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December 21, 1989 | From Associated Press
The new owner of Ms. said Wednesday he plans to resume publication of the magazine every other month starting next spring and named feminist activist and author Robin Morgan as its editor in chief. The magazine, founded in 1972, had been a monthly but was not profitable and had often been at odds with advertisers over its editorial content. Dale W. Lang, whose Lang Communications Inc. assumed control of Ms.
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December 6, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Sassy Gets New Owner: Los Angeles-based Petersen Publishing Co. purchased the teen-age girls' magazine from Lang Communications for an undisclosed price. Petersen's magazine holdings already include Teen, another youth-oriented publication. The first issue of the new Sassy will appear on newsstands Jan. 31. Sassy will be published monthly thereafter. It will also be redesigned. Ira Garey was named publisher of Sassy.
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October 21, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Teen Magazine Publisher to Buy Sassy: Privately held Petersen Publishing Co. of Los Angeles signed a letter of intent to buy Sassy's assets, said Dale Lang, chairman of Lang Communications. He said he hopes to close the deal in 30 days. In the meantime, Lang said, he dismissed Sassy's entire staff of about 35 employees with severance, saying the November issue will be the last published under the current management. Jay Cole, publisher of Teen, said there will be no break in publishing.
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December 21, 1989 | From Associated Press
The new owner of Ms. said Wednesday he plans to resume publication of the magazine every other month starting next spring and named feminist activist and author Robin Morgan as its editor in chief. The magazine, founded in 1972, had been a monthly but was not profitable and had often been at odds with advertisers over its editorial content. Dale W. Lang, whose Lang Communications Inc. assumed control of Ms.
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