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Peter Goldstone has returned to Hanley Wood, this time as CEO.
Goldstone, former president of the home construction industry media company, had departed two years ago when its then-private equity owners were slashing costs. He succeeds Frank Anton, who has taken on the role of chairman.
Goldstone had been president of Government Executive ... Read more
Success of the New York Times Media Group's metered model may spur publishers to reconsider pay walls
The recent move by the New York Times Media Group to reduce the number of free articles per month it makes available on NYTimes.com could influence other media companies to adopt some type of metered model for their online content, according to industry observers. Last month, it reduced the number of free articles per month available on NYTimes.... Read more
Expert Insight M&A
Tom O'Connor is managing director at media investment bank Berkery Noyes.
Media Business: What do you think the level of media M&A activity will be for the rest of the year?
Tom O'Connor: There are several properties on the market right now, and I think you'll see a pickup in deals over the balance of the year—not... Read more