Wednesday News Round-Up for June 13th

Glad you stopped in to check out the news.  All titles with an asterisk* are part of the Wooden Horse Database.

FOOD NETWORK MAGAZINE* will raise its rate base two more times in 2013, reaching 1.55 million by the release of the July/August issue.  This will be the eighth and ninth rate base hikes for the magazine, which premiered in 2009.  It continues to outperform other epicurean publications…

HUFFINGTON. (with a period in the title), the new iPad magazine from THE HUFFINGTON POST*, debuts on Thursday, June 14.  The digital publication employs a full-time staff of 14, and will be available through iTunes for free during the first month…

STAR* reportedly is initiating mass layoffs, with a half-dozen staffers let go on Friday, June 8.  The move is part of a restructuring at both Star and OK!* magazines…

TIME* magazine staffers are awaiting a report and recommendations from Bain & Co., which was brought in to consult in March of this year.  Time Inc is looking for ways to be more profitable…

SPIN* magazine, owned by Spin Media LLC, may be the subject of negotiations, leading to the publication’s acquisition by BuzzMedia…

CQ and ROLL CALL are getting closer to a complete merger, but insist the CQ banner won’t disappear.  The Economist Group bought CQ in 2009, and staff for the two publications have worked under the same roof since March of 2011…

ELLE* bid farewell to senior fashion news editor Nick Axelrod.  No replacement has been named…

PREVENTION* hired Amanda First, amanda.first@rodale.com and @amandafirst, as an editorial assistant…

NYLON* magazine brought in new web editor Jazzi McGilbert, jazzi@nylonmag.com and @jazzimcg…

FAMILY TIME magazine picked up new managing editor Mallory Szczepanski, Mallory@familytimemagazine.com and @MissMalloryS…

NEW JERSEY FAMILY magazine will lose editor Farn Dupre at the end of June…

AT HOME IN ARKANSAS hired new associate editor Rosemary Hallmark, rhallmark@athomearkansas.com and @rohallama…

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