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2009-02-25 10:34:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Alain Lemarchand, President and CEO, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. (HFM U.S.) announced today that Eddie Alterman has been named Vice President, Editor In Chief of Car and Driver. Alterman will report to Lemarchand will begin his new position on Monday, March 2, 2009. HFM U.S. Group Editorial Director John Owens has served as acting editor in chief since Csaba Csere's departure two months ago. "We are fortunate to have Eddie Alterman joining us as the...

2009-02-25 10:31:00

Jumpstart is the Leading Digital Automotive Marketer with the Largest, Highest Quality Audience of In-Market Shoppers NEW YORK, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Alain Lemarchand, President and CEO, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. (HFM U.S.) and Chairman of the Board of Jumpstart Automotive Media, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HFM U.S., announced today that Steve Wilhite has been appointed President & CEO of the San Francisco-based company. Wilhite, a veteran auto marketer with leadership...

2009-01-28 14:57:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Plus, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing (Hachette Book Group), announced today that one of its flagship authors, Robert T. Kiyosaki of Rich Dad Poor Dad fame, will release an innovative new book, CONSPIRACY OF THE RICH: The 8 New Rules of Money, that will be available worldwide online -- and for free. The introduction has been released and is available on www.conspiracyoftherich.com as well as via a direct link from www.richdad.com An...

2009-01-23 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael Pietsch, Executive Vice President and Publisher of Little, Brown and Company, announced today that Jerry West will write his autobiography for publication in 2010. With the help of critically acclaimed writer Jonathan Coleman, bestselling author of Long Way to Go: Black and White in America and Exit the Rainmaker, West will candidly and poignantly recount the fascinating, complex life of one of sports' greatest heroes -- on and off the court....

2009-01-08 06:10:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Former janitor and best-selling author, William Paul Young, at # 1 on the NY Times list for thirty-three straight weeks, has completed nearly 200 book signings, speaking events, and media interviews during the past six months in support of his run-away bestseller, The Shack, including author appearances in Brazil, Canada and Australia, as well as interviews in Croatia, UK, Asia, and Africa. Speaking of the growing global interest in The Shack,...

2008-07-23 09:00:42

Theorem Inc., an online media operations company, introduces the second version of its proprietary software-as-a-service (SaaS) program, Theorem Analytics 2.0. Designed with the needs of online marketers in mind, the program allows media planners, ad ops teams and finance managers to upload data in multiple forms and generate detailed reports through customizable templates and formulas. Magazine publisher, Hachette Filipacchi is one of the first companies to adopt the new version of the...

2008-07-07 15:00:27

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Business Plus, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing (Hachette Book Group USA), has announced it will publish Six Pixels of Separation by Mitch Joel, President of the award-winning Digital Marketing agency, Twist Image. Six Pixels of Separation will teach entrepreneurs and individuals how to have a global audience and consumer base in a world where we're all connected (almost all of them free). The book will focus on how technology is empowering...

2008-03-28 09:00:33

NEW YORK, March 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Julie Andrews, one of the most recognized figures in the entertainment world and a best-selling author for more than 35 years, is bringing her critically acclaimed Julie Andrews Collection to a new home at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, a division of Hachette Book Group USA, it was announced today by David Young, the company's Chief Executive Officer. The Julie Andrews Collection will be overseen by Editorial Director Liza Baker. Creatively...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'