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Friday, June 17, 2014

New York Magazine's "Science of Us" Takes Off
Science of Us hit 1 million unique visitors—nearly half of those from social media; nearly half from mobile—on day 29, just about doubling internal expectations, a spokeswoman for the site, Lauren Starke, told Capital, calling it "the fastest accumulation of audience in our company’s history."
Time Inc. Sells Off Its Mexican Magazines to Concentrate on U.S. and U.K.
Time made a strategic divestment Thursday when it sold its Grupo Editorial Expansion to a Latin American-based private equity firm, Southern Cross Group.
EatingWell at the "Heart" of New CDC Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Resource Center
Meredith has partnered with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to enhance its Million Hearts initiative with a new Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Resource Center. The CDC launched the initiative in 2011 with the goal of preventing 1 million heart attacks and strokes by 2017.
More on Changes for TV Guide
“Our main revenue stream is still the consumer” —and they renew at an unually high rate, close to a 70 percent rate. said TV Guide's David Fishman. “It’s not a listings magazine anymore, come Aug. 11 it will be primarily a features magazine,” he added.
This Week in Magazines
Meredith to launch Parents Latina, Sports Illustrated relaunches and bows fantasy sports app, EatingWell contributes to the Million Hearts Initiative, TV Guide debuts a redesign, and there were people moves at Wenner Media and Billboard.
Your Dream Fashion Magazine Job According to Movies
The fashion magazine job, one the most watchable clichés of movies, has become symbolic of the ongoing struggle that is the high life in New York. But before you get ready for your fantasy career path, OK-ing the line sheets for a glossy from a beach chair, let’s make sure we manage our expectations based on fake reality.
For Many Advertisers, a Page of Ad Space in the Print Magazine Is No Longer Enough
Things Placed in Front of The Magazine Rack: The Frozen Edition
Newspapers That Aren't Dying
5 Brands Becoming News Publishers in Their Own Right
Recaps of Recent People Moves at The Atlantic, Billboard, Bethesda Magazine, Portland Monthly Magazine, Self, and TIME.
Hank Gillman Departs Fortune for Reuters
More on Jann Wenner Promotes Son Gus, David Kang
Chicago Magazine Publisher Exits
HuffPost's Maymann Sets Sights on World Domination
In Flap Over Dhoni’s "Cricketer As Vishnu" Photo, Indian Magazine Is Asked to Respond
Gotham Magazine Sitting Pretty with David Muir Interview
New Table Talk Magazine Hopes to Start Conversations
Filter Magazine to Cease Publication
Here’s How Much It Costs to Slice The New York Times Front Page with an Ad
Wall Street Journal Making Staff Cuts in Newsroom: John Seeley Out
FBI Seizes 80,000 eMails from Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. in Phone-Hacking Scandal
Why Are Journalists Publishing Before Checking Facts?
Gawker Spreads Gawker Rumor
Apple, Google At Head of Line As... Media Stocks?
Online Publishers’ Plug-In Addiction Can Come Back to Haunt Them
Digital Advertising Alliance Unveils Mobile Privacy App
Mobile App Usage Hits 51% of All Time Spent on Digital Media
Tablet Use, Penetration Still Climbing Among Gen Z
Marketers: Plug in These Numbers
Infographic: Overcoming Skips and Other Best Practices for Online Video
Come hear the key principles for creating viral content from Jonah Berger, author and associate marketing professor, Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Berger has spent the last decade studying how social influence works and will discuss the science behind contagious content at MPA’s upcoming Chew on This presentation on Thursday, July 17. Register today – the first 35 attendees will receive a copy of Berger’s book, Contagious: Why Things Catch On.
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.

Iconic, Euphoric Images of ’60s New York & L.A. This Friday, “Garry Winogrand” — the first retrospective of the legendary street photographer in 25 years — opens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Born in the Bronx in 1928, Winogrand served as a weather forecaster in the military before returning to New York to study painting at Columbia — where he also began photographing commercially for publications like Life, Sports Illustrated, and Collier’s.