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Mikki Taylor's Advice for Magazine Editors: 'Take the Leap Forward'

Video: The 30-year Essence vet says the key to longevity in publishing is a combination of good ideas, enthusiasm and a pro-active attitude. "Are you asking yourself 'what great things am I going to... | Media Bistro – 2012-02-09

Sport magazine to hand out 'light sabres' for Star Wars promotion

20th Century Fox's promotion of 'Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace' in 3D will include a partnership with Sport magazine, featuring mock light sabres being handed out on the streets of London. | Media Week – 2012-02-09

How Magazine Covers Stacked Up

Kardashians and others who owe their fame to reality TV accounted for about 40% of the covers of six major celebrity weeklies in 2011. | The Wall Street Journal – 2012-02-08

New book details years of emails between writer and magazine fact checker

An email exchange between writer John D’Agata and Believer intern Jim Fingal, who was given the job of fact checking D’Agata’s article: JIM FINGAL: Hi, John. I’m the intern who’s been... | Poynter. – 2012-02-08

Newsstand magazine sales keep tumbling for People, Enquirer, etc.

With the royal wedding, the Japan earthquake, the Occupy movement and the Arab spring, it’s not like there was a shortage of news in 2011. But you wouldn’t know it looking at newsstand sales for... | L.A. Times – 2012-02-08

Media Decoder Blog: Magazine Newsstand Sales Suffered Sharp Falloff in Second Half of 2011

The availability of content across various platforms contributed to declines in newsstand sales for print magazines, analysts said. Women's and celebrity magazines suffered sharp dropoffs. | The New York Times – 2012-02-07

Newsstand magazine sales down 10 percent in US

(02-07) 08:47 PST New York (AP) -- U.S. magazine sales at newsstands and other retailers dropped 10 percent in the second half of 2011, a sign that Americans are still careful about discretionary... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-02-07

The New Yorker's David Remnick Moves Beyond the Magazine (Video)

The magazine's editor says that tablets are great, and that even phones offer new opportunities for long-form content. | AllThingsD – 2012-02-01

Tribune Media Services and NTVB Media Join Forces to Bring Turn-Key TV Magazine Solutions to Newspapers

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Services (TMS), a leading provider of entertainment information, has entered into an exclusive agreement to provide television listings and... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-01

Bloomberg to Launch Luxury Lifestyle Magazine

Users of the Bloomberg Terminal are among the richest demographic in the world, and advertisers will soon be able to reach them via a new luxury lifestyle magazine. The first issue of Bloomberg... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-27

Reuters considers magazine after producing issue for Davos

Reuters is seriously considering getting into the magazine business after producing a slick, 64-page proof-of-concept issue for next week’s World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos,... | Poynter. – 2012-01-20

SOPA and Magazine Media

How will the new proposal affect the glossy magazine industry? | Folio Magazine – 2012-01-19

One-third of newspaper and magazine iPad apps have ‘significant malfunctions’

Ad Age McPheters & Co. finds at least one “serious shortcoming” in about a third of the 5,000 newspaper and magazine iPad apps it has evaluated for its iMonitor service. “Authentication errors,... | Poynter. – 2012-01-14

Was ‘The Daily’ iPad magazine launched ahead of its time?

Reuters At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, David Brinker, The Daily’s senior vice president of business development and operations, mentioned the iPad magazine’s one-year anniversary... | Poynter. – 2012-01-12

Bangor Metro Regional Magazine to be Sold to Private Investors

Bangor Metro, a six-year old business, lifestyle and opinion magazine serving the Bangor, Maine region, will be sold next month to a group of investors within the city—principally Jack Cashman of... | Folio Magazine – 2012-01-05

Meredith Acquires FamilyFun Magazine from Disney Publishing Worldwide

Meredith Corporation is acquiring the assets of Disney Publishing Worldwide’s FamilyFun. Beginning in March 2012, FamilyFun and its associated special interest publications, as well as Toyhopper... | Folio Magazine – 2012-01-04

Magazine Launches Up 23.8 Percent in 2011

The number of magazines launched in 2011 jumped 23.8 percent, from 193 to 239, compared to 2010, according to magazine database Meanwhile, the number of closures fell 13.6 percent,... | Folio Magazine – 2011-12-15

F+W Media Acquires Script Magazine from Final Draft Inc.

