2018 was a transitional year for publishers who saw reorganizations, sales, and acquisitions. I took a look at over 75 publishers to see how they performed.
Moving from left to right, Meredith is working on the divestiture of it’s Time Inc. assets. Time was the most notable, going to Marc Benioff for $190 million in September, quickly followed by Fortune in November for $150 million.
Gothamist had a turbulent 2018. In November 2017, it was shut down after the editorial team voted to unionize, but it was quickly revived by public radio station WNYC in February 2018.