Friday, January 16, 2015
BoSacks Interviews MPA CEO Mary G. Berner About the American Magazine Media Conference
Mary G. Berner: "It goes without saying that our industry has undergone radical changes in the last ten years. But, despite the chatter from the nattering nabobs, we are thoughtfully navigating the transition and there is good reason for optimism. With the monthly Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report, which, as you know, uses data from the most reputable third-party sources to capture consumer demand for magazine media content (including print) across multiple formats and platforms, we also have proof positive that despite more competition than ever before, our content consumption is actually growing."
A View from the Top.
Find out how magazine media’s top executives are preparing for What’s Next. Don’t miss the 2015 American Magazine Media 360° Conference, the industry’s most important meeting. February 2-3, New York Marriott Marquis.
66 Magazine Media Brands Are 2015 National Magazine Awards Finalists
The American Society of Magazine Editors' 49th National Magazine Awards are changing seasons with the February 2, 2015, presentation (done to complement the American Magazine Media Conference) at New York's Marriott Marquis Hotel advanced from the traditional April or May.
National Magazine Awards 2015 Finalists Announced
The National Magazine Awards will be presented today, February 2, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Better Homes and Gardens, Cosmo, Hollywood Reporter, New York and Vogue short-listed for Magazine of the Year; Grantland, Politico and Refinery29 are first-time nominees.
New York Leads 2015 National Magazine Awards Nominations But Condé Nast Boasts the Most Nods Per Publisher
Eight publications made their Ellies debut this year, including California Sunday Magazine, Grantland, Kinfolk, Matter, Nautilus, Politico, Powder and Refinery29. Another digital-only outlet—Slate—also was nominated.
2015 National Magazine Awards Finalists
The Magazine of the Year category honors magazines for print and digital editorial excellence and for magazine-branded content and services, including conferences and events: Better Homes and Gardens; Cosmopolitan; The Hollywood Reporter; New York; Vogue.
Politico Magazine Is a Finalist for Two ASME Awards
When Sid Holt, chief executive of the American Society of Magazine Editors, looked at the list of finalists in this year’s National Magazine Awards, something stuck out: Politico Magazine, which launched in late 2013, is up for honors in two big categories, for general excellence for general interest magazines and for website. “That’s unusual,” said Holt.
ESPN's Grantland Earns Three National Magazine Award Nominations
Not only did its eponymous magazine earn a nomination in the reporting category, but the ESPN-owned website Grantland captured three National Magazine Award nominations from the American Society of Magazine Editors, in the video, feature writing and columns and commentary categories.
ASME Reveals National Magazine Awards Finalists
"Whether it's politics, fashion, sports or the kind of service journalism that only magazines can do, readers know that their favorite print and digital magazines are where to find information and entertainment they can trust." -Sid Holt.
The Hollywood Reporter, California Sunday Magazine up for Ellies
The Hollywood Reporter is included in an elite group of five that are finalists for magazine of the year, along with Better Homes and Gardens, Cosmopolitan, New York and Vogue.
...Lots of Insurgencies Among Ellies FInalists, but Two Stalwarts Hold on
This year, as the awards continue to adapt to the increasing prominence of digital platforms and digital-only publications, those finalists include California Sunday Magazine (design); Grantland (video, feature writing, columns & commentary); Kinfolk (photography); Matter (public interest and feature photography); Nautilus (general excellence and website); POLITICO (general excellence and website); Powder (multimedia); and Refinery29 (website.)
Complimentary MIN Issue This Week for MPA Members
From the Pages of min: Steve Smith's Eye on Magazine Media 360º: "Mobile Drives Audience Growth Thanks to Content and Responsive Design," the minfographic, a look at Essence's forceful and precedent-setting "Black Lives Matter," and a special offer for members of MPA.
FIPP's Chris Llewellyn on 2015: Predictions
Chris Llewellyn, FIPP's president and CEO, gives his predictions for the global magazine media industry in 2015.
BoSacks Speaks Out: Why Print Ain't Dead!
Sacks: "Here is my statement and you should repeat after me, "Print is not dead or dying. The facts plainly show otherwise." Let's agree right here and now to get on with the necessary process of information distribution for a profit and forget about fear mongering old wives tales."
Quad/Graphics to Buy Courier Corp.
1105’s Ed Tech Magazine Returns to Print After 2 Digital-Only Years
Meredith Long Promoted to Publisher of Time Magazine
Lucky Deputy Editor Promoted to Executive Editor
Glamour Promotes Anne Sachs to Executive Digital Director
InStyle’s Kahlana Barfield Shares Her Top Winter Beauty Picks
More on Hollywood Stars Jessica Chastain, Paul Rudd, Jake Gyllenhaal and Lea Michele, at the InStyle Golden Globes After-Party.
Google Pulls the Shades on Glass; Fadell to Lead Future Development
In Touch Magazine Photoshopped Bruce Jenner "to Look Like a Woman" (Updated)
Khloé Kardashian Comforts Kris Jenner After In Touch’s "Mean" Bruce Jenner Cover
Bauer Prepares to Launch Its Newest Magazine for 2015
Charlie Hebdo App: Magazine Released on iPhone and Android after Physical Copies Sell Out
Video: Cyberattackers Target 19,000 French Websites in Wake of Charlie Hebdo
USPS Wants 2% Rate Hike for Market Dominant Products
On February 2-3, the magazine media industry will convene for its most important meeting of the year. In an exclusive interview, Chairman Bob Sauerberg shares his thoughts about the 2015 American Magazine Media 360° Conference.
Brain injuries caused by blast events change soldiers in ways many can’t articulate. Some use art therapy, creating painted masks to express how they feel.