The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

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Facebook, Google Challenged to Improve Ad Measurement Standards
An ad group in the UK is calling for the duopoly to adopt "acceptable industry standards."
How Instagram Stories Became the Growth engine for Teen Vogue’s Woke Letter
Since the Condé Nast-owned publisher launched Woke Letter, a weekly news- and politics-focused newsletter, a little more than three months ago, the biggest engine of its subscriber growth has been Instagram Stories, which it uses every week to entice people to sign up.
Hearst Magazines’ Digital Unit Taps Forbes Exec Michael Dugan As CTO
In the newly created position, Dugan will manage all aspects of Hearst Magazines Digital Media technical organization around the world. He reports to HMDM global president Troy Young.
Us Weekly Welcomes Return of Former Top Editor
Oli Coleman reports "Us Weekly’s new owners have brought back one of the magazine’s old guard. Former news editor Jen Peros — who left the magazine for “Entertainment Tonight” in 2015 — is making her glorious return as the managing editor for American Media Inc.’s celeb titles, working on Us Weekly as well as Star, OK!, the National Enquirer, Globe and the National Examiner, plus their associated Web sites and Radar Online."
Magazine Media Spotlight: Runner's World September Issue Features Actor Sterling K. Brown
People covers the Runner's World celebrity interview in its article "This Is Us' Sterling K. Brown Uses Running to Relax and "Endure the Craziness of Everything Else." You can read the exclusive here at Runner's World: https://www.runnersworld.com/im-a-runner/sterling-k-brown.
More from InStyle's September Issue: Laura Dern’s Letter to Her 12-Year-Old Daughter
Laura Dern writes a touching letter to her 12-year-old daughter, encouraging her to "Write Your Own Story"
Social Media Strategies to Maximize Revenue: Dinner + Conversation
Join MPA and SocialFlow on September 12 for a lively discussion with your peers. Over cocktails and dinner, you’ll discuss how social media channels can drive user engagement for advertisers, offset costs and strengthen your relationships with marketers and agencies. Learn more and RSVP today, seating limited. NYC.
ASME NEXT Talks with Pamela Colloff
Join ASME NEXT for a conversation with National Magazine Award-winning journalist Pamela Colloff, followed by an evening of networking.
ASME NEXT Seminar: Speed Interviewing and Résumé Critique
Join us on September 14 for an ASME NEXT Seminar for early-career editors. You'll meet one-on-one with top hiring managers and editors for a mock interview and on-the-spot résumé feedback.
Download the 2017-18 Magazine Media Factbook Powerpoint File!
All the research facts, charts, and data are ready to use in your presentations.
Preet Bharara Will be Keynote Speaker for November 16, 2017 Media Future Summit
Organizers of the annual Media Future Summit, The Wharton Future of Advertising Program, which is part of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and MediaPost, announce that Preet Bharara will be the keynote speaker at the November 16, 2017 MFS.
The 2017 Media Future Summit Is Coming to New York November 16
The Media Future Summit convenes owners and top executives representing the breadth of the media/marketing economy to review the latest news from the revenue front lines and explore all avenues toward ethical, sustainable media-­‐revenue streams and business models.
ASME NEXT New Member Benefits and Calendar
ASME NEXT introduces new member benefits, including monthly networking events, a new series of educational seminars and invitation-only quarterly visits at the editorial offices of national magazines, all at discounted rates. Every member of ASME NEXT will also be eligible to participate in ASME mentoring programs. For more information, visit asmenext.org.
Belichick Cover Story Is Huge Boon to N Magazine
The Newsstand Needs a Business Model That Welcomes Innovation
Snap’s Incredible, Vanishing Pile of Cash
All the research facts, charts, and data are ready to use in your presentations.
“The MPA’s IMAG community prides itself on sharing and learning from one another,” said Andy Clurman, President and CEO of Active Interest Media and Chair of the IMAG Financial Benchmarking Study. “As a board, we thought a benchmarking study would be the ideal way to provide member companies with key metrics to better understand how their performance compares to similar companies.” The survey was conducted in the last quarter of 2016 by Mazars USA, a global accounting firm. Only open to members of the IMAG community, participants received two sets of detailed results: one for all respondents and one broken down by revenue tier.
From case studies to inspiring keynotes from industry innovators, the 2017 IMAG Conference offered invaluable insights and practical ideas for enthusiast brands. For a recap from the 2017 annual conference held May 22-24 in Marina del Rey - click here.
AdvantageCS, Alliance for Audited Media (AAM), CDS Global, CMG, GfK, LSC Communications, Media Services Group, MediaWorks 360, PIB, PressReader, Procirc/PubWorx, Publishers Press, Quad/Graphics, Relevnt, West Linn, ZergNet, and Zinio.
The Media Future Summit convenes owners and top executives representing the breadth of the media/marketing economy to review the latest news from the revenue front lines and explore all avenues toward ethical, sustainable media-­‐revenue streams and business models.
ASME NEXT introduces new member benefits, including monthly networking events, a new series of educational seminars and invitation-only quarterly visits at the editorial offices of national magazines, all at discounted rates. Every member of ASME NEXT will also be eligible to participate in ASME mentoring programs. For more information, visit asmenext.org.
September 14, 2017
ASME NEXT
Join us on September 14 for an ASME NEXT Seminar for early-career editors. You'll meet one-on-one with top hiring managers and editors for a mock interview and on-the-spot résumé feedback.
September 28, 2017
Carroll Place
Join ASME NEXT for a conversation with National Magazine Award-winning journalist Pamela Colloff, followed by an evening of networking. ASME Next is affiliated with the American Society of Magazine Editors and is the leading organization for early-career print and digital journalists.
November 14, 2017
Hearst Tower

People covers the Runner's World exclusive interview in its article "This Is Us' Sterling K. Brown Uses Running to Relax and "Endure the Craziness of Everything Else." You can read the exclusive here at Runner's World.