American Society of Magazine Editors

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

100 Years of Forbes... And The Future To Come
As Forbes celebrates its 100th birthday on 15 September, president and chief operating officer Michael Federle talks to us about the brand’s legacy and values and how they play into what they plan for the future.
How Some Publishers are Beating the New Digital Lulls
Some branded media apps with very specific purposes continue to thrive. Trusted Media Brands’ VP, Group Publisher of House & Garden Group, Russ Ellis, tells min that its Family Handyman DIY Tip Genius app enjoyed 660,000 downloads, with over 100,000 of those upgraded to the $4.99 premium version.
Rising Stars: Shape’s Mara Santilli Wants Magazine Media to Get Real
The editorial assistant says she sees readers respond to a certain kind of authenticity on social media and in interviews.
Ruth Reichl Joins Town & Country as Contributing Editor
Renowned food editor Ruth Reichl is joining Town & Country as contributing editor. Her column, “Heirloom Varieties,” debuts in the Hearst-owned glossy’s October issue, which hits newsstands on Sept. 19.
Time Inc Installs VP of Publicity For Its Video and TV Divisions
Time Inc has installed Lenore Moritz as Vice President of Publicity to help tout the many projects coming through the pipeline.
Robbie Myers Leaves Elle After 17 Years As Editor-in-Chief
Myers said she is leaving to spend more time with her children, 15-year-old son Michael and 17-year-old daughter Frankie, who are both planning to head off to college within the next few years.
Magazine Media Spotlight: Meg Ryan Tells InStyle About One of Her Best Assets: “It’s Funny Having Famous Hair”
"It’s funny having famous hair. It’s funny to have famous anything, for that matter. Fame has a half-life. It’s sort of like radioactivity—long after the original offense, you still feel the effects."
Town & Country Toasts Its New Flock of Modern Swans
"What’s so unique about Town & Country is that the people who are subscribing to the magazine are actually in the magazine."
Pot Ads Come To In-Flight Mags, Courtesy Of Allegiant's 'Sunseeker'
Pot ads are now appearing in a somewhat unexpected medium — in-flight magazines — courtesy of Allegiant Air.
Model Sistine Stallone Embraces the Title of ‘Modern Swan’
Town & Country Magazine took over the lobby of the Carlyle Hotel last evening, for a decadent cocktail party in celebration of the newest crop of “Modern Swans.”
InStyle's Laura Brown Talks Australian Fashion
“It’s hard to generalize on Aussie fashion but I think there’s a certain spirit to it that is really attractive”
Apple News is Experimenting With ‘Featured Video’ Section
Apple has tried out a featured video section inside its mobile news app, not dissimilar to the featured collections of stories it creates around specific editorial subjects, which include broad categories like business or sports, as well as specific topics such as hurricanes.
Put The User First, And Revenue Will Follow
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“The MPA’s IMAG community prides itself on sharing and learning from one another,” said Andy Clurman, President and CEO of Active Interest Media and Chair of the IMAG Financial Benchmarking Study. “As a board, we thought a benchmarking study would be the ideal way to provide member companies with key metrics to better understand how their performance compares to similar companies.” The survey was conducted in the last quarter of 2016 by Mazars USA, a global accounting firm. Only open to members of the IMAG community, participants received two sets of detailed results: one for all respondents and one broken down by revenue tier.
September 14, 2017
Join us on September 14 for an ASME NEXT Seminar for early-career editors. You'll meet one-on-one with top hiring managers and editors for a mock interview and on-the-spot résumé feedback.
September 28, 2017
Carroll Place
Join ASME NEXT for a conversation with National Magazine Award-winning journalist Pamela Colloff, followed by an evening of networking. ASME Next is affiliated with the American Society of Magazine Editors and is the leading organization for early-career print and digital journalists.
November 14, 2017
Hearst Tower
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