The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday January, 21, 2015

Upcoming AMMC Programme Shows Optimism; a Desire to Seize "this Critical Moment"
Commenting on the conference, Mary Berner, president and CEO, MPA - the Association of Magazine Media in the US said, “We have just wrapped a milestone year for magazine media, capped with a new measurement – The Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report – that offers empirical proof that magazine media audiences are growing some 10 per cent year over year.
Meredith Bumps Up Allrecipes’ Rate Base, Again
Meredith’s digital-to-print experiment has proven to be a success for Allrecipes, which launched its first print edition to an audience of 500,000 in November 2013.
Meredith Corp. Releases Apple Newsstand App with Launch Issue for "Eat This, Not That"
The new quarterly print and digital special interest magazine will be published quarterly and is a native digital edition, built using the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. The Meredith Special Interest Media division has released an Apple Newsstand for its branded magazine Eat This, Not That!
House Beautiful Names New Editor in Chief, Sophie Donelson
Recently, Donelson has worked mostly on the brand side of publishing as a consultant for lifestyle startups. For the past year and a half, she was brand director at Cricket's Circle, an editorial and e-commerce site for new parents.
Ariel Foxman and InStyle Are to Be Honorees at the Fashion Los Angeles Awards
Honorees of the evening include Jeremy Scott for Womenswear Designer of the Year, Italo Zucchelli of Calvin Klein Collection for Menswear Designer of the Year, Christian Louboutin for Shoe Designer of the Year, Ariel Foxman and InStyle for Fashion Magazine of the Year, Ann Caruso for Womenswear Stylist of the Year, Ilaria Urbinati for Menswear Stylist of the Year, Gigi Hadid for Model of the Year, Mazdack Rassi for Fashion Innovator of the Year, and August Getty for Emerging Designer of the Year.
Inside Consumer Reports
How the magazine obsessively tests snowblowers, cookies, cars, and toilets.
Oscar-Winning Filmmaker Alex Gibney Condenses New Yorker Magazine into a Half-Hour TV Show
The New Yorker Presents, a half-hour TV program, co-produced by Condé Nast Entertainment and Jigsaw Productions, which is meant to emulate the experience of reading the magazine.
Alice K. Turner, Fiction Editor at Playboy Magazine for Two Decades, Dies
Turner, who cultivated new writers, nurtured established ones and delivered their work to millions of readers during two decades as fiction editor at Playboy magazine, died Jan. 17 at a hospital in New York City. Of her age, she once joked to New York magazine, “let’s be vague.”
Q&A with Ryan Waterfield Co-Founder, BigLife Magazine
"I love print magazines and I will never give up the fight or the belief that I have in their value. And there are a lot of places where you don’t want to read a magazine on a digital device. So I believe in print." Says Waterfield.
AMMC 2015
Our most ambitious conference yet. A deep dive into WHAT’S NEXT? in advertising, content, audience, leadership, and of course, technology.
Next Issue, Magzter: All-You-Can-Read Magazine Apps
Medical Magazine for Physicians Set for Bi-Monthly Debut
Dana Sergenian-Hingtgen Has Been Named Marie Claire’s Executive Director of Integrated Sales
Fortune Names Michael Lawton Creative Director
Technology Meets Everything at The Verge
Jennifer Lopez Covers Complex
The Case for, and Against, Integrated Print-Digital Newsrooms
Netflix's Subscriber Numbers Beat Estimates as It Spends More on Marketing
Charlie Hebdo Magazines Are Gone in a New York Minute
Why Google-Backed Press Fund Strayed From Its Mission to Help Charlie Hebdo
Microsoft to Show Off the Consumer and Mobile Faces of Windows 10 Today
Time Spent or Time Well Spent — How to Think about Web Traffic
Facebook Closes in on 1 Billion Mobile Users Worldwide
Today's Millennial Consumers May Be Picky, But They're Loyal Too
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.
February 02, 2015
New York Marriott Marquis
The National Magazine Awards honor print and digital publications that consistently demonstrate superior execution of editorial objectives, innovative techniques, noteworthy journalistic enterprise and imaginative art direction. The awards will be presented at the National Magazine Awards Annual Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis on February 2, 2015. Purchase tickets now. National Magazine Awards Supported By Publishers Press
WIRED reports: The sci-fi world is periodically roiled by complaints that various groups are “destroying science fiction” by writing about their own identities and concerns at the expense of a strict focus on orbital mechanics. Last year Lightspeed magazine, published by Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy producer John Joseph Adams, responded with a crowdfunded special issue called Women Destroy Science Fiction!, which celebrates the contributions of women in the field. This month Lightspeed is launching a second Kickstarter to fund Queers Destroy Science Fiction!, which will feature stories and essays by queer authors and fans.