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Newlywed advice site goes to print

February 28, 2006 - THE NEST, an online site for the newly married, is getting ready to offer its content in print format. Articles will cover post-wedding compatibility, communication, entertaining, decorating, finances and future planning.

Two issues are planned for 2006: the first this summer and the second in November. 400,000 copies will be distributed nationwide by subscription and controlled circulation.

Canadian arts magazine to reshape itself

February 28, 2006 - MAISONNEUVE, a nationwide Canadian arts magazine, will transform into MAISONNEUVE: MONTREAL'S MAGAZINE this September.  The new focus will be all things Montreal, including profiles on local icons, civic issues, theater, dance, art, style, food, real estate and travel.  The target audience is youthful urban English-speaking Montrealers who are sophisticated and affluent.

Derek Webster is editor-in-chief of the bi-monthly publication.  The revamped title aims for 20,000 paid subscriptions and 10,000 copies in controlled circulation by the end of 2006.

Research magazine from Oregon State

February 28, 2006 - TERRA is a comprehensive research magazine from Oregon State University (OSU).  Articles will focus on "the Earth and its resources: oceans, forests, farm fields, watersheds and ecosystems."

Nick Houtman is editor of this publication, which will be published three times per year by OSU's University Advancement division.  Target recipients are state legislators, educators, community leaders and Oregon decision makers.  The website is http://oregonstate.edu/terra/.

Seattle regional title launches

February 28, 2006 - SEATTLE METROPOLITAN debuted yesterday, offering in-depth and humorous articles on art, food, fashion, gardening, politics, and news.

Katherine Koberg is editor-in-chief of this monthly magazine.  Distribution is via area newsstands and by subscription, with an initial print run of 85,000 copies. PORTLAND MONTHLY is a sister title.

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Shocking new men's magazine

February 28, 2006 - SHOCK, a new magazine targeting young men, is getting ready to offer eye-opening graphic images and accompanying editorial features on anything "blood and gore" related.  Possible topics include natural disasters, crime stories, car crashes and medical procedures.

Mike Hammer is the launch editor of this monthly Hachette Filipacchi Media publication due out on newsstands May 31.  300,000 copies will be distributed nationwide. Publication frequency will reportedly increase to a weekly in two years.

Regional publication celebrates local harvest

February 23, 2006 - EDIBLE EAST END chronicles the wine, seafood, produce, food shops, and restaurants at the east end of Long Island, NY, including the Hamptons, North Fork, and Riverhead. Articles tie together the fishing and farming communities of the area.

Brian Halweil is editor of this quarterly magazine, which debuted last May. Distribution is to area shops, tourist centers and newsstands, with a circulation of 30,000 copies.

Bahamas business and pleasure magazine debuts

February 23, 2006 - THE BAHAMAS INVESTOR is all about offshore wealth management strategies, direct investment, and the island lifestyle.  Topics include real estate and business news, industry announcements, interesting projects, private banking, investment opportunities, estate and tax planning, second home investment, and leisure and recreational activities.

The semi-annual magazine debuted in January and is published by Etienne Dupuch Jr. Publications Ltd. Distribution is to qualified international subscribers.

Magazine addresses needs of smaller businesses

February 23, 2006 - SMB FINANCE is for small and medium-size businesses, reporting on financial news, efficiency, profitability, workplace environment, and resources. In addition, guest CFOs offer real-world advice.

William Carlino is editor-in-chief of this quarterly title from SourceMedia Inc.  The magazine debuted last October and is distributed by subscription.  The website is http://www.smbfinancemag.com.

Canadian magazine empowers black community

February 22, 2006 - PLANET AFRICA is an urban lifestyle magazine aimed at 25- to 60-year-old professionals of African and Caribbean descent. Topics include lifestyle, entertainment, parenting, careers, finance, education, and business and personal success stories.  The goal is "to unify and empower a divided black community."

