AAS changes publishers
The AAS announced in Informational Email 2007-09, May 4, 2007, that IOP (Institute of Physics) will replace University of Chicago Press as publisher of ApJ & AJ.
U of C Press has commented on the change of publisher, concerned about the possibility of job losses.
The major development in astronomy publishing in 2006 was the purchase of Blackwell by Wiley. Blackwell publishes MNRAS.