The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Impressions from the 2015 Essence Festival!
From Trombone Shorty’s performance, to India.Arie, Charlie Wilson, Goapele & More, here are several stories reporting on the many acts and events happening this year in New Orleans.
Q&A with Consumer Reports' Jason Fox: Looking Towards a Digital Future
"...Consumer Reports magazine has 3.6 million subscribers. There also are more than 3 million subscribers to Consumer Reports Online, and about 600,000 subscribers to our health newsletter." Says Jason Fox, Vice President of Digital at Consumer Reports.
Amy Schumer Covers Glamour
Amy Schumer is Glamour’s latest cover star. The comedian told the magazine that one uncomfortable aspect of fame is that strangers assume they know her.
Sarah Jessica Parker in Cosmopolitan
Cosmopolitan is known for broaching racy subjects, but its current cover girl, former “Sex and the City” star Sarah Jessica Parker, says one she won’t ever discuss is her sex life.
Europe's NME to Become Free Weekly: Launching New Digital Products and Increasing Live Events
Time Inc. UK’s music brand will abandon paid circulation model in September to become a freely distributed weekly with a projected circulation of over 300,000.
At Louise Blouin Media, You Will Like Your Co-Workers But You Will Hate The Sh!tty Management and Pay for Your Own Medical/Dental
Bonnier's Motorcycle Group Ropes in Outdoorsy Content Strategy Director
The Verge Temporarily Cans Comments for "a Super Chill Summer"
The Nation Relaunches Site
Grant Morrison Named Editor-in-Chief of Heavy Metal Magazine
Is the Newsstand Really Going Away, or Merely Becoming a Regular Folder?
Publishers Need to Keep Pace with Tech Companies to Make Money from Mobile
A Guide to the Less-Glamorous, Systemic Side of Creativity
Programmania Recap
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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.
Emily Matchar, writing for Smithsonian reports: Musician James Murphy wants to replace the beeps of the system's turnstiles with beautiful music —Think about the last time you were in a train or subway station. What did you hear? Clattering and squealing, probably, along with the loud, robotic beeps of train doors closing or people swiping train passes. Musician James Murphy would like to change that.