Fred Sherman is editor-in-chief of this quarterly publication from Silvertrust Communications.  The Winter 2006 issue debuted today with an initial run of 10,000 copies. Distribution is across Canada.

Regional women's lifestyle magazine

February 22, 2006 - TRI-COUNTY WOMAN is a women's interest magazine for the New York counties of Orange, Ulster and Dutchess.  The publication targets 21- to 60-year-old females with articles on health, wellness, business, finances, and parenting.

Felicia Hodges is editor of this quarterly title, which originally debuted in Spring 2002, folded shortly thereafter, and relaunched with the Fall 2005 issue.  Published by Tigerlily Communications, circulation is 5,500 copies and distributed to area shops, museums, libraries, salons, spas and medical offices.

Gambling magazine extension of website

February 21, 2006 - GAMBLING.COM MAGAZINE targets VIP online gaming players.  Articles include premium playing strategies and tactical secrets from leading players, as well as news and reviews.

The magazine is distributed bi-monthly to 50,000 Gambling.com Platinum Members worldwide.

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New magazine for Denver women

February 20, 2006 - DENVER WOMAN features profiles of ordinary and extraordinary area women and articles on beauty, fitness, family issues, health, money, society events, travel and dining.

Judy Taylor is editor of this bimonthly title, which debuted with its February/March issue. The magazine is published by PixelWorks Corporation and distributed at local retailers and by subscription.

Yoga magazine to launch

February 20, 2006 - RODALE'S YOGALIFE is preparing to offer articles on health, fitness, weight loss, nutrition, stress and fashion.  The focus is on incorporating yoga into a daily schedule to manage physical, emotional and spiritual needs.

Kristen Dollard is editor of the semi-annual publication, which will debut in May on newsstands.

Supplement added to DM REVIEW

February 17, 2006 - SQL SERVER EXECUTIVE is a new supplement to the magazine DM REVIEW.  The focus is on Microsoft's SQL Server 2005 and the accompanying business intelligence initiatives, aimed at professionals managing these systems.

Mary Jo Nott is editor-in-chief of the bi-monthly addition, which launched its debut issue last November.

Aromatherapy magazine to debut

February 17, 2006 - AROMATHERAPY THYMES will show readers how to "integrate aromatherapy into everyday life, be it - health, home, food, or personal care."  Topics covered include news, essential oil profiles, and lifestyle use.

Patricia Brooks is editor-in-chief of this quarterly magazine that will debut at the end of March.  Nationwide distribution will be to health food markets, spas, and by subscription.

Magazine chronicles the power of horses

February 17, 2006 - WOMEN & HORSES MAGAZINE chronicles "the special bond between a woman and her horse."  Articles capture the relationship and how it reflects further into a woman's life of work, home, family and friends.

GaWaNi Pony Boy is executive editor of this bi-monthly magazine, published by Women & Horses Media.  The June/July 2005 issue marked the title's debut.

Spin-off magazine planned for high-end nuptials

February 16, 2006 - TRAVEL + ROMANCE will "showcase the best in luxury honeymoons, destination weddings, and trips for two."  Planned as an annual magazine, the debut issue will be out in April.

Laura Begley is editor-in-chief of this publication, a collaboration between American Express Publishings' TRAVEL + LEISURE magazine and the online company The Knot. 400,000 copies will be distributed to subscribers and members, with an additional 100,000 copies appearing on newsstands and in bookstores nationwide.

New magazine presents religious history

February 16, 2006 - SACRED HISTORY "links the present with the past by exploring our beliefs and their expression through historical, artistic, theological, philosophical and popular mediums."  Article subjects include architecture, food, music, archaeology, and festivals and celebrations.

James Rietveld is managing editor of this bi-monthly magazine published by Wordsmith Media.  The publication debuted last November and the website is http://www.sacredhistorymagazine.com.

Lifestyle magazine for women planned

February 14, 2006 - MISSBEHAVE is all about the urban lifestyle, but the focus is on women this time. Expect coverage on the music, art, fashion and lifestyle scene for young, hip females.

