The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, September 11, 2017

Kalmbach's New CEO Is a Firm Believer In Putting the Customer Front and Center
Dan Hickey is someone who brings an array of skills to the top post at Kalmbach, from his tenure at Meredith, where he oversaw all digital businesses, to his executive position at AOL, and his editorial leadership roles at Walking Magazine and National Gardening, along with many other career experiences that will no doubt help him along this niche path he is now traveling.
Time Inc. Launches New Video Series ‘Homemade vs. The Internet’ for Facebook’s Watch
The new series is a cooking reality show that challenges an award-winning chef to compete against a millennial food writer to create the better-tasting (and better-looking) dish after watching a brief viral food video.
'Veranda' Magazine Turns 30, Touts 'Ads Are Content'
Interior design magazine Veranda is celebrating its 30th birthday with its biggest advertising revenue issue in a decade. The September/October issue, out on newsstands last week, had a 13% increase in ad revenue.
Norm Pearlstine: ‘It’s not yet clear what people will pay for.’
Few people have had as illustrious a career in publishing as Norm Pearlstine, who retired in July from Time Inc. He is now advising media companies and has returned to writing, tackling topics including North Korea, Trump and the media.
Q&A: NewYorker.com Editor Michael Luo on Readership, Revenue and ‘the Mooch’
"Other people might have a better historical context, but I think that the New Yorker has become much more known for its sort of liberal take on things in the Trump era and in the digital era because we have Remnick writing pretty often, and obviously he has a point of view."
How a Free Canvas Tote from the New Yorker Became a Bigger Status Symbol than a $10,000 Hermès Bag
The New Yorker has distributed 500,000 of them to date, and demand has been so intense that supply hasn’t always kept pace, said Dwayne Sheppard, vice president of consumer marketing for Condé Nast.
Gwyneth Paltrow is Covered in Mud for First Goop Magazine Cover
The quarterly mag, co-produced with Conde Nast and priced at $14.99, features a conversation with Paltrow, in which she discusses failure, alternative remedies and her first cleanse.
The Best Magazine Media Moments from The Daily Front Row’s 2017 Fashion Media Awards
Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough presented "Best September Issue" to Instyle's Laura Brown. Kaia and Presley Gerber presented "Media Brand of the Year" to Teen Vogue's Phillip Piccardi.
Now on Medium: Curated Stories from News Publishers Including The Economist
“These stories are handpicked by Medium editors based on our members’ interests. All of these selections are placed behind our metered membership paywall, so members get unlimited access..."
Magazine Media Spotlight: Nicole Kidman Parts Crowds at Annual InStyle Party
Nicole Kidman wore a stunning Valentino dress to the InStyle party. Other guests at this Renault-Nissan-sponsored event? The conga-line included everyone from Armie Hammer and Brie Larson to Willem Dafoe, Josh Lucas, Octavia Spencer and Maisie Williams.
Magazine Media 360° July 2017 Brand Audience Report Data Is Here!
Today, MPA – The Association of Magazine Media released the Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report for July 2017, covering 127 magazine brands across 30 companies. As reflected in the increase in Total Audience, consumer demand for magazine media’s quality content remains strong. When MPA looks at results by platform, we continue to see growth in Print+Digital as well as significant investments paying off in substantially increased audiences for Video.
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 Seminar: Legal Briefing for Magazine Editors 2017
Join us for ASME's 2017 Legal Briefing for Magazine Editors to learn about the latest legal developments affecting your brand. In a fast-paced and interactive day-long program, we'll discuss what you need to know to keep your magazine—and writers, photographers, bloggers and promotion and marketing staffs—out of court and on top of the competition.
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.
Journalists Attribute Rise Of Fake News To Social Media
How Refinery29 Grew 29Rooms from a Staff Party into a Profitable, Ticketed Event
A New Era of Media Modesty: Simon Dumenco
Snapchat Inks a Discover Deal with Student Newspapers
Modern Digital Editions for Publishers & Marketers
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.
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
Modern Digital Editions for Publishers & Marketers