Inmate Magazine Service Permanently Banned from Selling Magazines

Inmate Magazine Service Permanently Banned from Selling Magazine Subscriptions

FTC and Florida Attorney General have permanently banned Inmate Magazine Service from selling magazines and must pay $2.2M in restitution.

Forbes Launches Lead Generation Subscription Service

Forbes wants to help marketing partners reach their target audiences using Forbes content through the media company’s new lead generation subscription service, Forbes Demand Engine.
Meredith Reports 80 Percent Increase in Digital Ad Revenue in Q4 FY21

Gray TV Ups Bid for Meredith’s Broadcast Business to $2.825 Billion

Gray TV upped its bid to buy Meredith's broadcast TV business from $2.7 billion to $2.825 billion when a competitor offered an unsolicited bid.
SHAPE launches second Beauty Lab Box for summer.

SHAPE Adds New Revenue Stream with Beauty Lab Box

Meredith's SHAPE magazine adds a new revenue stream with the summer edition of its Beauty Lab Box.
Meredith Launches Paw Print Magazine for Cat and Dog Lovers

Meredith Launches Paw Print Magazine for Cat and Dog Lovers

Cat and dog lovers have a new magazine for pet care tips, information, resources and information - Paw Print magazine.
Scroll Will Shut Down in 30 Days and Be Absorbed by Twitter Blue

Twitter to Buy Ad-Blocking Service Scroll

Twitter announced they would acquire Scroll, an ad-blocking service that provides a cleaner, more streamlined experience for online readers and publishers.
Meredith Reports 80 Percent Increase in Digital Ad Revenue in Q4 FY21

Meredith Corp Sells TV Business for $2.7 Billion Cash

Meredith Corporation is selling its TV business for $2.7B cash to Gray Television, allowing the company to focus on digital and magazine businesses.

Member Alert: FTC “Digital Dark Patterns” Workshop April 29th

The Federal Trade Commission is hosting a virtual workshop on April 29th to examine digital “dark patterns” to examine what dark patterns are and how they impact or trick consumers and the marketplace into making unwanted or extra purchases online.
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