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- Macomber Named Gale President. // Publishers Weekly;3/29/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 13, p7
Reports on the appointment of Gordon Macomber as the president of Thomson Gale Publishing Group. Resignation of Allen Pascal at the company; Several companies worked by Macomber.
- People ... // Educational Marketer;4/5/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p8
The article presents information related to appointment and promotion of executives in several publishing companies. Thomson Learning Corp. in Stamford, Connecticut, last month named Gordon Macomber as president of its information aggregator business, Thomson Gale. Harcourt Inc. in Orlando,...
- People... // Educational Marketer;3/3/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p8
Reports on developments in the career of Gordon Macomber, Mary McPherson and Harry Barfoot, executives in the educational publishing industry.
- Web-school master. Walsh, Mark // Crain's New York Business;02/12/2001, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p3
Focuses on NYUonline Inc., the for-profit Internet-based learning business of New York University (NYU). Appointment of Gordon Macomber as chief executive officer; Expansion of the unit's number of employees; Alliances forged with the school's hierarchy to create e-learning programs aimed at...
- Macomber Named To Head NYUonline. // Publishers Weekly;1/10/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 2, p18
Reports the appointment of Gordon Macomber as president and chief executive officer of NYUonline Inc., the online learning company of New York University in New York, New York. Information on NYUonline's education courses; Plans of Macomber for NYUonline.
- Strachan to head Columbia U. Press. // Publishers Weekly;5/26/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 21, p13
Announces that William Strachan has been named the president and director of Columbia University Press, succeeding John Moore who is retiring. Details of Strachan's previous jobs; Concentration on writers of serious nonfiction; Who his authors have been.
- Director Out At Columbia. Zeitchik, Steven // Publishers Weekly;3/3/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 9, p25
Reports the dismissal of William Strachan, press director at Columbia University, in March 2003. Information on his successor, Rebecca Schrader; Response of the staff to the dismissal; Background on Strachan's career in Columbia.
- K-12 and College Publishers Look to Year Ahead For Bounce They Did Not Get in the First Quarter. // Educational Marketer;6/9/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 16, p1
Reports on the financial prospects of U.S. K-12 and college publishers for 2003. Direction provided by first quarter financial results; Importance of niche strength; Publishers' wariness about building textbook inventory in an uncertain market.
- More new titles launched in '91. Levin, G. // Advertising Age;2/24/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p42
Reports that despite a publishing industry recession that continued to worsen in 1991, at least 541 new magazines were launched last year, up five titles from the 536 initially reported for 1990. Final estimates from `Samir Husni's Guide to New COnsumer Magazines'; Considered the authority on...