The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Hearst Magazines U.K. to Launch Elle Wedding
THE MARRYING KIND: Elle U.K. is stepping into the bridal sphere, with the launch of Elle Wedding later this month. Come Sept. 9, the Hearst Magazine U.K. title will hit newsstands with a 200-page issue that will span content on bridal beauty, fashion, accessories, travel and wedding planning inspiration, all under the tagline of “individuality not conformity,” Hearst Magazines U.K. said.
Wedding Pictures of Beautiful Bride Jolie Grace This Week’s cover of People Magazine
Exclusive Pictures. The first wedding pictures of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt and have been released — showing the actress in a stunning silk dress with a veil adorned with drawings by their children.
Tyler Brûlé’s Monocle Magazine Valued At $115m
Monocle has sold a stake to the Japanese media company Nikkei, as the two companies enter into a strategic partnership. The deal values Monocle at $115 million (£69.2 million). The size of Nikkei's stake is undisclosed but Winkontent, the holding company owned by Monocle chairman and editor in chief, Tyler Brûlé, retains more than 80 per cent of Monocle, with the remainder held by the other founding shareholders.
Wall Street Journal Exec Says He's Starting a Company with Ashton Kutcher
Two Wall Street Journal executives are leaving the company this month, including Chief Digital Sales Officer Brad Westbrook. In an email to Ad Age confirming word of his departure, Mr. Westbrook said he is "starting a new media company" with actor and investor Ashton Kutcher, but declined to provide more details.
Lucky Magazine's Verena Von Pfetten on Her Favorite Spots in Brooklyn
Verena Von Pfetten's love affair with Brooklyn started with a restaurant. The Lucky Executive Digital Editor moved to Manhattan for college at Columbia in 2001 and after graduation didn't consider leaving the borough in the center of it all. She was still living there happily in 2007 when her then-boss at the Huffington Post invited her out to Brooklyn for dinner.
Twitter’s Brand Strategist on His Plans for the Platform
As director of brand strategy at Twitter, Ross Hoffman is tasked with helping brands run campaigns that go beyond simply sending out promoted tweets. Brands come to him when they want to make a major media push, launch a Black Friday campaign or undertake a holistic rebrand of the company.
Female Empowerment in Ads: Soft Feminism or Soft Soap?
The 2014 Football Season Magazine Rundown
Jason Wagenheim discusses Teen Vogue's Back-to-School Research and the BTS Retail Season
Pamela Anderson Gets A High-Fashion Makeover For No Tofu Magazine
New Yorker Illustrator Tips His Cap to Derek Jeter
Françoise-Marie Santucci Resigns From Libération
Digital Dominance For $150 : The Source's Ed Young’s Big Plan for Magazine Media.
Mobile Plus Apps Equals Retail Engagement
Mobile Ad CTRs Higher In-App Than on the Web
Brands: Consumers Don't Want to Be Your BFF in Social (They Want Help)
A Look Back at Portrayals of Women in Advertising
Come hear an international authority on psychological profiling, consumer analytics and talent management. Join Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, professor of business psychology, University College London, for a look at how big data and social media are impacting the magazine media workplace, as well as tactics for working with Gen Y and Millennials. Coming next Monday, September 8, NYC.
Don’t miss Mashable’s Mike Kriak, CFO/COO, as he outlines how technology can predict and track the viral cycle of content, keeping editors, readers and advertisers ahead of the competition. Complimentary for MPA/ASME members – save your seat, register today!
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Tech and Publishing: A Symbiotic Relationship for the Digital Age

Summer might be winding down, but you'd never guess it from this sunny set of songs. Our September top 10 list kicks off with a remix of Calvin Harris' ode to the warmest season, and the playlist continues to heat up from there.