American Society of Magazine Editors

Monday, September 17, 2018

TIME Magazine Is Bought by Marc Benioff, Salesforce Billionaire
TIME’s parent company, Meredith Corporation, announced on Sunday that it had agreed to sell the flagship publication of Time Inc. to the Benioffs for $190 million in cash.
Inside the Revolution at Condé Nast International
From British Vogue, Vogue Paris and Vogue Japan, to Runway, the online fashion show and review hub from American Vogue, everything from photo production to backstage videos, social media posts and some features around fashion shows will largely be handled by Vogue International, an editorial hub inaugurated last year to create coordinated digital content for the 25 editions of the magazine that now operate worldwide.
Good Housekeeping Partners with Amazon, Mall of America for Pop-Up Shop
Beginning October 3 and running through December 30, Good Housekeeping is running its first pop-up shop and digital boutique. The space is called GHLab, housed in the Mall of America in Minneapolis, MN.
Inside WIRED’s Ticketing Strategy for Wired25
There’s a $45 one-day pass to the Wired25 Festival, a two-day celebration of technology’s role in culture. Tickets to Wired25 Work, a day of office tours to companies like Lyft and Slack, cost $105. Tickets to the Wired25 Summit, featuring prominent executives including YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki and Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive, cost $1,200 and will go up to $1,993, a reference to the year Wired launched.
Snapchat Partners With 25 Media Companies, Leverages Users' Content
Snapchat's new media partners will publish "daily editorial units" not governed by length or format. The twist: This content will be mixed with original material generated by selected users...
Nina Garcia on Her First Year at ELLE
It’s been a year since industry vet Nina Garcia took over the top job at Elle. The Daily stopped by her office in the Hearst Tower to learn more about her vision, digital strategy, and thoughts on the ever evolving newsstand.
Quartz Hires Sam Grobart As Editor of Premium Journalism
Earlier in his career, Sam was the personal technology editor at the New York Times, founding its first personal tech blog and a personal tech column, and hosting related online videos.
Q&A with Good Company Magazine's Grace Bonney
“I’ve really come to love the web for its immediacy and its flexibility, but it’s a place I find that people have a harder time guiding into more serious topics. As Design Sponge (Grace’s blog) evolved and I got more into print projects that were about the people behind the design, I found that people on the Internet weren’t coming to read longer form pieces or to talk about things that might be a bit more complicated. So, that’s where I find print really excels over other mediums because when you hold something in your hand and you have time to spend with it, you’re more likely to sink your teeth into something that’s a little longer and a little more serious.” Grace Bonney, founder of Good Company Magazine.
Congress Likely to Support New Regulations on Social Media Senator Says
Mark Warner, the Senate Intelligence Committee's top Democrat, said Thursday a broad bipartisan majority in Congress likely will back new regulation of social media, though such legislation might take time to come together.
Apple, Firefox Tools Aim to Thwart Facebook, Google Tracking
New protections in Apple’s Safari and Mozilla’s Firefox browsers aim to prevent companies from turning “cookie” data files used to store sign-in details and preferences into broader trackers that take note of what you read, watch and research on other sites.
Viral Publisher Unilad Feels the Pain of Facebook Fallout
The once-hot lad publisher in the UK has been plagued by over-reliance on social platforms and internal strife.
Facebook Finds Local Publishers Use Groups to Facilitate Dialogue, Editorial
The case studies are part of the Facebook Journalism Project, which it launched in 2017 to help local publishers navigate their businesses in a digital world impacted by the Facebook platform.
Carrig Takes Vice Media’s PR Post
Vice CEO Nancy Dubac announced the hiring of Carigg, who most recently was head of creative communications and industry relations at Netflix, and other staffers in a Sept. 13 staff memo.
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