Can Australia’s best magazines recover?

Private equity group CVC is this week hosting directors of its Nine Entertainment Company, whose Channel Nine has the Australian broadcast rights for the Olympics. But they have nothing ... Continue Reading →

Frank Bennack: modest elder statesman will out-pace Murdoch

This is a story of three octogenarians. It is 60 years since the death, aged 88, of  (William) Randolph Hearst, now the world’s second most famous newspaperman. The fearsome ... Continue Reading →

Magazines in crisis: 3 ways they can still win

Sales and marketing people seldom let the mask slip. So, magazine industry people can keep up the smiles and pretend that the iPad or some other piece of magic is coming to their rescue. ... Continue Reading →

Hearst buys big into the post-magazine world

So Hearst Corp, of the US, has become unarguably the world’s largest women’s magazine publisher with the c$1bn acquisition of the French-owned international group Hachette. ... Continue Reading →