The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Harper's Dips Its Toes into Metered Content, Gently
In addition to Web-only free stories, site visitors will have access to any premium piece published since 2010. The company hopes this experiment will increase subscriptions ($45.99 annually), which includes access to Harper’s entire library of premium content—including an archive that has 165 years worth of content.
Simple & Delicious Hits Newsstands
For home cooks, Simple & Delicious magazine introduces a new, smaller format with its August-September issue. Published six times a year, it's one of the Taste of Home family of magazines. Previously available only by subscription, the magazine in its new "grab-and-go" size, 5¼ by 73/8 inches, is now sold on newsstands as well.
A Vlogger Youtube Celebrity Print Magazine Launches
Oh My Vlog! is a new, one-off UK magazine that focuses solely on YouTube celebs. All the big names are in there: Zoella, Tanya, Alfie, Sprinkle (they don't really have surnames.) Even Zoella's guinea pigs are given their own (blissfully short) op-ed.
Limits at Gawker? Rules at Reddit? Wild West Web Turns a Page
Neither Gawker nor Reddit is talking about imposing the sorts of rules and standards that have long governed the behavior of traditional media companies. But that they are talking about rules and standards at all represents a significant departure for both of them — one that reflects the practical limits of absolute freedom of expression, even for native Internet companies that have prided themselves on their opposition to what they see as self-censorship.
Ingram: Advertising Isn't the Solution to the Media's Problems: It Is the Problem
Organic Life Names Exec Editor
Rolling Stone Defends Reporter in Response to Lawsuit
Archie Cartoonist Tom Moore Dead At 86
More on The Salon by InStyle at JCPenney Launch: Odette Annable Attends in Los Angeles
Houstonia Magazine's Editor Had an A+ Response to Subscribers Who Didn’t Like an Ad with a Biracial Family
Journalists Look at Apple Stock Through Keyhole: iPad and Digital Edition Sales Linked?
Bell: How "the Great Reintermediation of the Web" Caused Publishers to Lose Control of Distribution
Flipboard Has Filed to Raise Another $50M
The Creation of a Texas Business Magazine
In Philly, Millennial Boom Town, Audience Fragmentation Touches All
Is Brand Strategy a Myth?
Social Promoters Power Brand Engagement
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