Advance Publications

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Advance Publications
Private
Industry Mass media
Founded 1922
Founder Samuel Newhouse, Sr.
Headquarters Staten Island, NY, US
(de facto)
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Samuel Irving Newhouse, Jr.
(Chairman)
Thomas Summer
(CEO)
Donald Newhouse
(President)
Products Newspapers, Magazines, Television
Revenue Increase US$ 8 billion (2014)[1]
Number of employees
25,000
Website www.advancelocal.net

Advance Publications, Inc., is an American media company owned by the descendants of S.I. Newhouse Sr.; Donald Newhouse and S.I. Newhouse, Jr. It is named after the Staten Island Advance, the first newspaper owned by the Newhouse family, and where the mailing address for Advance Publications is listed on paper (although Advance does not have an official headquarters).[2] As of October 2014, it was ranked as the 44th largest private company in the United States according to Forbes.[3] Crain's ranked Advance Publications the 4th largest private company in the NY area in 2012. In addition to holding publishing and communication assets, Advance serves as the holding company for the family's 31% stake in cable entertainment company Discovery Communications.[4]

Subsidiaries[edit]

Publications[edit]

Newspapers[edit]

Business journals and periodicals[edit]

Magazines[edit]

Cable television[edit]

Advance Internet[edit]

Advance Digital[edit]

Main article: Advance Digital

Condé Nast Digital[edit]

Reddit[edit]

Other[edit]

Former and defunct divisions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Advance Publications," Forbes.com. Accessed February 26, 2015.
  2. ^ Flamm, Matthew (November 21, 2010). "Advance Publications at crossroads". Crain's New York. Retrieved September 24, 2012. 
  3. ^ "America's Largest Private Companies," Forbes.com. Accessed February 26, 2015.
  4. ^ a b Flamm, Matthew (December 13, 2010). "Advance Publications waving around $500M". CransNewYork.com. Retrieved 22 June 2012. 
  5. ^ http://www.redditblog.com/2011/09/independence.html
  6. ^ "Affiliated Newspapers". Advance Publications. Retrieved 2009-11-17. 
  7. ^ "Independence". reddit Blog. Retrieved 2011-09-06. 
  8. ^ Cook, John. (2013, January 16). "Advance Publications buys Seattle digital agency POP," GeekWire.com. Accessed: February 26, 2015.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Newhouse, Thomas Maier, St. Martin's Press, 1994.

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