The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, September 11, 2015

Look Carefully at Bloomberg Businessweek's Apple Cover
On the heels of Apple's 2015 keynote, Bloomberg Businessweek unveiled a cover story by editor Josh Tyrangiel about the making of 3D Touch, one of the key features of the 6S iteration of the iPhone.
Q&A with ELLE's Robbie Myers: Why Women’s Magazines Matter
Known in the industry as an “editor’s editor,” Myers prefers to stick behind-the-scene, while many of her counterparts are more than happy to soak up their allotted 15 minutes of fame — and then some. But the soft-spoken editor in chief has spent more than 15 minutes in the spotlight — in fact, she’s spent 15 years in Elle’s top job...
Q&A with's Amy Odell: 7 Steps to a Kick-Ass Career in Fashion
In her new book, “Tales From the Back Row,” Odell chronicles her journey from the party-circuit rounds to a front-row seat at New York magazine’s now-famous style site, The Cut — and all the Karl Lagerfeld sightings, sample sales and sparkly Victoria’s Secret shows along the way.
More on People Unveils PeopleStyle News Hub will publish round-the-clock breaking style news with a focus on video content, while the social component, @People_Style, will connect with style lovers via Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
People Magazine's Best-Dressed of 2015
People magazine also named some of their best-dressed couples, including actress Gabrielle Union and Miami Heat basketball player husband Dwayne Wade, singer John Legend and his model wife Chrissy Teigen, and "Magic Mike" actor Channing Tatum and his actress and dancer wife Jenna Dewan Tatum.
"Print Isn't Dead:" Powerhouse Trio Ready a Quarterly for the "Solo" Generation
Principal #1, George Gendron, was the founding editor in chief of Inc. magazine. Principal #2, Michael Hopkins, is also an Inc. alum and has had a long association with MIT. Principal #3, Patrick Mitchell, was the founding creative director of Fast Company.
Abbruzzese: (Sad) Apple Newsstand Had to Die for (Better) Apple News to Live
"The introduction of Apple News is the death knell for the company's other media app — Apple Newsstand. Its failure and eventual replacement stands as a stark warning for publishers but especially Apple, which has done from dipping a toe in the media pool to wading neck deep."
The Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report with July 2015 Data!
In this month’s report, 65% percent of all brands measured – 92 out of 142 – are up in total brand audience YOY with the average industry growth at 7.6% overall.
Niche Media, Modern Luxury Considering Merger
Uber New York Rolls Out Consumer Magazine
InStyle's Rina Stone Named Pantone Influencer in the Pantone Fashion Color Report Spring 2016
Condé Nast Adds Cathy Hoffman Glosser As SVP of Licensing
Quartz Adds to Team
Seventeen Names LGBTQ Contributing Editor
Cover Battle: Businessweek or Shape
How This Man Turned Playboy Magazines into Art
Maker Media and Barnes & Noble Team Up for In-Store Events
Advice on Building a Sustainable Media Business from Vox Media, Mashable, Mic
A Few New Digital Magazine Apps Enter the Apple Newsstand Before Its Demise Next Week
India: Newspapers Boom Where the Internet Doesn’t Reach: Circulation, Ad Revenues Soar
Games "Bad" Web Publishers Play Will Lead to More Readers Using Ad Blockers
Consumers Are in a Crisis of Attention
Inside Verizon's Plan to Seal off Its Data (and Conquer Advertising)
Charged with providing a return on investment against your social media activity? Come share challenges and solutions with your peers in a private dinner setting produced by MPA and hosted by SocialFlow. Seating is limited - contact us for more information. September 21, NYC.
Come join fellow publishers on September 22 to learn about best practices for maximizing returns with programmatic exchanges. The event will be led by Operative programmatic experts Adam Hecht and Kiernan Collins.
Register today for a full-day conference featuring magazine media and technology innovators who are working to harness the promise of the mobile platform– including Christian Baesler, President, Bauer Xcel Media. Hearst Tower Auditorium, NYC. Learn more and register today.
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
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Alison Heisler at or 212.872.3740.
Bells tolled as New York City observed a moment of silence to observe the moment the first plane struck the World Trade Center 14 years ago.