The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Time Inc. Visits the New York Stock Exchange on June 9th to Mark Spinoff from Time Warner
Chairman and CEO Joseph A. Ripp rings The Opening Bell®. Time Inc. will begin trading on the NYSE as a stand-alone public company on June 9th under the ticker symbol TIME.
More on Hearst Magazines Digital Media Appoints Lee Sosin SVP
He will be responsible for overseeing advertising services ranging from concept development to content creation, including Hearst’s new branded video offerings. Sosin previously served as vice president of strategic solutions at Yahoo, where he oversaw the expansion of the sales strategy team into a new corporate structure, based on verticals.
Wired Launching Design Issue with Two-Day Retreat
Wired editor in chief Scott Dadich has found yet another way to fete the intersection between design and culture. The magazine will launch its October Design Issue with a two-day retreat, called Wired By Design, which will be held in Marin County, Calif., on Sept. 29.
Q&A with Howard Mittman, Vice President and Publisher of Wired and Ars Technica
Mittman offers perspectives on their native and sponsored content. He says: "Our mission at Wired Amplifi, Wired's branded content wing, is to create the best content."
Facebook Co-Founder and New Republic Publisher Chris Hughes: Why Print Is the "Crown Jewel" of the Business
One of the main points Chris made during the Q&A is that long-from journalism still plays a powerful role in the lives and careers of an influential, albeit limited, population. His goal is clearly to serve the interests of hearty journalism and progressive thinking by integrating modern digital and social tactics with rich editorial content.
Essence Wraps Up the “Road to Essence Festival” Tour
Essence’s five-city tour leading up to the Essence Festival culminated in Bentonville, Ark. on May 31 for an exclusive festival preview. The event featured keynoter Iyanla Vanzant and live performances by Chrisette Michele, Chante Moore, Marsha Ambrosius and BBD (Bell Biv Devoe) with host and MC Lyte.
Glamour Magazine Honors Women of the Year
Glamour Magazine hosted their annual Women of the Year Awards on Tuesday. On the red carpet Natalie Dormer and Sam Claflin reacted to protesters in Thailand adopting "The Hunger Games'" three-finger salute, and Little Mix defend One Direction over their alleged "joint" video.
InStyle and Saks Fifth Avenue Host “The Shoe Book” Launch Party
Ariel Foxman of InStyle magazine, Marigay McKee, President at Saks Fifth Avenue, and Prosper Assouline, luxury book publisher, hosted a stylish fête yesterday evening on the 8th floor of our shoe salon, to celebrate the launch of The Shoe Book. Penned by author Nancy MacDonnell, with contributions by Manolo Blahnik, Bruno Frisoni, Christian Louboutin, and Sarah Jessica Parker, The Shoe Book explores the history, allure and evolution of footwear.
Redbook's 2014 MVP Awards Honors Best Products of the Year
Vice president, publishing director and chief revenue officer Jayne Jamison, beauty director Victoria Kirby and Redbook’s acting editor-in-chief Meredith Rollins were all in attendance. The event included a Q&A between Maria Menounos and Kirby in front of an intimate crowd of attendees.
People Magazine Shoots Down Rumor About Hillary's Health
People magazine provided photographic evidence proving Hillary Clinton was not using a walker during a photoshoot for the cover of the publication's upcoming issue.
ASME Intern Blog: Life Transplanted
Jane Claire Hervey, intern at Reader's Digest, and Jordan Smith (editing,) offer an account of a young person finding herself in a new place, and of her beginning to fit in.
Life Together Captured by LIFE Magazine
What Everyone Got Wrong About Lucky Magazine's "Perfect Bathing Suit" Story
The Hollywood Reporter Roundtable Series to Air on A&E
Bevy Smith, Host of Fashion Queens, on Her Magazine Career
American Lawyer Publisher Sold Back to Wasserstein & Co
Future to Cut 200 Jobs and Sell Sports and Craft Titles
Amazon Fire Phone Expected to Launch at June 18 Event, Teased in New Video
Kerry Lauerman Named Senior Editor for New Mobile Initiative at The Washington Post
All the Opinion That’s Fit to Print: NYT App and Cheaper Subscription Tier Targets Op-Ed Fans
Some Newspapers to Staff: Social Media Isn’t Optional, It’s Mandatory
Should Publishers Tweet Their Native Ads?
Publishers Need to Fix Their Programmatic Ad sales Strategies
Procter & Gamble Aims to Buy 70% of Digital Ads Programmatically
Google Announces Premium Video Ad Marketplace for Programmatic
U.S. Mobile Ad Dollars Shift to Search Apps: Google Loses Share of $9 Billion U.S. Mobile Search Market
comScore Agrees to $14 Million Privacy Settlement with Panelists
American Consumer Spending Passes $10 Trillion, "Future Looks Rosy"
Advertisers Park Digital Dollars and Wait for Consumers to Catch Up Onilne
Mobile Viewing of Online Video Doubles, Study Finds
Video: How Are We Going to Measure Digital's Fastest-Growing Ad Channel?
Nobody Wants to Wear Wearable Tech Just Yet
When More Data Is Too Much Data
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