The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, April 20, 2015

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Condé Nast’s First Apple Watch App Is from Epicurious
Epicurious’ Smart Timer is the first Condé Apple Watch app, it's being described as "simple and fun." To use Smart Timer, Watch owners simply select a recipe from the Epicurious iPhone app, and then the Watch sends you reminders or tips on how to prepare and cook the food.
Print Launches: Magazine Media Newcomers to Add to Your Coffee Table
Bauer's Simple Grace, Rodale's Organic Life, and Smithsonian Journeys, are the recent innovative titles reviewed by the staff at the New York Post.
SI: Sports Journalists Discuss Changing Coverage
Sports Illustrated has published an interesting discussion on the role of media in sports. The magazine asked a bunch of journalists—like ESPN’s Jemele Hill and Steve Levy—what one thing they’d change about sports media if they could...
InStyle’s Senior Editor Sharon Clott Kanter on How She First Broke into Fashion
Whenever women with successful careers in fashion give interviews, there seems to be one thing we all want to know first: How did you get your start? While the path to success usually involves some combination of hard work, good timing, and luck, people's foot-in-the-door creation stories are often more varied—and more intriguing.
Why Forbes Is Building a "Velvet-Roped" Social Network
Forbes is planning to launch a platform of social networking apps to bring together a community of engaged readers, the outlet revealed as it announced the takeover of photo sharing app Camerama.
BuzzFeed Says Posts Were Deleted Because of Advertising Pressure
The three deleted posts — out of more than 1,000 expunged for other reasons, according to a memo — had criticized products or advertisements produced by Microsoft, Pepsi and Axe body spray, a Unilever product. In the memo, the editor, Ben Smith, wrote that they were “pulled after an editor fielded a complaint from a business-side BuzzFeed staff member who worked with a brand mentioned in the piece.”
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.”
Graydon Carter Reportedly Eyeing Several Documentary Projects
Olivia Wilde Talks about Her Controversial Breastfeeding Magazine Photo
High Times Petitions to Free Jailed Non-Violent Marijuana Users
InStyle’s Senior Editor Sharon Clott Kanter Among Notable fashion Insiders with the Prettiest Engagement Rings
Fashionable Wedding for Nylon Magazine Style Director
Vice, CNN, NBC and "Serial" Among Peabody Winners
Rumors: Will Pulitzers Cite the Work of a Magazine?
Werid Al Talks Taking Over an Issue of MAD Magazine
Publishers Take Ad-Targeting Cues for Facebook Posts
The Unbundling of Everything
Brutal TV Upfront Ahead As Buyers, Sellers Toughen Bargaining Positions
Report: DOJ Staff Wants to Block Comcast-Time Warner Merger
Programmatic Sellers vs. Buyers: Who's More Hooked on Mobile?
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