American Society of Magazine Editors

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Us Weekly Is Sold to National Enquirer Publisher, AMI
“We are excited to bring one of the most distinctive and powerful media brands to AMI and are looking forward to continuing its great editorial standards its loyal and growing audience expects,” David J. Pecker, American Media’s chairman and chief executive, said in a statement.
Tomorrow Night - Propelling Next-Gen Revenue for Publishers: Dinner + Conversation
Join MPA and Vindicia on March 21st for a lively discussion with your peers on generating revenue through new products that support digital diversification, data strategies and segmentation. RSVP today, seating limited. NYC.
Quartz, Launched Four Years Ago, Is Now Profitable
Quartz editor in chief Kevin Delaney and co-president and publisher Jay Lauf announced Wednesday evening that the business news website is profitable.
Essence Signs Partnership to Benefit Black Women
In an effort to provide more resources to women of color, Essence signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). The partnership, designed to benefit the development and advancement of minority-owned businesses, will extend resources to present training workshops and seminars, publish informative content for entrepreneurs, expand strategic alliances across multiple platforms and more.
Men's Health Searches for Ultimate Guy
Announced in the magazine’s upcoming April issue, the Men’s Health guy search invites entries by readers who embody the fit, health conscious and community-oriented lifestyle which defines the magazine’s ideal guy.
Redbook's Meredith Rollins Appears on The Today Show to Share Some Healthy Snack Picks
Meredith Rollins, Editor in chief of Redbook magazine runs down her top-rated snack picks. Whether you're looking for something healthy, quick, kid-friendly, or indulgent, she shares which snacks should be your new go-to for a convenient and tasty bite.
InStyle's Ruthie Friedlander Among Fashion Notables Naming the #1 Trends for Spring
InStyle's Ruthie Friedlander Site director: "Some of my favorite things, which are most CERTAINLY in, include fire-red boots (ciao, Fendi!), overly ornate florals (see my favorite: Brock Collection), and faux fur (thanks, Marc Jacobs)."
WPP, Omnicom, Publicis Units Join "Acceptable" Ad Blocker Committee
Twitter Broadens Live Video Push
Will There Be More Settlements with the FTC on Native Ads?
Join us in Marina del Rey for the 13th Annual IMAG Conference. The IMAG community is best defined as brands serving enthusiast audiences across many platforms, brought together by their passion for a particular topic or lifestyle. Each year senior executives from independent media brands attend the Annual Conference to explore new opportunities for their companies and brands and share what’s working and what’s not with their business peers. Book your reservation as follows: Online: Marina del Rey Marriott to secure our special rate of $249.00 per night. By Phone: Call 1-310-301-3000 and ask for the IMAG Conference rate at the Marina del Rey Marriott.
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May 22 - 24, 2017
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Pulse Restaurant

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