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46. Cathie Black
46. Cathie Black
President
Hearst Magazines
2008 rank: 49
Age: 65

With the magazine industry's 2008 ad revenue down 7.6%, Hearst's 2.9% decline to $2.6 billion doesn't seem so bad. Black earns kudos for launching Food Network Magazine, which sold 900,000 copies of its first test issue.

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Last updated September 15 2009: 12:58 PM ET
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