Posted on: 05/10/13
Shelton, Conn.—About a third (33.8%) of the b-to-b and consumer publications audited by BPA Worldwide reported digital circulation for the second half of last year, the organization said.
Posted on: 04/16/13
The Penton Technology Group launched redesigned Web properties for SharePoint Pro and Windows IT Pro in March, updating the infrastructure to accommodate an increasingly mobile and social audience. “Our two big goals were to improve the user experience and to improve the environment for our...
Posted on: 04/03/13
New York—Magazine launches in the first quarter dropped by almost half, to 27 from 52 a year earlier, according to data released by MediaFinder.com, an online database of U.S. and Canadian publications.
Posted on: 03/12/13
Chicago—ePublishing Inc. has acquired Next-Tech Markets, parent of the B2B Audience Network. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Posted on: 02/22/13
Fort Atkinson, Wis.—Cygnus Business Media said Friday it is seeking a buyer for its Agriculture Group, which includes two publications and five trade shows.
Posted on: 01/23/13
New York—ThomasNet.com, an online destination for industrial buyers and sellers, is launching IMT Career Journal, a Web publication and weekly e-newsletter for manufacturing employers and job seekers.
Posted on: 01/17/13
New York—Forbes Media announced it is introducing its first French-language edition, Forbes Afrique. The publication will be distributed in 23 Francophone countries in Africa.
Posted on: 01/14/13
Dublin, N.H.—Yankee Publishing announced it has acquired McLean Communications, a provider of New Hampshire lifestyle, business and custom publications. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Posted on: 01/11/13
New York—Consumer ad pages fell 8.2% to 154,838 in 2012 compared with 2011, according to Publishers Information Bureau figures released by the MPA. In addition, ad pages dropped 7.3%, to 44,355, in the fourth quarter compared with the year-earlier period.
Posted on: 12/06/12
New York—NewBay Media has acquired U.K.-based Intent Media, which produces business publications, websites and events within the entertainment, technology and leisure markets. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Posted on: 12/03/12
New York—News Corp. announced it is shuttering The Daily, less than two years after it launched the iPad newspaper. The company also named Wall Street Journal Managing Editor Robert Thomson as CEO of its new publishing entity, which will retain the News Corp. name.
Posted on: 11/19/12
Charlotte, N.C.—American City Business Journals, which publishes weekly business journals in 40 cities and operates more than 45 business news websites, has acquired Boston-based Streetwise Media. Streetwise operates two websites ...
Posted on: 11/13/12
New York—Penton Media today acquired Farm Progress, a holding company that includes 23 agricultural magazine titles, four expositions, digital and broadcast products as well as investment data.
Posted on: 10/19/12
New York—American Business Media is projecting that periodicals will face a 2.56% increase in postal rates next year.
Posted on: 10/17/12
Deerfield, Ill.—Stagnito Media, which covers the food and retail sectors, has acquired three publications and their related products from E.W. Williams Publications Co. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Posted on: 10/05/12
McGraw-Hill Cos.' July relaunch of Aviation Week & Space Technology was the latest in a series of initiatives designed to boost the brand's audience and create more integrated marketing packages.
Posted on: 10/05/12
Medical and scientific publisher Elsevier was a particularly active player on the media M&A front in August and September. The Amsterdam-based media company, a subsidiary of Reed Elsevier, announced two divestitures and a pair of acquisitions:
Posted on: 10/04/12
Vienna, Va.—1105 Government Information Group this month will relaunch its government trade publications Federal Computer Week and Government Computer News.
Posted on: 09/28/12
New York—Private equity company Investcorp is putting b-to-b media company SourceMedia up for sale, according to a report in peHUB.
Posted on: 09/25/12
Crain Communications Inc. has contracted with database management company Omeda to consolidate its multiple customer databases into a corporatewide business-intelligence data set. The goal: to provide a unified view of Crain Communications' customers, their purchase histories and their website...