The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, August 30, 2018

"Face Story" Pairs National Geographic Journalism with Digital Savvy
Melynda Fuller reports "The print issue just hit newsstands this week, but the story was breaking records in the digital sphere long before that. As of last Friday, total digital traffic was up to 2.9 million global unique viewers and 10.5 million global page views across all content related to the story. The story has become NatGeo’s No. 1 so far this year; it's also the most read story ever on Apple News."
Interview Magazine Sold Back to Peter Brant
Through Brant's legal maneuvering, Interview is set to relaunch under the same ownership and leadership after filing for liquidation.
The Atlantic Hires Alex Hardiman As Chief Business and Product Officer
Hardiman, currently head of news products at Facebook, to guide audience experience and product strategy across The Atlantic platforms at a time of unprecedented expansion.
Texas Monthly, Frost Bank Team for Sponsored Series
"Texas Monthly redesigned its site in January and reorganized its editorial team to cover new, specific verticals, including News & Politics, Being Texan, The Culture, Style & Design, Food & Drink, BBQ and Travel & Outdoors." reports Sara Guaglione.
Watch the Winning Ideas Webinar Series
Livecast on Tuesdays in August, this online series of webcasts covered topics like leadership, native advertising, monetization, event development and promotion, new revenue streams, and digital initiatives. Experience the webinars for yourself now!
New Research Shows Impact of GDPR on Global Spam Levels
Total email fell, due to a combination of seasonal fluctuations and new privacy standards. Notably, spam stayed relatively static. “Spam is still a big problem but it has not become a bigger problem, counter to popular opinions among security researchers,” the report said.
ITC Eliminates US Tariffs on Canadian Paper Mills
The International Trade Commission on Wednesday nixed US tariffs that had been slapped on the Canadian paper mills earlier this year — a win for domestic newspapers that have lately been forced to shoulder higher prices for newsprint.
Essence Expands Fourth Annual Street Style Block Party
The event, which is now ticketed, will have around 100 vendors and honor Kelis and feature a performance by Teyana Taylor.
Livecast on Tuesdays in August, this online series of webcasts covered topics like leadership, native advertising, monetization, event development and promotion, new revenue streams, and digital initiatives. Experience the webinars for yourself now!
This edition features 20% more of the independent research, statistics and compelling facts that articulate the power of magazine media and its effectiveness compared to other media. Please find: New category data and charts from the recently launched Magazine Media 360° Social Media Engagement Factor. New multimedia comparisons proving magazine readers are the strongest everyday influencers. New data proving advertising in magazines raises brand awareness and purchase intent. New Pharma ROAS case studies that show magazines drive conversions to branded prescription drugs. •New charts that show while trust in platforms declines, trust in journalism rebounds. •New charts that show how magazines excel in motivating consumer trial with featured samples and coupons. •New charts that show the role of print and subscriptions in the circulation mix. We encourage you to use this information in your own brand presentations, marketing and conversations. Please let us know if you’d like additional copies—and be sure to share the digital versions (PDF and Powerpoint) at www.magazine.org/factbook.
September 12, 2018
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