The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Society of Magazine Editors Defends Cosmo Against Retailers
“The American Society of Magazine Editors is riding to the rescue of Cosmopolitan by blasting Walmart and other retailers who demand that the Hearst-owned monthly put its racy covers behind plastic blinders in its stores to shield minors from its sexy cover lines.”
Glamour Launches Election Vertical for Young Women Voters
“Glamour magazine is launching a politics vertical to cover the 2016 presidential election for young women voters, magazine Editor in Chief Cynthia Leive will announce today.”
How GQ Cut its Webpage Load Time by 80 Percent
“It used to be that publishers measured their success in audience size. Now, with the rise of reading on mobile devices, it’s page load time that they’re crowing about.”
Pearson’s Stake in Economist Group to Be Sold to Existing Shareholders
"The British education company Pearson agreed on Wednesday to sell its 50 percent stake in the Economist Group, the publisher of The Economist, to other shareholders of the group for $730 million."
'Allrecipes' To Boost Rate Base
Time Inc. Raids Top Auto Writers For 'The Drive'
Perez Hilton Launches #NoKardashiansForAWeek Campaign: Blogger Urges Media Outlets to Join Him
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October 21 - 22, 2015
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February 01 - 02, 2016
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