Time Warner has spun off its magazine-publishing arm as a separate company, but the legendary firm faces the same challenge as the New York Times and other traditional media players: How to get from a print-centric world to a digital one
In an internal memo, BuzzFeed founder Jonah Peretti compares his upstart media company to the venerable newsmagazine Time. Is there any truth to this comparison? More than some members of the mainstream media would probably like to admit
Media companies seem to be focused on rebuilding the giants of yesteryear, like Time Inc. or Conde Nast, for an online world — and the main reason is that the advertising-based business model for most is still stuck in the past
Flipboard has signed a deal with magazine publisher Time Inc. to add the company’s titles to its mobile content-aggregation app, based on a promise to help Time reach new audiences and boost its advertising revenue.
Time Inc.’s People magazine rolled out a bunch of new paid offerings Monday, ranging in price from $112 to $200 per year. And from now on, print subscribers who want access to the tablet edition will have to pay up.
Several media industry executives argue that the disruption of the newspaper industry was inevitable, and that there was nothing much those in charge of the business could have done to prevent it or adapt to it. But is that true?
Time Warner will put its magazine titles, including People and Sports Illustrated, into a separate company later this year. The move is a surprise as the publishing world had expected the company to sell most its publications to Iowa-based Meredith.
All-you-can-read digital magazine app Next Issue Media is expanding from iPad to Windows 8. The company partnered with Microsoft and hopes that users will want to read digital magazines across their devices.
Time Warner is reportedly looking to sell off most of its magazines to Meredith, the publisher of titles like Better Homes and Gardens and Ladies’ Home Journal.
Remember when Friendster was the hot social network, publishers doubted that ebooks would ever sell, and Netflix (s NFLX) thought DVDs in red envelopes was the future? We do — that was that state of digital media when paidContent launched in 2002.