The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, July 23, 2015

MPA’s Independent Magazine Media Group (IMAG) Appoints Andrew Clurman as Chair of IMAG Board of Directors
“Andy is the perfect choice to lead the IMAG board,” said Mary G. Berner, president and chief executive officer of MPA – The Association of Magazine Media. “He has been an IMAG board member for the past decade, and has dedicated his career to publishing some of the most popular enthusiast magazine media brands in the country. We welcome his smart, passionate and energetic leadership to the board.”
Caitlyn Jenner’s Media Power
Jenner’s cover shoot for the July issue of Vanity Fair nearly quadrupled the Condé Nast-owned site’s traffic when it was posted in June, from 4.3 million unique visitors to 15.4 million, according to new data released by Comscore.
Turning to Kids to Test Toys for the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval
At the New Jersey facility, children test toys to help decide which merit Good Housekeeping Institute’s coveted endorsement.
InStyle’s Ariel Foxman Returns to Woolmark Panel Recognizing Designers, But also Receives Prized ACE Journalism Award
The Accessories Council announced its first round of honorees for the 19th annual Accessories Council Excellence Awards; lineup includes InStyle’s Ariel Foxman with Marylou Luther journalism award.
Complex, SLAM, Sports Illustrated, Cosmopolitan and Us Weekly Rank as Top Lifestyle Magazines on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Technology and data company Engagement Labs (EL), creator of eValue Analytics(TM) and the eValue(TM) score, today released the rankings of the top men's and women's lifestyle magazines on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Survey: Digital Magazines Still Not a Break-Out Platform
Bill Mickey concludes: Responses point to moderate interaction, but reader monetization and advertising still have a lot of catching up to do.
Internet Poised to Be Biggest Ad Medium in 2016
Internet advertising spending will continue to make sharp gains -- 16.1% and 12.9% this year and next. Warc says the Internet will become the largest medium for advertising in 2016. The Net is already the biggest ad platform in 6 of 12 major markets.
Black Is Beautiful: W Magazine’s Fall Fashion Spread Features All Black Models
Sports Illustrated Recreates Iconic Joe Namath Cover
Newsweek Gets Banned from James Holmes Trial
The New Republic Opts for "Novel" Content Marketing Approach
The Atlantic to Host Forum on 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina
What Are They Thinking? National Journal Seizes the Day
Omni Magazine Was Almost Called Nova... Until PBS Sued
Klein: Is the Media Becoming a Wire Service?
Travel + Leisure Names News Director
The Atlantic Expands Editorial Team
Dennis Publishing Plots Launch of Free Men's Magazine
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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.
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In WIRED: "That movie you like? Mark and Jay Duplass probably made it. Or were in it. Or financed it. As producers, actors, directors, and writers, this duo is Hollywood’s unlikely new juggernaut. WIRED’s Jason Tanz sits down with the Duplass brothers for the August issue to find out how it all happened, and learns why they are, 'singularly the most informed and instinctive filmmakers and businessmen in the industry.' "