The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Total Magazine Media Gross Audience Increased by 10.2% in Q1 2015!
Reflecting on the results, Mary G. Berner, president and CEO, MPA—The Association of Magazine Media said, “With our first reported quarter-over-quarter results, The Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report validates the notion that consumers continue to deepen and broaden their engagement with magazine media brands across platforms and formats.” She added, “By capturing magazine media consumption in all channels, you get a clearer and more accurate picture of the robust demand for magazine media brands across the entire ecosystem.”
Meredith Corporation Has Record Third Quarter, Almost Hitting The $400 Million Mark, Shareholders Can't Stop Smiling...
This morning Meredith Corp, publisher of popular consumer magazines like Shape, Martha Stewart Living, Everyday With Rachael Ray and many others released its fiscal 2015 third-quarter report card and it was a good one. The company said revenue is up 8% to almost $400 million including a 13% spike in ad revenue.
Q&A with Cindi Leive, Glamour’s Confidence Chief
"I loved reading and writing, and I had what I guess you would describe as a “magazine brain” from Day 1. When I was 8, I decided to publish a literary magazine, and I would solicit contributions from all the kids on my street. They were a little less interested in the project than I was, so I ended up having to fill most of the magazine myself." Offers Leive.
Q&A with Jess Cagle: People and EW’s Future Lies in Digital, Video and TV
With People.com racking up 72 million uniques last month, “our growth is in digital and video. People.com is poised for enormous growth.” Said Mr. Cagle. Feeding the beast requires generating more content and video on demand, while leveraging People’s most popular franchises.
Bryan Welch Steps Down As CEO of Ogden Publications
Welch is heading to B Lab, a nonprofit aimed fostering social and environmental accountability among corporations, where he’ll serve as CEO of its new media division, B The Change Media.
UVA Dean Bashes Rolling Stone Article in Open Letter
Nicole P. Eramo said in an open letter Wednesday to the magazine’s publisher, Jann S. Wenner, that the magazine has not done enough to make amends.
More on The Atlantic Redesign: Trading Clutter and Density for Refinement
Kanye West Gets Power Crowd Dancing at TIME 100 Gala
Carey Mulligan Graces the Cover of WSJ. Magazine
InStyle’s May Cover Girl Reese Witherspoon Talks about Her Next Films
More on Condè Nast's Epicurious Launch of Smart Cook Timer for Apple Watch
Why IDG Created a Central Video Hub Across Its Titles
Kanye West Graces Cover of Paper
O'Shea: Gawker’s Interview with BuzzFeed Is Awful
Kamen: The Paris Magazine Cover Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Want You to See
O'Shea: Latest New York Times Magazine Cover Is Amazing
The Ad-Blocking Crisis: It's Time Publishers Got Tough on Digital Shoplifters
Auditors Launch Study Analyzing Marketers' Programmatic Buys, Will Benchmark "Working" and "Non-Working" Media Budgets
ANA Calls Agency Financial Relations "Disturbing," Releases Findings to Back It Up
Extreme Publishing and Connected Customer Communication Defined
Facebook’s Growth Slows Slightly, but Mobile Shift Intensifies
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