Category: PR Vibes®

Dedication: Peter Lambert: 1955 – 2009

Peter D. Lambert, 54, of Venice, Florida died Sunday, July 19, 2009. Peter was born in Cape Cod, Mass. He was highly respected and well known in the cable and telecommunications technology industry for more than 25 years. His most recent venture was as senior editor of Screenplays Magazine, a technical journal for the broadband […]

Telephony/Connected Planet

Penton Media announced the launch of Connected Planet, a publication that will replace Telephony magazine. The publication will launch in September and will target service providers and enterprise users of advanced telecommunications, IT, and mobile networking services and will bring focus to the technologies and real-world examples that demonstrate how the combination of IT and […]

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.