The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Kept Alive by Subscriber Inertia, Print Magazines Are Going to Be Around for a While Yet
“The (Price Waterhouse Coopers) data is showing us that especially in certain categories, print magazines are not going to go away,” PwC consultant Chris Lederer tells Quartz, adding the publications that dabble in “arts, crafts, hobbies, and other reference kinds of categories” have particular staying power.
Bon Appétit's Pamela Drucker Mann: Food Media Is Having "a Moment"
“I think the digital guys are catching up with us, actually,” said Pamela Drucker Mann, publisher and chief revenue officer of Bon Appétit magazine, during this week’s WSJ Media Mix podcast: Bon Appétit’s magazine sales are also holding up relatively well. The title’s sales have increased in the past two years, Ms. Drucker Mann said, thanks in part to the food media boom. About 60% of Bon Appétit’s revenue now comes from digital compared with 40% from print.
Sports Illustrated Starts a Summer Swimsuit Festival in Brooklyn to Expand on Winter Swimsuit Issue
The Event Will Be Held Aug. 28 in Coney Island: "Sports Illustrated Swimsuit is globally renowned, and we are just scratching the surface of creating fan experiences which we believe will take the franchise to a whole new level of popularity," said Rich Battista, president of Time Inc.'s Entertainment & Sports Group.
Q&A with Lewis DVorkin on the Forbes Contributor Network
DVorkin: "The value of being a contributor to Forbes is clear. Whether you’re a journalist, academic or book author – everyone wants to be connected to a valuable brand. Forbes is a respected media brand that’s known around the world, so writers want to attach themselves to that kind of credibility."
Glenda Bailey Dishes on Harper’s Bazaar Covers and Her Evolving Role
The editor, who received an Order of the British Empire in 2008 and an award of Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French government in 2012, began her magazine career at Marie Claire in the U.K. in 1988, making it such a success that she even did an American Express commercial there.
Martha Stewart Weddings' Darcy Miller on Morning TV
Darcy Miller, editor-at-large for Martha Stewart Weddings, shared some exciting ideas to make the most of the season: This year's top wedding trends reflect the cheerful vibes that make a summertime wedding so alluring.
Time Inc. Names Marketing Executive
Time Inc. has named Leslie Dukker Doty executive vp, consumer marketing and revenue. Doty most recently served as Trusted Media Brands’ CMO. Prior to her time with Trusted Media, Doty worked for CVS Health, MasterCard and SunTrust Bank.
Magazine Media Spotlight: The Names of Four New Elements in the Periodic Table Have Been Released
Popular Mechanics' Andrew Moseman reports: Elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 aren't just nameless candidates awaiting addition to the periodic table. Now they've got names... ​​Welcome to the new periodic table.​
Paul Fichtenbaum Leaving Sports Illustrated After 27 Years
Mr. Fichtenbaum said in a statement "I have been fortunate to be part of the team that has reinvented Sports Illustrated, especially over the last few years when we launched more businesses and content verticals than ever. The franchise has the wind at its back. There has been no better place to be a journalist and develop new media than Time Inc.”
Seven Ways City & Regional Publishers Are Growing Their Business
The mood at the recent City and Regional Magazine Association Annual Conference in Denver was upbeat and cautiously optimistic that business was improving with much of the focus on new business development. Here are some of the ways that city and regional publishers are driving new revenue for their businesses.
Publishers Test Snapchat's Tolerance for Branded Content
“We’re still figuring out the best way to work branded content in and if advertisers are interested, it would be supplemental to a bigger campaign,” said Julia Rodack, director of branded content at Complex. “For now, it could just be added value.”
National Lampoon Blasts A+E Studios Over Series Based on Magazine’s History
President Alan Donnes tells TheWrap studio did not obtain permission to use National Lampoon brand to promote series “Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead.”
Video, Data and More at the 2016 SIPA Conference
Selling Subscriptions Through Apple Is Getting Better for Publishers — but Also for Everyone Else
The Bezos Effect: How Amazon’s Founder Is Reinventing The Washington Post
Judge in Gawker Case Issues Permanent Injunction on Hulk Hogan Sex Tape
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2016 Yale Publishing Course
Popular Mechanics' Andrew Moseman reports: Elements 113, 115, 117, and 118 aren't just nameless candidates awaiting addition to the periodic table. Now they've got names... ​​Welcome to the new periodic table.​