The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday October 1, 2015

The Ellie Awards 2016 Call for Entries Is Now Posted at
The Ellie Awards 2016 Call for Entries is now posted at Founded in 1966, the Ellies are one of the most sought-after awards in print and digital journalism—every year nearly 1,800 entries are submitted. More than 100 finalists and winners will be honored at the Annual Ellie Awards Dinner, hosted by ASME, at the Grand Hyatt New York on Monday, February 1, 2016.
Ellen Pollock to Lead Bloomberg Businessweek, Josh Tyrangiel Leaving
Bloomberg Businessweek announced that deputy editor Ellen Pollock will become editor. Josh Tyrangiel was previously in the role and announced he’s leaving the company. According to a Bloomberg, Pollock “will be the first woman editor to lead the magazine since its founding in 1929.”
Newsweek Takes Down Story Reporting Oklahoma Prisoner’s Execution
Newsweek took down a story reporting the execution of Oklahoma prisoner Richard Glossip on Thursday after the governor of the state halted the execution.
Q&A with Hoffman Media
Phyllis Hoffman DePiano & Brian Hart Hoffman speak on evolving "from a crafting & needlework village to an epic women’s interest empire."
Next Issue Media Rebrands and Redesigns Its Digital Newsstand, Launching Texture
“The move from Next Issue to Texture is really the move from a classic digital newsstand to what I consider the best premium content platform,” Jim Bobowski, VP, Head of Marketing at Next Issue Media.
What's on Martin Sorrell's Mind: "We Need to Rename Advertising"
Sir Martin Sorrell, WPP Group CEO, believes that the definition of advertising an overhaul. In a conversation at Advertising Week in New York, Sorrell said that advertising today encompasses much more than “traditional creative.”
Download the Latest Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report with August 2015 Data!
The average industry growth is 4.2% for the month year over year. This month, the Women’s Fashion category showed the biggest gain with total audience growth of 18.6% -- more than quadruple the industry average. The increase was driven by an 85% increase in mobile web audience and a 113% increase in web (desktop/laptop.)
Publishers That Say No to Automated Ad Sales
Vogue China’s Angela Cheung on Digital, Print and Being Positive
Facebook Embraces Old-School Media Buying
Google Plans to Unveil Its Version of "Instant Articles" Next Week
Huffington Post Unveils New Design, Following Mobile Test
Putting Mobile Ad Blockers to the Test
Philadelphia City Paper to Cease Print Publication
Join magazine media executives from the areas of ad sales/business development, consumer marketing/audience development, content creation to learn, share and envision the future. Presented by MPA and hosted by qbeats. Seating limited - contact MPA for details.
Join MPA for a two-part webinar series featuring Janice Morris, Entertainment and Lifestyle News, Twitter (Oct. 15), and Robert Macdonald, Media Partnerships, Pinterest (Oct. 22). Sessions will include best practices, case studies and more. Complimentary for MPA/ASME members. See details and register today.
Register today for MPA’s digital conference featuring the magazine media and technology innovators who are working to harness the promise of mobile. New speakers include M. Scott Havens, SVP Digital, Time Inc. – and many more! Nov. 5, NYC.
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
November 05, 2015
Hearst Tower
The fastest growing magazine media audience platform today – mobile – is still largely untapped from engagement to monetization by magazine brands. Mobile Matters will bring together leaders in magazine media and the varied technology partners working to harness the promise of the mobile platform.
February 01 - 02, 2016
Grand Hyatt New York
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