The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, April 25, 2016

The Media Chart: ABC Dances to the Top - Shelter Magazines Report Audience
Rounding out the top ten in Print + Digital audience were Mother Earth News, Midwest Living, Coastal Living, Architectural Digest, and Sunset. Read more to find out which magazine media brands ruled the top five.
Zinio Launches Mobile-Optimized Magazine Newsstand For Samsung's Flagship Devices Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge
"ZINIO for Samsung" launched in 11 countries simultaneously, including the US, Mexico, UK and France, with top-selling local and international content, and will expand to further territories later in 2016. Samsung now offers the only device in the market where customers can browse, read and search articles of all magazines in an easy-to-read format that is specifically designed for a responsive, optimized experience for the mobile screen.
Libraries Lead the Way in Promoting Digital Magazines to Readers, ...Donald Trump Also
GfK MRI survey finds that men have been 17 percent more likely to pick up a magazine title if it features The Donald on the cover, especially if their income is below $50K...
Dr. Husni's Magazine Innovation Center's ACT 6: Linda Ruth Reports - Magazines Are Not Just Surviving - They Are Thriving.
Linda Ruth: "There are more titles on the newsstand than there were a decade ago; print advertising retains its credibility and authority with consumers; and magazines are an immersive, personal, and connective medium."
GroupM Questions Digital's "Integrity," Estimates Ad-Blocking Averaging 22%
Singling out ad-blocking in particular and fraud and viewability issues in general, GroupM this morning released a report calling for an “industry-wide collaboration” to address a variety of “integrity” issues plaguing the digital media marketplace.
Ken Li Named Managing Editor of Newsweek
Li most recently served as a founding editor of Re/code. He has previously worked for Reuters, The Financial Times, The Industry Standard and The New York Daily News.
Newsweek Managing Editor Kira Bindrim Heads to Quartz
“Some of us have had the pleasure of working with Kira in the past, and have learned to appreciate her energy, humor, and astonishing ability to get things done,” wrote Xana Antunes, editor of new initiatives at Quartz, in a memo.
Stylewatch's Brittany Burke Talks Spring Dress Trends for Every Occasion
At 21:25 in the program, StyleWatch Deputy Editor Brittany Burke examines three dress choices that are both appropriate for the workplace, or for leisure.
The New Republic CEO Guy Vidra Resigns
“I want to let you know that I have decided to transition to an advisory role at TNR,” Vidra said in an internal staff memo, which was reviewed by POLITICO. “I will continue in this capacity through the end of the month and will then make myself available to help as the magazine moves forward to a promising future under Hamilton Fish and Win McCormack.”
What Does Facebook's Latest Algorithm Change Mean for Publishers? As Usual, No One Really Knows
The giant social network just released its latest algorithm change—or at least just started talking about it—on Thursday. In a blog post, a senior Facebook engineer and one of the company’s research scientists described what the new changes are intended to do...
Trump Is Not Going to Be Happy About the Next Fortune Cover
Fortune’s May 1 issue has a cover story on Donald Trump, saying his net worth is $3.72 billion — far below the $10 billion that he claims.
Lawyer Found Guilty in Maxim Fraud Case Heading to Jail
The lawyer found guilty of wire fraud as part of a failed bid to buy Maxim magazine sobbed as a judge on Thursday sentenced him to six months in prison...
Instagram Beauty Gets Mixed Reviews for Golf Magazine Cover
Editor of Bangladesh's First LGBT Magazine "Hacked to Death by Islamist Militants" in Horrific Attack
Stars with Publishing Imprints of Their Own
How The Onion Is Helping Univision Grow Beyond
Come hear indie brand leaders candidly share their insights on the growth drivers for their businesses, followed by a discussion about future growth. Featuring: Andy Clurman, President and CEO, Active Interest Media; Chuck Croft, President, Kalmbach Publishing; Rebecca Wesson Darwin, Founder and CEO, Garden & Gun; and Paul Rossi, President, The Economist Media Business; and moderated by John Battelle, EIC and CEO, NewCo. See agenda and register today.
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.