American Society of Magazine Editors

Monday, April 3, 2017

AARP The Magazine EIC Shares Some Robust Numbers
“The Magazine’s circulation went up in 2016–to 22.5 million–and our readership topped 37 million for the first time."
GQ Expands Food and Travel Coverage With Launch of Vertical ‘T&E’
The home page previously encompassed Food and Travel tabs. But today, coverage of those topics enters a new digital era with the launch of dedicated vertical T&E (Travel & Eats).
MPA Magazine Spotlight: Forbes CEO Mike Perlis On 100 Years Of Wealth And Disruption
Forbes CEO Mike Perlis comments on how the formula for success in business and industry has changed over the past century since Forbes has been reporting on it.
Ex-Seventeen Editor Ann Shoket Talks Women’s Empowerment in New Book
Shoket's new book, "The Big Life," is a guide for Millennial women on finding success.
February 2017 Magazine Media 360°—Total Cross Platform Audience Up 2.9% Over 2016
Today MPA released the Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report for February 2017. The Total Magazine Media 360° audience is up 2.9% versus the same month a year ago, Print+Digital is up +5.5%, Web (Desktop/Laptop) is down -14.2%, Mobile is up +2.9%, and Video is up +43.9%.
Playboy Magazine Spotlights 10 Female Employees
Brillson and various other colleagues answered two prompts for the item: ‘What Feminism Means to Me’ and ‘Why I Work for Playboy.’
Jack Ziegler, Cartoonist at The New Yorker, Dies at 74
Jack Ziegler, whose satirical, silly and observational style enlivened more than 1,600 cartoons at The New Yorker beginning in the mid-1970s, died on Wednesday in a hospital in Kansas City, Kan. He was 74.
Visit the Runner’s World Pop-Up in Boston!
The new space on Boylston Street will be packed with great activities for runners.
Associate Member Spotlight: Meet David Montgomery, CEO of Ingenta
“Ingenta has a long, distinguished background in publishing. Some of our clients have been using our systems for nearly 40 years! Ingenta are known for covering the publishing process end to end with commercial and content management systems.”
Travel + Leisure’s Jacqueline Gifford On a New Airport Fitness Trend
Have you ever wished you could exercise while waiting for your flight? At Baltimore-Washington International Airport, now you can.
These Mags Will Help You Get A Hot Summer Beach Bod
With beach season barely a month away, it’s time to finally get cracking on that diet regimen we’d originally scheduled to start on New Year’s Day.
Snapchat's New Search System Sifts Through 1 Million Stories
The messaging and media app beefed up its new search page with a way to sort through content to unlock specific subjects. Now, users can type in "puppies" or "Fashion Week" and call up video Stories related to the topics.
ASME to Sponsor 2017 Scholarship for the Yale Publishing Course—Deadline Today
Applications are now being accepted for the ASME full-tuition scholarship at the 2017 Yale Publishing Course: Leadership Strategies in Magazine Media. The course will be held July 23-28, 2017, at the Yale School of Management in New Haven, CT. The deadline to apply is today—May 1.
'Believer' Sold To Black Mountain Institute
'Vice' To Expand Digital Publishing In Mideast
Best of the Week: Publishers Begin Cracking Alternative Revenue Models
The Story Behind Atlantic Owner David Bradley’s ‘Biggest Business Failure’
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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April 25, 2017
Pampano Restaurant

Paul Theroux writing in The New York Times recounts the commanding and central place that the Time Inc. magazine held in his young imagination before becoming a writer,—and the journalism, photography, and stories that reverberated powerfully in his memory later in life.