Marek, Lynne
May 2010
Crain's Chicago Business;5/3/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 18, p18
The article presents information about Linda Johnson Rice, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of Chicago, Illinois-based Johnson Publishing Co. The publishing firm, founded by Rice family, publishes African-American-oriented magazines Ebony and Jet. In an effort to increase advertising and licensing revenue, Rice is trying to adapt the firm's products to digital media.


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