December 21, 2018

“I make very clear that I take the subway. I don’t travel with security.”

- Lin-Manuel Miranda in Vulture

Parents Are Sharing Their Kids' Creepy Dolls and They Are Terrifying

- The Bump

Trusted Media Brands Taps John Boland as Sales VP and More People on the Move

Joanna Harp is the new publisher and CRO of Dance Media, The Atlantic bolsters its design team, ForbesWomen taps new editorial leadership, and more announcements.

 

YouCam Makeup Collaborates with Cosmopolitan, Tracks Campaign ROI Cross-Platform

Recently, Perfect connected with its first publisher, Cosmopolitan, to test the limits of turning a print or digital ad from a distraction to a disruption. The partnership between Cosmopolitan and YouCam debuted in the October issue of the magazine as an eight-page native content package with Macy’s.

 

Fortune Magazine Officially Sells to Thai Businessman

Meredith still has Money and Sports Illustrated up for sale: The Fortune brand was purchased for $150 million cash by Fortune Media Group Holdings Limited, wholly owned by Jiaravanon after he was announced as the intended new owner last month.

 

FIPP CEO James Hewes on What Will (Likely) Be Happening in Media in 2019

"I think the first challenge will clearly be around print revenue. In most markets, this will continue to decline, although there are signs that this is happening at a slower rate. In turn, this will create pressures on costs – which is probably the second challenge, how do we make traditional print operations even more efficient."

 

Chartbeat's Most Engaging Stories of 2018

Chartbeat just released its annual list of the Most Engaging Stories of 2018, the articles that were most-read this year based on highest Engaged Time.

 

The 7 Biggest Agency Mergers, Acquisitions and Shake-ups of 2018

The agency space was all about the art of the deal this year: "Interpublic announced a $2.3 billion deal to buy Acxiom's Marketing Solutions business, one of the biggest plays in the agency space since Publicis bought Sapient in 2014." reports Megan Graham.

 

Ad Industry Puts Facebook on Defensive with Rebuke from Top Media Executive

Are advertisers 'on the cusp of a mighty rebellion' against the social service? Megan Graham writes "advertisers have more or less turned a blind eye and continued spending on the platform."

6 Surprises from Big CPG in 2018

Small is the new big, and other twists in the world of consumer packaged goods: "Packaged goods, once all about giants, has had a head-spinning year." writes Jack Neff.

 

Variety Extends Global Coverage to China, Hires Bureau Chief
“Variety’s new China bureau is a testament to how important understanding this country and its market has become for the entertainment industry at large,” Rebecca Davis stated.

 

Uproar Over Sexy Picture on Magazine from Amnesty International's Dutch Arm

The magazine, published on December 12, contains articles about the plight of refugees. About 200 copies of the 36-page magazine were distributed to "relevant organizations, influencers and politicians," according to Amnesty International Netherlands.

 

Entertainment Weekly's Exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Diary of The Bachelor Season Premiere

To read more on 2019’s most anticipated TV shows and movies, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands now.

 

The MPA Would Like to Thank the Following Sponsors for their Support of AMMC 2019

Alliance for Audited Media, CMG- Comag Marketing Group, Deloitte, E-Magazines, Facebook, MRI, Quad/Graphics, and ZINIO.

 

The MPA Would Like to Thank the Following Member Publishers for their Sponsorship and Support of AMMC 2019

Active Interest Media, Bonnier, Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith, National Geographic, M. Shanken Communications, and Trusted Media Brands.

 

Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report Released

The October 2018 Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report shows that Total Audience remains strong at 1.8 billion for the 114 magazine brands in the analysis. We continue to see the same trends as recent months, with Mobile Web (+5.6%) and Video (+23.7%) on the steady rise.

 

 

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Senior Editor | Money | New York, NY

 

Faculty | Northwestern University | Chicago, IL