Mary H.K. Choi is editor-in-chief for this MASS APPEAL spin-off.  Two issues are due out in 2006, with the debut in late July and the second in late October. Distribution will be nationwide on newsstands and in music and book stores with a projected initial circulation of 75,000 copies.  An increase to six issues per year is planned for 2007.

New travel magazine with art at its heart

February 14, 2006 - CULTURE & TRAVEL will cover cultural destinations, festivals, architecture, and the performing arts with an eye to assisting voyagers who wish to incorporate culture in their travels.

Michael Boodro is editor-in-chief of this LTB Media publication. An initial circulation of 60,000 is planned for the debut September issue, with one more issue to follow in 2006. Publishing frequency will increase to a bi-monthly schedule in 2007. Sister titles include ART & AUCTION and MODERN PAINTERS.

New magazine covers Southeast technology sector

February 9, 2006 - TECHJOURNAL SOUTH covers the new business economy of the Southeast U.S.  The target audience is technology and life science executives in all major technology sectors from Washington, D.C. to Florida.

The monthly title debuted with its January issue and is published by Techmedia LLC. 50,000 copies are distributed by subscription.

BiZBash Media expands into L.A. market

February 9, 2006 - BIZBASH LOS ANGELES is for regional event and meeting planners throughout southern California. Topics include behind-the-scenes stories from events, venue guides, and directories of event vendors.

Alesandra Dubin has been named editor of this edition, which is due to launch sometime in summer.  Sister publications cover New York, Florida, and Toronto.

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Lifestyle magazine for doctors

February 8, 2006 - MEDICALIFE MAGAZINE is getting ready to offer doctors a lifestyle magazine that covers both their professional and personal life.  Coverage includes feature articles on contemporary medical subjects, profile interviews, high technology, fashion, family, finances and news.

Dr. Simone Gold is editor of the quarterly magazine, which will debut with the Summer issue.  The publication is distributed to a national market by subscription. The initial ratebase is 75,000.

New magazine for fast food operators

February 8, 2006 - QUICK SERVICE RESTAURANT REPORT has launched, focusing on emerging trends, products and technologies of interest to managers and franchise owners.

The quarterly magazine is published by NetWorld Alliance and will distribute 10,000 copies.  Sister titles include FAST CASUAL and PIZZERIA OPERATOR SUMMARY.

Regional Michigan business magazine relaunches

February 8, 2006 - CORP! will be back in publication following a hiatus last year.  The magazine will continue to focus on issues of interest to senior managers in Michigan, including technology trends, current business issues, telecommunications, automotive & automotive suppliers, finance, management, healthcare, economic trends, lifestyle, and travel.

Edward Deeb is the new editor-in-chief of this monthly title, which is due to relaunch with the March issue.  Published by Corp Publishing LLC, the circulation is 52,000 copies

Fashion publication planned

February 7, 2006 - Primedia's Action Sports Group is putting together MODUS, a new fashion magazine for women 18- to 24-years old.  The debut issue, due out in September with a ratebase of 210,000, is to be poly-bagged with sister titles SURFER, SURFING and SNOWBOARDER.

Steve Hawk is editor-in-chief and will be supervising page production by students at the OTIS College of Art and Design.  Two issues are planned for 2007, with possible distribution at newsstands.

B2B gaming magazine launches

February 7, 2006 - The GAME INDUSTRY REPORT will report on the business side of the video and computer gaming industry.  The target audience is executives who "create market and develop and license electronic video and computer games."

Jeremy Meyer is editor-in-chief of this monthly title published by the Gaming News Bureau. Distribution is by subscription.

Atlanta women's lifestyle magazine to launch

February 6, 2006 - GALZ MAGAZINE is getting ready to "inspire, empower and give women articles that not only make them feel good and are entertaining, but articles that can make a difference in their lives."  Topics cover spirit, family, work, fashion, home and garden, health and beauty, men, and local profiles.

