The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Slate's Latest Podcast Partner: Sports Illustrated
Panoply, Slate’s podcast network, announced Monday that it’s added Sports Illustrated as its latest publisher partner. With the deal, Sports Illustrated and Slate will co-produce two new podcasts focused on fantasy football and college basketball, and port over SI’s nine existing shows.
Jason Wagenheim, Teen Vogue Publisher Weighs in on Millennials, Gen Z Heading to the Mall for BTS
Insight to how millennials are spending their shopping money this back-to-school season, with Jason Wagenheim, Teen Vogue Publisher. Bulks Up Masthead, Adds Executive Editor
The Hearst-owned site has named Chloe Schama to the new role of executive editor, and Nikki Ogunnaike as senior fashion editor.
Publishers Love Throwing Events, But It’s No Easy Business
Facing an ever-crowded media environment and a competitive ad market, publishers have in recent years invested more in throwing big events: The calendar has become packed with panels, seminars, conferences and thought-leading luncheons from publishers ranging from Re/code, the New York Times, the Atlantic, Business Insider, Digiday and The Wall Street Journal.
Outside Magazine Sets the Scene for Everest Movie
The September issue of Outside magazine, on newsstands today, completes a full circle tied to some tragic events atop Mount Everest in May 1996.
DeWitt Wallace's Digest Recorded the American Century
DeWitt Wallace wanted to aggregate the overload of information that magazine publishers were spewing out into one, easy-to-digest source for average Americans. Wallace's concept was bigger than a business plan.
Where Clicks Reign, Audience Is King
Publishers, who used to get print sales prices and premium advertising dollars for every reader, now get cents or fractions of cents in revenue for the same reader.
Viewability: Getting worse, Not Better
The latest Media Quality Report from Integral Ad Science, a company that assesses online ad value, finds that viewability rates actually fell during second quarter.
Digital Publishing: Time for a Reinvention
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine Cover Wired
Walmart Makes Room for CBS Glossy Magazine Watch!
Pacific Standard Names Editor
Jeff Bezos Responds to Harsh NY Times Article
Newsonomics: Why Native Apps Still Matter in the Age of Distribution
5 Ways Brands Are Using Periscope
Mobile App Marketers Drawn to TV Ads Worldwide
It’s Official: BuzzFeed Gets $200 Million from NBC
Ad Spend On Mobile Video Soars
The State of Global Ad Fraud and Viewability in 5 Charts
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The newly released Adobe Digital Publishing Solution (DPS 2015) has been built from the ground up to give publishers with all types of content the tools and capabilities needed to continually engage users in a modern app experience. Visit Adobe's gallery to see completely reimagined magazines built on DPS 2015.
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.
October 21 - 22, 2015
Two-day seminar for junior-level editors on print and digital fundamentals. Learn how to pitch and assign • line edit • write display type • work with art and photo • write and edit for the web • maximize the value of social media • manage your career
February 01 - 02, 2016
Grand Hyatt New York
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