The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, August 24, 2015

Style.com Lifts the Veil on Staffing, Strategy Ahead of Launch
Style.com, the Condé Nast e-commerce site that’s set to launch next year, is taking shape with a series of hires — and a strategy focused on content as king. Condé has brought in a series of media, fashion and tech specialists, including Olivier Breton, formerly in charge of online trading and customer acquisition at Galeries Lafayette, as chief marketing officer, global e-commerce.
Rolling Stone Moves Beyond the Fray
The magazine finds itself at a precipitous moment: Jann Wenner, 69, who has overseen, to some extent, every issue since its founding, is gradually handing over the operation to his son.
1 Dress, 2 Covers: Prada Mix-up Causes Headache at W Magazine
September issues have hit the stands and we hear there’s trouble at Prada after the same dress ended up on Katy Perry’s Vogue Japan cover and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Harper’s Bazaar UK cover, and caused a major headache at W.
At the Newsstand: Step into the Lives of the 1 Percent with these Magazines
Among the magazines reviewed this week are Robb Report, Wine Spectator, Architectural Digest, Town & Country, The New Yorker, and New York.
Judge Tosses Anderson's Antitrust Suit Against Magazine Publishers
In addition to dismissing the lawsuit, Crotty noted that some of Anderson’s own moves may have violated anti-trust statutes -- particularly its attempt to persuade retail giants Wal-Mart and Kroger not to take their business to other wholesalers, which would have effectively blocked magazines from their newsstands.
Market Plunges in Wall Street Wake-Up Call
An enormous shudder swept through Wall Street early Monday as the Dow Jones industrial average cratered more than 1,000 points, or about 6.2 percent, in early trading on Monday — before leveling off at a decline of 700 points, or 4.2 percent, as fears of a global economic slowdown once again spooked US investors.
Self Magazine EIC Pays Tribute to Her Hard-Working Mom
New Yorker Cover Accurately Captures City Life
Opera News Gets Redesign
David Jackson Named Group Publisher of Men’s Fitness
Ahead of Apple News launch, Flipboard Adds Voting to Its News Feed
With a Strong Brand, a Magazine Can Be Anything
Q&A with Via Corsa's Ron Adams, Founder and Publisher
Why Publishers Should Care about Article Tagging
Long Live Long-Form: The Hidden Value of Blogs
New York Times vs. Amazon: A Clash of Cultures
Millennials Flee Traditional TV
Commentary: Hoping That Newspapers Don't Give Up the Good Fight
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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Midway through postproduction on his eighth movie, the Western THE HATEFUL EIGHT — about a band of outlaws trapped in a saloon during a blizzard — the director discusses the country’s legacy of white supremacy, Obama, and why he doesn’t worry about a Transformers future.