The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, February 22, 2016

The Media Chart: Mini Gets a Mighty Bowl Boost
The Media Chart is a weekly look at what's topping the rankings and the ratings across various media like TV, Music, Movies, and of course, Magazine media.
At the Newsstand: Fashion and Style Magazines Reviewed
InStyle, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, New Yorker, and New York are among the titles reveiwed this week by New York Post staff.
Hearst At Forefront of Push for Data, Audience Standards and Ad Fraud Solutions
Hearst Corp. is pushing for data and audience definition standards while remaining optimistic that publishers and advertisers will be less impacted by ad fraud a year from now.
National Geographic Built an Online Photo Community that Has More Than Half a Million Members
National Geographic's Your Shot has 687,131 members in 131 countries. 5.5 million photos have been uploaded from every country in the world. The most popular assignment brought in 35,000 images during three weeks. And on a daily basis, about 10,000 people are what Your Shot Director Corcoran calls "active superusers."
More on The Economist's New Title, 1843
The new magazine will have a more international focus and also offer more content, with greater focus on photography. It will make its newsstand debut March 9 and be published six times a year.
Condé Nast Adds to Digital Strategy Team
Condé Nast has expanded its digital strategy team with two hires and a promotion.
Vanity Fair Names a Deputy Editor
Talking Biz News reports that Stephanie Mehta has joined Vanity Fair as a deputy editor.
Rolling Stone Magazine's Jackie to Appear in Court
The woman will be deposed as part of an ongoing lawsuit filed by Nicole Eramo, an associate dean at the University of Virginia, against Rolling Stone , the magazine's owner, Wenner Media, and the writer of the expose, "A Rape on Campus," Sabrina Rubin Erdely.
All was quiet on Instagram and Twitter for New York Fashion Week
New York Fashion Week has come to a close. Not only are people predicting its death, but — even worse! — they’re not talking about it much at all, if the muffled social media chatter around the hashtags #NYFW and #NYFW16 is any indication.
Snickers Satirizes Retouching in SI Swimsuit Issue Ad
In the latest in a seemingly endless series of creative takes on its “You’re Not You When You’re Hungry” campaign, from BBDO New York, Snickers' ads for this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue are spoofing the dubious practice of making scantily clad female models look perfect.
How Germany's Gruner + Jahr Is Winning the Fight Against Ad Blocking
Naomi Watts Covers Capitol File
Yahoo Said to Start Approaching Possible Bidders Soon As Monday
Journal-isms Is Looking for a New Home After Maynard Institute Cuts Ties
As Publishers Lose Control, Are Newspaper Websites a Dead Parrot?
Vox Media Gives Curbed a Makeover, Expands Home Coverage
Neuroscience studies find that ads on physical materials generate more emotional processing—partly because of motor processing of multisensory consumption—than do digital ads. A recent study from Temple University neuroscientists found that people were more likely to remember an ad and its context if they saw it in print than if they saw it on screen.
May 11 - 13, 2016
InterContinental Mark Hopkins San Francisco
Join us in San Francisco for the 12th Annual IMAG Conference, bringing together independent magazine media executives from around the country. Peer-to-peer networking coupled with peerless intelligence on issues central to enthusiast brands make this meeting essential for all indie leaders, including c-suite, editorial, digital, revenue, development and more.
The iconic actor has wowed audiences in everything from “Single White Female” to “Georgia”—and now she has an Oscar nomination for “The Hateful Eight” and the stop-motion-animated heartbreaker “Anomalisa” in theaters.