The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, July 2, 2015

A Revival in the Business of New Magazine Launches… the First Six Months of 2015 Official Mr. Magazine™ Numbers
Professor Husni reports: "what is worth noting is that every major magazine and magazine media company has launched a new magazine during the first half of 2015. A first in a long long time. And the same holds true for the publishers of bookazines. It’s a very good sign indeed when the big players are taking note of the power of print once again and breathing new life back into their ink on paper entities."
First Lady Michelle Obama at MORE Magazine's First-Ever MORE Impact Awards
MORE magazine hosted its first-annual MORE Impact Awards at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. —First Lady Michelle Obama delivered the keynote address, and she was introduced by actress, director and philanthropist Robin Wright.
Hearst Is One of the Leading Partners in Facebook’s New Suggested Videos Feature
Facebook’s new Suggested Videos feature will include a 55/45 revenue split between the platform and video creators.
How Research (and PowerPoints) Became the Backbone of National Journal’s Membership Program
National Journal’s membership business has grown: Around 1,000 organizations hold memberships, and according to National Journal Group CEO Tim Hartman, they have a 93 percent renewal rate. That’s at membership fees that run into the five or six figures annually. Membership makes up between 50 and 60 percent of total revenue for National Journal Group, which the company projects will grow 12.3 percent over 2014’s totals.
Inside the Yellow Border: How National Geographic Finds Its Niche in a Competitive Marketplace
Earlier this month, National Geographic celebrated Explorers Week, an annual gathering of scientists, conservationists, innovators and storytellers, who come to our headquarters in Washington, D.C., USA, to talk about their latest research findings and field projects.
W’s Stefano Tonchi on Jane Fonda, Taraji P. Henson and the Art of Shooting Kim Kardashian
W magazine’s Editor in Chief Stefano Tonchi and Lucy Kriz, the magazine’s publisher and chief revenue: there’s a lot more than great photography and bold styling that has made W a must-read for a certain type of luxury obsessed reader.
Q&A with Time Inc. UK's Andrew Horton
Extending brands with a diversified range of initiatives like ecommerce partnerships is only one of many successes achieved by Andrew Horton, director of content and brand licensing at Time Inc UK. Responsible for international, content syndication, consumer products, content acquisition, IP and rights strategy across more than 60 brands, Horton reveals why collecting and sharing data are pivotal to the future success of Time Inc.’s media products.
Magazine Media 360° Audience Mix for May 2015
Magazine media audiences were up 7.7% for the month of May 2015 versus the previous May, according to the latest Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report released by MPA—The Association of Magazine Media. Go beyond the audience mix data to see all participating titles across Print+Digital Editions; Web (Desktop/Laptop); Mobile Web; Video in the Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report.
Entertainment Weekly Increases Paper Stock
How The New York Times Finds New Subscribers on Facebook
Obama's New Proposal Could Introduce American Journalists to Overtime Pay
More on Rodale's TV Aspirations
More on Sonny Madrid, Founder of Lowrider Magazine, Dead at 70
Huffington Post Said to Break Even on $146 Million in Revenue Last Year
Matteo Gabba Appointed Associate Director of Condé Nast Global Development
More People Moves in MagaZine Media
Magazine Man Attacked for Picture of Naked Kid
Google's Glass Focus Turns the Body into a Human Keyboard
More on Apple Loses Bid to Overturn E-Book Price-Fixing Decision
TV Nets Rally, Fail to Reach Consensus on Controversial Nielsen Expansion Plan
Mobile Phones Strengthen Lead for Mobile Video Viewing
U.S. Economy Adds 223,000 Jobs; Unemployment at 5.3%
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The 2015 edition includes graphics with data from the recently launched Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report, as well as figures and trends from third-party sources demonstrating the growth, vibrancy and appeal of print and digital editions, magazine brand apps, and social media.
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