American Society of Magazine Editors

Friday, November 10, 2017

More on Hearst Magazines Digital Media Expands Video Production Unit
More on Hearst Opens a New 26,000-Square-Foot Studio to Ramp Up Its Video Production: It is led by Brian Madden, VP of audience, and Michael Mraz, executive director of partnerships. “We’ve gone from zero to more than a dozen original series in production over the past four months, and we don’t see that pace slowing down anytime soon,” Mraz told Publishers Daily.
Social Media Engagement Webinar
MPA’s new metric shows magazine media brands have higher engagement. Learn how MPA’s just-released Social Media Engagement Factor can help you better understand - and improve - your social media strategy and performance Includes a review of the data, qualities of each social media platform, and how to plot your engagement.
Forbes Boots Wilbur Ross from Rich List
Forbes, which has been ranking America’s super-rich since 1982, examined the Commerce Secretary’s financial declarations as he prepared to take up his official role earlier this year. On discovering that Ross’ total listed assets were considerably lower than previously claimed, the magazine’s reporters made inquiries.
People Moves: New York Media Names Two New Executives and More
TEN taps a new vice president of social media, Anna Maltby joins Real Simple as deputy editor, and much more...
Apple's Jony Ive's Perfect Magazine Is One with No Content
The magazine cover is meant to coincide with an extensive interview Wallpaper — which covers architecture, design, and art — conducted with Ive on the subject of the new Apple Park building and the iPhone X. But you wouldn’t be able to tell that from the cover.
More on Casper Launches a Bespoke Quarterly Print Magazine Called Woolly
In a 96-page debut, Casper launched its own print magazine: Woolly. To evoke the idea of comfy, wool socks, Woolly is all about “comfort, wellness and modern life.” Created with help from the team at McSweeney’s, it encourages readers to relax with a mix of personal essays, comedic advice columns, yoga instructor confessions and much more.
Digital Publishing Demands Radical Change
"The problem is that high-quality news reporting and content creation are expensive, so is building traffic. Therein lies the gloomy prognosis for quality content publishers." writes Ash Nashed.
2017 New York Journalism Hall of Fame on November 16
The Deadline Club is pleased to announce the 2017 New York Journalism Hall of Fame. Established in 1975 to celebrate The Club’s golden anniversary, the tradition continues on Nov. 16, when five iconic New York journalists will be inducted during a luncheon ceremony at Sardi’s Restaurant. All of the honorees plan to be on hand to receive their Hall of Fame medals and speak about their remarkable careers. ­The last day to purchase tickets at the early bird rate will be Friday, November 10.
Ajit Pai: Media Ownership Rules Must Adjust to the Digital Era
Simple fairness is another reason to change the rule. We need to create a level regulatory playing field. It makes no sense for internet giants like Google, Facebook and Twitter to be allowed to buy newspapers while a small AM radio station is prohibited from purchasing its local paper.
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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.
November 09, 2017
Join ASME NEXT for after-work seminars on journalism fundamentals
November 14, 2017
Hearst Tower
November 16, 2017
Carroll Place
Join ASME NEXT for a conversation with Esquire's editor in chief, Jay Fielden, followed by an evening of networking.