American Society of Magazine Editors

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Time Names ‘The Silence Breakers’ Person of the Year for 2017
The magazine’s editor in chief, Edward Felsenthal, said in an interview on the “Today” show on Wednesday that the #MeToo movement represented the “fastest-moving social change we’ve seen in decades, and it began with individual acts of courage by women and some men too.”
Joanna Coles: “Print Is Never Going To Go Away… It Will Continue To Evolve And Remain Relevant"
"What magazines are able to do is to think about where we are going as a culture; what kind of conversations we will be having; and we are soothsayers to the future. We are the predictors of what will happen. And it’s a very different skillset."
Meredith: Time Inc. editorial staff 'absolutely' safe in acquisition
"We have a very, very long history of making these sorts of media acquisitions," Steve Lacy said Tuesday afternoon in New York. "And we never tamper with the editorial operations."
Aging With Grace: AARP The Magazine Keeps It Vibrant
Published six times per year, AARP The Magazine (alongside its sister publication, the 10x frequency Bulletin), hit an all-time high in print readership this year at 38.5 million – a more than 20-percent increase from a decade ago – according to data from GfK MRI.
The Atlantic Hosts 'Drafting Democracy,' Examines Loss Of Public Confidence
The Atlantic is hosting a high-level discussion examining the original drafting of American democracy -- as set forth in our founding documents -- and how it has been impacted by changes in the political sphere.
'Southern Living' Partners With, Harry & David
The collection, which is available now, includes floral arrangements, a Happy Holiday Bouquet with white roses and red berries, indoor plants, wreaths, home décor and specialty food gift sets like a Soup, Cornbread and Biscuits gift set and a brunch gift set to “celebrate the warmth of the Southern lifestyle.”
Publishers Reposition Audience Development to Pursue Loyalty and Subs
With the increased focus on subscriber revenue, many publishers are taking a team-of-team approach to pursuing goals beyond pageviews and uniques, often zeroing in on loyalty and propensity to subscribe.
‘You have to love the complexities’: Publishers Discuss Growing Events
More than a quarter of publishers believe events are the revenue source that will increase the most in the next two years, increasing to 42 percent for business-focused publishers, according to a HubSpot report.
A Look at Grindr's New Millennial Lifestyle Magazine "Into"
The company says Into, which covers a range of political and lifestyle issues impacting the LGBTQ community has exceeded expectations.
October 2017 Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report Data Is Here!
Today, MPA – The Association of Magazine Media released the latest Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report. Total Audience for the month of October 2017 is up +5.1% versus a year ago. By platform, we see that Print+Digital maintains the +3.7% year-over-year gains since GfK MRI’s Spring 2017 study was released. Video continues to grow rapidly with a +32.1% increase over last year. Audiences continue to migrate from Web (Desktop/Laptop), which shows a decline of -8.3%, but at a slower pace than recent months. In a significant change from prior months this year, Mobile Web reported an increase of +10.5% versus October 2016.
Ellies 2018 Call for Entries Posted
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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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