The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Will Lee Named Editor of People.com
Will Lee, vice president for digital content and programming for The Hollywood Reporter’s website, will take over People.com on Oct. 20. According to a statement released by the magazine, Mr. Lee will “provide strategy and vision” for the website and lead its digital team.
Veteran Bon Appetit Writer Adam Sachs Named As Editor in Chief of Saveur
The food magazine Saveur has announced that Adam Sachs, a veteran writer of GQ and Bon Appetit, will become the magazine’s next editor in chief.
Q&A with The Atlantic's Scott Stossel: Taking "Ideas Journalism" Online at The Atlantic
Stossel, who describes himself as “platform agnostic,” is on his second tour of duty with The Atlantic. After joining the staff in 1992, he helped launch The Atlantic Online, the title’s initial digital venture. He worked at the American Prospect from 1996 to 2002, when he returned to The Atlantic.
Forbes Under 30 Summit in Philly
Headlining the fest is Afrojack, whom Forbes named as the sixth-highest-paid DJ in all the land. He's joined by Pittsburgh-born rapper Wiz Khalifa, who is married to gorgeous South Philly gal Amber Rose.
Cosmopolitan Magazine Backs Shaheen over Brown
The magazine endorsed Sen. Jeanne Shaheen on Tuesday, calling her one of the nation's most vocal and active leaders on reproductive freedom and other women's rights issues. A former governor, Shaheen is running for re-election against Brown, a former Massachusetts senator who moved to New Hampshire last year.
An Artist Combined Magazine Covers with Classic Art with Fantastic Results
Twenty-nine-year-old Filipino artist Eisen Bernardo is literally merging the classical with the modern with his project Mag + Art, which seamlessly combines contemporary magazine covers with classic portraits by artists like Picasso, Boticelli, Boucher and van Gogh.
New York Magazine’s Airbnb Feature: The Best Quotes
This week’s issue of New York Magazine covers the ongoing skirmish between Airbnb and the fair housing advocates and local leaders in New York City who are pushing back against the short-term rental site.
Joan Rivers: Last Official Portrait in W Magazine
More on Vogue Article Inspires Eva Longoria-Produced TV Show
Tavi Gevinson Is Nylon Magazine's New It Girl
Politico Magazine Extends Raised Middle Finger to Its Readers
More on Vogue China's EIC: Our Only Censorship Issue Is Nudity
Francoise-Marie Santucci to Helm French Elle
More on InStyle’s 20th Anniversary Bash: Jennifer Hudson Talks College Parties and Getting Glammed up to Go Straight to Bed
OK! Magazine Dumps Digital Team, Launches Search for New Staff
Shape Makes Several Additions to Edit and Publishing Teams
Clinton Cargill Joins Businessweek, Jill Geisler Changes Roles at Poynter
Defense One Names Iain Williamson Associate Publisher
Townsquare Snaps up Hip-Hop Magazine XXL, Plans to Go Digital-Only
InTouchWeekly.com Gets a New Look
Bauer Media’s Digital Strategy: Slow and Steady
New York Times Launches Realtime Newsfeed "Watching"
Los Angeles Register Ceases Publication Five Months After Debut
Why Publishers Are Learning How to Buy Ads
Why Marketers Still Haven't Mastered Personalization
Why YouTube Isn’t Enough for Publishers
New Leader for Council in Charge of Public Service Ads
MediaLink "Demonstrates Focus" on Programmatic: Hires Former Omnicom Exec Spiegel
Find out how magazine media's top executives are preparing for What's Next at the 2015 American Magazine Media 360°Conference, our industry's most important meeting. February 2-3, 2015, NYC.
Learn how to attract, convert, engage and monetize your audiences across screens at MPA’s Audience 2.0 Symposium – featuring can’t-miss magazine media innovators and digital experts including Hayley Romer, VP and Publisher, The Atlantic. November 13, NYC. Learn more and register today.
October 23 - 24, 2014
ASME
Two-day workshop for junior-level editors on print and digital fundamentals. Includes how to pitch and assign • line edit • write display type • work with art and photo • write and edit for the web • develop content for tablet magazines • maximize the value of social media • manage your career.
October 23, 2014
Condé Nast
Join your fellow junior editors for an evening of networking and a Q&A with Wired's Editor in Chief Scott Dadich, at the next ASME NEXT Talks. Registration includes open bar.
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