Vox Media Acquires Epic Magazine (Exclusive)
“Founded six years ago by journalists Josh Davis and Joshuah Bearman, Epic was designed to create a pipeline of sorts for magazine articles to become feature films or TV shows…. Bearman’s 2007 Wired story about a CIA scheme to rescue American diplomats from Tehran became the Ben Affleck film Argo, which won the Oscar for best picture in 2012. And Warner Bros. bought the rights to Davis’ Wired investigation on John McAfee.”
Gayming Magazine to Launch in June
Gayming Magazine's goal is to be the "conduit between the [LGBTQ+] community and the industry," and will include news, reviews, features, and other content types. Its contributors and writers will consist of "a diverse roster...from across the LGBTQ+ spectrum."
"We're hiring a Managing Editor for Our Magazine in the UK" —Says PC Gamer
PC Gamer staff: "We're hiring a Managing Editor to run PC Gamer magazine in our office in Bath, UK. The right candidate will have a background in print media, and a lot of love for PC gaming. Our magazine has been around since 1993"
More on Cooper Hefner to Exit Playboy, Launch Hefner Media Corporation
Hefner announced his move internally last Friday. However, he will remain at Playboy Enterprises as an advisor to the company board and Playboy Enterprises CEO Ben Kohn, sources told The Hollywood Reporter.
Download the 2019 Global Digital Subscription Snapshot Report
Publishers double down on paywall content and technology as digital subscriptions become key revenue focus for 2019.
Why Your Advertiser Campaigns Aren’t Working and How to Fix It: Part 1
Eric Shanfelt writes "If an ad campaign doesn’t meet their expectations, they (or their agency) will most likely blame you, the publisher. They often pull their campaign and their agencies counsel them to divert money to Google, Facebook, or other programmatic ads.—So how do we fix this?"
Publicis Groupe Agrees to Acquire Epsilon for $4.4 Billion
With Epsilon at the core, Publicis claims it will now become the first player to offer a "unique end-to-end service" that will result in enhanced growth of its existing businesses while opening up new opportunities.