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Issue Date: April 29, 2013
With various technology-driven projects changing the way it does business, Penton Media is shifting from a traditional publishing mindset to a tech-forward one. Read more
In the News
On the heels of reporting first-quarter results, the New York Times Co. announced a series of strategic initiatives to spur revenue growth that will begin to be rolled out in the fourth quarter.
Total revenue decreased 2.0% to $465.9 million in the first quarter from $475.4 million in the first quarter of 2012. Circulation revenue increased 6.... Read more
While most media companies are using the HTML5 standard to make websites designed for desk- and laptop devices equally accessible on mobile devices, The Economist is going in the other direction—creating a tabletlike experience for the traditional Web—with a Google Chrome app that it plans to debut in mid-May.
The free app... Read more
Expert Insight Sales & Marketing
Forbes Media tapped Tom Davis as its new CMO in April, promoting a former senior VP-sales and marketing who had a hand in building revenue across both print and digital properties. Davis has been an evangelist for the company's innovative digital model, including its BrandVoice platform—a marketing vehicle that allows premium advertisers to... Read more