American Society of Magazine Editors

Monday, March 26, 2018

Lena Waithe Is Changing the Game, Says Vanity Fair.—So Is Editor in Chief Radhika Jones
Editor in Chief Radhika Jones "Our subject had initially caught my attention through her television work—playing Denise, the wise, occasionally wiseass lesbian sidekick to Aziz Ansari's Dev on the Netflix series Master of None—and then through her speech at the Emmys last fall, when she became the first black woman to be honored for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series."
Old Spice’s New Print Ad in GQ Contains a Full-Sized Disposable Paper Blazer
Wieden + Kennedy came up with the ludicrous item, which is part of the agency’s larger campaign poking fun at fragrance campaigns to promote the new Red Collection, featuring what Old Spice calls “premium scents.”
New York Media’s Avi Zimak: Facebook’s News Feed Change Didn’t Hurt Us
Many publishers have struggled since Facebook’s news feed change, but a loyal audience and brand recognition have helped New York Media weather the shift. Only 10 percent of the publisher’s traffic came from Facebook in the first place, according to Avi Zimak, CRO and publisher at New York Media.
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Apple Expands Test to Sell Ads in Apple News
New York Media has four properties publishing on Apple News: New York magazine, Vulture, The Cut and Grub Street. Apple’s app accounts for 5-8 percent of those sites’ traffic, according to Hallac. But Apple News generates less revenue per article than New York Media’s owned properties.
WIRED's Amazing Mark Zuckerberg Cover Looks Extra Prescient All of a Sudden
The issue has been out for a few weeks (you have until next Monday, when copies of the April issue start to arrive, to grab a copy at the newsstand), but right now the cover image looks extra prescient, with its deeply evocative photo-illustration of the man who is suddenly the world's most embattled major CEO.
Consumer Trust in Facebook Nosedives After Cambridge Analytica Scandal: Less than Half of Americans trust it
Of those polled, 63 percent said they want to see “less targeted advertising” on sites they use, compared to 9 percent who say they wanted more. Meanwhile, 46 percent of adults said they want more government regulation when it comes to companies’ handling of private data, while 17 percent said they want less.
No, Emma Gonzalez Did Not Tear Up a Copy of the Constitution —Teen Vogue
"The fact that we even have to clarify this is proof of how democracy continues to be fractured by people who manipulate and fabricate the truth," Teen Vogue's Phillip Picardi said.
Jann Wenner Says MeToo Suffers from Absence of Due Process
In an interview with The Associated Press, the Rolling Stone publisher said he feels that mere accusations of sexual impropriety are threatening careers, many times without corroboration, with people losing their jobs over “some of the most harmless (expletive) things.”
Here's How Home Decor Magazines Are Tackling Spring: Reviews
Spring has finally arrived. So does that mean it’s safe to go frolicking in the park or catch an afternoon Mets game? Of course not. It means it’s time to finally replace those kitchen countertops and weed that garden like you promised...
The Risqué Italian Magazine That J. Paul Getty III Appeared in Has a Controversial History
Back in Rome, John Paul III had posed nude in Playmen Magazine, an Italian equivalent to Playboy. Once the elder Getty discovers the photos, he renounces all previous offers he had made to his grandson.
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