|American Baby magazine publisher funds abortion
The publisher of a popular baby magazine has been donating to Planned Parenthood for at least a decade.
According to records published by The Foundation Center, the Cowles Media Foundation donates regularly to Planned Parenthood of Minnesota Saint Paul, Minn. Recent donations of the company-sponsored foundation include: $50,000 and $12,000 grants authorized in 1996; $50,000 authorized in 1995; $12,000 authorized in 1995; $10,000 authorized in 1994; etc.
In addition to American Baby magazine, Cowles Media also publishes the Star Tribune newspaper serving the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul; books and videos on recreation, history, health, collectibles, etc.; and dozens of specialty magazines (trade magazines, consumer and business information) and education-related publications (classroom and work place learning). Its most popular magazines include: Seventeen, New York, Chicago, Soap Opera Digest, Soap Opera Weekly, Channel One, Weekly Reader, Horticulture, World Almanac, Modern Bride. It is the largest special interest consumer magazine publisher in the United States.
RetailVision, of Middlebury, Vermont, is a division of PRIMEDIA Enthusiast Publications. A national company, it places special interest consumer titles in specialty retail outlets such as health food stores, craft shops, tack shops, doll shops, hunting/fishing stores, home & garden centers, music/entertainment stores, etc.
Following is a partial list of RetailVision's independent specialty retail outlet clients:
Adventure Media Inc. | Mobilia Publishing Co. | Car Sound | The Source |Cats Magazine | Transworld Publications | CSK Publishing |Western Empire Publications | Cowles Technology Group |Woodsmith Publishing | Miller's Barbie Collector Magazine
RetailVision 's market-based information/ products centers include:
New York Times Group | Times Mirror | Conde Nast | Meredith Publications | Gruner & Jahr |Hachette Filipacchi Magazines | Peterson Publishing Co. | Horticulture |Rodale Press | Human Kinetics | Ironman Publications | Ziff Davis Magazines | KC Publishing
Fiscal Date: 03/31/96
Total Giving: $1,646,634
Cowles Media Foundation
(612) 673-7051; (612) 673-7100
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President: Philip L. Penny
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer:
Vice President, Database Marketing:
Vice President, Production:
Vice President, Human Resources:
Vice President, Collectibles Group and Recreation Group Publishing
Vice President, Equine Group Publishing Director: Susan Harding
Vice President, Healthy Lifestyles Group Publishing Director:
Director, Operations: Robert Krepps
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Who Funds Planned Parenthood
Why should we care what they do with their
"Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also."
In other words, media dedicated enough to a cause to support it
financially probably also are biased toward that issue in their reporting.
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