FishbowlNY FishbowlDC LostRemote InsideMobileApps InsideSocialGames 10,000 Words TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser MediaJobsDaily UnBeige

AMS To Sell Off PGW?

So says PW Daily, reporting that it appears increasingly likely that Publishers Group West will be sold off in a deal that could close relatively quickly. Sources said that “well funded” companies have been in discussions about acquiring the company in a transaction separate from any AMS deal.

But before anyone starts rejoicing, my antennae reads this as more of a plea for such “well-funded companies” – because unfortunately, the pickings are slim, unless some left-field candidate like Google or an unknown private equity company swoops in – to start negotiations in earnest. But when we know, you’ll know…

Mediabistro Course

Personal Essay Writing

Personal Essay WritingStarting October 28, work with a published journalist to draft, edit, and sell your first-person essays! Jessica Olien will help you to workshop your writing so that it's ready to pitch to editors. You'll learn how to tell your personal story, self-edit you work to assess voice, style, and tone, and sell your essays for publication. Register now!