American Society of Magazine Editors

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

FCC Plans Net Neutrality Repeal in a Victory for Telecoms
Cecilia Kang reports "The proposal, made by the FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, is a sweeping repeal of rules put in place by the Obama administration. The rules prohibit high-speed internet service providers, or I.S.P.s, from stopping or slowing down the delivery of websites. They also prevent the companies from charging customers extra fees for high-quality streaming and other services."
Hearst Creates Custom Holiday Ad Campaign
The digital campaign will run on the web sites of Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Esquire.
O, the Oprah Magazine Finds Its Favorite Books in the New Socially-Conscious Zeitgeist
“We have the luxury here of not doing the best books of the year," Leigh Haber, books editor of the magazine and longtime publishing industry editor, says of the list. "It’s not scientific. We don’t have to sit with a panel and decide which of the books on the list has every single element that would make it critically acclaimed and so on."
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Where is B2B Media Going? It’s Anyone’s Guess
Greg Dool's dispatches from the 2017 Business Information and Media Summit in Ft. Lauderdale.
MPA Biennial Research Symposium: December 6, NYC
Don’t miss MPA’s half-day event featuring groundbreaking research from the Publishing and Data Research Forum (PDRF) in Madrid. Featuring Steven Millman, Chief Scientist, Simmons Research - and many more. Learn more and register today - complimentary for MPA/ASME members.
Marijuana Publishing Is a Growth Industry —Except in Mexico
A majority interest in High Times sold earlier this year for $70 million, and other cannabis publications have sprung up across the country, including The Cannabist, LadyBud, and Marijuana Business. And the quality of cannabis coverage has improved across the media, with serious stories in major outlets.
Call for Entries for the 2018 Kelly Awards Now Open
MPA is now accepting entries for the 2018 Kelly Awards, honoring the creative spirit of excellence and innovation in the art of advertising in magazine media. The Kelly Awards are given to agency creative teams, advertising clients and magazine media publishers whose campaigns demonstrate both creative excellence and effectiveness in meeting campaign objectives.
Ellies 2018 Call for Entries Posted
The Ellie Awards 2018 Call for Entries is now posted at The deadline for entry for content published before November 1, 2017, is Tuesday, November 14, 2017. The deadline for entry for content published on or after November 1, 2017, is Tuesday, December 12, 2017. More than 100 finalists and winners will be honored at the Ellie Awards Annual Gala, hosted by ASME, at noon on Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. For more information about the Ellie Awards, visit or email
ASME Best Cover Contest 2018
The ASME Best Cover Contest 2018 Call for Entries is now posted at For more information, email
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