The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Save the Date: IMAG Annual Conference
Join the brightest minds in independent publishing to explore new ideas, new skills and new ways to operate. You’ll find out what you need to grow your business this year and come away with a world-class network of peers. Register by March 31 for the best rate. May 18-20, Boulder, CO.
Vanity Fair Campaign Hollywood Ready to Kick Off
Vanity Fair Campaign Hollywood, the annual Oscar-week series of events funded by presenting sponsors Chrysler and L’Oréal U.S.A., this year includes Tuesday’s “Young Hollywood” event with VF executive West Coast editor Krista Smith and James Corden, host of CBS’s “The Late Late Show.”
InStyle’s 16th Annual Oscar Viewing Party
The party will take place this year at Fig & Olive and stars from Ben Affleck to Nikki Reed are expected to attend.
New Yorker Celebrates 90 Years with Nine Covers
The New Yorker is celebrating its 90th anniversary with nine different covers. Each features a different take on Eustace Tilley, the iconic New Yorker character that appeared on its first cover way back in 1925.
Q&A with Troy Young
The Daily Front Row’s Media Issue features an interview with and portrait of Troy Young, President of Hearst Magazines Digital Media.
Q&A with Bicycling's Jesse Southerland
Profile on Bicycling Magazine Photo Editor Jesse Southerland, who offers "It obviously isn’t all roses. Make no mistake, there wouldn’t be a blog of this name if photo editors weren’t crucial to most magazines."
Publishers Feel the Pain of Going Viewable
Forbes is working on a redesign that will increase the viewability of ads across the entire site. To do that, it’s using insights it’s gained from working with its partner, Moat. But it’s an expensive, time-consuming undertaking.
Publishers Watch Closely as Adoption of Ad Blocking Tech Grows
IAB Says It Is a Growing Problem: Ad blocking technology removes ads from the internet via a browser extension. There are a number of such extensions the two most notable being Adblock and Adblock Plus and they are being installed in droves.
The Atlantic Leads Digiday's Publishing Awards Finalists
Atlantic Media garnered six finalist nominations in The Digiday Publishing Awards, recognizing the influencers shaping the future of digital publishing.
David Carr (1956-2015) Was "One Tough Nut"
The Rise of the New Content Economy
More on Golf Digest Relaunches in Italy
Cosmopolitan Is Heading to Nigeria
Un-Retouched Leaked Photo from December 2013 Marie Claire Mexico of Cindy Crawford Goes Viral
Larry Wilmore and Guests Discuss Weight and the Role of Magazine Media in Self Image
Karlie Kloss and Taylor Swift Cover Vogue
Ali Pew, InStyle’s Style Editor, Opens up About Her Valentine’s Day
InStyle’s Ariel Foxman and Designer Lisa Perry During Fashion Week
More on Jorg Stratmann Promoted to TIME Associate Publisher
At the Newsstand: Bridal Magazines Dish on Essentials for the Newly Engaged
New New York Times Mag Is "Gigantic"
I-D Expanding New York Operation
Why Monocle Is Betting Big on Digital Radio
Philadelphia Publisher Plans Lifestyle Magazine for Physicians
3 Big Cable Stocks Downgraded
FTC Urges Court to Let Throttling Lawsuit Proceed Against AT&T
What Are the Nine Types of Digital Ad Fraud?
Despite Skepticism, Twitter Delivers for Brands
Pinterest Clamps Down on (Non-Pinterest) E-Commerce
SNL's 13 Best Fake Ads As Chosen by Real Ad Execs
ASME is again sponsoring a full-tuition scholarship for the 2015 Yale Publishing Course: Leadership Strategies in Magazine Media. The course will be held July 12-17, 2015, at Yale University, in New Haven, Connecticut. Only ASME members or editors working for them are eligible to receive this scholarship.
New York gives us a look at the final reports filed by the esteemed journalists who we lost last week.