Magazine Marketplace: A highly selective industry chronicle

Calvacca, Lorraine; Learmonth, Michael; Posnock, Susan Thea
October 2003
Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management;Oct2003, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p13
Trade Publication
Covers updates on the magazine publication industry in the U.S. as of September 2003. Acquisition of Thomson Healthcare by Advanstar Communications; Deal forged by Future Networks USA to acquire "Guitar World" magazine; Changes in the December 2003 issue of the magazine "Biography."


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