Bookmark Us! MPA News Roundup 2020

The MPA News Roundup 2020 has been re-created to provide news and highlights for the magazine media industry. Weekly updates to the newsletter will appear on our website, so that you can stay on top of all the latest industry news.

March 06, 2020

INDUSTRY NEWS…What we are up to

'Runner's World' Grows Membership Program, Highlights Initial Member On Magazine Cover The team behind the program has created a community where Runner’s World’s most passionate readers could connect with each other and well-known personalities. MediaPost Communications (3/4)

5 Questions for Kristen O'Hara, Chief Business Officer of Hearst Magazines In the discussion, O’Hara revealed that there are several trends to keep an eye on including video, commerce data and privacy. Publishing Executive (3/3)

Top Companies for Executive Women List Released by NAFE The National Association for Female Executives, a division of Working Mother Media, released its annual list Tuesday of the “Top Companies for Executive Women” for 2020. is part of the Working Mother Network, a division of Bonnier Corporation. WWD (3/3)

‘There is No Solution’: Candid Thoughts on the Cookie Demise from European Publishers During the recent Digiday Publishing Summit Europe in Dubrovnik, Croatia, industry executives shared the challenges they face navigating the current privacy-focused environment. Digiday (3/3)

5 Trends Publishers Should Embrace This Year Five major areas in which we see publishers sharpening their focus in 2020 include owning the audience, affiliate links, paywalls, duopoly resistance and building branded and sponsored  content. Folio (3/2)

January & February Welcomes 15 New Titles… The Mr. Magazine™ Launch Monitor The 15 new magazine titles launched in January and February 2020. The Mr. Magazine™ (3/2)

Investment in Culture, Personal Development Key to Attracting and Retaining Staff Magazine media companies are becoming more intricately focused on human capital as we move in to a new decade. As a result of continuous change on the media landscape, companies are looking for talent with diverse skillsets to work with new processes, new technology and on new products. FIPP (3/2)

Hold the Dad Jokes—Media Organizations Are Pursuing Parents Publishers are launching new offerings focused on the parenting niche. AdWeek (2/29)

Leadership Lessons from Poynter’s New Program with The Association of Magazine Media The Poynter/MPA workshop helped participants build professional networks, shared insights on tackling tough problems and offered resources for taking it all back to the office. Read the full article herePoynter (2/21)