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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Q&A with Time Inc.’s Joe Ripp: "Quality Content Will Always Prevail."
In Digiday’s latest installment of "Executive Summary," featuring conversations with publishing company heads, Mr. Ripp talked about opportunities for growth at People and Time Inc.’s other titles; the case for print; and why the company has no trouble attracting millennials.
Kanye West, Bradley Cooper, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Jorge Ramos Highlight TIME 100’s Most Influential
TIME came out with its most 100 influential people around the world Thursday, picking everybody from celebrities to politicians and world dignitaries. Five appear on the cover of five different versions of the magazine; each magazine includes the other cover.
Hearst Magazines' Editorial Award Winners Victors include Cosmo, Bazaar, HGTV Magazine, Esquire
For over a decade, Hearst has distinguished the publishers of its top-performing titles during the annual Tower Awards. But for the first time last night, the company honored both its magazines' print and digital editorial divisions at the inaugural Hearst Editorial Excellence Awards.
Q&A with Interview With Smithsonian's Steve Giannetti and Victoria Pope
Editor-in-Chief Victoria Pope and Publisher Steve Giannetti talk about the new magazine: Smithsonian Journeys. "...That’s where I see the future going, creating content that can be deeper and articulated in different ways in the world of publishing,” offered Steve Giannetti.
Forbes Licenses New Capitalist Tool, Social Selling
Sass: "A social media communications management system from Forbes? Sure, why not! The business magazine turned digital media powerhouse and branding juggernaut is licensing its name and brand to SocialPort, a system created by rFactr to help companies optimize marketing content across different social platforms, with a focus on social selling in B2B marketplaces."
Transgender Actress Laverne Cox Poses Naked in Allure
The 30-year-old actress, who became the first transgender actress to grace the cover of TIME magazine as well as many others, says she wasn’t keen on posing nude until she thought deeply about the message she would send.
27-Year-Old Could Become Men’s Health Magazine’s First Transgender Cover Model
Aydian Dowling is close to becoming the first transgender man to grace the cover of Men’s Health, which launched its annual “Ultimate Men’s Health Guy” contest to search for a November 2015 cover model who is “fit and fearless, a doer who gives back and leads by example.” Over the past few days, online voters have taken him to the top.
The MPA Magazine Media 360° Social Media Report Q1 2015!
Commenting on the Magazine Media 360° Social Media Report, Mary G. Berner, president and chief executive officer of MPA – The Association of Magazine Media noted, “When we set out to establish digital and social media metrics, we knew that we were exploring uncharted waters. While there is still no broad agreement on what actually matters in social media, insights gleaned from this report can be valuable in gauging the efficiency of our strategies and investments in reaching our audience. With notable growth across all networks and brands, the report clearly demonstrates that consumers are enthusiastically interacting with magazine media brands on social platforms.”
More on ASME Releases New Guidelines
New ASME Guidelines Address Native Ads: With more magazine publishers adopting native advertising, the American Society of Magazine Editors has revised its editorial guidelines to reflect the new reality -- acknowledging that native ads are here to stay, while highlighting the basic ethical boundaries editors still need to observe.
Predicting the Pulitzers: Will a Magazine Win?
President Obama Wrote a "Love Note" to Narendra Modi in TIME Magazine
Photos from the People StyleWatch x Revolve Festival & Fashion Bash at Coachella
Dentsu Aegis Buys Forbes Consulting Group
Mayor de Blasio Absent from the Tribeca Film Festival’s Annual Party, Hosted by Vanity Fair
InStyle Names Meggan Crum Accessories Director
Linda Ruth Lists Online Resources You Might Not Be Using: Content Analytics
Twitter Redesigns Homepage, Focuses on Topics
Social Network Ad Spending is Starting to Level Off As Industry Matures
Native Advertising Shakes Up Agency And Brand Ecosystem
Simulmedia Extends Audience Delivery Guarantee, Will Benchmark Against Digital Too
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