The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Meredith's Jessie Price of EatingWell Talks About the Merge with Cooking Light
Last month, Meredith announced its food title EatingWell would combine with Cooking Light, a former Time Inc. magazine brand, to create the largest subscription magazine in the epicurean category.
Condé Nast Italia Creates Influencer Incubator
The new Social Talent Agency enrolled 27 international influencers from different fields: For the kick-off, the agency enrolled 27 Italian and international talents, some of them graduates of the Condé Nast Social Academy, which the publishing company developed in partnership with L’Oréal Italia’s luxury division and with the scientific and educational support of Milan’s SDA Bocconi School of Management; -Reports WWD.
Facebook Sued Over Location Tracking
“Facebook secretly tracks, logs, and stores location data for all of its users -- including those who have sought to limit the information about their locations that Facebook may store in its servers by choosing to turn Location History off,” Brett Heeger alleges in a class-action complaint filed Friday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
Apple's App Store Ads Could Be a $2 Billion Business by 2020, Bernstein Analyst Predicts
If correct, the prediction would mark a significant milestone for Apple, which has been working to develop its services businesses, like iCloud and Apple Music, to offset slowing iPhone sales.
Alta, Digital Trends Name Top Ediorial, Creative Heads
At the quarterly Alta, award-winning journalist Blaise Zerega has been tapped as the publication’s new managing editor. Building on his previous work at tiles like Wired, Conde Nast Portfolio and Forbes, Zerega will lead Alta's editorial team and develop stories. Zerega has covered stories across arts and culture, science and technology and business and politics.
Out of South Africa: Make Time for Print Campaign Stirs Nostalgia
As convenient as they are, our screens and devices fail to adequately recreate the tactile experience of reading on paper. An evocative South African video campaign now aims to remind audiences of the value of print.
Who's Using Instagram? | Infographic #ALotofPeople
This week, eMarketer be looking at the audiences of social media platforms, including Facebook, Snapchat and Twitter. Each day, we'll feature a different platform. First up: Instagram.
YouTube CEO Calls on Creators to '#SaveYourInternet' Over E.U. Copyright Legislation
Wojcicki urged YouTubers to use the hashtag "#SaveYourInternet" in social-media posts to express opposition to the EU directive.
New Haven Biz Launches as Print Magazine
New England Business Media looks to tap into an underserved market without an articulated competitor.
2019 Kelly Awards Now Open For Entries
The Kelly Awards honor the creative spirit of excellence and innovation in the art of advertising in magazine media. Agency creative teams, advertising clients and magazine media publishers working on advertising creative, multi-platform campaigns and custom programs should enter the awards. Winners will be announced at the American Magazine Media Conference on February 5, 2019.
ASME Best Cover Contest 2019 Call for Entries Posted
The ASME Best Cover Contest honors magazine covers published between January 1, 2018, and December 31, 2018. Leading editors, art directors and photo editors choose the five best covers in 10 categories. The ASME Board of Directors selects the Cover of the Year from the top ten covers. Readers pick the winners of the ASME Readers’ Choice Awards at ( ). Visit ( ) to download the call for entries.
ASME NEXT Awards 2019 Call for Entries Posted
Sponsored by the American Society of Magazine Editors in association with MPA–The Association of Magazine Media, the ASME Next Awards were established in 2016 to support the development of print and digital magazine media by recognizing young journalists who have already demonstrated extraordinary promise at the beginning of their careers. Five award recipients will be honored at the Ellie Awards on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Brooklyn Steel in New York. Visit to download the call for entries.
Ellies 2019 Call for Entries Posted
The National Magazine Awards for Print and Digital Media 2019 Call for Entries is now posted at Notable changes include the introduction of an award for podcasting as well as new categories for service and lifestyle publications. The deadline for entry for content published before November 1, 2018, is Tuesday, November 13, 2018. The deadline for entry for content published on or after November 1, 2018, is Tuesday, December 11, 2018. Visit to see the awards schedule.
The ASME Award for Fiction 2019 Call for Entries Posted
Editors of consumer magazines and literary publications are invited to submit entries for the 2019 ASME Award for Fiction. Intended to celebrate the historic link between literary fiction and magazine journalism, the award honors print magazines and magazine websites for overall excellence in fiction. The deadline to enter is November 29, 2018. For more information, visit
Data Points Symposium: Harnessing Analytics and Measurement | Dec. 3 | NYC
Do you fully leverage your brand and consumer data? Do you understand the new privacy and security measures? Join MPA’s half-day program including expert insights, current trends, success stories and best practices that will help you make smart data decisions and boost revenue. FREE for MPA/ASME members – register today!
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
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