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THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER TO GET MAKEOVER

September 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Ending an 80-year struggle to supplant Daily Variety as the trade paper of record for the entertainment industry, The Hollywood Reporter will become a weekly print magazine next month, featuring a mix of “analytical” and feature articles and photo spreads, accompanied by a daily digital publication in PDF format, the New York Times reported today […]

“THR” OWNER SAYS HE’LL INVEST IN IT AND EXPAND STAFF

May 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Disputing rampant speculation that e5 Global Media, the new owners of the Hollywood Reporter, was planning additional cutbacks at the morale-challenged trade publication and converting it into a slick, celebrity-oriented weekly, the company’s CEO, Richard Beckman, has told Reuters that he plans to do just the opposite. In an interview with the wire service (Reuters […]

THE END MAY BE NEAR FOR THE “HOLLYWOOD REPORTER”

March 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Richard Beckman, the head of e5 Global Media, whose assets include the Hollywood trade publication The Hollywood Reporter, informed the THR staff late Tuesday that publisher Eric Mika was stepping down as publisher. Mika’s ouster has been rumored for weeks, and Beckman’s “official” announcement was first reported by Nikki Finke on the Deadline Hollywood blog. […]