F+W Media adds another property to its ever-growing portfolio, acquiring Script Magazine from Final Draft, Inc. For an undisclosed amount, F+W will now have complete ownership of Script content. | Folio Magazine – 2011-12-13

Google Currents: A Personalized Magazine for Your Phone

The free app for Android and iOS creates digital magazines with text and video, but it runs slowly unless the sync settings are correct. | PC World – 2011-12-13

Google unveils mobile-formatted news magazine Currents

Google on Thursday officially launched Google Currents, a news reading application for Android and iOS-based smartphones and tablets, and publishing backend for content producers. Similar in concept... | Betanews – 2011-12-09

Hoffman Media to Cease Publishing Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Magazine

Semi-Homemade, the magazine of Food Network celebrity chef Sandra Lee, will no longer be published by Birmingham, Alabama-based Hoffman Media following its January/February 2012 issue. | Folio Magazine – 2011-12-09

PPA demonstrates the power of magazine ads with Magnify

Advertising is an integral part of the magazine experience, and readers are as aware of them as they are editorial, and almost as likely to respond to them as they would a feature, according to the... | Media Week – 2011-12-07

Redpoint Media Group unveils redesign of up! magazine and

CALGARY, Dec. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - RedPoint Media Group Inc. introduces a newly designed inflight magazine and complementary website to all WestJet travellers, as part of its | CNW – 2011-12-02

Media Decoder Blog: Time Warner Picks New Head for Time Inc. Magazine Unit

The selection of Laura Lang, the head of the digital ad agency Digitas, would add online expertise to the country’s largest magazine publisher. | The New York Times – 2011-11-30

Rita Lewis becomes publishing director of InStyle magazine

InStyle magazine, the IPC Southbank-owned fashion and beauty title, has named Rita Lewis as its new publishing director, effective 3 January 2012. | Media Week – 2011-11-25

Shares in magazine publisher Future fall 20% after it reports £19.3m loss

Publisher blames torrid year on its US operations and freezes dividend until 2013Shares in Future, the publisher of magazine titles including Total Film and Metal Hammer, plunged more than 20% to a... | Guardian – 2011-11-24

Survey: Magazine e-readers want more digital content

Association of Magazine Media | Poynter. – 2011-11-22

iPad Magazine Readers to Publishers: More, Please

Publishers' hopes for the iPad and e-readers have come back to earth. But the people who actually download these things like them quite a bit, according to a new survey. | AllThingsD – 2011-11-21

Digital Readers 11 Percent of Total Magazine Audience

For those who still doubt that magazine content has a place in the digital world, new data proves magazines’ growing digital prowess. | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-18

Zinio's Global Magazine Service Available on Kindle Fire

World's Largest Newsstand Gives $25 Shopping Perk To All New Registrants, On Any Device, Through March 2012 Across Selection of 5,000+ Magazines SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/... | CNW – 2011-11-15

New York Magazine Raises Cover Price $1 to $5.99

At a time when many magazines are lowering prices or giving content away, New York Magazine is choosing another route. | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-10

AOL Canada launches Editions by AOL - The magazine that reads you!

iPad Exclusive Magazine Now Available on the App Store | CNW – 2011-11-09

Women's Health magazine to launch in UK

Hearst-Rodale is set to launch Women's Health in the UK next year, as a sister title to the 11-year-old Men's Health. | Media Week – 2011-11-07

Zappos Upcoming iPad App Mimics a Fashion Magazine

The new black this fall is for retailers to produce content alongside its products, much like a glossy woman's fashion magazine. | AllThingsD – 2011-11-05

Is time-up for football's Kick magazine?

Attic Brand Media's Kick magazine, the monthly football title for six to 14-year-olds, is believed to be closing after six years of publication. | Media Week – 2011-11-04

French government defends magazine firebombed over Muhammad cartoon

Politicians condemn 'incursion on press freedom' after Charlie Hebdo's Paris headquarters are torched and website hackedThe French government has rushed to the defence of the satirical magazine... | Guardian – 2011-11-03

Magazine ABC rule change allows inclusion of overseas digital editions

The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) has adapted its consumer magazine reporting standards to allow publishers to include their overseas digital editions. | Media Week – 2011-11-03

Yahoo hopes to reach readers with iPad magazine

Yahoo is joining the computer tablet bandwagon with a digital magazine designed for the iPad. | – 2011-11-03

Yahoo unveils digital magazine designed for tablets

Yahoo is joining the computer tablet bandwagon with a digital magazine designed for the iPad. | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-11-03

French magazine firebombed in response to satire of Prophet Muhammad

The Telegraph | Poynter. – 2011-11-02

Muhammad cartoon sparks attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo - video

