Industry News

Lester is pleased to present important news aggregated  from multiple sources for the B2B Media, Trade Publishing and Fund Raising Industry. We hope users find this information useful and that it gives them a birds eye view of important developments in the industry.

What’s Next for American Media, LLC? | News & Notes
After nearly two years of ongoing scrutiny related to the alleged activities of its CEO, David Pecker, and chief content officer, Dylan Howard, the company now known as American Media, LLC is moving on to life after The ...Read more.
Tinder Swipes Right on Interactive Content for ‘Swipe Night’
In this episode of “What Were They Thinking?” Melissa Ward, managing editor for Publishing Executive’s sister brand Target Marketing, looks at the new apocalyptic interactive content series from Tinder. ...Read more.
How to Get Credit for the Traffic You Drive to Your Advertisers
When I work with a publisher on their digital strategy, the first thing we do is look to better monetize the digital assets that they already have. This includes an in-depth analysis of how they’re ...Read more.
HMP Launches European Division With Latest Event Acquisition
HMP—a B2B events, education and media provider to the healthcare industry—closed a pair of acquisitions this week, swelling its portfolio to more than 300 annual live events and establishing a dedicated European division for the ...Read more.
Publishers, Don’t Overlook Your Best Source of Content Ideas
As a publisher, if you’re following a trend, you’re already behind. Here at 101 Network, we discovered that the hard way when we were first starting out back in 2016. In order to produce content, ...Read more.
Quartz Announces Leadership Overhaul | People on the Move
On Monday, Quartz announced multiple transitions in leadership, including co-founder Zach Seward‘s promotion from chief product officer and executive editor to CEO. Former co-CEO and publisher Jay Lauf will now serve as chairman, a new role at the ...Read more.
Tiger Oak Media Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Citing mounting vendor debt and declining revenue, Tiger Oak Media—the publisher of more than 30 regional and bridal magazines around the country—has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to documents filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court ...Read more.
Does Failed Quad, LSC Merger Mean End of Future Printing Industry ‘Mega-Deals’?
Peter Schaefer of New Direction Partners and Mark Michelson, Editor-in-Chief of Printing Impressions, discuss growth prospects for Quad and LSC Communications following their DOJ antitrust setback, and why several of their smaller, independent printing industry competitors were ...Read more.
Active Interest Media’s SVP of Digital on New Memberships & Commerce Opportunities
From ecommerce to over-the-top video, legacy media companies are eyeing a range of monetization opportunities in their transition to more diverse business models. In their search, it’s important for publishers to assess whether new revenue ...Read more.