News from the reader’s digest association, inc. A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jul 25, 2008, 01:00 ET

RDA Sells Home Party Plan Unit

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., July 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reader's Digest Association, Inc., has sold the stock of Taste of Home Entertaining, Inc....

Jun 30, 2008, 01:00 ET

The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. Commences Registered Exchange Offer for its 9% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2017

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA) today announced an offer to exchange any and all of its...

May 28, 2008, 01:00 ET
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Kerry Hatch, former American Express executive and currently President of QSP, Inc., was promoted to President of School & Educational Services for The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (May 28, 2008). (PRNewsFoto/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[KG]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 05/28/2008

Kerry Hatch is Named President of School & Educational Services for the Reader's Digest Association, Inc.

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Kerry D. Hatch has been named President of the School & Educational Services (SES) division of...

Mar 10, 2008, 01:00 ET

The Reader's Digest Foundation to Donate $1 Million Based on Inspiring Stories from the Public

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reader's Digest Foundation announced today that it will donate $1 million to nonprofit...

Feb 04, 2008, 00:00 ET
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This new fully automated system allows customers to enjoy genuine espresso, cappuccino and more at the push of a button.  The self-contained system froths real milk that requires no refrigeration. (PRNewsFoto)[LB]
 WESTWOOD, MA USA
 05/19/2003

Todd McCarty Is Named SVP Global Human Resources for The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Mary Berner, President and Chief Executive Officer for The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA),...

Jan 25, 2008, 00:00 ET

Theresa O'Rourke Named Executive Editor of Every Day with Rachael Ray

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Theresa O'Rourke has been appointed Executive Editor of Every Day with Rachael Ray, it was announced today by...

Jan 08, 2008, 00:00 ET
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Logo for Bergen International LLC. (PRNewsFoto/Bergen International LLC)[MM]
 ROCHELLE PARK, NJ UNITED STATES
 01/08/2008

Reader's Digest Association and The Shanghai Press and Publishing Development Company Announce the Launch of 'Puzhi' Magazine in China

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. (RDA), global publisher and marketer of books, magazines, music...

Jan 03, 2008, 00:00 ET

Elaine Alimonti Named Publisher of U.S. Selecciones

NEW YORK, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Elaine Alimonti has been named Publisher of Selecciones, it was announced today by Eva Dillon, President, RD...

Nov 14, 2007, 00:00 ET
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David Catlett joins Euro RSCG Life to spearhead Marketing Communications. (PRNewsFoto/Euro RSCG Life)[TK]
 NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES
 05/17/2006

Reminisce Magazine Releases 'The 1940s,' an Exclusive 3-DVD Collection of Video Memories of America's Heroic Generation; History is Brought to Life by the People Who Were There

GREENDALE, Wis., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The editors of Reminisce magazine have released a three-set DVD tribute to the 1940s, a time of...

Nov 07, 2007, 00:00 ET

Exciting New Venture by Two Media Giants - Discovery Networks Asia and Reader's Digest Set to Launch Discovery Channel Magazine in Asia in February 2008

SINGAPORE, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The most distributed television brand and renowned global publisher of the largest selling monthly magazine in...

Nov 07, 2007, 00:00 ET

Reader's Digest Association Announces Kerry D. Hatch as President of QSP, Inc

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. today named Kerry D. Hatch as President of QSP, Inc., the...

Nov 05, 2007, 00:00 ET

Frank Lalli Named Editor-in-Chief, International Editions and Magazine Development for Reader's Digest Association

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Frank Lalli has been appointed Editor-in-Chief, International Editions and Magazine Development, for...

Aug 23, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Jean B. Clifton, named SVP and Chief Financial Officer of The Reader's Digest Association, Inc. 8-23-07. (PRNewsFoto/Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[KS]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 08/23/2007

Jean B. Clifton Is Named Chief Financial Officer of Reader's Digest Association

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Jean B. Clifton has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Reader's...

Aug 15, 2007, 01:00 ET

Every Day With Rachael Ray Magazine Welcomes Daisy Martinez and Evette Rios as Contributors for New Features

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine welcomes as contributors Daisy Martinez and Evette Rios, who share...

Aug 07, 2007, 01:00 ET

Facts On File, Inc. Acquires Assets of Facts On File News Services

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Facts On File, Inc., a leading provider of print and electronic reference products for the school and library...

Aug 01, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Michael Brennan, named President, Reader's Digest Europe. (PRNewsFoto/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[AL]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 08/01/2007

Michael Brennan is Named President of Reader's Digest Europe and CEO of Direct Holdings Worldwide

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael A. Brennan has been appointed President of Readers' Digest Europe and Chief Executive...

Aug 01, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Paul Heath, named President, Reader's Digest Asia Pacific. (PRNewsFoto/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[DU]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 08/01/2007

Paul Heath is Named President of Reader's Digest Asia Pacific

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Paul Heath has been appointed President of Reader's Digest Asia Pacific, it was announced today by...

Aug 01, 2007, 01:00 ET
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Andrea C. Martin, named President, Reader's Digest Canada and Latin America Regions. (PRNewsFoto/The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[DU]
 PLEASANTVILLE, NY UNITED STATES
 08/01/2007

Andrea C. Martin is Named President of Reader's Digest Canada and Latin America Regions

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Andrea C. Martin, President and CEO of RD Canada, has been promoted to President of Reader's Digest...

Jul 24, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, INC. MENTOS READER'S DIGEST ASSOCIATION, INC. MENTOS

Books Are Fun sets new World Record of 791 MENTOS(R) Eruptions. (PRNewsFoto/Reader's Digest Association, Inc.)[KS]
 FLOWER MOUND, TX UNITED STATES
 07/24/2007

Books Are Fun Sets New World Record of 791 MENTOS(R) Eruptions at Circle R Ranch

FLOWER MOUND, Texas, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Record for a MENTOS(R) Eruption, a geyser created when a MENTOS(R) mint is dropped into a...

Jul 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

Reader's Digest Conducts Global Cell Phone Honesty Test; Researchers 'Lose' Mobile Phones in 32 Cities, and Two Thirds are Returned -- If You Found One, What Would You Do?

NEW YORK, July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- If you were sitting on a park bench and noticed that a "lost" cell phone was ringing, would you answer it? And...