The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, February 5, 2015

On February 2nd and 3rd, 500 presidents and CEOs, top publishers, editors and advertisers from magazine media, representing the decision makers from both publishing and content, gathered for The American Magazine Media 360° Conference. The theme was What’s Next?, and speakers, panelists and breakout sessions over the two days explored what’s next in magazine media, as well as what’s on the horizon for competitive and complementary industries.
Magazine Media 360° Factbook
A new compilation of powerful infographics built from recent Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Reports is available.
Today in Media History: Can You Name the Magazine That First Published 93 Years Ago Today?
It is a magazine brand synonymous with idea of very idea of magazine media, and likely one of the first titles that immediately comes to mind.
Glamour Salutes 17 Top SNL Female Stars
Saturday Night Live is turning 40 and to help celebrate the occasion Glamour magazine rounded up 17 “extraordinary female alumnae” from “SNL” along with three current male cast members to reminisce about NBC’s warhorse in the magazine’s March issue.
SI Swimsuit Issue Features Its First Plus-Size Model
For the first time in history, a plus-size model will grace the pages of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition in an ad for online retailer Swimsuits for All. Size-16 model Ashley Graham stars in the #CurvesinBikinis campaign and certainly stays on-theme when it comes to sexy.
Hannah Davis Covers the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
Good Housekeeping Seal Keeps Going
Consumers concerned about the healthfulness and safety of products can thank Harvey W. Wiley, an American chemist who championed the passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906, then did work as head of Good Housekeeping’s Bureau of Food, Sanitation, and Health from 1912 until just before his death in 1930.
Good Housekeeping’s Style Director Lori Bergamotto Shares the Best Subscription Shopping Services
Valentine's Day is around the corner, which means it's the perfect time to express love for those you care about. Send reminders throughout the year with these new and noteworthy subscription services that will deliver your love to their doorstep.
Q&A with Money's Diane Harris
Harris is the first woman editor of Money. She joined Money in 1983 as writer, left in 1992 as a senior editor and rejoined the magazine as a top editor 10 years ago. Harris has won a National Magazine Award for her coverage of the 1987 stock market crash, edited several award-winning series and features, and worked to develop extensions for the brand.
Kerry Washington Graces the Cover of InStyle’s March Issue
Washington debuted her InStyle March cover on her twitter page and on TV show appearances.
Complimentary MIN Issue This Week for MPA Members
Featuring Steve Smith's Eye on Magazine Media 360º Brand Audience Report: "One of the metrics that continues to pop out from the Magazine Media 360º Brand Audience Report's year-over-year breakdowns of emerging platform growth is the expansion of video. In terms of unique video viewers, brands like AllRecipes (+39,240%) unique video users Dec. 2013 vs. Dec. 2014) Bon Appétit (+6,609%) and The New Yorker (+3,927%) benefit from seeing video usage grow exponentially as they continue to ramp up their programs," writes Smith.
Conde Nast’s Epicurious Revamps iOS and Windows Apps Following Unveiling of Redesigned Website
Northeastern, Esquire Reimagine the Future of Magazine Journalism
92 Years of Architecture Through TIME Magazine Covers
Giorgio Armani and GQ to Host Grammy After Party
Magazine Notables Among Media Elite Gathering Close in the Dead of Winter
Magazine Start-up Porter Announces Circulation of 152,500 After First Six Issues
Moves at Vox and The Information
Cronkite School Student Nabs Phoenix Magazine Cover
The Newsonomics of Mixing Old and New
Inside Slate's Podcast Strategy
Online Publishers Hunt for the New Ad-Sales Unicorn
More on FCC Chief's Net Neutrality Plan
Do We Need Millennial-Focused Ad Agencies?
Millennials Lag When It Comes to Major Purchases via Mobile
Twitter Reaches Deal to Show Tweets in Google Search Results
The Measurement Challenge Facing Podcast Advertising
The winners of the 2015 National Magazine Awards were announced at the annual awards dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis. Vogue was named Magazine of the Year. New York and The New Yorker both won three awards, followed by National Geographic and Nautilus with two each. Also honored was the TIME photojournalist James Nachtwey, who received the Creative Excellence Award for his career-long contributions to magazine media. The dinner was hosted by David Muir, anchor and managing editor of ABC News’ “World News Tonight.”

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