The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Hearst’s Joanna Coles Says Magazines are Here to Stay
"When I was growing up as a child, a magazine to me was like a finger beckoning me to the future. A magazine editor's job is to imagine what in three months, six months, a year from now we're going to be thinking about, what we're going to be talking about, what that vision or that voyage of discovery will be. And I would throw myself on my bed, I would rip open the magazines and inhale them and look forward to a more glamorous, sophisticated life, which was what the aspiration of the magazine was."
Reddit’s Unlikely First Edit Partner: Time Magazine
Time magazine has a new, formalized source of inspiration for stories. On Oct. 12, the Time Inc. flagship is announcing an editorial partnership with Reddit, the community and platform that has helped and flummoxed publishers for years.
Charlotte Moore Named Digital Content Director for Time Inc. UK’s Fashion and Beauty Portfolio
Charlotte Moore, editor-in-chief of InStyle UK, is expanding her role to become digital content director across Time Inc. UK’s fashion and beauty portfolio, including look.co.uk and marieclaire.co.uk.
How HBR Tunes into “Weak Signals” to Spot Future Trends
Challenging dominant logic within the publishing industry and spotting “weak signals” which could indicate future trends was the central theme of a presentation given by Josh Macht, EVP and Group Publisher at Harvard Business Review (HBR), USA, on the second day of the 41st FIPP World Congress in London (11 October).
To Meet Video Demand, Time Inc. Turns To Google’s Mobile Outstream
As Facebook grabs more mobile and video dollars from the ecosystem, premium publishers are looking for viable ways to compete. For storied publisher Time Inc., one solution is to bring its own mobile-optimized video solutions to market.
The Way Facebook is Working for Publishers to Fall in Love with Them
The world’s largest social media network, Facebook is acutely aware of the fact that its relationship with publishers is – often times rocky. But, says Patrick Walker, Director of Media Partnerships for the EMEA region at Facebook, they are working hard to ameliorate this into a love affair.
Media Under Siege: Folio: Show Keynote Examines Journalism in 2017
On a panel titled, “State of Siege: Examining the Craft and Business of Journalism, 2017,” The New York Times’ media columnist Jim Rutenberg hosted a conversation between J.J. Gould, recently tapped as The New Republic‘s new editor, Vanity Fair correspondent Gabriel Sherman, Elizabeth Spiers, founder of The Insurrection and former editor-in-chief of the New York Observer, and The Atlantic‘s executive editor, Matt Thompson.
'Medium' Opens Partner Program To All Publishers
Medium, the text-focused publishing platform created by Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, is reinventing itself again, part of an ongoing evolution that mirrors the struggles of publishers to make money on the Internet.
2017 Eddie and Ozzie Award Winners Revealed
More than 250 awards were handed out to consumer, B2B, regional and association magazines. And changes in the industry were reflected by a more comprehensive focus given to apps and digital editions.
MPA Next Headshots and Happy Hour
Junior employees: Invest in your career by investing in professional headshots. Join MPA Next for Headshots and Happy Hour at the MPA office on November 2nd.
Franklin Foer Wants Journalism to Liberate Itself From Facebook
In his book, Foer, now a national correspondent for The Atlantic, ruminates on the power he sees large tech companies holding over media outlets — a power he believes is detrimental to journalistic neutrality, the pursuit of truth, and intellectual rigor.
As Facebook Live Video Dreams Fade, Publishers Look Again to Twitter
Some publishers have been disappointed with Facebook Live video, but they are hopeful as Twitter embraces the format.
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“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.
October 12, 2017
ASME NEXT
Register now for ASME NEXT's October 12 workshop for early-career editors. Working in small groups led by veteran editors, attendees learn how to turn unedited manuscripts into feature stories.
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