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Hearst launching next-gen ad units
Hearst Magazines is launching next-generation ad units that will let advertisers serve up high-definition, streaming video in real time.
Conde Nast eyes apps to combat ad recession
With the launch of a new Gourmet brand extension, Conde Nast executives aren't just trying to wring money out of the beloved erstwhile magazine, but rescue the company from its decades-old reliance on ad revenue.
App-rehension over iTunes rules
Given Apple's supposed nudity ban concerning its apps, some were surprised to see the June iPhone/iPad version of GQ with cover model Miranda Kerr dressed down to her stockings and a deep tan.
E-reader use jumped 34% in past six months
In another encouraging sign for publishers who are placing their bets on digital editions, the number of people who own e-readers has jumped 34% in the past six months to nearly 2.8 million, according to GfK MRI's Survey of the American Consumer.
Forbes’ digital strategy effects big shifts
More change is coming to Forbes Media, where Paul Maidment announced his departure as co-editor of Forbes magazine while the company looks to unload Investopedia, its financial education website, as part of a larger shift in digital strategy.
Forbes eyes True/Slant acquisition
Signaling a push into the social media space, Forbes announced that it has agreed in principle to acquire Web-based news outfit True/Slant and that its founder and CEO as well as a Forbes alum, Lewis Dvorkin, would be rejoining the company.
Beckman named CEO of e5 Global Media
Longtime Conde Nast executive Richard Beckman has been named CEO of e5 Global Media, the new owner of The Hollywood Reporter.
Gourmet magazine preps TV show
On Oct. 17, Conde Nast's Gourmet magazine will debut its new public television show, "Gourmet's Adventures With Ruth."
Candace Bushnell web series in the works
Meredith Corp. and its lifestyle magazine More have teamed up with Candace Bushnell, creator of HBO's "Sex and the City" and NBC's "Lipstick Jungle," on a new web series.
Bonnie Fuller to run Hollywood Life site
A year and change after stepping down from American Media Inc., controversial ex-tabloid queen Bonnie Fuller has landed a new gig as president and editor in chief of HollywoodLife.com.
Jack Kliger named CEO of TV Guide
Publishing vet Jack Kliger is returning to the industry as acting CEO of troubled TV Guide, filling the role vacated in May by Scott Crystal.
EW, YouTube team up for ‘Lost’ finale
With scores of rabid "Lost" fans awaiting the season finale airing Wednesday, Entertainment Weekly and YouTube teamed up to capitalize on the show's popularity.