Print: Not dead, but changing. Thoughts on the “Great Newsstand Publishing Realignment.”

Headshot of Bob Sacks

I am greatly interested in the “great newsstand publishing realignment panel” (my title of the event, not theirs) at the PBAA-MPA conference, that will take place in Philadelphia on Tuesday, at 9 AM. On that panel will be much of the leadership of the major newsstand publishers in this country.

Bob Sacks (aka BoSacks) is a printing/publishing industry consultant and president of The Precision Media Group ( He is also the co-founder of the research company Media-Ideas (, and publisher and editor of a daily international e-newsletter, Heard on the Web. Sacks has held posts as director of manufacturing and distribution, senior sales manager (paper), chief of operations, pressman, circulator and almost every other job this industry has to offer.