Magazines

Dig Up Deals at Your Local Library

Public libraries offer much more than you'd expect. If you're an avid reader, find out how you can save money by visiting your local branch.

Market Minute: Time Warner in Talks With Meredith Corp On Magazines

Time Warner is in talks to sell the majority of its Time Inc magazine division to Meredith Corp, according to a source familiar with the situation. The valuation being ascribed to Time Inc, with titles such as Time, Sports Illustrated and People, ranges from $2 billion to $3.5 billion.

Newsstand Magazine Sales Slide 10%

U.S. magazine sales fell nearly 10% in the first half of 2012, a troubling sign for print publishers that suggests Americans are still being careful about discretionary spending.

Forget Fountain Pens: 5 Gifts New College Grads Can Really Use

The classic graduation gifts are perfect for someone headed for an artist's colony or off on a vacation. But with half of recent college grads unemployed, the best gifts are ones that will help put them on the fast track to a job. Here are five smart options.

Coming to a Printer Near You: Magazines!

Why wait for the postman to deliver your next copy of Glamour or Golf Digest when you can print it out at home? This is the half-baked idea that Hewlett-Packard and magazine mogul Conde Nast are proposing this week. The two companies are teaming up to offer printer-fueled content from Conde Nast magazines including Allure, Wired, and Epicurious.

Bringing a Classic Magazine Back From the Dead

Magazine executive John T. Elduff recently paid $2,000 for the trademark rights of classic weekly Collier's, which went bankrupt in the 1950s. His plans to bring it back to life aim at folks who'll recall the name: those in the 50- to 90-year old demographic.

Newsweek and The Daily Beast Will Merge

Newsweek magazine and The Daily Beast will merge. But with each business struggling, the new entity may be may be more like a marriage of two wounded media operations.

Yes, Tablet Users Really Are Reading More

Publishers talk about the Apple iPad and Amazon Kindle and other tablet devices as their salvation. Now, new consumer research suggests that view may be grounded in reality: Tablet users are reading more -- and are reconciled to paying.

Paparazzi Take on People in Digital Rights Fight

The celebrity photos industry is notoriously cutthroat, with photographers competing against one other -- sometimes physically -- to snap the juiciest pictures and score lucrative exclusives they can sell to magazines and websites. Now People magazine's iPad app introduces a fresh front for fighting.

Newsweek's Limited Future Under Sidney Harman

The Washington Post Co. got what just it wanted in the deal: Someone else to take the blame for killing Newsweek. Of all the bidders, the 91-year-old audio-gear mogul is least likely to make the kinds of changes the venerable magazine would need to survive in the long term.

Conde Nast Overhaul Focuses on Digital Growth

A management overhaul at Conde Nast is meant to help its iconic magazines -- including Vogue, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker -- flourish in this century as they did in the last.

Hearst Magazines Hires a Conde Nast Vet as New President

David Carey had the inside track to becoming Conde Nast's next CEO, but instead he's been named president of archrival Hearst Magazines. Among his hits at Conde Nast are The New Yorker, Wired and Golf Digest. Portfolio didn't fare so well.