The Paris offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo have been destroyed by fire | Guardian – 2011-11-02

National Geographic Magazine Exceeds 100,000 Paid Digital Subscribers

National Geographic Magazine topped 100,000 paid digital subscribers this past weekend and the magazine's special series on world population, which was collected into one app called "7 Billion", was... | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-02

Sainsbury's magazine celebrates biggest-ever edition

Sainsbury's magazine's December issue will be the biggest in its 18-year history, thanks to a 70% boost in advertising. | Media Week – 2011-11-01

Hearst Magazines Hires Two New Senior Executives for U.S. Magazine Division

Today, Hearst Magazines announced that two new senior executives would be joining its U.S. magazine division. Debi Chirichella, former chief operating officer at Condé Nast Digital, will join as... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-31

Magazine Publishers Look to Where Digital is Booming: The Book Business

After the initial flurry of excitement surrounding the release of their digital editions, magazine publishers are now beginning to focus on the strategies behind the products. In addition to complete... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-28

Khoi Vinh: ‘I just can’t see the end-to-end magazine format surviving’ for iPad apps

Digiday Khoi Vinh, former design director for, says he doesn’t see much of a future for magazine iPad apps that are packaged like their print counterparts. “Some folks will continue to... | Poynter. – 2011-10-22

Why Apple’s virtual Newsstand is driving a surge in magazine, newspaper iPad app subscriptions

A couple weeks ago I predicted that Apple’s virtual Newsstand for iPads and iPhones would provide “a little more convenience for the user, and a little more discoverability for the publisher — but... | Poynter. – 2011-10-21

BBC to stop printing Ariel magazine

In-house title to go online-only as corporation's communications department loses 42 jobs in cost-cuttingThe BBC's in-house magazine, Ariel, is to go online-only after 75 years as a weekly print... | Guardian – 2011-10-20

WTWH Media Launches Solar Power World Magazine

Business-to-business media company WTWH Media, LLC isn’t afraid of the uncertainty surrounding the magazine market place—the company is launching a new title this month called Solar Power World... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-20

Regional Arlington Magazine Debuts

The regional magazine sector continues to expand as new publication Arlington Magazine debuts this month. | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-17

BSkyB axes Sky Magazine

BSkyB has axed the print version of Sky Magazine, the largest UK magazine by circulation, after deciding not to go ahead with a quarterly version of the title. | Media Week – 2011-10-12

Future set to launch N-Photo Nikon magazine

Specialist magazine publisher Future is launching a new monthly print and digital magazine, N-Photo, next month. | Media Week – 2011-10-12

HP Offers Ink Subscriptions, Magazine Service

'Instant Ink' will supply you with a steady flow of ink to print out the Conde Nast magazines flowing from your printer. | PC World – 2011-10-12

Consumer Magazine Ad Pages Fall 5.6 Percent in Third Quarter 2011

After showing growth for the first six months of 2011, consumer magazine ad pages fell 5.6 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period in 2010, according to newly released figures from... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-11

ICYMI: iMemorial: Steve Jobs honored on front pages, magazine covers, news & tech websites

See how Boing Boing, Wired and other tech sites covered Steve Jobs death Wednesday, and how California newspapers and others around the world covered it Thursday morning. | Poynter. – 2011-10-07

iMemorial: Steve Jobs honored on front pages, magazine covers, news & tech websites

Twitter streamed with tributes to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs as word of his death spread Wednesday night. On Thursday, newspaper front pages honored the 56-year-old technology innovator who changed... | Poynter. – 2011-10-06

Vogue is Ad Age’s 2011 Magazine of the Year Nat Ives points out that Vogue increased its January-to-October ad pages more than 9 percent — to 2,125, fewer only than Brides and People — and boosted newsstand sales almost 13 percent,... | Poynter. – 2011-10-06

Magazine execs say tablet revenue is strong

Women’s Wear Daily Editors and executives who gathered at the American Magazine Conference this week express optimism about their future on tablet devices. Hearst Magazines expects to have $10... | Poynter. – 2011-10-05

Spin magazine to go bimonthly Spin will publish only six issues in 2012, down from 11 this year. The music magazine also plans to cut its rate base to 350,000 to 450,000, “an acknowledgment that the Web is replacing... | Poynter. – 2011-10-05

Hearst Magazines boss: We’ve made giant strides toward becoming ‘the magazine company of the future’

Romenesko+ Misc. In a letter sent this morning to all Hearst Magazines employees, president David Carey says tomorrow’s HGTV Magazine tryout “is a testament to our conviction that every sector,... | Poynter. – 2011-10-04

