Friday, March 27, 2009

Alpha Media Group Folds Blender Magazine

Times are a changing. Blender magazine closes [or opens] it's pages for the last time with their April issue of their print magazine. Like other print publications of the moment, Blender is taking it's magazine digital, only to be shown on the internet for now on. Blender’s ad pages fell 31 percent in 2008, to 522 pages, according to the Publishers Information Bureau.

Alpha also is combining its magazine Maxim with, which means a few staff changes and, potentially, more layoffs. Joe Levy, the editor in chief of Blender, will become editor in chief of the combined Maxim and; Jay Woodruff, formerly editor in chief of Maxim Digital, will become chief content officer of the operation.

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