August 20, 2019

How Meredith’s Parents Magazine Innovates with Print

“… couples who have their weddings at Reverie Place don’t realize that they’re getting married on the property of the greatest NASCAR driver of all time, ‘The King’—Richard Petty.”

- Jodie Valade in Charlotte Magazine

The first look at #MrsMaisel's third season (and @SterlingKBrown's debut) is here

- The Hollywood Reporter

 

How Meredith’s Parents Magazine Innovates with Print

"Liz Vaccariello is editor in chief of Parents magazine at Meredith Corporation. Here, she explains how taking a practical approach to innovation has helped the brand to evolve, and why a digital mindset can also hold great benefits for a print publication." Jamie Gavin of FIPP.

 

Departures Releases 30th Anniversary Issue, Reports Uptick in Advertising

The September issue of Departures, published by Meredith Corporation for American Express Platinum Card Members, features a range of profiles of forward-looking notables, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Anna Deavere Smith, Swizz Beatz and José Andrés.

 

The Toyota Supra Gets a Sexy Pin-Up Poster in Road & Track

The September issue of Hearst Magazines’ Road & Track includes a cool little bonus for subscribers: a sexy pin-up poster of the Toyota Supra. It’s basically a fold-out (29.5" x 21.25") advertisement that’s double-sided—a yellow Supra on the front, a red one on the back—and it incorporates a QR code that can be scanned with a smartphone to launch an AR (augmented reality) experience.

 

After 30% Uplift in Subscriptions, Financial Times and Other Publishers Roll out "Subscribe with Google"

A 30% uplift in subscriptions through ‘easy sign-in’, ‘frictionless payment’ and ‘improved discovery’ is, of course, a dream for publishers, and many of them signed up to test ‘Subscribe with Google’, including The Washington Post, The New York Times and the Financial Times.

 

Greenwell Hired As Editor of Wired.com

Megan Greenwell joins Wired from Deadspin, where she served as editor in chief. Previously, Greenwell helped launch digital features programs at Esquire and New York Magazine’s The Cut, edited investigations and features for ESPN the Magazine, and covered the war in Iraq from Baghdad for The Washington Post.

 

Tiffany Joins The Atlantic’s Tech Team

Kaitlyn Tiffany previously wrote about consumer culture for The Goods at Vox, covering everything from face tattoos to palm fronds. Before joining Vox, Tiffany worked in audience development at Damn Joan and was a culture reporter at The Verge.

 

Harry Styles’ Shirtless Rolling Stone Cover Sends Fans into Frenzy

"The cover features the 25-year-old flaunting his pearly whites as he leans into the camera, showing off his various tattoos."

 

 

Maybe You Know that Article Is Satire, but a Lot of People Can’t Tell the Difference

Labeling satire as such may seem to take the sting out of the joke. But it’s also the most effective way we know of to prevent people from taking satirical content as fact — something surprisingly common.

 

Twitter Bans Advertising From State-Controlled News Media

"This policy will apply to news media entities that are either financially or editorially controlled by the state," Twitter said. It does not apply to independent public broadcasters or other taxpayer-funded entities. Read more

 

Advertiser Blacklisting and Its Silencing Effect on Journalism

"The truth is, there are no easy solutions to the challenges currently being faced by digital-media outlets and advertisers. But what we can do, and indeed must do, is keep asking questions, starting with the most important question of all — even and especially when it’s the harder thing to do." -writes Nikki Gloudeman.

 

Demise of Online Magazine Pacific Standard Rocks Journalism World

The magazine had an intriguing funding model. The for-profit Sage Publishing funded it through the Social Justice Foundation, a non-profit whose sole function was to run the Pacific Standard.

 

 

 

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THE ATLANTIC HIRES KAITLYN TIFFANY AS STAFF WRITER

 

REAL SIMPLE LAUNCHES THE FIRST EVER SMART MONEY AWARDS

 

HEARST NAMES MICHAEL PALMER CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER

 

HEARST MAGAZINES EVOLVES HEARST MEDIA SOLUTIONS

 

THE ATLANTIC GROWS NEWSROOM LEADERSHIP, WILL EXPAND IDEAS SECTION

 

CONDÉ NAST ANNOUNCES NEW GLOBAL LEADERSHIP STRUCTURE

 

 

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