CNBC’s “Squawk Box” unveils a new set

Morning business news show “Squawk Box” unveiled a new set on Wednesday. The high-tech anchor desk is comprised of 57-degree angles and therefore appears to defy gravity. The studio also features cutting-edge lighting, motorized trusses and hydraulic floors. The entire set of the CNBC show can be stored in its entirety within mere minutes, making […]

Florida daily rolls out new Time & Money section

The Lakeland Ledger newspaper in Florida will introduce on Thursday a weekly four-page Time & Money section with new content designed by GateHouse Media, its owner. A story on the Ledger website states, “The weekly section will include: “• Time & Money, which will feature items such as how to keep your pet clean and […]

Little Rock paper scissors Monday biz section

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has cut its Monday business news section, reports Max Brantley of the Arkansas Times. Brantley reports, “Did your Monday morning Arkansas Democrat-Gazette include a business section? “Mine didn’t. “I suspect that’s a permanent change, though I saw no notice of it in the newspaper. There WAS an announcement Saturday that a former feature of the Monday section, […]

ALM redesigns its websites, puts all content on

ALM, the parent of publications such as American Lawyer, has put the content of all of its 18 legal publications under and revamped its individual publication websites as well. Editor in chief Greg Mitchell writes, “We’ve undertaken these improvements with a couple thoughts in mind. “First, lawyers today rarely have the luxury of staying […]

Wirecutter unveils its redesign, expanded coverage

Jacqui Cheng, editor in chief of tech product site Wirecutter, writes about its overhaul. Cheng writes, “As we’ve grown over the last few years, we have expanded our coverage to encompass things beyond TVs, laptops, printers, headphones, and kitchen appliances. We’ve been feverishly adding coverage on outdoor gear, smart home devices, home furniture, and stuff for parents (of both children and pets)—the list goes on and on, […]

Crain pub Ad Age unveils redesign, new content areas

Brian Braiker, the editor of Ad Age, writes about the overhaul of the Crain publication. Braiker writes, “We’re remaining true to our core DNA. Ad Age has better access to and understanding of the advertising landscape than anyone. Period. But it’s time to widen the aperture. Everything is a brand. Everything is an ad for […]

Harvard Business Review’s appetite for disruption

“Full Disclosure” host Roben Farzad spoke with Harvard Business Review editor Adi Ignatius about some of the changes being made at the publication. The publication lowered its print editions to six from 10 last year, and it added more multimedia to its website. It now has its highest-paid circulation in its 95-year history. The magazine […]

What’s behind the overhaul at Bloomberg Businessweek

Megan Murphy took over as editor of Bloomberg Businessweek in November with a mandate — overhaul the magazine to make it more appealing to readers. Last month, the redesigned magazine was unveiled. It included sharper storytelling, cleaner and more consistent design, and richer graphics and photography. Murphy was formerly the Washington bureau chief for Bloomberg. She had […]

Bloomberg Businessweek rolls out overhaul

Megan Murphy, the editor of Bloomberg Businessweek, writes in the latest issue about changes to the magazine. Murphy writes, “You’ll see this reflected in this week’s magazine, with its sharper storytelling, cleaner and more consistent design, and richer graphics and photography. The new Bloomberg Businessweek is more global, with American, European, and Asian editions. We’ve […]

Santa Clarita Valley Biz Journal has new website, redesign

The monthly Santa Clarita Valley Business Journal has a new design and a new website. Patrick Mullen of the Santa Clarita Valley Signal writes, “The Signal has published the business journal since 2009. Each month, it is direct mailed to 4,000 business owners, CEOs, CFOs, and other executives and business leaders in the Santa Clarita Valley. […]