The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday November 3, 2015

Time Inc. Heads to Lower Manhattan
Among the first Time Inc. brands to move into the space are fashion and lifestyle brands Essence, Health, InStyle, MIMI, People en Español, Real Simple and StyleWatch.
An Emotional Farewell to the Legendary Ingrid Sischy
Elton John, K.D. Lang and Laurie Anderson performed, and Jeff Koons, Graydon Carter, Karl Lagerfeld and Baz Luhrmann spoke in front of fashion royalty Diane von Furstenberg, Donatella Versace, Calvin Klein, Valentino, Miuccia Prada and Anna Wintour, artists like Julian Schnabel and Brice Marden and socialites including Agnes Gund and Lynn Wyatt.
Forbes Launches "Under 30" Channel to Reach Millennials
The site is connected to the publication’s Under 30 social networking app, which launched in August in partnership with mobile dating app Tinder and is available to around 1,500 people named on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 lists.
Forbes on a Licensing Spree
Forbes announced that it has struck a licensing agreement with Worldfone to launch a new Forbes-branded mobile service for people who frequent travelers.
Hearst in Talks to Develop Airbnb Magazine With Help from Joanna Coles
Airbnb, which reportedly closed a mammoth round this summer adding $1.5 billion to its coffers, launched a print magazine called Pineapple last November.
Q&A with Bloomberg Pursuits' Emma Rosenblum
“For me what this magazine represents is a prize that you can keep on your table; the design is so thoughtful and the colors are so rich and the photography striking. I do think that with the Internet and online journalism there’s an immediacy to news nowadays that isn’t our purpose. Our purpose is to have something that’s kind of a keepsake that you want to really look at. So, I do think that print, as we’ve seen in the industry, is continuing to grow. We’re all just trying to make it the most gorgeous process that we can to differentiate from everything else that’s out there,” Emma Rosenblum, editor in chief.
Secrets of the Top Editors
Advice from a few of the best B2B and consumer editors (New York's Hohlt, Esquire's Granger quoted) about how to keep a magazine a vital read.
Southern Living's "Women of Worth"
Southern Living highlighted Conexión Américas Executive Director Renata Soto as one of its four "Women of Worth."
People Don't Hate Ads, —They Hate Your Ads. Fashion Can Help You Fix That
"What if we thought of these “brand communication opportunities” with the same craft as the producers of the Super Bowl do or Anna Wintour does?"
M. Scott Havens Named Digital Chief of Bloomberg Media
Rob Hendin Joins The Atlantic’s Event Business
"Buzz" ReCap in Magazine Media
Oscar De La Hoya: Ronda Rousey's Ring Magazine Cover Is Good for Female Boxers
Vice Media to Get U.S. Cable Network in A+E Deal
Garrett Graff Departs Politico
City Journal Enlists John Tierney
Des Moines Publisher of Woodsmith Magazine Sold
Crossed Genres Magazine to Close in December
Newspapers Go on the Hunt for a Safe Place to Pay
Can WordRates, PitchLab Flip the Script for Freelancers Versus. Publishers?
Get the Brand View of the Future of Programmatic Advertising
MPA’s sold out Mobile Matters conference, features an all-star speaker lineup that includes Vice President and General Manager Kimberly Lau of The Atlantic. Lau joined The Atlantic in 2012 to oversee digital strategy and operations. During her tenure, traffic on has grown more than 108% and she’s overseen consolidation and strengthening of the brand’s technical platforms including embracing testing and optimization, mobile, video and a focus on ad viewability. Most recently, Lau lead the effort to test Facebook’s Instant Articles initiative and Apple’s News Application. Before joining The Atlantic, Lau was vice president of business development for Hearst Magazines Digital Media.
Join industry experts for a recap of the groundbreaking research presented at the Print and Digital Research Forum in London. Complimentary for MPA/ASME members. Hearst Tower Auditorium, NYC. Register today.
The Ellie Awards 2016 Call for Entries is now posted at Founded in 1966, the Ellies are one of the most sought-after awards in print and digital journalism—every year nearly 1,800 entries are submitted. More than 100 finalists and winners will be honored at the Annual Ellie Awards Dinner, hosted by ASME, at the Grand Hyatt New York on Monday, February 1, 2016.
November 05, 2015
Hearst Tower
The fastest growing magazine media audience platform today – mobile – is still largely untapped from engagement to monetization by magazine brands. Mobile Matters will bring together leaders in magazine media and the varied technology partners working to harness the promise of the mobile platform.
December 03, 2015
Hearst Tower
November 05, 2015
The law is changing as fast as your job description. Are you keeping up?
February 01 - 02, 2016
Grand Hyatt New York
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