The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

David Beckham named People’s Sexiest Man Alive.
In a shocking twist, People magazine did not choose a movie star for its annual Sexiest Man Alive cover, which was revealed on Tuesday night.
'People' Names Elder VP, Sales
Elder will be responsible for the day-to-day management of advertising sales nationwide at the celebrity magazine, including New York and all regional branch offices.
The Hollywood Reporter Rebirth Turns 5 Today
Back in 2010, the trade daily transformed into a glossy weekly magazine and website. Its editor, Janice Min, writes about what went into making it work.
Facebook Turns on ‘Safety Check’ Following Nigeria Bombing
Facebook enabled its “Safety Check” feature after a deadly suicide blast killed more than 30 people on Tuesday at a vegetable market.
Instagram Kills Off Feed Reading Apps
Only a tiny fraction of Instagram feed reading happens in third-party apps, so Instagram is shutting down its feed API to make feature development nimbler and create a more consistent user experience.
Publishers Rejoice As Platforms Shun Ad Networks
While some publishers still use ad networks, most have significantly pared back in recent years, and those that still work with them have high standards.
USPS Proposes New Print Technology Promo for 2016
The U.S. Postal Service is looking to modify its 2%-off promotions for 2016, with a move toward motivating direct mailers to do A/B testing and to try out printing technologies to increase customer engagement.
Charlie Hebdo: ‘They have guns. F— them, we have champagne!’
Behind The +1: Meet The New Google+(Plus)
Tumblr Gives Users New GIF Options
Mashable created an account that’s tweeting once for each of the victims of the Paris attacks
Fashionista’s Lauren Indvik Becomes Editor at Large, CEO Addresses Sale Speculation
Register today for the MPA Biennial Research Symposium on Dec. 3, featuring groundbreaking research from the recent Print and Digital Research Forum (PDRF) in London. Complimentary for MPA/ASME members. Hearst Tower, NYC. Dec. 3.
"What Can Neuroscience Tell Us About Why Print Magazine Advertising Works" explains how consumers' brains respond differently to print and digital environments. Hosted by Scott McDonald, Ph.D., President NOMOS Research. Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 12:00PM-1:00PM ET
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.
December 03, 2015
Hearst Tower
February 01 - 02, 2016
Grand Hyatt New York
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