The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

More on Media Opposes Right of Publicity Bill: "An Attack on the First Amendment"
Media organizations had opposed the legislation: The National Press Photographers Association said the assembly bill would “unconstitutionally deprive” its members “of the right to exercise property and copyright interests in their still, filmed, and recorded images.” And a broad coalition—including the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, the Media Law Resource Center, and the New York News Publishers Association—ran a full-page ad in the Albany Times-Union calling the bills “an attack on the First Amendment.”
How Atlantic Media’s CityLab Plans to Make Niche Work
The internet is favoring niche media, and The Atlantic wants CityLab, its site focused on the shift to urbanization, to take full advantage of it.
More on Time Inc. and Barclays to Launch Fortune 500 Stock Indices
"We're trying to be more creative about ways to expand our brand," said Brian O'Keefe, deputy editor of Fortune magazine. "Frankly, this index should have been done a long time ago." In addition to the magazine, the brand hosts conferences such as the "Most Powerful Women Summit" and is expanding online.
If You Think You Are Too Old, Take a Look at This List
Good Housekeeping, L’Oréal Paris and Woman’s Day joining forces to create the 50 over 50 award, honoring 50 high achieving women over 50. Jane Francisco, Editor in Chief, Good Housekeeping summarizes the genesis of this award: “Over the years, many brands, including Good Housekeeping, have celebrated specific groups of people across all verticals—frequently focusing on the concept of achievement before you hit a certain age, such as “30 Under 30," "40 Under 40," yet no major media outlet had created an event or experience around people who are living and succeeding through a later, often greater, age.
Chatting With Vanessa K. De Luca, Editor in Chief of Essence
The Columbia grad is leading the African-American brand into a new digital age. She chatted with Ed2010 about her changing career roles, what her role as editor in chief consists of, and what she looks for in a new hire.
Q&A with The New Yorker's Susan Orlean —"On the Art of Not Prepping for Interviews"
Susan Orlean, author and staff writer at The New Yorker Says: "Well the number one thing is to go into it understanding or holding close to your heart the realization that most people actually enjoy being listened to. So as much as it feels like this embarrassing intrusion and request to be given something for nothing in return, you are giving something in return. People actually like to be heard."
10 Things You Don’t Know About… Town & Country’s Will Kahn
You can count on Town & Country’s fashion market and accessories director Will Kahn to bring luxe and glamour to the pages of the glossy since he joined the book in 2013. But how well do you know the editor, who previously held titles at W, Teen Vogue, and New York Magazine? Kahn gets talking...
Essence President Michelle Ebanks Talks with Al Sharpton about the 2017 Essence Festival
Watch the live video: Michelle Ebanks goes over the history-making lineup in conversation with Al Sharpton about this year's festival and its special significance after the end of the Obama presidency.
Embodied Minds—CAN HELP YOU:
Embody Public Speaking Skills, Prepare a Successful Speech/Pitch, Perfect Stage Presence, Prepare for School/Job Interviews, Use Visual Aids and Props, Lead Team Meetings, Introduce Speakers, Present and Accept Awards, and more...
Magazine Media Spotlight: TIME—The 25 Most Influential People on the Internet
For their third annual roundup of the most influential people on the Internet, TIME sized up contenders by looking at their global impact on social media and their overall ability to drive news. Here's who made this year's unranked list...
Exclusives from Rebel Wilson's InStyle Interview
In an interview with InStyle about her collection, she said: “I’ve had to create my own plays, television roles, and movie projects in order to play the parts I’ve wanted.”
In Which I Dissapoint (Maybe), the Mysterious Mr. Tree (Response to Mr. Dead Tree's Giving Away Free Magazines Rant
"For the record, bargain basement subscription offers do seem to undercut newsstand sales. The good folks at MagNet have some interesting data on that. Do they reflect overinflated ratebases? Maybe. And maybe not."
