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PPA Sector Insight Report Highlights Economic and Cultural Value to UK
The PPA has published a new report, for the first time capturing in one place the scale, impact and reach of the consumer magazine and business media sector.
It has been produced in partnership with Vendigital, supported by Publishers Licensing Services.
PPA Publishes Results of Industry-Wide D&I Survey
A new report published by the PPA today sees the results of the first-ever industry-wide diversity and inclusion survey, offering insight into representation and inclusion across the industry.
Created with EA Inclusion, this is the first time the entire industry has united and committed to an initiative of this scale, and the PPA are proud to be leading in this key area.
Future Acquires Marie Claire US
Future plc yesterday announced the acquisition of Marie Claire US, part of the global brand that, say the publishers, connects “confident, influential and successful women”.
A New Wave of Digital Transformation
DC Thomson Media has completely transformed its editorial and business model. It's name? The Apollo programme. It's aim? To maintain a newsroom entirely focused on audience revenue. Head of Newspapers at DC Thomson Media, Richard Neville, explained the innovation at this year's PPA Leadership Summit.
The Queen's Speech
The Government has outlined its legislative priorities for the coming year in the Queen’s Speech, prioritising a national recovery to be achieved by ‘levelling up’ opportunities. The Government will provide support for jobs, businesses, and economic growth, as well as addressing the pandemic’s impact on public services.
Community First - Building a Recurring-Revenue Economy
When the pandemic hit, there were very few brands that had a level of in-built resilience, but Bauer Media’s Country Walking was arguably one of them.
Making Strides... Investing for Success
Whether you’re focused on personal finance for a B2C audience or delivering information for healthcare professionals, publishing’s entrepreneurial spirit means new opportunities are never far away. In this session at the PPA Leadership Summit, two publishers based on either side of the Atlantic shared details of the opportunities they identified and the investments they made to create new products and services in response to changing market dynamics.
The Battle for Attention in a Cookie-less World
Media has been disrupted like no other time in our lifetime. Consumer habits and attention patterns were changed, representing challenges but also opportunities for magazine brands. What have we learnt about the changing nature of attention and consumer needs over the past 12 months? As we move into an accelerated digital future without third party cookies, how can publishers persuade advertisers and other partners to work and think differently about the opportunity that magazine environments offer. Anna Sampson, Insight & Strategy Director at Magnetic Media tells us more.
Anthem Music Titles Now Available on Exact Editions Platform
Lovers of pop and rock music can now subscribe to the new digital editions of Anthem Publishing titles Classic Pop and Vintage Rock through the Exact Editions platform.
Hearst Continues its Partnership with Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts (CSVPA)
Hearst UK continues its partnership with Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts (CSVPA) to announce a fully-funded “Access All Areas” Scholarship with Cosmopolitan. The initiative will offer the successful applicant a scholarship for any of the CSVPA arts, design and performing arts courses including Extended Diplomas, Foundation, BA (HONS) or Masters.
Grazia and heat Magazines get Interactive and Shoppable
Bauer Media has partnered with an image-recognition platform to enhance its magazines Grazia and heat, making products and services within its print pages instantly shoppable and interactive.
Olly Eley is ELLE UK's First Ever Non-Binary Cover Star
For the June 2021 issue, ELLE UK introduces Olly Eley, agender model [devoid of gender altogether], spotted via Instagram by Editor-in-Chief, Farrah Storr.