Jill Draper is editor of this monthly title for Atlanta women of all ages and nationalities.  The debut issue is due out in April.

New publication for Web 2.0

February 6, 2006 - WEB 2.0 JOURNAL launched last week, offering developers, IT managers and vendors a "weather-eye" on scalability, the read/write web, and new emerging facets.

Dion Hinchcliffe is editor-in-chief of this Sys-Con Media title.  Publication frequency and circulation information was not immediately available.  The website is http://www.web2journal.com.

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Third issue of hunting magazine on newsstands

February 6, 2006 - HUNTING THE WEST reports on specific hunting techniques and helps hunters learn the biology of the animals being pursued, with 75% editorial coverage on big game hunting in the western U.S.

Scott Haugen is editor of this quarterly magazine being published by Frank Amato Publications.  The magazine debuted last August.  The website is http://www.huntingthewestmag.com.

Good science meets good management

February 3, 2006 - LAB MANAGER MAGAZINE "strives to provide the most current thinking and trends in all areas of laboratory management."  Topic coverage includes management, technology, and equipment for industry, government, medicine, research, academia and biotechnology laboratories.

Chief editor Patrice Galvin oversees the bi-monthly title, published by Vicon Publishing.  The debut April/May issue is expected out in March, with 30,000 subscribers signed up. Publishing frequency will increase to monthly in 2007.

Atlanta lifestyle magazine to launch

February 3, 2006 - ATLANTA PEACH is all about local people, trends, design, restaurants and products. Additional coverage will be given to celebrities, lifestyles, arts, real estate and fashion, all with an eye towards luxury.

Elizabeth Schulte Roth is editor-in-chief of this monthly title from Ocean Publishing. The debut issue is due out in April with a circulation of 50,000 copies. OCEAN DRIVE is a sister publication.  The website is http://www.atlantapeach.com/

New gay lifestyle magazine launches

February 3, 2006 - BALLROOM ROCKSTAR will offer fashion, health and wellness, ballroom, and lifestyle information to urban gay men.

The bi-monthly magazine is backed by Phoenix Global Communications. Circulation is 35,000 copies nationwide.


SPIN has been purchased by Hartle Media and the McEvoy Group. (February 28)

SPIN has a new editor-in-chief, Andy Pemberton. (February 28)

VARIETY has a new style editor, Monica Corcoran. (February 28)

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY has a new managing editor, Jay Woodruff. (February 28)

THE NEW REPUBLIC has a new editor, Franklin Foer. (February 28)

V LIFE will cease publication immediately. (February 28)

ROLLING STONE has a new executive editor, Joe Levy. (February 27)

CHICAGO has a new senior editor, David Bernstein. (February 27)

PC MAGAZINE has a new senior editor, Sean Carroll. (February 27)

ABSOLUTE will cease publishing its American edition. (February 27)

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY has two new executive editors, Mark Harris and Henry Goldblatt. (February 24)

THE CHICAGO STYLE MAGAZINE has several new staffers: Mackenzie Gaffney as editor-in-chief; Jen Jones as managing editor; Alli Libb as assistant editor. (February 24)

TELEVISION WEEK has a new editor, Greg Baumann. (February 24)

5280 has a new articles editor, Mike Kessler. (February 24)

TV GUIDE has a new deputy features editor, Carol Dittbrenner. (February 23)

INFORMATIONWEEK has a new editor-in-chief, Rob Preston. (February 23)

FITNESS - Emily Listfield has been let go as editor-in-chief. (February 22)

SPA has a new editor-in-chief, Julie Sinclair. (February 22)

REAL SIMPLE has a new executive editor, Corynne Corbett. (February 22)

WOMEN'S HEALTH will increase its ratebase from 400,000 to 600,000 with the July/August issue and to 750,000 in January 2007. (February 22)

THE HAMPTON SHEET has a new executive editor, Emily Liebert. (February 22)

NASHVILLE MEDICAL NEWS has a new assignment editor, Cindy Sanders. (February 22)

