee of $10 or $15, users can Read More …