Left with no other bidders, Italy’s RCS Mediagroup must decide whether Gallimard’s offer of 200 million euros for Flammarion is enough to justify letting it go.
Is Publishing Consolidation Favorable to Tech Takeover?
Is it better to see publishers subsumed by fellow publishers than going to an Amazon or Apple? Or does it merely delay the inevitable or even expedited it?
Is Italy’s RCS Mediagroup Selling Flammarion?
Rumors have been flying in France about whether or not the financially beleaguered giant Italian RCS Mediagroup is unloading its Flammarion subsidiary.
Competitors and Collaborators: The New Age in Agenting
Editorial by Jason Allen Ashlock NEW YORK: In December, five of the largest magazine publishers in the United States — Time Inc., NewsCorp, Conde Nast, Hearst, and Meredith Corp — announced a joint venture. In an effort to take control of their own fates, the five will become equal partners in developing a new e-reader for magazines. These longtime competitors …