The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday October 28, 2015

September 2015's Magazine Media 360° Audience Data: Up 3.4%!
The YTD average posted even bigger gains for magazine media. Average Magazine Media 360° audience from January to September increased 9.3% over the same period last year. Also -see where your brand placed in the September results! And don't forget the Magazine Media 360° Top Ten lists!
The Magazine Industry's Best and Brightest in the 2015 Folio 100 and 30 Under 30
Many MPA members were honored this week at the Folio: show like Time Inc.'s Joe Ripp, Meredith's Tom Harty, Bonnie Kintzer of Trusted Media Brands, Inc., IMAG Chair Andy Clurman of Active Interest Media, Scott Dickey of TEN: The Enthusiast Network, Eric Zinczenko of Bonnier Corp. and many. many more.
People Lands Exclusive Interview with Khloé Kardashian
Kardashian says in an interview with People magazine that she halted the divorce to make medical decisions on Odom's behalf.
The Economist Is Going Long on Digital Video
Its 4-month-old, 10-person video division, called The Economist Films, has spent the summer experimenting with video and settled on an approach that goes in depth on big topics, typically 12-15 minutes.
Atlantic Media Going All in on Policy and Politics, Tightening Its Focus on Member/Subscriber Needs
The Atlantic will increase editorial staff as well as sales, marketing, digital product, and events staff. heAtlantic will be expanding its coverage of politics and policy which will be managed out of its new Washington Bureau with Politics editor Yoni Appelbaum overseeing things as Bureau Chief.
A Message From the Future: Forbes Reopens the Email Time Capsule
Ten years ago, over 140,000 Forbes readers participated in an unusual experiment designed to test the limits of long-distance communication. Now many of them are receiving the results –a letter from their own past.
More from the InStyle Fashion Awards
The first InStyle Awards ceremony was held Monday night at the Getty Center in Los Angeles. Kim Kardashian, who was a presenter, wore a white Valentino dress that showed off her baby bump. See the photos, here.
Pulitzer Prizes Open Three More Categories to Magazines
2015 Eddie & Ozzie Awards Winners Announced
More on Lena Dunham Partners with Hearst
Condé Nast Names Karthic Bala Head of Data Strategy
Meredith Adds Associate Publisher
Gawker Names Veteran and Political Wonk Alex Pareene Editor in Chief
Slate Snags Former VP of BuzzFeed
Daily News Might Be for Sale Again Soon
Wearable Usage Will Grow by Nearly 60% This Year
MPA’s sold out Mobile Matters conference, features an all-star speaker lineup that includes Vice President and General Manager Kimberly Lau of The Atlantic. Lau joined The Atlantic in 2012 to oversee digital strategy and operations. During her tenure, traffic on has grown more than 108% and she’s overseen consolidation and strengthening of the brand’s technical platforms including embracing testing and optimization, mobile, video and a focus on ad viewability. Most recently, Lau lead the effort to test Facebook’s Instant Articles initiative and Apple’s News Application. Before joining The Atlantic, Lau was vice president of business development for Hearst Magazines Digital Media.
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.
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.
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.
November 05, 2015
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February 01 - 02, 2016
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In the November/December 2015 issue, the editors go from kale and broccoli to heirloom turkey and ham. Thanksgiving at Front Porch Farm is a celebration of the bounty of their land. The menu includes Burnt Orange & Escarole Salad, Beer-Braised Cipollini Onions, Glazed Roasted Delicata Squash, Sautéed Broccoli & Kale with Toasted Garlic Butter, Polenta-Stuffed Kabocha Squash, Herb-Roasted Turkey with Calvados Gravy, Fresh Ham with Red Pepper Glaze, and Pumpkin Tart with Pecan Shortbread Crust.