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Monday, November 9, 2015

Q&A with Better Homes and Gardens' Stephen Orr
"...It’s a highly-curated space in time that you have for yourself. Before I even came here, I thought to myself, what is the BH&G reader doing and how is he or she looking at the magazine and I think it’s like a me-time moment where he or she has a moment during the day when things are quiet, kids are in bed or there’s a quiet space in the day and she’s going to sit for a while and look through her favorite magazine. We want to be that magazine.” Stephen Orr, editor in chief, Better Homes and Gardens.
Southern Living Honors Robin Emmons: More on “Women of Worth”
Robin Emmons, the founder and director of the food activism group Sow Much Good, is featured in the November issue of Southern Living as part of the series “Women of Worth.”
InStyle's Kahlana Barfield Discusses the Gwen Stefani Cover Story
There's more behind-the-scenes intel from inStyle's shoot with Stefani and her full feature where she talks about her new solo album, new fashion collabs, and her new life at home in the December issue of InStyle, available on newsstands and for digital download November 13.
ELLE Uses ShopAdvisor's Beacon Technology to Drive 500,000 Retail Store Visits
ELLE is making its editors’ product picks available to ShopAdvisor’s and RetailMeNot’s apps. (ShopAdvisor is a mobile proximity service and RetailMeNot is a mobile coupon app.) The apps’ users (25 million combined) who have opted in to get push notifications will get a push if they are within a mile of Levi’s, Vince Camuto, Barnes & Noble or Guess stores letting them know ELLE’s suggested buys are near.
A Case Study on Forbes’ BrandVoice: Native Advertising Grows Up
One of the earliest publishers to embrace native advertising is Forbes. In 2010, it opened up its own content management system called "Brandvoice" to contributors and brands.
At the Newsstand: Tips on How to Reinvent Your Thanksgiving Turkey
Bon Appétit, Saveur, Food and Wine, Cooking Light, New York, TIME, and The New Yorker are reviewed this week.
TIME Magazine Names New Film and TV Critics in Stephanie Zacharek, Daniel D’Addario
Pulitzer Prize finalist Stephanie Zacharek leaves The Village Voice to become Time’s critic, while current TV staffer Daniel D’Addario moves to a role as television critic, editor-in-chief Nancy Gibbs told staff on Monday.
Virtual Reality: A New Way to Tell Stories
Until now, V.R. has been seen mostly as a revolutionary new platform for video games, but it has the potential to transform journalism as well.
Arnold J. Karr, Senior Editor at WWD, Dead at 62
How a Small Indie Magazine Gets Fashion's Hottest Tell-Alls
Economist Readers Warned of PageFair Hack a Week Following Attack that Hit 501 Websites
InStyle Publisher Patrick Connors and Time Inc. EVP Evelyn Webster attend the InStyle Awards
Arizona Highways Magazine Wins Big at Prestigious Magazine Awards
FCC Won't Impose Privacy Rules on Web Publishers, Ad Networks
The Ellie Awards 2016 Call for Entries is now posted at ellieawards.org. 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.
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. Thursday, Dec. 3, 8:30AM – 1:15PM. Register today.
December 03, 2015
Hearst Tower
February 01 - 02, 2016
Grand Hyatt New York
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Alison Heisler at aheisler@magazine.org or 212.872.3740.

Gwen Stefani opens up to InStyle about the "Struggle" in the years leading up to her divorce – and why she's "in a really positive place now."