The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, March 21, 2016

The Media Chart for March 18: The Biggest Ben Affleck
ESPN The Magazine, Sports Illustrated and Golf Digest were among the top three brands with the largest audiences in the sports category. Read more to see which other magazine brands made the top ten.
Happy birthday, Twitter! We weren’t sure what to do with you at first.
It’s hard to overstate Twitter’s role in journalism over the past decade, from being the go-to platform for breaking news, to allowing audiences to unite and influence what stories are covered by the press.
Jury Awards Hulk Hogan $115 Million In Gawker Sex Tape Lawsuit
A Florida jury has sided with Hulk Hogan in the lawsuit the former professional wrestler filed against Gawker Media, awarding him $115 million in damages — $15 million more than he sought.
GQ Taps Alumni for This Year’s Best New Menswear Designers Program
Michael Bastian, Steven Alan, John Elliot and Saturdays NYC will create capsule collections for the Gap.
Marketers and Publishers Play It Cool At SXSW
"But I suspect that many media companies are coming for the same reason as the media buyers—to scope out the next generation of both media channels like virtual reality, Internet of Things and wearable media—and to recruit the people who already know how to use them."
Packages Make Postal Service Sing a New Tune
Two years ago at Forum we were talking about going from six-day to five-day delivery. This year we're talking about seven-day package delivery.”
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Everything we expect from today’s Apple announcement, and how to watch live
Apple sent out invitations to a 2016 event on March 21 that read, “Let us loop you in” — presumably referring to the fact that it may unveil a new range of Apple Watch bands.
Infographic: You May Love Your Social Platforms, but So Does Your Mother
The Mutual Dependence of Donald Trump and the News Media
Twitter Rules Out Long Tweets, Sticking to 140-Character Limit
Robb Report Expands European Footprint With German Edition
Join us in San Francisco for the 12th Annual IMAG Conference, bringing together independent magazine media executives from around the country. Peer-to-peer networking coupled with peerless intelligence on issues central to enthusiast brands make this meeting essential for all indie leaders across disciplines. Register by March 14 for best rate.
May 11 - 13, 2016
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Join us in San Francisco for the 12th Annual IMAG Conference, bringing together independent magazine media executives from around the country. Peer-to-peer networking coupled with peerless intelligence on issues central to enthusiast brands make this meeting essential for all indie leaders, including c-suite, editorial, digital, revenue, development and more.

“When I first saw it, it needed to be renovated,” Berryman says. “Things were old, and the bathrooms needed to be totally redone. They had pink bathtubs and tile in the shower, old carpet, and a stained-glass wall,” that looked, he says, “straight out of a Santa Fe church.” Planning a complete gut renovation, Berryman interviewed four design firms before hiring Brooklyn-based Workstead. “Sitting across the table, we were finishing each other’s sentences,” he says of his initial meeting with the design firm. “It was a great feeling.”