American Society of Magazine Editors

Friday, September 15, 2017

Forbes’ 100th Anniversary Celebrates Empowering Success in People
“What’s so extraordinary is that B.C. Forbes' vision has lasted 100 years,” said Forbes. “It speaks to the brand as well as his mission to empower success in people, not just in business and in life as well. It’s so extraordinary to be celebrating this milestone.”
Marie Claire, Mastercard Open Pop-Up Shop
Open in SoHo in Manhattan from Sept. 23 through Oct. 12, the store is organized by magazine section, such as career guide @Work, social guide @Play and wellness resource @Peak, and tied to Marie Claire's October issue, which highlights the intersection of technology and lifestyle.
Harper’s Bazaar Reboots E-Commerce Play ShopBazaar to Go Niche
The new ShopBazaar website rolled out in June, designed to put emphasis on a much smaller collection of items that Harper’s Bazaar’s editors picked, featured through styled outfits and if-you-buy-one-thing “hero” products.
TIME Names Edward Felsenthal as Top Editor
Felsenthal previously served as Time's digital editor. In that role, Felsenthal worked with Gibbs "to more than double TIME's digital audience, increase TIME's video views tenfold and pioneer the establishment of an integrated 24/7 news operation," Time Inc. executives Rich Battista and Alan Murray said in a memo on Thursday.
A Tribute to Nancy Gibbs from the TIME Staff
The letter from the editor page in this week's TIME was replaced by the tribute. It says "we plan to make her write many more cover stories..."
W’s Stefano Tonchi on Fashion Week, The Trump Effect and ‘Talking’ Magazines
Inclusiveness has been a hallmark of Stefano’s vision for W and his enthusiasm for the magazine and it’s ‘Three Ds’ – disruption, diversity and discovery – is infectious. “They are part of the DNA of W!”
Are Publishers Making Money on Facebook? “Not Really,” a New Report Finds
Surveying nearly 50 WAN-IFRA members, a University of Oxford researcher found that Facebook was responsible for an average of seven percent of digital revenue, with a median of just three percent, across all of its revenue programs. A quarter of publishers said they received no direct revenue from Facebook at all.
Facebook Offered to Target Ads to 'Jew Haters,' Report Says
The report of anti-semitism and ad targeting comes as Facebook is dealing with fresh concerns about the role it played emboldening the "alt-right" during the presidential elections. There have been reports that xenophobic Facebook users were purposefully targeted on the social network to generate political discord and anti-immigration sentiment.
NBC News Adds Media Coverage Under Claire Atkinson
According to a spokeswoman, Atkinson has tapped Recode’s Kara Swisher and Peter Kafka, Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith, ex-Time editor in chief John Huey, journalist Steven Brill and Vanity Fair’s Gabe Sherman for media insight across technology, politics, business and culture.
How Bauer Media’s Auto Sites Grew E-Commerce Revenue by 10 Percent
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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 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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