The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, April 17, 2015

More on ASME Releases New Guidelines
Steve Lacy, the CEO of Meredith and the chairman of the MPA, Association of Magazine Media, said the biggest boon is that new standards are cross-platform. “The old standards were too print centric,” he said. “The new guidelines are a lot more appropriate to the mutliplatform world that we live in.”
Chevy Runs Digital Video Ads in Print (Yes, You Read That Right)
The video ad, which promotes Chevy's Colorado truck, appears in the May issue of certain subscriber issues of Esquire and Popular Mechanics. And it allows readers to watch one of three short videos, which were created by Chevy's creative agency Commonwealth//McCann.
Runner's World's David Willey on the 119th Boston Marathon
Runner's World Editor-in-Chief David Willey and CineSport’s Noah Coslov talk about the favorites to win the Boston Marathon and the sense of pride that has always surrounded the event.
Q&A with's Charo Henriquez
When it comes to media buzz, few things get advertisers more excited than mobile, Millennials and the Hispanic market. For Charo Henriquez, the newly appointed executive editor at, that buzz is a big part of her day-to-day and long-term strategy.
Hilary Clinton Endorses Elizabeth Warren for TIME Magazine
Hillary Clinton made her most ringing endorsement yet of U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren's efforts to tamp down on "Wall Street's irresponsible risk taking" in a two-paragraph Time magazine article.
Out's 9th Annual Power List Touts Magazine Media Notables Like InStyle’s Ariel Foxman
InStyle’s Ariel Foxman, included as one of the “Next Ten” fashion industry leaders, Marie Claire's Janet Mock, and The New Republic's Chris Hughes, are among the influentials on this year’s Out Magazine Annual Power List.
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 Self Magazine Revamps Website, Putting Emphasis on Vitality of Videos and Visuals
Complex Magazine Looks at Perez Hilton, As He Looks to the Future
People Moves in Magazine Media
For the Fashion Set, the Jury Is Still Out on the Apple Watch
Avaunt Magazine Launches
Gordon Moore Didn’t Set Out to Make a Law: He Was Just Writing a Magazine Article
Newsonomics: Are Local Newspapers the Taxi Cabs of the Uber Age?
Gawker Writers Seeking Unionization
The Next Ad Blocker: Social Media
Data-driven Marketing Is All the Rage But Are Clients Ready to Act?
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John Forrester, writing for Runner's World, reports on how something as presumably fixed in the minds of spectators as the length of the race, has proved to be somewhat mercurial over the years: The finish line has moved several times.