August 28, 2019

Meredith Digital Content Group Announces Executive Promotions, Hires

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Meredith Digital Content Group Announces Executive Promotions, Hires

Jessica Plautz, who has been digital deputy editor of Travel + Leisure since June 2016, has been promoted to director of content operations within the group. Building on her work that boosted Travel + Leisure’s digital growth, Plautz will standardize the processes used across the digital content group to support editorial workflow and data collection.


Up and Down the Masthead, Male Editors (Still) Significantly Out-Earn Females

Folio:'s annual salary survey suggests editorial compensation has generally remained consistent year-over-year.


TIME Magazine Names World's 100 Greatest Places of 2019

Kengo Kuma's V&A Dundee and The Shed in New York by Diller Scofidio + Renfro are among the top 100 locations to visit this year according to TIME magazine's list of World's Greatest Places 2019.


Insticator Updates Analytics Platform For Publishers like WebMD

It which works with publishers like WebMD, Evolve Media and The Washington Times, is now giving publishers “greater visibility into the performance of their interactive content … to optimize content to increase ad revenue," according to the company.


A New Brazilian Magazine Is a Fantasy for Dark Days

Samba Zine champions queer culture in a country rattled by political divisions and forest fires.


Monocle Opens First Retail Airport Store

The 190-square meter shop is the first in a rollout of airport-based outposts for Monocle. The stores will sell books, magazines, newspapers, travel accessories and other Monocle products also available on its online shop.


Obituaries Help Keep Local Newspapers Afloat

In total, about $500 million in total annual revenue comes from obituaries, according to Adpay. There are more than a million paid obituaries created annually. For context, the newspaper market in the U.S. brings in roughly $25 billion in advertising and subscriptions combined.



3 Key Takeaways from the 2019 Yale Publishing Course

Being a leader in magazine media requires you to be nimble and pragmatic, to shift in strategic sync with the digital landscape. To be successful you must slow down and take stock of what others in the industry are doing – and how you can manage change in your own organization. Each summer, the Yale Publishing Course invites publishing leaders to step into a classroom setting and spend a week doing just that.


News Aggregation Apps Rising

(Scroll down to Story #3) The dominance of a handful of tech companies over the entire news and information landscape is worrying policymakers around the world. A rise in news aggregation apps is making industry leaders hopeful that news traffic will steer away from tech giants like Google and Facebook.


Fake App Installs Collectively Cost Companies Billions

Digital app install fraud, for which companies falsely get charged, has become increasingly common.


Tweets Come Back to Haunt The New York Times and CNN Journalists

Remarkably, quite a few journalists see the social network as a safe space for bigoted remarks they regret only after being “exposed.” Again, Twitter is mostly a public forum; it has a powerful search engine that quickly indexes tweets and makes them easy to discover.


Bibliotheca Calls Out Amazon for Meddling in the Library E-book Market

"There is only one company that has access to readers' digital retail purchases as well as users’ digital library borrowing habits," wrote Biblotheca's Tom Mercer in a message to librarians, "and that is Amazon.”


Doritos Flexes Its Iconic Status By Dropping Its Name and Logo from Newest Ad Campaign

The brand's social channels have been scrubbed too...


The June 2019 Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report Is Here!

The June 2019 Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report hits the mid-year point with a Total Audience of 1.6 billion, up 5.5% versus year ago. Continuing the healthy growth we saw in the first quarter, performance by media platform is relatively the same pattern as last year. However, growth rates are accelerating while declines are slowing as audiences embrace new platforms and continue consuming content in all its forms.




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