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January 18, 2019

Hearst Titles Show Soaring Cross-Platform Growth

“I’m also not going to say someone riding around in a Walmart parking lot at 6:30 a.m. drinking wine out of a chip container is a genius, but clearly, she knew something that many of us had never even considered before.”

- Mike Pomranz in Food & Wine

"Do you know Jay-Z’s song about me?” said Ben Brafman, the lawyer repping #HarveyWeinstein http://bit.ly/2RTQ9i9

- Eric Sullivan in Esquire

See the November 2018 Magazine Media 360º Data and Reports

The MPA – The Association of Magazine Media released the November 2018 Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report showing a Total Audience of 1.65 billion for the 110 magazine brands in the analysis. Access the latest Brand Audience Report, Brand Rankings, Top Ten Lists, and Audience Mix Infographics today.

 

With More Issues and an Increased Rate Base, EatingWell Declares Commitment to Print

A Q&A with publisher Tiffany Ehasz on how the epicurean title is drawing advertisers (and millennials) to the print magazine.

 

LIFE Archives Inspire Meredith's TV Show for Kids

Imagine Kids & Family and Meredith Corporation’s in-house television production company, Four M Studios, are set to produce a new animated series for children inspired by Life magazine’s rich archive of photos. Dubbed "Life for Kids," the project is the first collaboration between the companies.

 

Town & Country, Saks Fifth Avenue Reprise Jewelry Award Franchise

The duo will host its second annual jewelry awards on Jan. 24 in New York City.

 

Golf Redesigns: Sees Bump in Ad Pages Under New Ownership

The magazine, whose pages are now 17% larger, saw ad pages increase by 139% compared to February 2018, with total ad revenue up 143%. New and returning advertisers to the redesigned title include Lexus, TaylorMade, Callaway, Ping, Srixon and Dewar’s and Golf Myrtle Beach.

 

How New York Magazine Thinks about Having one Paywall Across Multiple Verticals

“We wanted to take these three different segments and treat them differently and be flexible enough to really target the people who are most likely to convert, rather than have a blanket rule across every site, every user, and treat them all equally.”

 

Ann Dwyer Becomes First Female Editor "Crain's Chicago Business"

“While passionate about print, Ann is eager to experiment and will partner with me as we continue to aggressively move forward in the digital space on several fronts,” Jim Kirk, publisher-executive editor of Crain’s, wrote in an email to staff Wednesday announcing the appointment.

 

Asian-American Magazine Slant'd Celebrates Its Anniversary

January 17, the magazine will celebrate its one-year anniversary and the release of a second print edition, Light and Dark. The event will include an open-mic and a story slam as well as a performance by Grace Clark, billed as Colorado's only Asian American female bluegrass musician.

 

First Data Leak Horror of 2019: 772 Million eMail Addresses Found in Public Cache

The first big data breach story of 2019 has broken, and it’s a whopper: 772 million email addresses and 22 million unique passwords have been found in a public cache called Collection #1. The discovery was revealed on Wednesday by Troy Hunt, cyber researcher and regional director at Microsoft.

 

"So Much Questionable Content:" Advertisers Want Better Brand-Safety Tools for Facebook Video Ads

"...Multiple agency execs interviewed for this article said that the controls are insufficient given advertisers’ concerns following YouTube’s brand-safety issues and considering how similar Facebook’s in-stream video ads are to YouTube’s pre-roll and mid-roll ads."

 

"Not There Yet:" Amazon Is a Looming Giant in Influencer Marketing

Most people don’t know about the program. It invites celebrities, micro-influencers and, in some cases, regular people with moderate followings to sign up for their own pages, with urls at Amazon.com/shop.

 

"Publishers Were Always a Second Priority:" Confessions of a Former Facebook Executive...

"If content was so important, you’d think we would be trying harder to please publishers. But it felt like almost every week we were delivering bad news to publishers."

 

Jesse Angelo Is Out as Publisher of The New York Post

In an announcement on Thursday, News Corporation, the newspaper’s parent company, said that Jesse Angelo was out as publisher and chief executive after two decades at the paper. Taking his place is Sean Giancola, The Post’s chief revenue officer.

AMMC 2019

Amnesty International USA Media Awards 2019

After a decade-long hiatus, Amnesty International USA will once again recognize excellence in human rights reporting and the vital role of a free press at an awards ceremony on April 3. The Amnesty International USA 2019 Media Awards will be held in New York City and are now accepting entries for submission.

 

Ellie Nominations Coming Soon

The National Magazine Awards 2019 nominations will be announced Thursday, February 7, during an hour-long Twittercast. Finalists and winners will be honored at the annual presentation of the Ellie Awards at Brooklyn Steel in Williamsburg from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14. Tickets go on sale February 8.

 

The MPA Would Like to Thank the Following Sponsors for their Support of AMMC 2019

Alliance for Audited Media, CMG- Comag Marketing Group, Chartbeat, Deloitte, E-Magazines, Facebook, Issuu, LSC Communications, MRI, MediaRadar, Piano, PrintFlic, Quad/Graphics, and ZINIO.

 

The MPA Would Like to Thank the Following Member Publishers for their Sponsorship and Support of AMMC 2019

Active Interest Media, Bonnier, Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith, National Geographic, M. Shanken Communications, and Trusted Media Brands.

 

 

February 5 | American Magazine Media Conference 2019

 

May 8-9 | 

 

 

GOLF UNVEILS DRAMATIC REDESIGN OF ITS PRINT MAGAZINE

 

DAVID HASKELL NAMED EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF NEW YORK MEDIA

 

THE ATLANTIC HIRES ANDREW PHELPS AND GREG LITKEY

 

KALMBACH CELEBRATES 85TH ANNIVERSARY AND LAUNCH OF FIRST BRAND MODEL RAILROADER

 

AFAR MEDIA ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF ITS FIRST-EVER TRAVEL HAPPINESS SURVEY WITH EXCLUSIVE PARTNER ARUBA TOURISM AUTHORITY

 

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