American Society of Magazine Editors

Monday, April 16, 2018

National Geographic Unveils Redesigned Print Edition
The most significant changes in nearly two decades, the new look aims to broaden the content mix and provide even more real estate for visual storytelling.
Pop-Up Magazine, National Geographic Team for Event
Pop-Up Magazine is partnering with National Geographic to reach a different audience and host a one-night event with the Seattle Symphony at Benaroya Hall on April 30. The event will feature Pop Up Magazine’s live journalism format, with storytellers from film, print, audio and photography.
The Economist Combines Sales, Circulation Teams
"The combined teams will be called the Publisher Team. The circulation division will contribute its audience access and insights, as well as its products and services. The sales, marketing solutions, events and analytics divisions will sell to clients." reports Sara Guaglione.
Relieved of Its Print Edition, SELF Experiences Considerable Growth Online
"We realized very quickly that running a website is not the same as running a brand." Delivered from behind a transparent podium in an opulent downtown Manhattan ballroom, much to the adoration of New York’s media elite, Carolyn Kylstra’s acceptance speech appeared almost cathartic. “Affirming is a good word for it,” the Self editor-in-chief tells Folio:, describing the National Magazine Award for social media that the magazine earned last month, barely a year after its parent company, Condé Nast, elected to shutter its print edition and install then-digital director Kylstra atop the masthead.
HGTV Magazine Editor Has Deep Roots in Holdrege, Grand Island Nebraska
Peterson, 44, earned a bachelor of arts in English literature from Texas Christian University in 1996. Before her current job, she worked on the staff of several magazines, including Family Life, Redbook, Southern Living and Coastal Living. Peterson’s publication is on solid footing in the magazine market. It boasts 10.4 million total adult readers, and it’s the sixth best-selling monthly magazine on newsstands. HGTV Magazine is particularly strong among women; roughly 70 percent — 7.3 million — of its readers are female.
How Weed Magazines Are Preparing You for 4/20
"Dude — you know what day Friday is, right? April 20? If you’re down with the fact that 4/20 is “Weed Day,” you’ve probably got a couple of pot mags someplace on the coffee table under all that other paraphernalia. If not, we’ve got you covered here, so stay chillin’ and read on." -New York Post Staff.
California Net Neutrality Proposal Endorsed By Former FCC Chief
The measure (SB 822), introduced earlier this year by state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco), would prohibit broadband providers from blocking or throttling traffic, and from charging higher fees for prioritized delivery.
WPP CEO Martin Sorrell Steps Down Abruptly After 33 Years
Executive resigns amid an investigation by WPP's board.
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