Friday News Round-Up for October 28th

Before you get your Halloween on this weekend you can check out the industry news.  Note that magazines listed with an asterisk* are part of our Wooden Horse Database.

HOMEMAKERS*, a Canadian women’s magazine, will cease print at the end of 2011, with the final holiday issue.  Launched in 1966 as HOME DIGEST, it still claimed over 1.4 million readers in this fall’s PMB data.  Homemakers’ French-language counterpart, MADAME, was shuttered in February…

Affinity’s American Magazine Study will begin reporting on a quarterly basis beginning in spring of 2012, up from their twice-yearly schedule.  The company surveys 60,000 readers to measure the reach of print and digital magazines…

HOLMES* magazine will cease print with the December issue.  The Canadian home improvement publication is being dropped by publisher Dauphin Media Group.  An offshoot of contractor and TV personality Mike Holmes, the publication launched in January of 2010, and quickly grew to 10 issues per year with a separate US edition.  The Holmes Group says it will seek another publisher…

Rodale Publishing is restructuring the company into three groups: Healthy Living, including Men’s Health, Women’s Health and Prevention; Active Living, including Runner’s World, Running Times and Bicycling; and Digital/New Brand Development.  Editor David Zinczenko will serve as group executive and general manager for Healthy Living, and David Willey will serve in the same post for the Active Living group.  A search is on for someone to head the Digital/Brand division…

GAZE, a magazine for Atlantic Canada’s LGBT community, has ceased publication…

BLOOMBERG BUSINESSWEEK* hired new associate editor Kristen Hinman, khinman@bloomberg.net, overseeing politics and policy in Washington, DC…

MARTHA STEWART LIVING* bid farewell to editorial director for collecting, Fritz Karch, who was one of the magazine’s original co-founders…

MARTHA STEWART LIVING* let go assistant managing editor Marc Bailes…

MARTHA STEWART LIVING* said goodbye to Shane Powers, deputy editor of home and decorating…

MARTHA STEWART LIVING* no longer has Tony Bielaczyc as deputy editor of gardening…

DETAILS* entertainment editor David Walters, david_walters@condenast.com, announced he would leave the magazine on November 8…

WOMEN’S HEALTH* now has Caitlin Carlson, caitlin.carlson@rodale.com, as an editorial assistant…

GLAMOUR* will welcome new deputy research editor Cheryl Grant, cheryl_grant@condenast.com, on October 31.  She comes to the magazine from FAMILY CIRCLE*, where she served as a research editor since 2007…

COMPLEX* magazine welcomed new senior editor Rob Kenner, rkenner@complex.com…

If you have time, scroll down to check out previous news and blog posts from earlier in the week.  You never know what you might have missed…

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