Private Frazer’s Doomed Magazines

May 7, 2008

Vanity publishing

Filed under: Chair by the door,consumer magazines — privatefraser @ 11:12 am

It’s been quite a changeable scene on the political mags front since we looked at them the other month. A rich man has put ‘an unspecified amount’ into the New Statesman, and two rich men have bought the majority shareholding in Prospect. And with not one but two doomed launches planned in this sector it’s going to be a fun few months for schadenfreude fans.

1 Comment »

  1. Ahh yes, totalbollickticks and the redoubtable Iain Dale, fresh from the triumph that was 18 Doughty Street. SUCH a hit with our students when he visited! He must have A LOT of generous friends!!

    Comment by Tim Holmes — May 12, 2008 @ 4:32 pm | Reply

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