The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, December, 2014

Happy Holidays!
Here's to a seriously successful 360° Days in 2015
Red Carpet Report: What Everyone Wore to the People Magazine Awards
People Magazine hosted their first awards special in Los Angeles on Thursday night. The magazine rolled out the red carpet at the Beverly Hills Hilton to honor the stars it loves to cover on its pages every week. Nick Cannon hosted, both Maroon 5 and Five Seconds of Summer performed, and everyone from Karlie Kloss to Kate Hudson showed up to celebrate the year in pop culture.
The 60-second interview: Q&A with Time Inc.'s Jess Cagle
Editorial director, People and Entertainment Weekly, Jess Cagle talks about pulling off the brand's first-ever awards show.
Time Inc. Is Making a Huge, Ambitious Bet to Become a Tech Company
In the last month alone, Time Inc announced it will become the first major magazine publisher to accept Bitcoin for subscription payments, People en Español launched an online show, and People partnered with intelligence company Poshly to create a data-driven digital channel “Poshly Giveaways by People.”
More on Time Inc. Taps IFTTT for Multichannel Distribution
Time Inc. has entered into a new strategic partnership with technology firm IFTTT (which stands for “if this then that”) with the goal of boosting cross-channel distribution of its digital content. The new service, called Channels on IFTTT, will debut with Time Inc. titles, including Entertainment Weekly, InStyle, People, Sports Illustrated and Time.
Q&A with Maria Rodale
If Organic were a country, Maria Rodale would be her queen: “I’m a firm believer in print; I love print and my kids love print. My eight-year-old daughter asked for magazines on her Christmas list, which I think is a good sign. But I think every media finds its place in our lives.” Said Maria Rodale.
Stuart Elliott Publishes Final New York Times Ad Column
Weisman: Ten Things That Won't Happen in 2015
BoSacks Speaks Out: At Long Last, The Future of Publishing Explained
ALM Buys Kennedy Consulting, Branches Out from Legal Market
The Best Books Of 2014, According to O Magazine And Oprah.com
GQ Magazine Ranks America's 20 Craziest Politicians of 2014
The Week in People Moves: People, Time, Nylon and More...
New York Times Magazine's Joel Lovell Joining This American Life and The Atavist Magazine
XXL Magazine to Print Quarterly Issues
Should You Kill Your Comment Section?
How Newspapers Lost the Millennials
5 Big Digital Lessons From 2014 That Can Turbocharge Your Success In 2015
The Smartphone Is Becoming the New Hub of Retail
When Marketing Plus Technology Equals Innovation
Find out how magazine media's top executives are preparing for What's Next at the 2015 American Magazine Media 360°Conference, our industry's most important meeting. February 2-3, 2015, NYC.
The ASME Best Cover Contest 2015 Call for Entries is now available for download. The Best Cover Contest honors magazines published between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2014.
 
 
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