The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, May 21, 2015

2015 Magazine Media Factbook and the 22 “Tweetable Truths”
The Association of Magazine Media announced today the release of its 2015 Magazine Media Factbook, the industry’s definitive compilation of magazine media research and statistics. The 2015 edition includes graphics with data from the recently launched Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report, as well as figures and trends from third-party sources demonstrating the growth, vibrancy and appeal of print and digital editions, magazine brand apps, and social media. In addition to the Factbook, today’s release includes 22 “Tweetable Truths” about the industry - fast facts formatted for social media sharing, including positive – and perhaps counterintuitive – figures about the state of print media.
Plus-Size Model Tess Holliday Covers People Magazine
Tess Holliday, the size 22 supermodel who was signed to MiLK Model Management in January, has yet another reason to celebrate. She's the cover star of People magazine's 2015 body issue.
Condé Nast Replacing Internships with Paid Fellowship Program
It'll be a six-month, paid program that hires participants on a full-time basis, which means the fellowships probably won't be open to college students in the same way that the internships were.
Playboy Launching Mobile App — Sans the Models
Playboy is launching a mobile app Thursday and guess what? No centerfold. Playboy NOW — free on Google Play store and iTunes App store.
USA Today Could End Daily Print Edition in "Five or Six Years," Editor-in-Chief Says
Chanel, Vanity Fair Party in Cannes
Editorial Moves at Allure
Rolling Stone Names Film and Video Exec
Cara Delevingne Stars on the Cover of WSJ. Magazine
Report: Top Publishers Saw 15% Engagement Growth on Instagram in April
More on a Foot-Care Brand that Made the First Magazine You Read with Your Feet
From MAMM Magazine to the U.S. Attorney’s Office
Speed Is the Achilles Heel of Publishers in Mobile
U.S. Financial Services Industry Digital Ad Spend Passes $7 Billion
How Digital Publishers Measure Their Influence
Leaders of independent magazine media companies shared insights on their consumers, new business models and plans for the future at this week’s 2015 MPA-IMAG Annual Conference in Boulder, CO. Left to right, panel moderator Don Nicholas, CEO, Founder and Lead Instructor, Mequoda Group, and panelists Jeff Paro, President and CEO, Outdoor Sportsman Group (OSG); Bryan Welch, CEO, B The Change Media; Scott D. Schulman, President, Rodale Inc. and Andrew Clurman, President and CEO, Active Interest Media, Inc.
Join Kris Nagel, SVP Worldwide Field Operations at Vindicia, for a review of the digital content monetization landscape. He’ll highlight enterprise-class innovations happening within consumer-facing subscription billing services, with examples from Bloomberg, Next-Issue Media and Hearst Digital Media. Complimentary for members – register today.

Fast facts formatted for social media sharing, including positive – and perhaps counterintuitive – figures about the state of print media.