Wooden Horse Friday Round-Up

Publisher Conde Nast Publications is officially dropping the “Publications” from its name.  Spokesperson Maurie Perl said: “It’s a more coordinated push to use the new logo without the ‘Publications.’  Suffice it to say, we will now be known as Condé Nast.”…

EWEEK has announced the exit of chief technology analyst Jim Rapoza…

WomansDay.com has a new assistant editor, Olivia Putnal, oputnal@hfmus.com…

THE DAILY RECORD, a Baltimore business magazine, has a new online managing editor, Robert Terry, rob.terry@mddailyrecord.com…

FINE BOOKS & COLLECTIONS will return to print as a quarterly.  Rebecca Rego Barry is editor…

HEALTH DATA MANAGEMENT has a new editor-in-chief, Greg Gillespie, greg.gillespie@sourcemedia.com, for the second time…

Publisher Reader’s Digest Association is not yet stepping out of bankruptcy protection.  UK has not approved the operating plan…

Next Issue Media, the digital publishing initiative of Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corporation and Time Inc, has launched a blog at http://nextissuemedia.wordpress.com. It “will serve as a place where we comment on developments in the eReading space and provide updates [on the initiative.]”…

WORKING MOTHER will start featuring celebrity and high-profile moms on the cover starting with the February/March issue.  Well-known mothers from sports, celebrity and television, among other areas, will be featured and talk about the challenges of raising children in the midst of a busy career.  Olympic gold medal skater Kristi Yamaguchi will be the first…

PINK has lost website editor Taylor Mallory…

INC magazine is going virtual.  In the month of February editorial staffers will work from home and blog about it along with advice and tips from experts.  The April print issue “we’ll publish a definitive piece on virtual work – a look at pros and cons of running a highly-dispersed team (namely, ours), plus, tips on how to work virtually that any start-up or small business can use.”…

TIME has a new arts editor, Tim Morrison, tim_morrison@timemagazine.com…

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