The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, December 9, 2016

Mr. Magazine’s™ 30 Hottest Launches of 2015 – 2016!
Professor Husni writes: "It’s that time again; time for the 30 Hottest Magazine Launches of the Year and 2016 (October 2015 through September 2016) was an absolutely bona fide year for new magazines. Content was diverse and designs were divine and they just kept coming each and every month. Happily, new magazines have shown no signs of slowing down over the years, even with the naysayers predicting the death of print."
Esquire to Launch Pop-up on Snapchat
The site will be live for 48 hours and offer grooming tips for the holidays.
More on Hearst Launching Another Celebrity Print Title: Pioneer Woman
The Pioneer Woman magazine puts Food Network host Ree Drummond on the newsstand. Maile Carpenter, editor in chief of Food Network Magazine — will edit the June 2017 debut issue. The magazine will feature articles on food, meal planning and hosting, as well various lifestyle elements like fashion and family.
Editor in Chief Lisa Arbetter to Depart StyleWatch
The editor in chief will leave Time Inc. at the end of the month.
Donatella Versace Continues Book Tour in New York and Talks with InStyle’s Eric Wilson
InStyle’s Fashion News Director Eric Wilson interviewed Donatella Versace at the Times Center: The 30-minute talk, which drew a stylish crowd that packed into the auditorium — and included Helena Christensen, Leigh Lezark and Stephen Schwarzman — was moderated by Mr. Wilson.
Martha Stewart Weddings’ Darcy Miller Shares Career Advice Every Woman Needs to Know
"And it's got nothing to do with how talented you are:" Darcy Miller landed her first full-time job out of college as an editorial assistant for Martha Stewart Living, one could say that her career trajectory looked pretty promising. Twenty years later, she's the editor-at-large of Martha Stewart Weddings, former editorial director, and author/illustrator of her very own book, Celebrate Everything.
Inside the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen
Fox 5 NY business reporter Alison Morris was back at the GHI to speak with GH Food Director Susan Westmoreland, who discusses the Test Kitchen’s “tested-until-perfect” methods and gives viewers a sneak peek into the testing.
Martha Stewart Living and Martha Stewart Weddings on TV
See and read about four naturally pretty twists on holiday decorations that bring the outdoors in; While Darcy Miller, editor at large for Martha Stewart Weddings says forget DIY for your Wedding; Think DIT (Do It Together.)
MPA Magazine Media Spotlight: New England Snow Tubing Parks
Yankee magazine's website ranks the five best parks for a family day trip or weekend of Snow Tubing in New England. Yankee's Kim Knox Beckius writes "It’s a downhill thrill that requires no skill. An express ticket to childhood exhilaration, no matter how many years it’s been since you rooted for snow days. No wonder snow tubing is surging in popularity. New England’s top tubing destinations manufacture snow, groom lanes, and provide the cushy rubber donuts. All you need to do is bundle up, and let gravity do its job."
New Republic Hires NYU Graduate
Josephine Livingstone earned her B.A. at Oxford and her doctorate from NYU. Starting next month, she will apply that finely attuned mind’s eye as a staff writer for the New Republic, covering culture.
B2B Magazine Industry: UBM Takes Several Titles Digital-Only as Strategic Shift Continues
"Events first" push claims the print editions of Packaging Digest and MD+DI, among others.
The Year in Emojis, in 5 Charts
We may have reached peak emoji — and even consumers may have started to get fatigued — but this graphical language is here to stay.
Integral Ad Science Partners with Google, Others for Open Source Viewability
Amid heightened concern over so-called "walled gardens" hoarding data, worries that fraudulent bots are generating ghost-clicks, and fear that ads were never seen at all, the ad industry is craving transparency more than ever.
Middle School Students Envision Their Own "TIME Person of the Year" Cover
FCC Republicans Aim to Repeal Net Neutrality, Privacy Rules
When 9.4 Million Followers Isn’t Enough: NBC News Will Shut Down the Breaking News App on December 31
YouTube Reaches Settlement Over Songwriting Royalties
Vice Media Offering Apprenticeships to Former Inmates
The Kelly Awards are given to agency creative teams, advertising clients and magazine media publishers whose campaigns demonstrate both creative excellence and effectiveness in meeting campaign objectives. Award categories include: Best Print Magazine Creative, Best Magazine Media Creative/Campaign and Best Custom Magazine Media Program. Winners will be announced at the American Magazine Media Conference in New York City on February 8, 2017. Deadline is January 6, 2017. Apply now!
MPA–The Association of Magazine Media has released its 2016/17 Magazine Media Factbook today, the definitive source of magazine media research. Since 1985, MPA has been compiling and packaging the most compelling and comprehensive facts and figures around magazine media. Derived from third-party sources and MPA’s own research and data collection, the new Factbook has nearly 100 pages of current and useful information. “Nothing informs a discussion better than solid data,” said MPA’s President and Chief Executive Officer Linda Thomas Brooks, “and the 2016/17 Magazine Media Factbook has plenty of conversation starters. The research continues to show that magazine media is the most trusted, inspiring and influential of all media, and several new studies provide even more proof of magazine media’s unique ability to drive sales.”
February 08, 2017
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February 08, 2017
Conrad New York
Yankee magazine's website ranks the five best parks for a family day trip or weekend of Snow Tubing in New England. Yankee's Kim Knox Beckius writes "It’s a downhill thrill that requires no skill. An express ticket to childhood exhilaration, no matter how many years it’s been since you rooted for snow days. No wonder snow tubing is surging in popularity. New England’s top tubing destinations manufacture snow, groom lanes, and provide the cushy rubber donuts. All you need to do is bundle up, and let gravity do its job."