Nielsen media announced today that it is shutting down Editor & Publisher magazine, a trade paper for the newspaper business that has been around since 1884. Also being shuttered is the book publishing magazine Kirkus Reviews. As part of its restructuring, Nielsen sold off several publications, including Adweek magazine, but no one wanted to buy E&P or Kirkus. Apparently people like to read about things that aren’t depressing, and the state of publishing these days is pretty depressing.
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