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March 29, 2019

"More Accountability:" Unilever Creates Its Own Network for Trusted Publishers

“I’ll tell you this: I could be a billionaire if I wanted to be a billionaire, and I’m not because I don’t want to be a billionaire.”

- Abigail Disney in The Cut

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Recently Released: Digital Media Trends Survey, 13th Edition

From streaming services to pay TV to gaming platforms to video games, Americans are “piecing together” their media and entertainment options to suit their needs. But consumers say they have to work hard to find their desired content—and pay for multiple subscriptions—to have it their way. Will the costs start to outweigh the benefits?


Simon Dumenco's Publisher's Brief

Vice's $1.9 Million Settlement, FACE Returns, Anna Wintour Parties in Brooklyn...


Ad Demand Plummets 5% In February, Tough Comp with Last Year's Winter Olympics Coverage

Demand for advertising inventory declined 5% in February versus the same month last year, according to the U.S. Ad Market Tracker, a collaboration of MediaPost and Standard Media Index. The index, which is a composite of actual media buys processed for the major agency holding companies, declined to 218 in February from 230 in February 2018.


Ruth Reichl's Memoir Recalls Golden Age of Gourmet

Gourmet’s advertisers weren’t limited to consumer-packaged goods, and it simply wouldn’t accept a downscale brand like Campbell’s soup in its pages. Automotive, banking, beauty, travel and high-end appliances were among its biggest ad categories, Reichl said in an interview with Eater.


The Atlantic Hires Mayer-Jones As SVP, Partnerships

Johanna Mayer-Jones will be responsible for leading the outlet’s advertising business and its teams in the U.S. and EMEA as The Atlantic continues its expansion across all divisions and business. She begins her new post in April.


Folio:'s People on the Move

Mahendra Durai is Hearst's new chief information officer, National Journal makes several staff changes and more.



Harper’s BAZAAR’s Jessica Matlin on TODAY

On the TODAY Show Harper’s BAZAAR’s Beauty Director Jessica Matlin discusses the Anti-Aging Awards.


Variety Wins 2019 GLAAD Media Award for Overall Magazine Coverage

While Variety has consistently covered LGBTQ issues and public figures in its pages, the past year has seen an increase in representation, particularly with its first transgender issue in August with a cover that featured Chaz Bono, Laverne Cox (“Orange Is the New Black”), and Alexandra Billings (“Transparent”).


Who Do You Trust? Email Newsletters Beat Social Media in Study

Ray Schultz writes "Where do consumers go for reliable information in this age of fake news? Don’t say social media. The answer is email newsletters. And it’s not because of what they write, according to How Adults Consume and Filter Information Online, a study commissioned by PowerInbox and conducted by Mantis Research. It has to do with trust."


IMAG 2019


Google News Initiative Celebrates Its First Anniversary

Empowering sustainable business growth" just one of the themes to be carried forward.


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.




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