Category: PR Vibes®

RCR Wireless News Launches September 1st

Arden Media announced that RCR Wireless News will return on September 1, 2009 and named Tracy Ford and Dan Meyers as Editors. Tracy started with the former RCR Wireless News in 1990 and was most recently its associate publisher and editor, is responsible for overall editorial direction. Dan, previously managing editor of RCR Wireless News […]

The Sale of BusinessWeek

McGraw-Hill announced that it is looking to sell BusinessWeek. The publication debuted in 1929; BusinessWeek reportedly lost nearly $75 million in 2008 and has already lost about $20 million in 2009. Steadily declining ad sales are said to be the reason for the sale.

Communications Daily Launches Broadband Stimulus Today

Communications Daily has launched a new daily feature that will follow the new $7 billion-plus broadband infrastructure spending program. The feature will offer a comprehensive explanation of the relationships between public policy, regulatory action and the telecom and mass media marketplace.

Wang Leaves Gizmodo

Andrea “Andi” Wang has left her position as editorial assistant at Gizmodo. Andi covered consumer electronics including gadgets, gizmos and cutting-edge consumer products. No replacement has been named.

Deborah Gage Leaves San Francisco Chronicle

Senior technology reporter, Deborah Gage accepted a buyout and left the San Francisco Chronicle. Her areas of coverage were green technology, security, privacy, venture capitalists and Silicon Valley start-ups. Deborah now works as a freelancer and will continue to cover business and technology topics for the publications. She joined the newspaper in 2007 after serving […]

Enid Burns Laid Off at ClickZ

Managing Editor Enid Burns was laid off. Enid wrote for both ClickZ and the ClickZ News Blog. She is now taking on freelance projects covering technology and social media.

More Layoffs at Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis continues to consolidate its editorial operations. The west coast staff at ExtremeTech was recently laid off. Loyd Case, Jason Cross, Joel Durham, Mike Nguyen and Jeremy Atkinson are no longer with the publication. Jeremy Kaplan is now the editor of the outlet.

Dave Cohen Named Editor at Webnewser

The MediaBistro blog announced Dave Cohen as editor. Before joining Webnewser, Dave was the news editor for Multichannel News and B&C Broadcasting & Cable.

Sean Buckley Lands at Fierce

Sean Buckley has joined FierceTelecom as Senior Editor. He will be responsible for the day-to-day writing of FierceTelecom and building its network of contributors. Sean will start Monday, July 6th. Editor-in-Chief, Dan O’Shea will shift to writing longer features for the publication. Previous to joining the FierceMarkets family, Sean was Editor-in-Chief at Telecommunications Magazine. He […]

Interview Q&A with Sean Griffey, President, and Jason Nelson, Group Publisher, Telecom, FierceMarkets

What is the overall mission of FierceMarkets? Has that mission changed since the acquisition by Questex Media Group? Sean: FierceMarkets’ mission has always been to be the first place to turn for our readers and the marketers who are trying to reach them. We want to be their resource for the information they need to […]