Hello! magazine bids to attract lifestyle brands

Hello! magazine has appointed Charlotte Broadbent, marketing manager at Coty Prestige, to the newly created role of executive fashion and beauty director. | Media Week – 2011-09-27

Most – But Not All – Big Magazine Publishers Sign On For Amazon's Tablet

Conde Nast, Hearst and Meredith are in for Wednesday's launch. Time Inc. isn't, and may not get there for a while. | AllThingsD – 2011-09-27

Future's Tap! magazine creates own iPad app

Future Publishing's iPhone and iPad specialist magazine Tap! is launching a monthly iPad edition for the first time this month, with all content developed on a new in-house platform. | Media Week – 2011-09-26

Hearst Launches HGTV Magazine

No doubt with hopes to mirror the success of its Food Network Magazine, Hearst is launching another television-channel based publication: HGTV Magazine. | Folio Magazine – 2011-09-26

Martha Stewart’s Halloween Magazine Brings Fan a Surprise

The 2011 Halloween special, pictured, from Martha Stewart reused a cake from 2008. | The New York Times – 2011-09-26

Candis magazine makes first move onto newsstand

Candis, the subscription-only monthly lifestyle magazine for women aged 35 to 55, is to start distributing copies via newsstands later this month in a bid to attract more advertisers. | Media Week – 2011-09-21

Future closes Redline magazine

Motoring and tech gadget magazine Redline will release its final issue next month, as the title is closed by publisher Future. | Media Week – 2011-09-20

Google Reportedly Working on a Rival to the Flipboard Social Magazine App

The social tablet magazine for iPad and Android may be called Propeller. | PC World – 2011-09-16

Mail Newspapers launches app for fashion magazine

Mail Newspapersis launching a free iPad version of its fashion magazine, Inspire, to coincide with London Fashion Week, which begins today and finishes on Wednesday (21 September). | Media Week – 2011-09-16

Marie Claire to launch biannual fashion magazine

IPC Media has announced a number of proposed changes for monthly fashion title Marie Claire next year, including a larger format, a redesigned website and a new biannual fashion magazine. | Media Week – 2011-09-15

Tavi Gevinson Rookie magazine: how it combines fashion and feminism.

Among the twenty- and thirtysomething women who populate the New York publishing world, there's a near-universal love for Sassy, the offbeat 1990s-era teen magazine, which they excitedly read along... | Slate – 2011-09-14

Time magazine launches two Tumblrs

Romenesko+ Memos One is a shorter, more social version of Time’s photo blog, LightBox. The second Tumblr, according to a Time memo, “aims to be a digital scrapbook of this institution’s vintage... | Poynter. – 2011-09-07

Magazine paper giant UPM scales back as European demand falls

UPM-Kymmene, the world's biggest producer of magazine paper, is scaling back its operations in Europe to combat falling demand across the continent. | Media Week – 2011-09-01

Summary Box: CNN buys iPad magazine Zite

THE PURCHASE: CNN has acquired Zite. It's an iPad service that learns about readers' tastes and customizes a digital magazine with stories from hundreds of different websites. | – 2011-08-31

Time Inc. veteran Fenner named Chicago magazine editor-in-chief

Romenesko Memos | Poynter. – 2011-08-30

Virgin's iPad magazine Project tweaked after reader survey

Virgin's iPad-only magazine Project has scrapped some digital tricks to streamline its user interface, after user feedback revealed readers wanted the title's features to showcase their tablets'... | Media Week – 2011-08-26

iPad photo magazine Once offers unique compensation model

Typically, periodical contributors are paid either via per-item fee or through a salary, if at all. New iPad magazine Once thinks that a new format calls for a new compensation model; one that... | GigaOM – 2011-08-25

Social media magazine Flipboard pursues TV, films

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Internet video is getting even more crowded. Flipboard, the social media magazine whose investors include actor Ashton Kutcher, plans to add television shows and films to... | Reuters – 2011-08-25

Rumor: CNN discusses acquisition of Zite iPad magazine app

Techvibes | Poynter. – 2011-08-24

Advertising: A Magazine Bets That Readers Play Tag

Glamour wants readers to scan the Facebook icon next to the singer Rihanna, and other icons placed throughout the issue. | The New York Times – 2011-08-23

American Printer Magazine Closes After 128 Years

Started in 1883 as Inland Printer, Penton Media's American Printer magazine will be stopping production after 128 years. The August 2011 edition has been the last title published. | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-23

