Articles by Dylan Stableford

Bet on It: Wicks to Sell Daily Racing Form for $200M

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The Daily Racing Form;"America's Turf Authority Since 1894" that was once sold by News Corp. to Primedia for $180 million, only to be sold by Primedia for $40 million seven years later;has been sold by the Wicks Group to Arlington Capital Partners for close to $200 million, according to a source with knowledge of the deal. Wicks bought the paper in 2004 for a reported $60 million.

Stuff Publisher’s Fate Undecided as Magazine is Stuffed Into Maxim

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In a move that has been rumored ever since Dennis Publishing's sale agreement to Kent Brownridge and the Quadrangle Group in June, Stuff magazine and its 1.3 million circulation will be stuffed into its laddie brother Maxim. Quadrangle made the official announcement yesterday during its closing on the $240 million acquisition.

Jon Stewart: Host, THE DAILY SHOW

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"Do the men on the cover always have to be--what's the word--glistening?" Jon Stewart asked Men's Health editor Dave Zinczenko. "I enjoy health, yet when I read the magazine, I don't know whether to go to the doctor or rub my nipples."

Angular Cover Design

When it comes to designing magazine covers, publishers, editors and art directors employ a litany of tricks;bright colors, cover line symbols, numbers, stark minimalism;to catch readers' eyes, particularly at the crowded newsstand. One of the more recent tactical trends to take hold has been angles.

IDG Withdraws CMO Neal Noms

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IDG has quietly asked American Business Media that the recently-shuttered CMO be removed from the Neal Awards competition, FOLIO: has learned. The magazine had been nominated for a pair of Neal Awards;"Best Single Theme or Special Issue of a Magazine or Newspaper/Tabloid" and "Best Single Issue" up to $3,000,000 in advertising/circulation revenue.