Advertising Age Article Abstract
Hachette Filipacchi Drops Out of Magazine Publishers of America
Former CEO Kliger Once Called Out Others That Didn't Support Print Trade Group
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., publisher of magazines including Elle and Car and Driver, has dropped out of the Magazine Publishers of America, the magazine industry's association for promoting the medium, lobbying in Washington and supporting magazine publishers. Hachette casts its withdrawal as a response to the recession. "These are extraordinary economic times," a spokeswoman said, "and this is one of a number of hard decisions that we are making until conditions change." ...