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February 27, 2019

Meredith Corp., Washington Post: Why Branded Video Is a Must-Have Product for Publishers

"The chronograph isn’t, strictly speaking, necessary these days—you can take out your phone and call upon the stopwatch app—but is that timer’s history tied up in escapes from Nazis or valiant death-defying missions? -Unlikely."

- Cam Wolf in GQ

As @OffsetYRN releases his first solo album outside of @Migos, the rapper opens up about his relationship with Cardi B, fatherhood, and showing fans his true self.

- Esquire

 

Patrick McCarthy, Former Chairman and Editorial Director of Fairchild Fashion Group, Dies at 67

The former chairman and editorial director of Fairchild Fashion Group had a sharp wit, craved scoops and commanded respect in the newsroom and throughout the industry.

 

Kalmbach Expands eCommerce Offerings Around Apollo XI Anniversary, AffinityX

Following its reported plan to expand its ecommerce offerings last year, Kalmbach Media, publisher of Astronomy and Discover, announced it will introduce new products during and around the lead up to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo XI moon landing on July 20, 2019.

 

Value over Volume: The Economist Tightens Its Paywall

At the end of January, the subscription publisher changed its metered access after six months of testing. Reader research found that on average people either read five articles before subscribing or they sign up right away. And a high content threshold would allow potential subscribers to slip through the net and never hit the paywall.

 

FTC Brings Its First Case Against Fake Paid Reviews on Amazon

The Federal Trade Commission announced on Tuesday evening that it has brought its first case against using fake reviews to sell products online. The Commission said it will settle with defendant Cure Encapsulations Inc., a New York City-based company, and owner Naftula Jacobwitz, who it accused of making false claims about a weight loss supplement and paying a third-party website to post fake reviews on Amazon.

 

IMAGINATION AWARDS

 

Avenue Won't Have a Hamptons Edition Amid Slew of Layoffs

Keith Kelly writes "There will be one less magazine crowding onto Hamptons newsstands this summer. As my colleague Richard Johnson first reported, the new owner of Avenue — real estate mogul Charles Cohen — on Friday laid off the full-time writers and contributors except for Editor-in-Chief Michael Gross in advance of an extensive redesign."

 

Pastry Star Turned Magazine Founder Returns to a Top SF Kitchen: Nick Muncy Is Onboard at Michael Mina

"More than two years and four magazine issues after leaving the kitchen at Coi and founding his food-focused publication, Toothache, pastry chef Nick Muncy is back in kitchen, leading the pastry program at Michael Mina. Toothache magazine continues: Muncy is at work on issue five, and it’s “doing as well as an independent magazine can do,” he says." -writes Caleb Pershan of Eater Blog.

 

The Orthodox World Gets Its Own Indie Meat Magazine

Shira Feder writes "Fleishigs magazine is glossy and well-shot, and it appears to be the Orthodox world’s answer to indie food magazines like Lucky Peach, Edible Brooklyn and Jarry."

 

White House Press Corps Booted from Kim Jong Un's Hotel

Objections by Kim and his security personnel appear to have forced organizers to move the White House press filing center from the hotel where the North Korean leader is staying.

 

New Attribution Tool Tracks Metrics at the Account Level

The new service helps firms analyze the impact of marketing and sales activity across all touchpoints, the company says. It also evaluates performance based on time spent.

 

Facebook's Content Review Practices Under Fire

Facebook is responding to criticism that it doesn’t do enough to support the thousands of content reviewers tasked with keeping its platform free of violent images, revenge porn and other disturbing fare.

 

“Publishers Are Getting a Raw Deal”: Path to a Profitable Revenue Ecosystem on the Web

From WNIP: "With third-party cookies, users can be tracked from high-value publishers to sites they have never chosen to trust, where they are targeted based on their behavior from those publisher sites. This strips value from publishers and fuels rampant ad fraud."

 

CFO: Facebook’s Launch of "Clear History" Feature This Year Will Crimp Ad Growth

“Privacy is a headwind for us in 2019,” CFO David Wehner said, speaking at the Morgan Stanley 2019 Technology, Media & Telecom Conference on Tuesday in San Francisco. “It’s one of the factors that’s contributing to our expected deceleration of revenue growth throughout the year.”

 

AMMC 2019 RECAP

See and read about the panels, perspectives and personalities from this year's special centennial conference—featuring cultural icons, business leaders and thought-provoking discussion about the challenges and opportunities ahead for magazine media.

 

Magazine Media 360° - The December 2018 Data Is Here.

Total Audience of over 1.7 billion for the 110 magazine brands in the analysis. See the latest Brand Audience Report and download the new Audience Mix Infographics.

 

 

 

May 8-9 | 

 

 

OUTSIDE LAUNCHES GEAR PICKS: INNOVATIVE AFFILIATE MARKETING PLATFORM

 

KALMBACH MEDIA TO OFFER SPECIAL CONTENT, E-COMMERCE PRODUCTS, FEATURES AND EXPERTISE TO COMMEMORATE APOLLO XI MOON LANDING

 

OUTSIDE EARNS TWO 2019 NATIONAL MAGAZINE AWARD NOMINATIONS

 

RICHARD OREN NAMED DIRECTOR OF LICENSING SALES, BONNIER CORP.

 

 

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Marketing & Market Development Manager | American Society of Landscape Architects 
| Washington, DC

 

Senior Editor | Money | New York, NY