The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, November 20, 2015

Simon Magazine Debuts — With Help from Condé Nast
“This magazine is a significant step in the process which is ongoing. It doesn’t feel like a catalogue, or one long advertisement. It is an elegant, sophisticated piece of editorial.”
Fashion Brands Ramp up Digital Ad Spending, Without Cutting Back in Print
Fashion brands are now spending more on advertising overall, by ramping up digital without sacrificing print spending, according to a study by ad-sales intelligence firm MediaRadar.
Opinion: In Order to Thrive, Publishers Must Master Their Data
The process of harnessing your data to make better business decisions can be broken down into three distinct phases: collecting the data, structuring and presenting the data and, finally, extracting actionable insights from the data.
The New York Times Will Use an Algorithm to Moderate Many of its Comments
Under the new system, the Times will rely on an algorithm to sort through its comments and decide which users’ remarks can be posted without delay.
Crain Expands into Nine Markets
Crain Communications Inc. has launched a series of personalized, digital business publications in nine U.S. cities as part of a plan to expand the Crain brand nationwide.
Quartz Forms Incubator to Find Journalists
“With what it’s calling a ‘talent lab,’ Quartz wants to formalize how it discovers and develops writers, videographers and data journalists from around the world..."
Gen Z Basics Include Personalization First, Validation Second
Facebook Gives Users Tools To Deal With Past Relationships
Apple Pencil Gets Busted in Bend Test, but Overall Stands up Pretty Well
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
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Alison Heisler at or 212.872.3740.

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