"Like Lipstick on a Pig:" Facebook’s Struggle with Extremist Content
“It feels like lipstick on a pig. Facebook has got a really ugly problem, but it is solving it by giving us something sexy, like artificial intelligence, to look at,” said Scott Gill, managing director at regional publisher cooperative, 1XL. “The fact is, they have 150 people to counter the behavior of a 2 billion strong user base. It’s folly.”
Metallica Magazine Advertisements Through the Years: 1984-2017
One interesting way to chart the twists and turns of their long career is by looking through the magazine advertisements and other promotional pieces in print...
The 2017 Media Future Summit Is Coming to New York November 16
The Media Future Summit convenes owners and top executives representing the breadth of the media/marketing economy to review the latest news from the revenue front lines and explore all avenues toward ethical, sustainable media-­‐revenue streams and business models.
ASME NEXT New Member Benefits and Calendar
ASME NEXT introduces new member benefits, including monthly networking events, a new series of educational seminars and invitation-only quarterly visits at the editorial offices of national magazines, all at discounted rates. Every member of ASME NEXT will also be eligible to participate in ASME mentoring programs. For more information, visit asmenext.org.
The New 2017/2018 MPA Magazine Media Factbook Is Here!
The 2017/2018 MPA Magazine Media Factbook features noteworthy research, useful statistics and compelling facts that articulate how magazine media is unique and its effectiveness compared to other media. Members are encouraged to use this information in conversations, brand presentations, and sales and marketing materials. Download your copy today.
Social Media Giants Step up Joint Fight Against Extremist Content
Real Airmen, Real Stories of Courage, Heroism Inspire at Magazine Day
Bloomberg Businessweek's Megan Murphy: Business Model Shift and Content Tweaks Are Part of Revamp
Snapchat’s Cannes Pitch: Bigger Isn’t Better
Reporter’s Body Found in Mexico, Marking Seventh Journalist Murdered This Year
Why UK's The Spectator Is the World's Oldest Weekly Magazine
From case studies to inspiring keynotes from industry innovators, the 2017 IMAG Conference offered invaluable insights and practical ideas for enthusiast brands. For a recap from the 2017 annual conference held May 22-24 in Marina del Rey - click here.
The 2017/2018 MPA Magazine Media Factbook features noteworthy research, useful statistics and compelling facts that articulate how magazine media is unique and its effectiveness compared to other media. Members are encouraged to use this information in conversations, brand presentations, and sales and marketing materials. Download your copy today.
“The MPA’s IMAG community prides itself on sharing and learning from one another,” said Andy Clurman, President and CEO of Active Interest Media and Chair of the IMAG Financial Benchmarking Study. “As a board, we thought a benchmarking study would be the ideal way to provide member companies with key metrics to better understand how their performance compares to similar companies.” The survey was conducted in the last quarter of 2016 by Mazars USA, a global accounting firm. Only open to members of the IMAG community, participants received two sets of detailed results: one for all respondents and one broken down by revenue tier.
AdvantageCS, Alliance for Audited Media (AAM), CDS Global, CMG, GfK, LSC Communications, Media Services Group, MediaWorks 360, PIB, PressReader, Procirc/PubWorx, Publishers Press, Quad/Graphics, Relevnt, West Linn, ZergNet, and Zinio.
The Media Future Summit convenes owners and top executives representing the breadth of the media/marketing economy to review the latest news from the revenue front lines and explore all avenues toward ethical, sustainable media-­‐revenue streams and business models.
ASME NEXT introduces new member benefits, including monthly networking events, a new series of educational seminars and invitation-only quarterly visits at the editorial offices of national magazines, all at discounted rates. Every member of ASME NEXT will also be eligible to participate in ASME mentoring programs. For more information, visit asmenext.org.
July 13, 2017
7 World Trade Center
Join ASME NEXT at the annual summer party! ASME Next is affiliated with the American Society of Magazine Editors and is the leading organization for early-career print and digital journalists.

For their third annual roundup of the most influential people on the Internet, TIME sized up contenders by looking at their global impact on social media and their overall ability to drive news. Here's who made this year's unranked list...