Apparently a team of HR reps from parent company Niche Media Holdings showed up at the Atlanta Peach Magazine’s swanky Buckhead office yesterday (Tuesday) to tell publisher Elizabeth Schulte Roth and staff that they were suspending publication of her magazine immediately….Then promptly:
…Confiscated the staff’s corporate BlackBerrys. By early Wednesday morning, the Atlanta Peach magazine Web site had already been dismantled.
Last year NYC-based Niche Media merged with Ocean Drive Media (publishers of the Atlanta Peach Magazine) and Vegas-based Greenspun Media Group in order to form the power-triad of city-specific luxury publications now known as Niche Media Holdings. They claimed an over-all reach over 16 markets with an estimated 4.4 million readers. I guess not many were fans of The Real Housewives of Atlanta….