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Monday, September 8, 2014

Who's That Normal Guy on the Cover of Men’s Health?
For the first time in its 25-year history, Men’s Health is putting a regular guy on its cover. November’s cover boy won’t be an actor, athlete or model, but he will be the winner of the magazine’s “Ultimate Men’s Health Guy” competition. A panel of all-star judges—including MH editor in chief Bill Phillips, designer Kenneth Cole, Fox Sports’ Erin Andrews, CNN’s Chris Cuomo and Today show’s Willie Geist—has deemed him the fittest, healthiest, most giving and most successful man among the 1,300 readers who submitted entries since the competition kicked off in April.
Hearst's TrendingNY Kicks Off Four-Week Test Run
New York women will be getting a pleasant surprise on their way to work this morning. Starting today, Hearst will begin handing out copies of its newest print product, a free weekly magazine called TrendingNY, at commuter hubs throughput the city.
Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Glamour, The New Yorker, and New York Magazine: Top Magazines for Fashion Week
Joan Rivers once said, “You know you’re getting old when you buy a sexy sheer nightgown and don’t know anyone who can see through it.” No matter what your fashion preference, these magazine can help you choose something that you (and your audience) might appreciate.
Mitchell Heads 'Vanity Fair,' Mittman To 'GQ' Publisher
Condé Nast announced Friday that Wired publisher and V.P. Howard Mittman will become V.P. and publisher of GQ. In a concurrent move, GQ publisher and V.P. Chris Mitchell will shift over to the same role at Vanity Fair.
Boy Scouts of America Launches Scouting Works
To facilitate this, the organization recently launched a dedicated platform called Scouting Works, where brands can forge partnerships for marketing, media and sales opportunities with the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) that will reach youths and their families. This is done through Scout camps, special events and with magazines like Boy’s Life and the Scout’s social media and video channels.
InStyle’s Style Director Melissa Rubini Interviewed for Style Phile
InStyle’s Style Director Melissa Rubini on her role as Style Director, her personal styling philosophy and fellow Brazilians in the industry.
American Reader to Drop Its Web Content and Focus On Print
The American Reader, which launched to considerable buzz in the fall of 2012 thanks to its masthead of smart young society and lit-scene fixtures, is planning to reinvest all of its energy and resources into the print edition, which comes out bi-monthly.
What a Twitter Algorithm Could Mean for Brands, Publishers
Twitter has long hinted that it would one day display tweets algorithmically. (Currently, Twitter users only see tweets from accounts they follow and in reverse chronological order.) But Twitter CFO Anthony Noto said on Wednesday that an algorithmic feed is indeed one of several changes to be implemented over 2015.
Azizah's Tayyibah Taylor Dies
Ariel Foxman (InStyle), Mickey Boardman (Paper Magazine); Kim Hastreiter (Paper Magazine) on their First NYFW
WSJ Media Editor Martin Peers Moves to The Information
InStyle throws a Star Studed Soiree at TIFF
Oprah opens 'Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend'
Marie-Amélie Sauvé Tapped to Guest Edit Self Service Magazine
More Than A Magazine: Celebrating 40 Years Of “High Times”
Analytics Cannot Design A Magazine Cover, But It Sure Can Provide Key Predictive Insights
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!
September 23, 2014
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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.