The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, March 18, 2016

TV Show Complements Anglers Journal Magazine Launch
Active Interest Media (AIM) has announced the creation of a new fishing TV show to complement its launch of Anglers Journal magazine. “Anglers Journal Television” (“AJTV”), will be produced by Warren Miller Entertainment and AIM Studios of Boulder, Colorado, both subsidiaries of AIM.
i-5 Publishing Rebrands As Lumina Media
“Lumina better represents the energy of our new company direction,” stated Lumina Media Chairman David Fry.
Silber: The Fate of the Newsstand Isn’t the Same As the Fate of Print
Folio's Tony Silber writes: "The fate of the newsstand isn’t the same as the fate of print, and the newsstand shouldn’t be used as a symbol of the overall state of print media. The newsstand is the weakest part of the print-magazine industry, having long since collapsed as an economically robust distribution channel for most of the players in the supply chain—wholesalers, retailers, distributors and many (most?) magazines."
Hearst Looks for Global Scale to Native Ads
Magazine giant Hearst is rolling out its native digital ad product to all 84 of its markets, buoyed by the success it has had in the U.S. -Hearst’s “shared spaces” product lets advertisers inhabit the same area as editorial content.
Elle Celebrates Washington Women of Power List
“We’re interested in how women get their power, and how they use it once they get it,” explained Elle’s editor in chief Robbie Myers here Wednesday night to unveil her Women in Washington Power List, now in its sixth year, highlighting a broad swath of female political muscle.
Condé Nast Builds Up Digital Team with Anne Sachs
Sachs will report to Fred Santarpia, executive vice president and chief digital officer, as a member of his corporate digital strategy and initiatives team. Condé Nast confirmed the move.
Redbook Editor-in-Chief Meredith Rollins Shares Her Morning Routine and Beauty Picks
Meredith Rollins is the powerhouse editor-in-chief of Redbook magazine. Originally from Winnetka, Illinois, Rollins formerly worked at Harper's Bazaar and New York magazine, after which she worked as the executive editor at Lucky magazine. Rollins first started at Redbook in 2010 as the executive editor, and was promoted to editor-in-chief within four short years.
StyleWatch Deputy Editor Brittany Burke on Amazon’s New Live Show, Style Code
Best viewed on laptops, desktops, and tablets: Tonight on Style Code Live - the best jeans for your body type. Plus, how to sculpt and shape your brows in four easy steps.
Magazine Media Spotlight: Teen Vogue - How Donald Trump Is Using Social Media
After Donald Trump's crushing string of wins from last week’s Super Tuesday through last week’s primaries, it’s all too plausible that the billionaire businessman-turned-reality star-turned-politician will capture the Republican nomination.
Time Inc. Makes Changes to Sales Leadership
Time Inc. has made changes to its sales and marketing leadership team: Mark Ellis, Lauren Newman, Brendan Ripp, and Greg Schumann all received promotions.
Vogue China Unveils First Cover of Vogue Me
Vogue Me, the new bimonthly magazine targeting China’s “post-Nineties generation” unveiled its cover online today.
Rosenberg: IAB Talks About Consumers, But Doesn't Listen to Them
Ari Rosenberg writes: "The IAB CEO describes the consumers the IAB puts first as monkeys who can’t think for themselves."
Ad Blocking: Advertising "Accounts for Half of Data Used to Read Articles"
Advertising could account for about half of data usage for people reading articles on their smartphones, according to a study by Enders Analysis. The Guardianreported that the study looked at six unnamed “popular publishers," both with and without an ad blocker, and found that anywhere between 18% and 79% of the data downloaded was from ads.
Cover Battle: The Hollywood Reporter or New York
The Vice Magazine Redesign, Complete with New Fonts
GOOD Magazine Has a New Editor in Chief
Where Is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part II
Tamara Ingram: The Woman Taking the Reins at JWT
U.S. Antitrust Lawsuit Aims to Block California Newspaper Sale
U.S. Ad Spend Up 10% in February, TV and Digital Climb
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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.
After Donald Trump's crushing string of wins from last week’s Super Tuesday through last week’s primaries, it’s all too plausible that the billionaire businessman-turned-reality star-turned-politician will capture the Republican nomination.