Friday News Round-Up for May 11th

The pressure is on!  You now have hours, instead of days, to get that Mother’s Day card or gift.  So before you run out to brave the crowds at the local card shop, florist or drug store, catch up on the news.  All magazines with an asterisk* are included in the Wooden Horse Database.

SCRAPBOOKS ETC will cease print with the August issue, in spite of positive circulation numbers and strong newsstand placements.  Publisher Meredith said the move is “due to the longer term business forecast for the franchise and the industry”…

THE ECONOMIST* announced late Friday that its Washington, DC bureau chief, Peter David, died Thursday night in a car accident.  He had been with the magazine since 1984, and prior to his current post had served as business affairs editor, UK political editor and foreign editor…

BETTER HOMES & GARDENS* said goodbye to West coast editor Paige Porter Fischer…

BETTER HOMES & GARDENS* lost Bridget Sandquist, editorial director for holidays and entertaining…

BETTER HOMES & GARDENS* no longer has Richard Swearinger, senior editor for food and entertaining…

ELLE* style news editor Britt Aboutaleb, has left the publication…

PRINT magazine promoted Michael Silverberg, michaelbsilverberg@gmail.com and @mbsilverberg, to editor-in-chief…

TEEN VOGUE* welcomed Eden Univer, eden_univer@condenast.com and @edenuniver, as online beauty features editor…

BRIDES* hired Diana Estigarribia, diana_estigarribia@condenast.com and @destigarribia, as a research editor…

HOME CARE* magazine now has Russ Willcutt, rwillcutt@cahabmedia.com, as a senior editor…

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