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Revolving Door Newsletter: 10.24.06

Brule Back in Mag Biz: Budgets Beware

October 24, 2006
Amid their best efforts to sound upbeat, the major magazine chiefs huddled around the open bars at the annual American Magazine Conference this week have shown how little they really think of their orphaned employees. Here's Hachette Filipacchi CEO Jack Kliger on the deaths of ElleGirl and For Me this year: "As we develop new brands and platforms, we should at the same time be willing to eliminate unproductive products without fearing that thinning the herd means we are signaling our industry's demise," he told conference attendees. If the prospect of being thinned out by your employer isn'...

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