HIGH TIMES - Steve Bloom has resigned as editor. (February 22)

PLENTY MAGAZINE has a new senior editor, Deborah Snoonian. (February 21)

VIBE has a new senior editor, Laura Checkoway. (February 21)

ESSENCE has a new senior health and relationships editor, Lynya Floyd. (February 21)

ECONOMIST - Bill Emmott has resigned as editor. (February 21)

INSITE - Atlanta edition arts and entertainment editor Alaina Robertson is no longer with the publication. (February 21)

GOTHAM has a new editor, Keija Minor. (February 20)

HAMPTONS has a new editor, Cindi Cook. (February 20)

NETWORK COMPUTING has two new staffers: Art Wittman as editor-in-chief; Andrew Conry-Murray as business technology editor. (February 20)

JANE has two new staffers: Esther Haynes as deputy editor; Stephanie Trong as executive editor. (February 17)

WOMEN'S HEALTH has a new deputy editor, Nicole Beland. (February 17)

DETAILS has a new executive editor, Bill van Parys. (February 17)

AMERICA'S NETWORK will publish quarterly instead of monthly. (February 17)

DISCOVER - senior editor Burkhard Bilger and associate editor Jessa Forte Netting have left their positions. (February 17)

SECURE ENTERPRISE and IT ARCHITECT will cease publication following the March issues. (February 17)

BUDGET LIVING will cease publication following the March issue. (February 16)

NATURAL HEALTH has a new editor-in-chief, Mary Bolster. (February 14)

FITNESS MAGAZINE has a new nutrition editor, Melissa Daly. (February 14)

SAVEUR has a new executive editor, James Oseland. (February 14)

AIR & SPACE/SMITHSONIAN has a new editor, Linda Shiner. (February 14)

THE NATION has a new executive editor, Betsy Reed. (February 14)

PROFESSIONAL JEWELER has a new editor, Mike Mallowe. (February 14)

CAPITOL FILE has a new managing editor, Cindi Cook. (February 13)

MARTHA STEWART LIVING - senior associate editor Anna Beckman has left her position. (February 13)

LIFE & STYLE WEEKLY - executive editor Tamara Glenny has been let go. (February 13)

SOUND & VISION has a new editor-in-chief, Mike Mettler. (February 13)

CIO DECISIONS has a new senior editor, Ellen O'Brien. (February 13)

FUEGO has ceased publication. (February 13)

FINANCIALWEEK has hired an editor, Robert Hertzberg. (February 9)

BUSINESSWEEK SMALL BUSINESS is increasing its ratebase from 500,000 to 650,000 with the spring issue. (February 9)

TRAVEL SAVVY and BUSINESS TRAVELER have ceased publication. (February 9)

MASS APPEAL has a new executive editor, Maclean Jackson. (February 8)

THE CPA JOURNAL has a new editor-in-chief, Mary-Jo Kranacher. (February 8)

SKIRT! is adding an Atlanta, GA edition. (February 8)

RAW and SMACKDOWN have two new staffers: Matt Rodbard as senior editor; Rob Bernstein as deputy editor.
(February 7)

MACHOME has a new associate editor, Colin Morris. (February 7)

WAVE has moved from regional to national publication and doubled its publication frequency to monthly. (February 7)

WHAT'S ON, THE HENDERSON MAGAZINE and WHAT'S ON, THE SUMMERLIN MAGAZINE have a new editor, Kimberley McGee. (February 7)

COMPUTER SHOPPER will be sold to SX2 Media Labs LLC. (February 7)

COASTAL LIVING has a new executive editor, James Schwartz. (February 3)

CELEBRITY LIVING has a new executive editor, Chris Kensler. (February 3)

WIRED has a new managing editor, Jacob Young. (February3)

SISTER 2 SISTER MAGAZINE has a new assistant editor, Sabrina Parker. (February 3)

TELEPHONY has a new editor-in-chief, Dan O'Shea. (February 3)


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