American Society of Magazine Editors

Friday April 20, 2018

This Year's TIME 100 Is Magazine's "Youngest List" Ever
CBS News Reports "The 2018 "Time 100" list includes world leaders, newsmakers, athletes and entertainers. Actresses Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Lopez, and Tiffany Haddish are featured on three of the six special covers. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, tennis star Roger Federer, and "Me Too" movement founder Tarana Burke are on the other three. Other notable honorees on the list include a group of survivors of the Parkland, Florida school shooting who became leaders of the #NeverAgain movement: Cameron Kasky, Jaclyn Corin, David Hogg, Emma Gonzalez and Alex Wind. Former President Obama wrote their introduction.
TMBI's Bonnie Kintzer Speaks about Recovering a Brand and Reaching Broader audience through digital —From ACT 8 Experience
Bonnie Kintzer, from Trusted Media Brands, spoke in the first session about recovering the brand from struggle. She returned to Trusted Media Brands, the parent company of Reader’s Digest, Taste of Home, and The Family Handyman after its bankruptcy.
More from ACT 8 Experience: Sappi's Daniel Dejan Says Print Is Still Relevant, Has Many Important Qualities
Daniel Dejan, ETC print creative manager, Sappi North America, told the audience at the ACT 8 Experience Wednesday that printed magazines/catalogs/newspapers cause our brain to have higher rates of stimulated activity than merely reading off a screen.
Once Focused on Scale, Hearst Is Cutting Back on Aggregation and Viral Fluff
Five years ago, Hearst’s priority was getting its portfolio of print magazines, including Cosmopolitan, Elle and Esquire, to work together and produce more content faster. To that end, it created a centralized news desk under Lewis. The company also ramped up sharing across titles and created contributor networks. The strategy worked: From the beginning of 2014 to February of this year, traffic nearly tripled to 91 million monthly unique visitors, according to comScore.
The New Republic Moves to Unionize
The New Republic staff requested voluntary recognition of the NewsGuild of New York, which represents nearly 3,000 people in the media industry in the New York City area (including employees at The New York Times, Thomson Reuters, The Nation and The Daily Beast).
Move Beyond Church and State to Realize the Full Power of the Publisher-Editor Relationship
"All it takes to realize the full potential of your organization is trust, communication and collaboration based on the explicit understanding that editorial integrity and loyal readers are the most valuable assets publishers have." writes Kilian Schalk.
The Return of MAD Magazine and Its All-New Gang of Idiots
It doesn’t really matter who MAD is going after, as long it can revive some of that brattiness that made it so potent and polarizing to begin with.
Chicago-Based Magazine Cooks Up Pot-Infused Recipes
A pair of Chicago-based publishing veterans released the second issue of their cannabis cooking magazine Friday, casting aside the “special brownies” of yesteryear to focus on high-minded fare from award-winning chefs.
This New Magazine Makes Every Day 4/20
Even the weed-averse will find amusement in the collection of feature spreads, in-depth profiles, photo essays, fashion shoots, thematic artwork, and funny tips (like “How to do Tinder while stoned”).
MPA Magazine Media Spotlight: These Are the Best Sneakers from SHAPE Magazine's 2018 Sneaker Awards
From a pair that's perfect for classes to a pair that's made for walking, these are the ones to know.
Exclusive: YouTube Ran Ads from Hundreds of Brands on Extremist Channels
Ads from over 300 companies and organizations -- including tech giants, major retailers, newspapers and government agencies -- ran on YouTube channels promoting white nationalists, Nazis, pedophilia, conspiracy theories and North Korean propaganda, a CNN investigation has found.
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