The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Meredith and Unconventional Studios Launch Strategic Partnership
Meredith Corporation is the latest publisher to up the ante for reaching Millennials through video. The company announced on Tuesday that it has reached a partnership agreement with Unconventional Studios, producer of the nationally syndicated television show “Ok! TV.”
Time Inc. and Nielsen Catalina to Put Print in Cross-Platform Measurement Mix
Time Inc. and Nielsen Catalina Solutions, which connects TV and digital ad exposure to in-store CPG sales, unveiled a new cross-platform measurement service that adds print ad exposure to the mix.
Publishers Press and The Magazine Channel Launch Reading App
Inkworthy debuts with more than 450 publishers on board: The Magazine Channel, the tech company founded by Publishers Press in 2012, has released a new reading app. Now available for free download, iPhone app Inkworthy boasts more magazine articles than any other reader, according to The Magazine Channel, with some 40 percent of the content from the more than 450 participating publishers making its digital debut on the app.
The Atlantic Is Tackling Big Issues Like Climate Change and Gun Violence by Posing More Questions
Flipping the Q&A into an A&Q: “Where are the interesting, unresolved, complex, nuanced questions?” In an attempt to tackle these topics of national and global concern — questions that feel almost unsolvable in our current political climate — The Atlantic is experimenting with what it’s calling an inversion of the Q&A.
Modern Luxury Media Plans to Launch Two New Magazines
Revenue is up 20 percent year to date, and more launches are on the runway for the now-profitable company, according to CEO Michael Dickey.
National Geographic Publishes 10 Covers for Its April Issue
National Geographic magazine is going "big and plenty" with its April issue celebrating Photographer Joel Sartore’s “Photo Ark” Project. The magazine for the first time in its history is releasing 10 covers which all feature Mr. Sartore's work. Subscribers will receive a random cover and Newsstands will offer a selection of the covers.
The Hollywood Reporter Reveals 2016’s Most Powerful Stylists
The Hollywood Reporter’s Fifth Annual Most Powerful Stylists in Hollywood issue, which hits stands Wednesday, has become a yearly exercise in the game of leapfrog as the men and women charged with dressing movie stars and musicians move up and down in the Top 25 rankings depending on a variety of factors...
InStyle's Kahlana Barfield Among Fashion Notables Divulging Their Night Out "Getready" and "Pregame" Routine
Everyone has their specific morning routine: multiple coffees, Instagram stalking, a heavy concealer application. But it’s the whole process of getting ready ahead of a night out where all the fun happens: multiple cocktails, Ashanti and JaRule-heavy playlists, a bold lipstick application...
Lady Gaga's Latest Award-Winning Gig? Magazine Editor of the Year
Lady Gaga has been named the Daily Front Row's editor of the year, honoring her for her V Magazine guest-editing work in which she "masterminded a record-setting 16 covers for the pre-Spring issue and edited the the entire magazine," the publication said in a statement.
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Instagram May Change Your Feed, Personalizing It with an Algorithm
How Teen Mag Tiger Beat Is Evolving to Target Celeb-Obsessed Gen Z-ers
Official "Batman v Superman" Magazine Features 100 Pages of Photos and Interviews
Former Publisher: Trump Magazine Was Profitable
Breitbart Sends "Cease and Desist" Letters to Former Staffers
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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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