The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

HGTV Magazine & Food Network Magazine Continue to Increase Rate Bases in 2015
HGTV Magazine will increase its rate base twice in 2015, from 1.0 million to 1.1 million with the January/February issue, and to 1.2 million with the July/August issue. Food Network Magazine will grow from 1.65 to 1.7 million with the January/February issue.
Time Inc. Gives MyRecipes a Roku Streaming Channel: Aims to Expand Digital Video Across Platforms
The MyRecipes channel, which includes more than 250 videos in 12 categories, will be free for users of all current-generation Roku players in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. and Ireland.
Q&A with’s Social Media Editor Kate Winick
Today, with 43 international editions in over 60 countries, Elle is the world's largest fashion magazine. The English language Facebook page has over 2.2 million likes, while the Twitter account has 2.28 million followers.
Condé Nast Hopes to Launch GQ, Vogue and Tatler-Branded Restaurants and Bars in U.K.
Condé Nast could launch its GQ, Vogue and Tatler branded-restaurants and bars in London within a couple of years as it explores ways of extending its brands throughout the hospitality industry.
More on Conde Nast, Fox Striking First-Look Deal
Under the terms of the deal, CNE will produce broadcast TV shows for Twentieth Century Fox Television, and cable shows for Fox 21, the broadcaster’s cable production arm.
Seriously Popular: The Economist Claims to Reach 5.3 Million Readers a Week in Print and Online
The figure has been arrived at after combining its total weekly print and digital readership totals and then taking out overlaps. The methodology has been rubberstamped by PricewaterhouseCoopers and involves combining data from ABC, The Economist reader survey, internal website data and other reader research.
More on Forbes Magazine Hitting Its Highest Readership in 97-Year History
Forbes jumped in readership from about 5.1 million last spring to roughly 6.1 million this one - an increase of more than 20 percent, according to the German-based media research company GfK MRI.
Bon Appétit's Grub Crawl to Bow on Saturday
On Saturday, foodies will populate Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and Manhattan’s Lower East Side to partake in one of Bon Appétit’s most celebrated events, the Grub Crawl.
ASME Intern Blog: An Explorer's State of Mind
Emma Weissmann, intern at National Geographic Magazine (Andy Zunz intern at Field & Stream editing) writes "I began to think about the role exploration has had in my own life, and especially within this internship. So far this summer, I’ve been lucky enough to explore much of what D.C. has to offer. But even more than that, I’ve begun to explore exactly what it means to be an intern at National Geographic Magazine."
Nielsen Ratings Scandal Widens; Univision Executive Implicated
Marissa Mayer: Digital Needs to Get Past Its Discomfort With Native Ads
More on Adobe, Samsung Partner for Papergarden Magazine Service
Keith Grossman Named Publisher of Bloomberg Digital, Will Oversee Product Expansion and Ad Sales
More on Doug Brod Named Editor in Chief of TV Guide, Michael Schneider Promoted to Executive Editor
More on SPIN Appoints New Editor in Chief
Playbill, the Magazine of Broadway, Makes its Logo a Rainbow Ahead of Pride Week
Apple Settles E-Books Pricing Case with States, Consumers
Facebook Issues Major Update for Its Paper App; Bloomberg Radio Comes to Its Mobile App
Times and WSJ Have Chinese Sites -Too Bad They're Blocked in China
Native Ad Production Values Keep Growing with "Orange is the New Black" Promo
Tom Goodwin's Cannes Prediction: Category Chaos (Awards Have Become Meaningless and Reveal State of Industry)
Print Plus Digital Increasing World Wide Newspaper Audiences
Magna Global: Digital Media Now Bigger Than National TV Advertising, Will Surpass All TV by 2018 (The World Cup Is Killing It)
The Surprising State of Digital Ad Spending in 5 Charts
Few Digital Marketers Feel that Digital Has Delivered As Branding Vehicle
How Package Designers Use Science to Influence Your Subconscious Mind Neuro-Marketing Triggers Emotions
Millennials Use Facebook Less
Brent Poer, president of LiquidThread North America, is a powerful marketer of many strong opinions and lots of boldface clients, including world class marketers P&G, Walmart and American Honda Motor Company. Come hear this top advertiser and creative force reveal how to make the tablet a better experience for advertisers and consumers. MPA CHEW ON THIS bring-your-lunch series, NYC, Thursday, June 26.
Speakers include MPA’s Mary G. Berner, Hearst’s Michael Clinton, All You’s Nina Willdorf and Deborah Curtis, The Atlantic’s Corby Kummer and Jay Lauf, Glamour’s Cindi Leive and Bon Appetit’s Adam Rapaport—plus Richard B. Stolley, the founding editor of PEOPLE, and Dorothy Kalins, the founding editor of Metropolitan Home and Saveur.
Rebecca Coffey writing for Discover magazine maintains: "Knock on wood or not, superstition appears to have played a positive role in evolution and it continues to affect human behavior. Lucky us."