American Society of Magazine Editors

Thursday, December 28, 2017

For WIRED and Other Publishers, the Holiday Season Is a Key Way to Boost Ecommerce Sales
Wired took its product review content to the next level when it debuted a new reviews design during Cyber Weekend (Nov. 24-27). To coincide with the new design, the recently expanded seven-person team reviewed around 200 products during this quarter—a move that led Wired to publish 67 percent more gift guides this year from November to December, compared to 2016.
Atlantic Media Expands 'Nextgov', 'National Journal' Teams
Atlantic Media announced new hires last week to its Nextgov and National Journal brands. Aaron Boyd is joining Nextgov, Government Executive Media Group (GEMG)’s federal technology brand, as senior editor for technology and events. Atlantic Media's National Journal hired Mackenzie Weinger as policy editor for National Journal Daily.
A Unique Book Project from Quartz
“Quartz’s Objects re-imagines storytelling about business and the global economy for print,” the company says of its project. “In Objects, readers can mine bitcoin by hand, explore a fold-out map of all the satellites orbiting the earth, and study a periodic table of the elements necessary for new technologies."
Vanity Fair's George Wayne: How to Interview a Celebrity Like a Celebrity
“When you read my interviews, I want you to have a good laugh and I want you to learn something you didn’t know about these people before,” he said as he dipped his spoon into a bowl of butternut squash soup over lunch in Chelsea recently. “So, of course, I am always going to ask about sex. That’s my No. 1.”
Magazine Media Spotlight: Parents' Liz Vaccariello Discusses the Must-Have Gadgets for 2018
Liz Vaccariello of Parents magazine visits Kathie Lee and Hoda to showcase eight must-have gadgets for 2018, including a weighted blanket that calms you; a cordless stick vacuum cleaner that weighs only eight pounds, and a connect-and-go diaper bag that charges your devices.
More on Hearst Magazines President David Carey Shares 2018 Plans
In 2017, Hearst launched two print brands: The Pioneer Woman Magazine and airbnbmag. Four issues of each magazine will be printed in 2018. Next year, Hearst is looking to introduce more new magazine titles.
The 19 Best Sentences of 2017
Straight from the pens of Harper's Geoff Dyer, The New Yorker's Anne Carson and more, including Sally Rooney, Durga Chew-Bose and James Comey to name a few...
Mr. Magazine Announces the 20 Hottest Magazine Launches of 2016/2017
As long as we have new magazines, hope springs eternal for the magazine media industry. To honor and celebrate those new magazines, Mr. Magazine™ and MPA–The Association of Magazine Media will come together to pay tribute to “The Launch of the Year” during the American Magazine Media Conference in New York City on February 6. Register today!
Resolution Media’s George Manas: Retail and Media are Converging
Unions Are Gaining a Foothold at Digital Media Companies
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