Newsonomics: These Are The 3 Fault Lines Redrawing The U.S. Media Business

On the surface, Meredith’s $2.8 billion buy of Time Inc. seems fairly straightforward: Leading women’s marketing company adds more digital and print audience to its roster of Middle America titles, with People the prime prize. But in that purchase we can also see the deeper tectonic shifts ...

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Who Will Buy Fortune, Sports Illustrated, Time and Two Major Cox Newspapers?

It’s time to reset the clock on Time Magazine, as well as its sister publications Fortune and Sports Illustrated. As Meredith Corp. announced its ability to close its long-anticipated buy of Time Inc.., , one door closed, but another opened. Though Meredith CEO Steve Lacy has ...

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Rocky Mountain News “Sale” Shows Peril of Crossing Profit Line

As daily newspapers become less than daily — witness the East Valley Tribune's move into the world of four-day-a-week dailiness in January — why would we expect a metro area to support two daily newspapers? Against that backdrop, Scripps' announcement that it is ...

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