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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

More from Adweek's Hotlist: These 14 Digital Publishers Are the Hottest Voices on the Internet.
Washington Post, Teen Vogue lead Adweek's honorees; New York Media's The Cut took "Hottest in Fashion/Beauty" and Vulture was named "Hottest in Entertainment/Celebrity." The New Yorker was recognized as "Hottest in Thought Leadership"
Time Inc. Reached Its Biggest Digital Audience Ever with 139 Million Uniques
Time Inc.’s digital brands reached a collective 139 million across its platforms. This new digital milestone is in addition to the company’s still massive 30 million strong print subscribers. Time Inc’s People/Entertainment Weekly continues to lead the the Entertainment News category with 62 million. Its Lifestyle Network climbed to 50 million unique visits while The Sports Illustrated Group generated a new traffic record with a total digital audience of 60.4 million.
Time Inc. and the New Paramount Network Buddy Up for Non Scripted Projects
Time Inc which has been aggressively expanding its brands and content offerings, has partnered up with Viacom’s all new Paramount Network to create premium unscripted projects. The collaboration has Jerry Bruckheimer Television co-producing Sports Illustrated’s True Crime series and a late night series based on Entertainment Weekly’s “The Bullseye”.
Forbes Launches Bankable, a Career, Money and Balance Initiative
Forbes recently launched a new multi-platform initiative called Bankable, which offers fresh content on three pillars: money, career and balance, for people at all ages and life stages.
Glamour Unveils Winners of Women of the Year
The list includes Gigi Hadid, Rep. Maxine Waters and the organizers of the Women’s March.
Consumerist.com Folds into Consumer Reports
"We’ve had a tremendous run as a standalone site. Now you’ll be able to get the same great coverage of consumer issues as part of Consumer Reports, our parent organization."
Q&A with Sports Illustrated's Chris Stone
"The core of what we do, and I anticipate the core of what we’ll always do, will be built around the stories we tell and the journalism that we do. Over my 25 years, the stories and the commitment to those stories, especially the ambitious, longer form stories; the commitment to those things hasn’t changed at all. They’re very much an essential part of our DNA." Chris Stone, editorial director, Sports Illustrated.
Magazine Media Spotlight: Fortune Named "Hottest Business Magazine" by Adweek
Adweek, the media industry trade publication, named Fortune its hottest business magazine for 2017. Fortune was one of 14 titles that received a nod this year. Adweek’s Chris Ariens writes that Fortune touts a new look and logo—which we unveiled a year ago—and if we may be so bold, a new energy, too.
Domino Opens Office Sponsored By Brands
Domino, which works closely with brand partners in the design world, reached out to sponsors to collaborate on the new space. Nearly a year later, Publishers Daily visited Domino’s office, which is an interesting example of publishers working with brands for sponsorship opportunities beyond traditional advertising.
More on Vice Media Hires Vogue Ad Director for New Fashion Group
Vice Media has hired Condé Nast's Lucy Delacherois-Day for the newly-created role of commercial director as the publisher brings together its brands and agencies into a specialist fashion and luxury group.
What Elizabeth Graves of "Martha Stewart Living" Can’t Live Without
The Strategist asked Elizabeth Graves, editor-in-chief of Martha Stewart Living, about the tinted moisturizer, easy snack, and suede boots she can’t live without.
At Work: New York Magazine’s Washington Correspondent Brings Style to D.C.
As New York magazine’s Washington correspondent, Olivia Nuzzi has a front seat to the most chaotic White House in memory. While clothes understandably take a back seat to scoops, that doesn’t mean she doesn’t want to look stylish.
The New Yorker’s Barry Blitt Talks Political Cartooning and Trump
"It’s already a cartoon situation so it has become ridiculous."
TheGrio welcomes Amy DuBois Barnett As Chief Content Officer
An award-winning media executive, Barnett has held senior leadership positions at ESPN, Ebony, Harper’s Bazaar, Teen People, Honey and Essence. Most recently, she was recruited by ESPN to lead the development and launch of a new digital brand focusing on multimedia content for a multicultural audience.
How A 21-Year-Old Created a Beauty Company for Women of Every Color
Essence magazine recently called Bahi Cosmetics "the brand to watch."
Same Title, Different Job: The Rise of the Chief Media Officer
In just over a year, the number of LinkedIn members with English-language profiles who are chief media officers or have a similar job titles has risen by nearly 150 percent to 257.
MPA Half-Day Conference: Two Weeks from Today
Build your direct consumer revenue with actionable ideas at MPA’s Brand Power Conference on November 14. You’ll hear from brand leaders - including Jon Werther, President, Meredith National Media Group - on key topics such as subscription models, OTT streaming, licensing and more. Register today.
ASME Best Cover Contest 2018
The ASME Best Cover Contest 2018 Call for Entries is now posted at asmebestcovercontest.org. For more information, email asme@magazine.org.
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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.
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