Another One Bites the Dust

December 12, 2009 • Media Economics, Newsroom Management • by

Editor & Publisher, a century-old magazine chronicling the peaks and valleys of the newspaper industry, will slip from the media landscape by the end of this year.

The small magazine, serving 10,000 subscribers and 800,000 unique monthly visitors to its Web site, was ultimately brought down by the same factors it covered.  Revenue plummeted as advertisers moved to the Web, which lead the Nielson Company to terminate Editor & Publisher along with Kirkus Reviews, a pre-publication book review magazine. Additionally, Nielson will sell a number of trade publications, including Adweek, Mediaweek, Billboard, Brandweek, Film Journal International, Backstage and the Hollywood Reporter.

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