MPA Daily News Roundup

Each weekday, MPA distributes the popular Daily News Roundup e-newsletter to members, filled with curated industry news and member announcements. Below is the latest Web version of the Daily News Roundup e-newsletter.

March 21, 2019

Google Starts Subscriptions Lab for Local Publishers to Develop Paid Content with FTI Consulting

“Everyone thinks you have to grow up to know who you are, but kids already know who we are.”

- Marsai Martin in Teen Vogue

It’s tough making a robot that can lift heavy objects without crushing fragile ones. But this new robotic gripper can pull off both tasks with ease.

- Science News

 

Consumer Lifestyle Publishers Are Trying Their Hands at B2B Publishing

Over the past several weeks, several lifestyle titles, including Vogue, Architectural Digest and Food & Wine, have launched — or announced plans to launch — business-focused editorial products aimed at professionals in the areas their titles cover. In January, Vogue launched Vogue Business, a bi-weekly newsletter; on March 15, Food & Wine launched F&W Pro, sub-brand that includes a newsletter, podcast, licensed awards programs and events; and in April, Architectural Digest will launch AD Pro, a paywalled product that includes exclusive content, instructional videos, a jobs board and networking opportunities.

 

The New York Times Cuts Back on Apple News Stories

Rob Williams writes "Mark Thompson, the CEO of the newspaper’s parent company, deserves high marks for pushing back against tech giants that don’t add any value in the production and distribution of editorial content. That includes Facebook, which seems to pay attention to content only when it spurs outrage and despair, like live-streamed mosque shootings halfway around the world."

 

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Lands TIME Magazine Cover

The featured story by Charlotte Alter describes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as “the second-most talked about politician in America,” quoting CNN’s Brian Stelter.

 

Hearst UK and Jungle Creations Lead the Digiday Media Awards Nominations

Hearst UK is up for Best Branded Content Series, Best Use of Live for their work with The Laughing Cow and Partnership of the Year. The storied publisher, whose brands include Elle and Harper’s Bazaar, teamed up with online department store Very to bring their autumn/winter fashion range to life through a mix of shoppable formats on social platforms, within articles and through ads, which were served via their Cosmopolitan brand.

 

People on the Move in Magazine Media:

Ronan Gardiner joins Rugged Races LLC, Will Oremus is leaving Slate for Medium's new tech and science mag and more.

 

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Advertising Week Europe Briefing: Ad Industry Debates Moving Beyond Transparency

From Digiday's editors "Perennial pressures on advertisers to do more for less has made many resistant to making sweeping changes to how to brief and pay agencies to promote their brands. In many instances, those pressures make advertisers prioritize price over transparency as the main concern when it comes to their agencies."

 

Canada's Rogers Media Sells All of Its Remaining Magazines

Maclean's and Chatelaine, among others, are headed to St. Joseph Communications as Rogers completes its exit from print media.

 

Announcing the 2019 ASME–Yale Publishing Course Scholarship

The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) is pleased to announce the sponsorship of a full-tuition scholarship for the 2019 Yale Publishing Course: Leadership Strategies in Print and Digital Media. The course will be held July 21-26, 2019, at the Yale School of Management (SOM) in New Haven, Connecticut. The deadline to apply for the ASME scholarship is April 7, 2019. Only ASME members or editors working for them are eligible to receive this full-tuition scholarship. Complete the online application here.

 

 

 

March 27 | MPA Next Visits Parents Magazine

 

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HEARST NAMES MAHENDRA DURAI CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

 

EW'S 12 VEEP COVERS! PLUS AN EXCLUSIVE CRUEL INTENTIONS CAST REUNION INTERVIEW

 

MEREDITH CORPORATION NAMES DAN WAKEFORD EDITOR IN CHIEF OF PEOPLE

 

MEREDITH CORPORATION AND FEAR FREE, LLC INTRODUCE HAPPY PAWS MAGAZINE

 

FOOD & WINE LAUNCHES “F&W PRO,” BRINGING INSIDER BUSINESS CONTENT AND TOOLS TO FOOD AND BEVERAGE INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

  

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