American Society of Magazine Editors

Thursday, February 8, 2018

MPA Announces Kelly Winners to Celebrate Magazine Ad Creative
The “M&M’s Caramel Launch – Advent Accordion Pop-Out Unit” campaign for Food Network Magazine by agency Mediacom/Starcom won the award for best print magazine creative.
How Trump Is Good for Magazine Covers
Well, it’s worth noting that no other president in the past dozen years has twice inspired the best cover of the year, as judged by the American Society of Magazine Editors. That’s right: The commander in chief whose golf clubs are known for hanging fake Trump magazine covers is sparking a demi-Renaissance in award-winning real covers.
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Publishers (Like The Economist) Eye LinkedIn As Facebook’s Reliability Falters
Publishers like the Financial Times, the Economist and CNBC in the U.S. are also testing native videos on the platform, which LinkedIn rolled out last August. The Economist’s video on artificially grown meat has generated 2,000 likes and a few dozen comments.
Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue Tackles Me Too Movement with Nude Photo Shoot
As the Me Too movement takes hold in the entertainment industry, Sports Illustrated's annual Swimsuit Issue is responding with an empowering photo shoot of its own.
Talbots and Oprah Winfrey’s Magazine Join Forces for Limited-Edition Line to Benefit Dress for Success
To date, the O-Talbots tie-up has raised more than $3 million in monetary contributions, collected 60,000 articles of clothing and subsequently helped to impact 60,000 women’s lives.
Q&A with WIRED's Nick Thompson
“There’s something about the print magazine that’s special. It’s got the front cover, which is a way to really make a statement. It has a back cover that advertisers love. It has the capacity to package things, because the Internet breaks everything up, so the capacity to keep things together is really valuable. And advertisers see that too.” Nick Thompson, editor in chief WIRED.
Amy Astley Exclusively Reveals Architectural Digest’s March Star Power Issue
The former "Friends" star opened the doors of her Bel Air hideout to Architectural Digest for its upcoming March issue, revealing that she and Theroux worked on the interior design together.
Glamour and the CFDA Collaborate on Study of Women in the Fashion Industry
The survey is titled “The Glass Runway."
Hearst and BCBG Partner to Tap into Influencer Networks During NYFW
In partnership with, Hearst will host the “ Lounge” on Thursday, which 100 influencers are expected to attend. Set in a luxury penthouse in Tribeca, the soirée is designed to encourage social media posting and buzz to promote both and BCBG, which is returning to the runway for the first time under new leadership.
Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian Steps Aside, Focuses on Initialized Capital
Alexis Ohanian announced on Wednesday he will step down from daily duties at the internet company and focus his attention on Initialized Capital, the early stage venture capital firm that he co-founded and is known for investments such as Coinbase and Instacart.
(In Canada) This Magazine Wants Men to Pay More for Its Equity Issue
On Thursday, Maclean’s revealed in an editorial that its newest issue features two different covers at two different prices: one at the higher-than-usual price of $8.81, the other at the regular cost of $6.99. The move, the magazine explained, was done to reflect the 26 percent pay gap between men and women in the country.
Deadspin Hires First Female Editor in Chief, Megan Greenwell
Most recently, Greenwell was executive features editor at Esquire, where she oversaw the magazine’s digital narrative journalism program. She has previously held senior roles at ESPN Magazine, New York and The Washington Post.
Good HouseKeeping’s Jackie London on Megyn Kelly Today
Good Housekeeping Nutrition Director and R.D. Jackie London appeared on Megyn Kelly TODAY share tips on how to curb your sugar intake and reveal sneaky sources of sugar—there are some shocking answers!
Harper’s Bazaar March Cover Story: Selena Gomez
At 25, Selena Gomez has faced her share of obstacles and emerged stronger than ever. She tells Katherine Langford—star of the Gomez-produced Netflix series 13 Reasons Why—what she has learned along the way.
RedBook's March Cover Story: Gabrielle Union
Every Woman Needs to Hear Gabrielle Union's Super Honest Life Advice. She's made some mistakes and had some major setbacks—then used them to grow by leaps and light-years.
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