The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, April 27, 2015

More Q&A with Time Inc.’s Colin Bodell
Time Inc.’s CTO Colin Bodell was an eight-year vet of Amazon before joining the publisher in February 2014 (and, as a spokeswoman is quick to point out, he holds four patents.)
More on TIME Celebrating Its 100 Most Influential
Last week’s red carpet for Time magazine’s annual gala in New York to fete its list of 100 of the most influential people in the world was its usual hodge-podge of people you know, people you think you know, and people you don’t know but probably should know.
Variety Hosts Women in Power Luncheon
The five honorees at Variety’s Women in Power luncheon, held at Cipriani 42nd Street on Friday afternoon, collectively hold many accomplishments. Among them: seven Golden Globes, four Tony Awards, four Emmy Awards, two Academy Awards, and come May 5th, a book of selfies.
Discover Your Inner "Material-Girl" with These Magazines
Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Glamour, Lucky, Essence, and The New Yorker are among the titles reviewed.
Better Homes and Gardens' Ellen Miller Shares Picnic “Hacks”
Better Homes and Gardens editor Ellen Miller shared picnic “hacks” on the Meredith Vieira Show last week in honor of National Picnic Day.
How Esquire Is Mining Its Archives with the Launch of Esquire Classics
Esquire Classics, a new website from Esquire launched in late March, with a twist: The full text of each story published on Esquire Classics is also sent out in a weekly email — the latest evidence that people’s inboxes are gaining appeal as a publishing platform.
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.”
A Most Indelible Ink: A Magazine Printed Using Blood
More on Forbes' New BrandVoice Pulse Pages Painting Pretty Picture for Content Marketing
More on InStyle’s May Cover Girl Reese Witherspoon
Jack Dickey's “Taylor Strikes a Chord” Wins a New York Press Club Award for TIME
Acoustic Guitar Magazine's Private Lessons
Parade Magazine Pivots from the Post to the Daily News
Vice Primes "Mental Health" Guide for Global Launch
Australia’s Oyster Magazine Lands Lily-Rose Depp
Six PEN Members Decline Gala After Award for Charlie Hebdo
2015 Pulitzer Prize Winners Show A Changing Reality for Journalism
Iran Bans Magazine for Encouraging Cohabitation Over Wedlock: Report
Millennials Want It Now, And They Want It Right
State of the Agency Market: What You Need to Know
ANA, 4A's Unveil Transparency Task Force: Will Take "Decisive Action" to Address Concerns
As 2015's Digital Content NewFronts Kick Off, We Celebrate the Era of Unprecedented Choice with video: Nothing Is Certain, and Anything Is Possible
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