The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, March 14, 2016

The Media Chart: Supercell Is Number 1 in Apps, Women's Lifestyle Magazines Report
Better Homes and Gardens, Good Housekeeping, and Martha Stewart Living came in at the very top of the Magazine audience ranking; read more to see what other magazine media brands made up the top ten.
Magazines at the Newsstand Reviewed: Now that Spring Is Almost Here, It’s Time to Clean
Woman’s Day, Martha Stewart Living, Family Circle, Good Housekeeping, The New Yorker, and TIME are reviewed this week by the New York Post staff.
In Defense of the Magazine
Casey Cambridge, a library assistant at the Santa Monica Public Library, discusses her branch's growing collection of periodicals (600 subscriptions in play) concluding "Magazines were, and still are, us."
At SXSW: Trying Not to Go to War: Forbes and Adblock Plus Spar over Ad Blocking
It didn’t quite come to blows, but there was plenty of conflict when Dish and Forbes took the stage with leading ad blocking software maker, Adblock Plus.
How Hearst Magazines U.K. Adapted to Thrive in the Online World
Publishing director Judith Secombe and commercial content director Victoria White talked about how the group have met the challenges of the online world and what they’ve done to keep readers choosing their content.
Essence Adds Digital Fashion and Beauty Director
Time Inc.’s Essence magazine has tapped Julee Wilson as digital fashion and beauty director. In the newly-created role, Wilson will help define the voice and tone for the Web site’s fashion and beauty coverage.
WSJ. Magazine Paves Way for Stylish Men with Latest Issue
Armani, Barneys New York and Louis Vuitton are among the brands seeking the sophisticated male readers of WSJ. Magazine in the publisher’s latest men’s issue.
SxSW 2016: The Secrets of Kerry Washington’s Social Media
She’s spoken at length about the role of social media with InStyle editorial director Ariel Foxman after her March 2015 cover photo elicited an immediate, polarizing reaction. So when he reached out to her about what she’d most like to discuss in a panel at South by Southwest, she remembered those conversations.
Hudson News Founders Launch Galerie: "People Magazine for Artists"
Hudson News founders Lisa and James Cohen have decided to launch their own magazine: Called “Galerie,” the quarterly print glossy is positioned as a “People Magazine for artists,” according to Lisa Cohen, founder and editorial director.
British Vogue Tests Breaking Fashion News Alerts on WhatsApp
Vice Media and Sky Launch New U.K. TV Channel
James Bennet Will Lead Editorial Page at New York Times
Michelle Fields, Ben Shapiro Resign from Breitbart
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The Imagination Awards honor the work of independent magazine media companies and brands. These awards recognize projects and teams that capture the essence of a brand and demonstrate innovative thinking and imaginative tactics, well-defined business objectives, and successful execution and results.
May 12, 2016
We are pleased to announce the Imagination Awards for independent magazine media. The Imagination Awards honor the work of independent magazine media companies and brands. These awards recognize projects and teams that capture the essence of a brand and demonstrate innovative thinking and imaginative tactics, well-defined business objectives, and successful execution and results. WHO SHOULD ENTER THE IMAGINATION AWARDS? Any individual or team working at an independent magazine media brand. Entries may come from the areas of editorial, advertising sales and marketing, research, events, video, digital, mobile, social, consumer marketing, audience development, corporate, human resources or other.

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