June 15, 1991 |
Investors aren't the only ones grumbling these days about Time Warner Inc., whose common shares lost more than 20% of their value earlier this month after the company unveiled its controversial rights offering. Employees of the media and entertainment giant are also singing the blues, both because of the collapsing value of their stock holdings and a series of unrelated cost-cutting moves at units of the debt-ridden company, including delayed raises for some writers, editors and executives.
October 2, 1989 |
When Business Tokyo hits the newsstands this week, the magazine's editors hope that its new look, with cover girl Yumi Nakajima, will help attract new readers and signal a new direction for the 3-year-old monthly. Meanwhile, Venture Japan's fall quarterly is hot off the press and the San Francisco publication is looking to find a niche with U.S.-Japan business people.
December 12, 1991 |
Want to give the socially correct gift for the child of the '90s on your holiday gift list? Get a magazine subscription. It's quick. It's easy. The hardest part is picking out one. Believe it or not, there are nearly 100 magazines available for kids today. The oldest existing magazine for children, "Wee Wisdom," dates back to 1893. But the industry has boomed recently. Half of the magazines were founded during the past 15 years. In 1989 alone, eight new ones were launched. The choices are wide.
April 7, 1991 |
At Business Week magazine, consultants from Booz, Allen & Hamilton are so intent on scrutinizing costs that they are studying such once-sacrosanct questions as how long it takes writers to report stories. At Victoria, the entire editorial staff consists of 11 people. They are equipped with Apple Macintoshes and produce a magazine that would have taken two or three times as many people to put out without automation.
December 14, 1989 |
But gee, Wally, what about the Jeffersons? What about the Cos? Some yuppies who have pulled themselves up by the bootstraps daddy paid for may find it difficult to believe, but despite the Horatio Alger tone of the times, the black bourgeoisie is shrinking. According to a four-month investigation by Money magazine, the notion of a burgeoning black middle class is media mythology.