The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, August 25, 2017

Sean Hargrave Asks: Did Facebook Just Save Digital Publishing?
"It's welcome news. Facebook will allow publishers to sell subscriptions through Instant Articles without taking a slice."
Magazine Media Spotlight: Who Owns the Internet?
In The New Yorker, Elizabeth Kolbert explores what big tech’s monopoly powers mean for our culture.
What to Watch: Eyes Are on Edward Enninful, the First Man to Helm British Vogue
The new British Vogue editor is facing challenges in a tricky environment for print magazines.
Redbook's Meredith Rollins Appears on Good Morning America
Redbook’s editor in chief Meredith Rollins appeared on Good Morning America sharing four ways to wear the "moto jacket" for Fall.
Essence's Vanessa DeLuca Among Notables Responding to the Portrayal of African Women in Media
Essence editor in chief Vanessa DeLuca "If there were balance, if we saw more diversity, and it was more multi-dimensional there would be a truer picture of who we really are.”
Rediscover Your Inner Child with Highlights Magazine Documentary Trailer
The new documentary 44 Pages is a portrait of Highlights magazine, which follows the creation of the cultural phenomenon’s 70th anniversary issue from the first editorial meeting to its arrival in homes. Along the way, the film introduces the folks who produce the monthly title for “the world’s most important people” — children.
Time Inc. Ups Paul Martinez to Executive Creative Director
“I am thrilled to have Paul joining two of our iconic luxury titles. Since coming to Time Inc, he has led an exciting and dynamic redesign of Fortune and, more recently, Money, injecting new energy into those storied brands." said editorial director of the luxury & lifestyle group, Nathan Lump.
Taylor Swift Channels High-Fashion Gloss for New Reputation Magazine
Entertainment Weekly reports there "will be two magazines which boast, according to a release, 72 pages of personal poetry and photos as well as artwork by Swift, handwritten lyric sheets, outtakes from the “Look What You Made Me Do” music video shoot, and a poster.
Goodspeed Takes Flight on Tradewind Aviation
Goodspeed, a new quarterly airlines magazine, launched August 13 on Tradewind Aviation, a boutique airline.
Playboy's Cooper Hefner "Embarrassed" Trump Was Once on Magazine's Cover
Cooper Hefner, who now serves as Playboy’s chief creative officer, said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter: ”There’s a personal embarrassment because Trump is somebody who has been on our cover.”
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 Happy Hour + Headshots
Have your professional headshots taken during happy hour at the ASME NEXT office on Tuesday, September 19, between 6:30 and 8:30pm. Limited appointments available, so reserve your spot now.
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.
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.
Don't Give the Postal Service Virtually Unlimited Power to Raise Rates on Its Own
"Groups such as ours, along with the Alliance of Nonprofit Mailers and the Association for Postal Commerce, have been fighting to keep the CPI cap in place. If the PRC removes it, there will be no check on the Postal Service’s monopoly power... Without the cap, Americans will see devastating increases in postage rates that will do grave damage to magazines, subscribers and the countless charities that rely on the mail to fulfill their missions."- Linda Thomas Brooks, president and chief executive officer of MPA—The Association of Magazine Media.
German Magazine Slammed for Trump "Nazi Salute" Cover
Delish Magazine Says Couples Should Stop Serving Cake at Their Weddings
Confessions of a Broadcast Executive: "If You Pay Peanuts, You’re Going to Get Monkeys"
YouTube Cracking Down on Hate Speech
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“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.
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
In The New Yorker, Elizabeth Kolbert explores what big tech’s monopoly powers mean for our culture.