How Readers Respond When a Magazine Goes Digital-Only

Linux Journal feels the heat but also hears the praise. | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-23

MotorBoating Magazine Shutters Print Editon, Goes Online-Only

Bonnier’s MotorBoating magazine, a part of the Marine Group Network that includes Yachting and SaltWater Sportsman, is folding its print issue. The July/August 2011 installment will be its last. | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-23

Penton Folds Second Magazine With August Issue

In addition to Penton Media folding 123-year old American Printer magazine, Penton's PFFC (Paper, Film & Foil Converter) is also ceasing publication with its August issue (September editorial content... | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-23

Report: Tablet Sales to Cut Magazine Paper Use 20 Percent by 2015

Even paper-focused companies are predicting a major fall for the printed page in the coming years. | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-22

James Patterson declared world's best-paid author by Forbes magazine

Patterson earned $84m in the year to April 2011, Danielle Steel $35m, Stephen King $28m and Janet Evanovich $22m The world's highest-paid author padded to the windows of his magnificent, yellow,... | Guardian – 2011-08-19

Food Network Magazine Raises Rate Base for Sixth Time in Two Years

Once identified as the most notable magazine launch of the year in 2009, Hearst's Food Network magazine is continuing to ride a wave of reader enthusiasm with the announcement of its sixth rate base... | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-18

MAGAZINE ABCs: How the publishers market their mags

While publishers, media agencies and advertisers mull over the latest magazine ABC figures, here's a look back at some of the methods used by the press to promote their titles during the first six... | Media Week – 2011-08-18

MAGAZINE ABCs: Pick Me Up sales sink 18% to nearly half launch level

IPC Media is standing by its real life weekly Pick Me Up, despite it suffering the heaviest of year-on-year falls in a sector publishers say is reeling from the economic downturn. | Media Week – 2011-08-18

MAGAZINE ABCs: Top Gear extends car mags leadership as rivals drop

BBC Top Gear Magazine has increased its dominance among the automotive titles by virtue of holding sales steady while rivals fell, with Bauer's Car down 13.5%. | Media Week – 2011-08-18

BBC Worldwide agrees magazine sell-off

Private equity firm Exponent pays £121m in deal to publish 34 titles including Top Gear, Radio Times and Gardeners' WorldBBC Worldwide has agreed the sale of its magazine business, which publishes... | Guardian – 2011-08-16

BBC Worldwide Sells its Magazine Portfolio to Private Equity Firm Exponent

BBC Worldwide, a UK-based publisher, has sold its magazine business to Exponent, a private equity firm. | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-16

Magazine has bloggers sell subscriptions for a percentage

Ad Age Thrifty-lifestyle magazine “All You” came up with an interesting idea to boost circulation: Invite friendly bloggers to sell magazine subscriptions on commission. Publisher Suzanne Quint... | Poynter. – 2011-08-11

Wallpaper magazine celebrates 15 years in the business

IPC Media's Wallpaper magazine is publishing its 15th birthday edition, which has attracted 60% higher advertising revenues year on year. | Media Week – 2011-08-11

Magazine Sales Fall

Newsstand sales of consumer magazines declined 9.2% in the first half of the year, as double-digit drops at several celebrity titles dragged down an industry in which losses had been moderating from... | The Wall Street Journal – 2011-08-10

Cosmopolitan magazine to relaunch in Singapore 28 years after ban

Cosmopolitan is launching its 64th international edition this week in Singapore, 28 years after the title was banned by the government over concerns about the effect of its content on children. | Media Week – 2011-08-09

From "Most Effective Digital Mag Brands" to "7 Magazine Web Sites That Suck"

Media research firm Affinity LLC has issued its latest American Magazine Study, which ranks 170 digital magazine brands on attributes ranging from "Most Trusted" to "Most "Useful" and "Most... | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-09

Media Decoder: Magazine Sales Slipped at the Newsstand

Despite widespread changes among weekly magazines, circulation numbers were largely flat over the last six months, and newsstand sales were generally lower. | The New York Times – 2011-08-09

Nigella to guest-edit Stylist magazine

Nigella Lawson is to guest-edit a special Christmas issue of Stylist magazine, which will be published on 7 December.The free weekly will feature recipes and editorial content centred on food and... | Guardian – 2011-08-09

GQ magazine's iPad app preview exceeds 40,000 downloads

Downloads of the free preview of GQ magazine's July iPad app have reached 41,842 since it was launched last month, selling 6,162 copies of the paid-for version for £2.39 each. | Media Week – 2011-08-05

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