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  • Johnson Publishing Puts Historic Photo Archive on the Market, Worth $40 Million

    Jan 30, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Johnson Publishing, parent company of struggling Ebony and Jet magazines, is seeking a buyer for the 5 million images in its photo archive, which it estimates is worth more than $40 million. The images, currently sitting in a climate-controlled archive in Chicago, capture the African American experience dating back to 1942, including exceptional, intimate photographs […]

  • Background on Leon Isaac Kennedy’s Lawsuit Against Ebony Magazine & Johnson Publishing

    Feb 6, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *Earlier we published Leon Isaac Kennedy‘s open letter as to why he’s suing Johnson Publishing and Ebony Magazine for a story about him and ex-wife Jayne Kennedy Overton in its March, 2013 “Scandal Issue.” RELATED: Leon Issac Kennedy – in Open Letter – Tells why He’s Suing Ebony Magazine & Johnson Publications However, you may […]

  • Johnson Publishing Sells Historic Building

    Nov 17, 10 by EurPublisher 2 Comments


    *The historic publishing mecca, Johnson Publishing, of black magazine giants Ebony and Jet is moving it’s empire. The new spot hasn’t been chosen just yet, but the question is why they’re not using the building as a museum of their work. It seems like it could be a great move on behalf of Linda Johnson […]

  • Ebony-Jet Gets a New Manager

    Aug 11, 10 by Brittney M. Walker 5 Comments


    *Ebony-Jet Gets a New Manager  Johnson Publishing recently announced (Tuesday Aug. 10) that former White House Secretary Desirée Rogers will be the new CEO for the company. She will take care of the struggling company’s day-to-day operations.  If you don’t know whom this woman is, recall the party crasher’s incident with President Barack Obama. Yeah, […]

  • Former White House Social Secretary Joins Johnson Publishing Staff

    Jun 7, 10 by EurPublisher 5 Comments


    *If you’re not familiar with Desiree Rogers, she was the White House Social Secretary for the Obama’s who caught hell after the two party crashers got into the President’s first state dinner without being invited. She resigned from her post last year and now has stepped back on the scene to accept a position with the […]

  • Ebony Names Amy DuBois Barnett Its New Editor-in-Chief

    Jun 7, 10 by EurPublisher 1 Comment


    *Financially struggling Ebony magazine has named Amy DuBois Barnett its new editor-in-chief. Barnett is replacing outgoing editor Harriette Cole at the Chicago-based company. The Brown University graduate was previously deputy editor-in-chief at Harper’s Bazaar. In a statement, Johnson Publishing Company Chairman Linda Johnson Rice said of Barnett, “She brings with her a wealth of experience, […]