The Wooden Horse Round-Up

* Rollingstone.com will finally be run by the magazine in January instead of digital service company RealNetworks…

* SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and CBSSports.com will share each other’s content online and in the print edition of Sports Illustrated…

* Reader’s Digest Canada boasts ad revenues for its five magazines and websites are up 1% in fiscal year 2009.  It is not part of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing by the American Reader’s Digest Association…

* POPULAR SCIENCE’s digital magazine Pop Sci Genius Guide has not caught on.  The publisher had hoped for 900,000 downloads for the first four issues combined.  The first issue last spring, priced at 99 cents, sold just over 5,000.  The summer issue was free and got 14,000 downloads…

* CELEBRATE ARKANSAS is suing Hoffman Media for infringing on its “Celebrate” trademark with the PHYLLIS HOFFMAN CELEBRATE, a quarterly.  Earlier, Celebrate Publishing asked Hoffman to stop using “Celebrate.”  Hoffman’s answer?  It published the magazine’s third issue…

* ESQUIRE will decrease its frequency with a double June/July issue in 2010 and raise its newsstand price to $4.99…

* CABINETMAKER and FDM have merged to become CABINETMAKER+FDM targeting professional cabinet designers and producers.  William Sampson, wsampson@wattnet.net, is editor-in-chief…

* THE COMMERCIAL OBSERVER is a new magazine covering the commercial real estate market in New York City.  It launches this month and is edited by Tom Acitelli, tacitelli@observer.com…

* ART + AUCTION, the global art-investment magazine, published by Louise Blouin Media, is celebrating its 30th anniversary.  Over the past 30 years, ART + AUCTION has covered the shifting fortunes of the art world and its inhabitants.  In its September issue, it celebrates by offering a collector’s edition with reflections on three decades of the art market…

* Canadian writers, check your contracts: BEST HEALTH is now providing all the fitness and health content on Sympatico.ca starting in August…

* Publisher Morris Publishing (AUGUSTA, SAVANNAH*, COASTAL ANTIQUES AND ART) has received an extension until September 11 to make two interest payments of almost $10 million originally due February 1and August 3.  Not being able to pay debts on time signals financial trouble for companies as it does for people…

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