The Association of Magazine Media

Friday September 25, 2015

A NEWLY REDESIGNED DAILY NEWS ROUNDUP is coming this Monday, September 28th! —Look out for exciting new features, including “Listen Up: Quote of the Day,” showcasing the industry’s most interesting stories and “What’s Up: Social Media Trend of the Day,” highlighting magazine media’s most popular social media content.
Glamour’s Cindi Leive Previews Event With Michelle Obama, Charlize Theron
On Tuesday morning, the editor in chief will host a high-profile panel at The Apollo Theater in Harlem that will include First Lady Michelle Obama, Charlize Theron and former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
Q&A with Details' Dan Peres
“Surely it’s (digital) enhancing the quality of journalism with the speed in which we get our news... where in addition to text, you’re also seeing videos and gifs; you’re able to be there behind the scenes; you’re able to be there the instant something is happening and I think that’s a tremendous enhancement and increases the value of storytelling exponentially." Dan Peres, Details’ editor in chief.
How Esquire Built Esquire Classic, a New Standalone Digital Archive
The process took about a year and required the scanning and tagging of more than 50,000 articles dating back to 1933.
More on Sports Illustrated to Release Movies on Digital Channel
On Thursday, it unveiled the first two titles: “The Rise and Fall of the Danbury Trashers,” which grew out of an SI article in 2014 on a minor league hockey team by Jon Wertheim; and “Brett Favre: Life After the Game,” on the former Green Bay Packers superstar.
Quartz Raises the Roof
Today’s three-year anniversary note from editor in chief Kevin J. Delaney is cool: You can now get Quartz in increasingly varied and creative forms. Atlas, the new platform for data visualization, has served up 20 million charts since its launch just three months ago.
Cover Battle: Sports Illustrated or Politico New York
CFDA’S Fashion Instagrammer of the Year... and the Magazine Ryan Roche Is Reading
Rodale Inc. Taps Michael Lafavore as Editorial Director
THR Welcomes New Brand Partnerships VP
Nylon Names New Chief Revenue Officer
More of This Week's Mag Media People Moves: Executive Appointments at Time Inc. Video and More...
Capitol File Interviews Papa Pope
Media Companies Want Hulk Hogan Records Unsealed
The Fake Traffic Schemes That Are Rotting the Internet
Some Millennials Digging into News, Contrary to Stereotype
View: How Should News Organizations Handle Graphic Content in the Social Media Age?
The Death of the News Brand
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October 21 - 22, 2015
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February 01 - 02, 2016
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Pope Francis spoke to Congress — the first pope to ever do so. The lawmakers were excited, somewhat apprehensive about what the pontiff might say, and busy trying to remember that they aren't supposed to have a State of the Union–style clap battle. Here's a recap of what Pope Francis said — and all of the reactions to his remarks.