The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday September 24, 2015

You know the Pope is coming to New York City. But did you know that A NEWLY REDESIGNED DAILY NEWS ROUNDUP is coming too??? This Monday, September 28, look out for exciting new features, including “Listen Up: Quote of the Day,” showcasing the industry’s most interesting stories and “What’s Up: Trend of the Day,” highlighting magazine media’s most popular social media content.
The Plot Twist: E-Book Sales Slip, and Print Is Far from Dead
There are signs that some e-book adopters are returning to print, or becoming hybrid readers, who juggle devices and paper.
Hoffelder: Media often Mistakes Legacy Publishing Stats for Market Stats, Foresees Decline of E-Books
Nate Hoffelder writes: "Some recent media reports about current eBook sales have quoted industry statistics that only look at a portion of the total book market, painting a bleak, though incomplete picture."
Publishers Appointing Branded Content Execs
The last few weeks have brought a spate of high-level executive appointments at big publishers in the realm of branded content, branded entertainment, and native advertising, reflecting publishers’ push to capitalize on the native trend by bringing many services in house or as part of joint ventures.
Time Inc. Launches "Sports Illustrated Films"
Time Inc. is expanding its empire with a foray into video. Sports Illustrated Films will feature original programming intended for digital and TV distribution.
How Six Publishers Digest the News for Readers
Here’s how BuzzFeed, The Economist, The New York Times, Quartz, Vox, and Yahoo News slim down a day’s worth of news into manageable forms.
When High Holy Days and Fashion Clash
The international Vogue editor, Suzy Menkes; editor in chief of InStyle magazine, Ariel Foxman; and Cindi Leive, the editor of Glamour magazine speak to the challenges of the fashion season's fall schedule against the high holy days.
This Mysterious, Black Print Ad Can Only Be Read by Shining a Light Behind It: Occultvertising
If Eyes Wide Shut left you with a modern occult-shaped hole in your life, you might dig a mysterious brew's latest print ad, which appeared in an issue of Peruvian magazine Lima.
Filter & Search the BoF500
InStyle's Ariel Foxman lands on the Business of Fashion's 500 List for the third consecutive year, many international magazine media notables appear throughout.
UBS: Apple Ad Blockers Will Cost Publishers a Mere $1 Billion
With 400 Million Users, Instagram Passes Twitter
Pope Francis Covers TIME
InStyle's October Sofia Vergara Cover Featured, Inside Spread Revealed
Magazine Mayhem All Over Again in Mississippi for SI
Joan Walsh Leaves Salon for The Nation Magazine
How Can Publishers Develop a Social Media Strategy?
Purch Buys Active Junky, HuffPo Rolls Out "Buy" Buttons
The American Reader Folds
Funny Beauty Magazine with Cartoons
WaPo Posting Everything to Instant Articles
How Gigaom Died and Then Came Back to Life Again, —Kind of
Podcasts Aren't Dead, They're Just Getting Started
Clinton Goes After Pharma; Would End Tax Break for Drug Ads
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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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Hours before the debut of "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," James Martin, SJ, asks the questions all Catholics are dying to know.