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Issue Date: February 26, 2013
SPECIAL REPORT: Mobile Media
B-to-b media M&A activity began to rebound in 2012, with the level of interest largely dependent on a target company's category within the industry and how much it has expanded beyond traditional print media. Media Business recently spoke with Scott Peters, co-president of investment bank Jordan, Edmiston Group, about the state of b-to-b media. Read more
In the News
Business.com Media named Tony Uphoff as its new CEO in mid-January. A veteran of more than 20 years in the business information and media industry, he most recently was CEO of UBM TechWeb. Among his previous posts were CEO of Beliefnet.com, which he founded; president of VNU Media's Entertainment Group and publisher of The Hollywood Reporter and... Read more
The Wall Street Journal this month launched a digital extension of the vertically focused Journal Reports section that has been a strong advertising performer for the print side of the publication. The rebranded Journal Report integrates print and digital to offer more advertising real estate than the publisher could fit into traditional column... Read more
Expert Insight Events
dmg::events in November tapped Michael Green to expand a new U.S. division that oversees event properties such as ad:tech and Digital Collective. The former Hanley Wood executive spoke to Media Business about the company's acquisition plans, the lessons of a poor economy and the value of diversifying the portfolio.
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