The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Gwyneth Paltrow, Tracee Ellis Ross, Tyra Banks Keep it Real at Marie Claire Power Trip
A year after hatching the idea in the back of a taxi, the Marie Claire editor yesterday welcomed a group of 200-or-so powerful women to the aptly named “Power Trip,” which included chartering a Jet Blue flight from New York to San Francisco’s W Hotel for a 36-hour “pop-up” conference.
Testing its pay-per-article model in English, Blendle launches in the United States with 20 publishers
Blendle, the Dutch platform that lets users pay by the article, launched in a limited beta in the United States on Wednesday by partnering with 20 outlets — including premium publishers like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The Economist, and Time.
On front pages around the world, images of horror and solidarity after the Brussels attacks
The image of two women, one with a bloody hand holding her phone, the other with her shirt torn open and covered with dust from an explosion, made front pages around the world today.
French publishers fight back en masse against the ad blockers
Urged by the French online publishing trade body Geste, a group of French publishers is trialling a week-long experiment to deter ad blockers, starting Monday March 21.
Courteney Cox joins XOJane as contributing editor
Courteney Cox will be sharing her favorite beauty and lifestyle secrets with the world as a new contributing editor for the women’s lifestyle site xoJane.com, EW can reveal.
This $99 box transforms any smartphone into a 3D printer. No, seriously
Huffington Post finds feel good videos perform best on Facebook
ComScore Partners With Adobe to Receive New Digital Metrics
Mr. Magazine Interview Series: Hudson News Owners Launch Art Magazine Galerie
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 across disciplines. Register by March 14 for best rate.
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.

FOR more than half a century Fidel Castro ordered Cubans to be prepared to resist an American invasion. When it finally came this week it took the peaceful and friendly form of President Barack Obama, his wife and daughters, nearly 40 members of Congress and some top business leaders. Even so, many residents of Havana, Cuba’s capital, had to pinch themselves when they saw Air Force One fly over the city on March 20th and the “Beast”, as Mr Obama’s armoured limousine is dubbed, ply the streets. Cubans turned out spontaneously to greet him.