The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, April 8, 2016

An Invitation from IMAG Conference Chair Michela O’Connor Abrams
Join us for 3 days of insights from indie leaders from around the country, and peer-to-peer networking coupled with crucial intelligence on issues central to enthusiast brands.
Why Tech Site CNET Launched a High-Quality Print Quarterly
The goal of the launch, said CNET co-editor-in-chief Connie Guglielmo in an interview with Samir “Mr. Magazine” Husni (-In last week's Daily News Roundup- http://www.magazine.org/node/45363) , was to deliver CNET content on a platform readers wanted. “We’re platform agnostic. It’s all about the reader and how they want to consume content,” said Guglielmo.
Revamped Metropolitan Home Sets Its Sights on Millennials
“Among the shelter magazines of the time, it was considered a little bit of a rebel,” said Newell Turner, the editorial director of the Hearst Design Group, which publishes three shelter magazines, including Elle Décor.
Niche Food Magazine (Gluten Free Forever) Will Enjoy Boost from Meredith Corp.
Publishing giant Meredith Corp., publisher of AllRecipes and Better Homes & Gardens, said that beginning with GFF’s spring issue, it will lead advertising and sales for the quarterly.
InStyle's Mother's Day Issue Features a Kate Hudson Shoot and Cover
ET showcases the special issue, offering previews of the in-depth interview focusing on the movie star's unique perspective on motherhood, life, and her career.
Woman's Day, Rachael Ray Nutrish Partner on Interactive Cover
Woman’s Day partnered up with Rachael Ray Nutrish, the chef’s natural dog and cat food company, on a unique, interactive cover for the May issue of the magazine.
Freeform Orders "Issues" Pilot for Scripted Series Inspired by Cosmopolitan Editor Joanna Coles
Freeform has ordered a pilot for “Issues,” a scripted series inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, the editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, Variety has learned exclusively.
The Economist Will Pitch Sponsored Mini-Documentaries in Its NewFronts Debut
On May 10 in New York, the publisher will tout video formats including virtual reality, highlight examples of previous films and explain its approach to sponsored content for the video vertical, which launched in June.
The InStyle Collection's Deanne Kaczerski Profiled
The InStyle Collection's executive editor of digital innovation was "the mastermind and previous editorial director behind Time Inc.’s beauty site, MIMI," The InStyle Collection now encompasses MIMI, xoJane, xoVain, and The Outfit.
Dylan Howard Details His Roller-Coaster Ride With Charlie Sheen
Dylan Howard’s unusual relationship with Charlie Sheen started via text message in the fall of 2010. As the current AMI, Inc. vice president and chief content officer recounts in this week’s Hollywood Reporter first-person essay “The Tabloid Tale of Charlie Sheen and Me,” he was quickly dubbed a “mensch” by the Two and a Half Men star for reaching out directly.
Sports Stars Gather at $1.8 Million Charity Dinner
Magazine media publisher Marvin Shanken puffed on cigars with New York Knicks all-star Carmelo Anthony, former NBA star John Salley, and former NFL linebacker Ray Lewis.
Golf Digest Writer Lines Up His 50th Masters
In a brief but telling byline bio, Golf Digest senior writer Dave Kindred notes that he "has lost golf balls in 22 countries on four continents."
Beauty Editors Make Peace with Bloggers
FIT Beauty Panel featured editors from The InStyle Collection.
Bloomberg Media Names Global Head of Ad Sales Marketing
“In her new role, Amy (Marks) will lead marketing ideas and campaigns across all of our platforms around the world: digital, TV, radio, print and live events,” wrote Bloomberg Media’s global chief revenue and client partnerships officer Paul Caine, in a memo.
People Moves in Magazine Media for This Week
Entertainment Weekly named an executive projects director, a news director, and a senior editor of TV reviews; Cosmopolitan.com has a new senior sex & relationships editor; New York has a new and very notable contributing editor; and much, much more in this week's recap.
Reddit Launches Its First Official Apps for iOS and Android
More on Galerie Launch
U.S. Newspapers to Ad Blocker: Drop Dead
Mashable Fires Dozens of Staffers in Massive Shakeup
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.