Raconteur magazine closes nine months after launch due to ‘lack of advertising revenue’

Raconteur, the free current affairs magazine, is closing nine months after launching due to a lack of advertising revenue. The last issue of the quarterly magazine, published by content agency Raconteur Media, will come out on Friday. Press Gazette was told that the magazine’s editor, Peter Guest, has been suspended after emailing staff about the closure.

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Bonnier USA to shutter several travel magazine print editions

The US division of Swedish magazine publisher Bonnier will be shuttering several travel magazine print editions, according to a report from Keith Kelly at the NY Post. The magazines effected are Islands, Destination Weddings & Honeymoons, and Caribbean Travel & Life, which was made into a supplement of Islands a while ago. All three will see their last print editions published by the end of the year, a new digital version of Islands is planned for 2017

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Time Inc to close Cycling Active and Cycling Sport magazines

Time Inc is set to close two cycling magazines in its UK portfolio of road cycling titles to focus attention on popular glossy Cycling Weekly, now its sole title covering the sport. Nine journalism jobs are understood to be at risk (including permanent and freelance roles). Monthly magazines Cycling Active and Cycle Sport are to go, despite a combined circulation of more than 31,500, with resources being directed into the weekly that is said to be “seeing the most demand from consumers” according to Time

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Condé Nast Shuts Down Details

Condé Nast will shutter the 33 year-old monthly magazine, which has a total circulation of about 560,000, at the end of the year, according to a Wednesday memo to staff from president Bob Sauerberg.

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Why Informa Is Putting Events at the Center of Its Media Brands

Even as events become more central revenue pillars for a lot of B2B brands, few publishers are reorganizing their media products around them. Informa is taking a big step in that direction though, merging Food Product Design into Natural Products Insider in an attempt to put forward a more unified voice to its audience, and one more closely aligned with its main trade show, SupplySide West

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TVeasy to merge into What’s On TV

The move will see key features from TVeasy – including the magazine’s popular easy planning guides and Q&A interviews with the nation’s favourite TV stars – incorporated into What’s On TV, and for a period of time What’s On TV will carry a cover flash to highlight the merger to readers, says Time Inc

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