The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

With Truth and Science Under Attack, WIRED’s New Editor Nick Thompson Is Planning a Defense
“Wired is doing well, but this industry changes so fast that you have to be on top of all these opportunities and you have to look at ways you can evolve while staying core to what you really believe.” - Nick Thompson.
Domain Spoofing Remains a Huge Threat to Programmatic
Because programmatic advertising has automated so much of media, more and more marketing dollars are underwriting fraud without advertisers’ knowledge. One major trick unscrupulous publishers are using is domain spoofing. While not exactly new, domain spoofing is getting into the public eye thanks to the rise of fake news.
Inside Forbes' Lean Approach to Creating Stories for Social Media
Forbes has already seen big increases in its social media followings this past calendar year, including a 73.9 percent increase on Facebook to 4.2 million followers; 48.6 increase on Twitter, to 11.6 million; and 197.9 percent increase on Instagram, to 1.3 million.
Entry Deadline Wednesday, March 1 : Imagination Awards 2017
The Imagination Awards honor the work of independent magazine media companies and brands. These awards recognize projects and teams that capture the essence of a brand and demonstrate innovative thinking and imaginative tactics, well-defined business objectives, and successful execution and results. Finalists will be announced on April 1, 2017. The winners will be announced on May 23 at the Imagination Awards gala, to be held at the Marriott Marina del Rey.
MPA Magazine Media Spotlight: People Magazine's Exclusive - George W. Bush "I Don't Like the Racism and I Don't Like the Name Calling"
Former U.S. president George W. Bush has described the political climate in Washington as "pretty ugly" under Donald Trump's presidency but expressed optimism the United States would pull through despite the divisive political discourse. "I don't like the racism and I don't like the name-calling and I don't like the people feeling alienated," Bush, 70, said in an interview with People magazine that will hit newsstands on Friday.
Q&A with Better Homes & Gardens Stephen Orr and Steve Bohlinger
“Better Homes & Gardens Remains Youthful After 95 Years” — min's Steve Smith caught up with Editor-in-Chief Stephen Orr and Group Publisher Steve Bohlinger to learn more about the brand’s evolution and commitment to tapping into a younger audience, while also remaining true to itself.
InStyle’s Kahlana Barfield Brown: Black History Month Future Legends
Today, FashionBombDaily features InStyle‘s Fashion & Beauty Editor, Kahlana Barfield Brown" "This fashion and beauty crush, consistently slays for the ‘gram with her killer diverse style, so it was only right for us to catch up with her to give you the inside scoop."
Country Living, Cracker Barrel Partner for Fundraiser
Shelter magazine Country Living has again teamed with store and restaurant chain Cracker Barrel on a fundraiser supporting military families through Operation Homefront.
The Atlantic’s New Project Creates a Personalized Timeline of Your History Using 160 Years of Archives
The Life Timeline is born, and tells you what has happened since you were born: The Atlantic’s Life Timeline appeals to the inherent vanity in us all by creating a personalized timeline of the national and international history that has accompanied our own personal, lived history.
More on Good Housekeeping's Style Director's Picks for Oscars' Best Dressed
Good Housekeeping’s Lori Bergamotto appeared on Associated Press TV (APTV) to reflect on the best Oscar looks and trends (you can see on AP’s YouTube page and on USA Today.com, amongst many other sites).
Good Housekeeping’s Lori Bergamotto on GMA's “The Travel Lab”
Good Housekeeping’s Lori Bergamotto appeared on GMA this morning for “The Travel Lab” to demonstrate travel hacks for luggage, security, best fares and more.
Interview Magazine Names New Editor in Chief
T Magazine's Nick Haramis is taking the top spot at Interview: Interview’s president Kelly Brant said: “Nick has the energy, creativity, and smarts that have always defined Interview and that will propel the brand forward for new audiences in dynamic ways.”
Recap of the American Magazine Media Conference 2017
See photos, images and summaries of all the exciting programming from this year's conference, like Chairman and CEO of Meredith Corporation Steve Lacy speaking powerfully about the future of magazine media at many key points across the conference, and Ron Howard and David Remnick kicking off the entire day-long conference that was bursting with exclusive content, special guests, and memorable conversation.
Snapchat’s Ad Business Could Slow Down Even as It Speeds Toward an IPO
Getting to the Root of the “Fake News” Problem Means Fixing What’s Broken about Journalism Itself
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting Is on a White House Hit List for Elimination
Google AMP Contributes 7% Of U.S. Publisher Traffic Across Devices
Têtu Returns to French Newsstands
ChopChop Kids Magazine Publisher Now Located in Belmont
Pope Francis Gives Interview to "Homeless" Magazine
Join us in Marina del Rey for the 13th Annual IMAG Conference. The IMAG community is best defined as brands serving enthusiast audiences across many platforms, brought together by their passion for a particular topic or lifestyle. Each year senior executives from independent media brands attend the Annual Conference to explore new opportunities for their companies and brands and share what’s working and what’s not with their business peers. Book your reservation as follows: Online: Marina del Rey Marriott to secure our special rate of $249.00 per night. By Phone: Call 1-310-301-3000 and ask for the IMAG Conference rate at the Marina del Rey Marriott.
Alliance for Audited Media, Boston Consulting Group, CDS Global, FTI Consulting, Chartbeat, CMG, GfK MRI, Google, MediaRadar, min, PIB, Publishers Press, Quad, Social Flow, Texture, Vindicia, West Linn, and Zinio.
May 22 - 24, 2017
Marriott Marina del Rey

Former U.S. president George W. Bush has described the political climate in Washington as "pretty ugly" under Donald Trump's presidency but expressed optimism the United States would pull through despite the divisive political discourse. "I don't like the racism and I don't like the name-calling and I don't like the people feeling alienated," Bush, 70, said in an interview with People magazine that will hit newsstands on Friday.

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