American Society of Magazine Editors

Friday, July 27, 2018

U.S. Economy Surges in Second Quarter, Grows at 4.1 Percent Rate
The AP: "The U.S. economy surged in the April-June quarter, growing at an annual rate of 4.1 percent. That’s the fastest pace since 2014, driven by consumers who began spending their tax cuts and exporters who sought to get their products delivered ahead of retaliatory tariffs."
More on Women's Health Explores Global Nudity
The publication surveyed 18,000 readers around the world to understand how women perceive body image, acceptance and confidence.
Latina Media Site Back Online As Owner Tries to Revive Magazine
Latina Media is slowly trying to get off the mat while its owner, Solera Capital, tries to raise money to keep it afloat.
Remembering National Lampoon Magazine: "So Weird...Trippy"
National Lampoon is a comedy brand now more closely associated with movies like "Animal House" and "Vacation." But it began with a magazine that stars of the Netflix movie "A Stupid and Futile Gesture" call "so weird," "shocking" and "trippy."
Profiling the Most Perceptive Voices in Our Niche Publishing Industry
Don Nicholas writes "we’ve always admired a certain circle of industry leaders who pack a punch when it comes to singing the praises and sorrows of specialized information."
Mad Magazine Comes to Snapchat, Snap Introduces Private Ad Marketplace
Last spring, Mad Magazine announced it would relaunch through new publisher DC Entertainment with an April issue. The issue was its 550th — enjoying a run that's spanned more than 60 years.
Newspapers in New York, Like Their Readers, Are Vanishing
Once upon a time, The Daily News sold more than two million papers a day. Now its circulation is only about a tenth of that, and the paper’s non-hometown owner, the Chicago-based media company Tronc, which bought the paper last year, does not have the patience for non-profitability that the prior owner, Mortimer B. Zuckerman, did.
Local Focus, Global Reach: Inside Time Out’s Ambitious Ascent
CEO Julio Bruno on the publisher's dramatic expansion, the future of print, and leading a global company through an existential transformation.
Five Charts Explaining the State of Brand Safety
Here’s a quick look: In June, Iponweb and ExchangeWire surveyed 129 media agency professionals worldwide and found that about six in 10 of those who built their own ad tech view brand safety as a major challenge of programmatic.
Grab Your Lunch and Build your Business! The 2018 Imagination Awards Webinar Series!
Sign up for the Winning Ideas webinar series and hear from senior indie leadership who will be sharing case studies and strategies for success in key areas: Audience Development, General Revenue and Leadership, Advertising and Event Revenue, and Digital.
The MPA Magazine Media Factbook 2018 Is Here
This edition features 20% more of the independent research, statistics and compelling facts that articulate the power of magazine media and its effectiveness compared to other media. Please find: New category data and charts from the recently launched Magazine Media 360° Social Media Engagement Factor. New multimedia comparisons proving magazine readers are the strongest everyday influencers. New data proving advertising in magazines raises brand awareness and purchase intent. New Pharma ROAS case studies that show magazines drive conversions to branded prescription drugs. •New charts that show while trust in platforms declines, trust in journalism rebounds. •New charts that show how magazines excel in motivating consumer trial with featured samples and coupons. •New charts that show the role of print and subscriptions in the circulation mix. We encourage you to use this information in your own brand presentations, marketing and conversations. Please let us know if you’d like additional copies—and be sure to share the digital versions (PDF and Powerpoint) at www.magazine.org/factbook.
This edition features 20% more of the independent research, statistics and compelling facts that articulate the power of magazine media and its effectiveness compared to other media. Please find: New category data and charts from the recently launched Magazine Media 360° Social Media Engagement Factor. New multimedia comparisons proving magazine readers are the strongest everyday influencers. New data proving advertising in magazines raises brand awareness and purchase intent. New Pharma ROAS case studies that show magazines drive conversions to branded prescription drugs. •New charts that show while trust in platforms declines, trust in journalism rebounds. •New charts that show how magazines excel in motivating consumer trial with featured samples and coupons. •New charts that show the role of print and subscriptions in the circulation mix. We encourage you to use this information in your own brand presentations, marketing and conversations. Please let us know if you’d like additional copies—and be sure to share the digital versions (PDF and Powerpoint) at www.magazine.org/factbook.
AFAR Media, America’s Test Kitchen, Backpacker, The Family Handyman, Fine Cooking, Fine Homebuilding, National Geographic, This Old House Ventures take home top awards.
Independent and enthusiast magazine media executives from across the country came together for robust conversation and candid idea sharing at the 14th Annual IMAG Conference in Boston. The event was hosted by Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau, CEO and publisher, MIT Technology Review; David Nussbaum, CEO and chairman of the board, America’s Test Kitchen; and Jamie Trowbridge, president and CEO, Yankee Publishing. The theme was Revolution: both a nod to Boston’s role in the formation of America and a representation of the extreme transformation we are seeing in the magazine media industry.
July 31, 2018 - August 14, 2018
August 09, 2018
The Dek at Meredith Corporation
February 05, 2019
225 Liberty Street