The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Trump Golf Clubs Told to Remove Phony TIME Magazine Issues
TIME magazine has asked the Trump Organization to remove a number of issues featuring President Donald Trump from its golf clubs after they were proven to be fakes.
The Barcode on That Fake Donald Trump Time Magazine Cover Belongs to Some Karaoke Software
Richard Horgan writes "One of the strangest aspects of the fake March 1, 2009 Time magazine cover ferreted out by The Washington Post’s David A. Farenthold is the fact that the barcode that was used for the artwork belongs to a product by Aria called Audio Video Karaoke Software..."
Facebook Easily Coasted to 2 Billion Users, but the Joy Ride May Be Coming to an End
But now that Facebook is used by roughly two-thirds of the world's population with internet access, its days of easy growth are nearing an end.
Petya Ransomware Creates Global Chaos
New Cyberattack Spreads Across Europe, Russia and U.S.—A devastating and well-coordinated ransomware attack hit key parts of Ukraine’s infrastructure Tuesday. The ransomware called Petya is now being reported worldwide, spreading throughout Europe, Russia and the United States. This attack follows the global WannaCry outbreak that struck in May.
Rodale Launches Men’s Health Portugal
Ben Moritz writes "...The company has entered a partnership with visual communications company Global Media Group to produce Men’s Health Portugal. The first issue will be the September 2017 edition which will land on newsstands on August 29th."
Golf Magazine Promotes David DeNunzio to Editor in Chief
His golfing handicap is a solid 9: “David is an outstanding journalist who embodies the DNA of the GOLF brand,” David Clarke says. “His understanding of the game, his management of the Top 100 franchise, and his ability to work cross-platform make him the perfect choice to take the GOLF franchise to the next level.”
Elle Decor Names Whitney Robinson Editor in Chief
Style director at Town & Country, Whitney Robinson will take over as editor in chief at Elle Decor.
Woman's Day's Taryn Mohrman on ABC's Good Morning America
Woman’s Day lifestyle director Taryn Mohrman appeared on GMA this morning to share tips on how to transform old furniture into something new and chic, and host Lara Spencer revealed her DIY make-over of sentimental items appearing in the July/August issue of Woman’s Day.
Justin Trudeau Manspreads on a Magazine Cover and Twitter Can't Look Away
"...On July's cover of Delta Airlines' in-flight magazine Sky — in which it celebrates the Canada's 150th anniversary, Trudeau went with a look that became the subject of many a discussion from Twitter users." Writes Bustle's Chris Tognotti.
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AwesomenessTV's Kelly Day Explains Shifting Millennial Viewership
Jamie Gavin at FIPP writes "While the industry continues its pursuit of ‘millennials’, the generation of media consumers coming up behind them is still to a large extent being overlooked. Here, Kerin O’Connor from The Week Junior, and Kelly Day from AwesomenessTV, give us their take on how publishers can better understand even younger audiences."
Hearst’s iCrossing Names a New Global President
The news was announced by Hearst president and CEO Steven R. Swartz and Hearst Magazines president David Carey. Mr. Parker will report to Mr. Carey in the new role.
The Proliferation of Social Verticals, Explained
Attracting Millennials and experimenting with "next-gen" content drives launches.
Snapchat Falls Farther Behind Instagram with Fashion Brands
"Snapchat’s days in the fashion industry seem to be numbered. As Instagram continues to co-opt and improve its premiere features, many of the brands who were experimenting on the platform — including Everlane and Cole Haan — have either scaled back their usage or stopped it altogether." reports Jessica Schiffer.
Magazine Media Spotlight: Nowhere Mag: Can Monocle's Globalist Chic Survive in an Age of Populism?
In The New Republic Kyle Chayka writes; "An airplane is the perfect, and perhaps the only, place to actually read Monocle, the globe-trotting lifestyle magazine founded in 2007 by Tyler Brûlé, a Canadian editor and erstwhile war correspondent. Its logo, an “M” with a twisted loop inscribed in a circle, lurks at airport terminal bookstores all over the world, the magazine’s glossy black cover—which the late David Carr likened to “a slab of printed dark Belgian chocolate”—conveying a placeless, easily translated sort of luxury. Inside, one encounters articles on Canadian soft power, Latin American soap operas, and Finnish domestic architecture: the casual reading of an armchair diplomat."
Jared Leto Partners with Omni Magazine for Production Deal (Exclusive)
Omni was a science and science fiction magazine published in the US and the UK between 1978 and 1995. It contained articles on science, parapsychology, and short works of science fiction and fantasy and included authors such as Isaac Asimov, George RR Martin and William Gibson.
The Tech Giants Eating the (Ad Spend) world
In the new media world, five companies are crushing everyone else. This year, two-thirds of all global ad dollars will go to the Big Five: Google, Facebook, Tencent, Baidu and Alibaba, according to the latest PriceWaterhouseCooper's Entertainment and Media Global Outlook.
ASME NEXT Summer Party
Join ASME NEXT on July 13 for the annual summer party in New York City. Free for ASME NEXT members; $20 for nonmembers. Register at asmenext.org.
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.
BlackBook Announces Partnership Deals in Expansion Bid
Stevie Nicks Interviews Lana Del Rey for Cover of V Magazine
Bill Belichick Polishes Up for N Magazine Cover
Facebook’s Secret Censorship Rules Protect White Men from Hate Speech But Not Black Children
For Small Publishers, Facebook Is Often a Force for Good — and Frustration
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.

In The New Republic Kyle Chayka writes; "An airplane is the perfect, and perhaps the only, place to actually read Monocle, the globe-trotting lifestyle magazine founded in 2007 by Tyler Brûlé, a Canadian editor and erstwhile war correspondent. Its logo, an “M” with a twisted loop inscribed in a circle, lurks at airport terminal bookstores all over the world, the magazine’s glossy black cover—which the late David Carr likened to “a slab of printed dark Belgian chocolate”—conveying a placeless, easily translated sort of luxury. Inside, one encounters articles on Canadian soft power, Latin American soap operas, and Finnish domestic architecture: the casual reading of an armchair diplomat."