The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Amazon's The New Yorker Presents, and the Future of Magazines As Television
The New Yorker Presents is eschewing a binge model; the series will release one episode per week, in the TV equivalent of a magazine subscription. This is, so far, the only Amazon original that releases weekly.
The Economist Plans to Double Circulation Profits in 5 Years
The Economist Group reported a total revenue of nearly £330 million ($473 million) at the end of 2015, with profit margins between 18 and 20 percent for the last five years.
Meet Alison Overholt, ESPN The Magazine’s First Female Editor-in-Chief
Overholt chats with Folio: about her plans for the brand, the status of women's sports in America, and the new and changing ways in which sports and culture continue to intersect in the media.
Linda Wells Returns to Journalism As The Cut’s Beauty Editor at Large
Wells, who founded Allure magazine in 1991, is joining New York’s The Cut as beauty editor at large.
Cosmopolitan Adds Parenting Editor
Cosmopolitan has named Maressa Brown parenting editor of Cosmopolitan.com. Brown was most recently lifestyle editor for CafeMom’s The Stir.
Kendall Jenner Rumored to Front Vogue’s June Cover
Sources told WWD that Jenner took a break from stalking the runways of New York Fashion Week to be shot for the magazine’s June cover earlier this week. The cover shoot included a video to go with the story, which would be posted in tandem on Vogue.com when the issue comes out in early May.
How Bon Appétit Shot Its March Issue with an iPhone
"Food culture has gotten a lot more democratic. We can all snap a photo, post a blog, it’s become more inclusive instead of exclusive. And the smartphone has had a tremendous amount to do with that," Adam Rapoport, editor of Bon Appétit, says. "We’re so immersed in that culture, we thought, what if we shot the whole feature well with an iPhone?"
Vice Media Inks Deal With Chanel Fragrance for Sponsored Video Series
Publicis' Mediavest Loses Massive Walmart Account
Marketers Keep Spending on Social Despite Lack of Results
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