American Airlines Publishing

Press Release: Ink Selected by American Airlines as Global Partner for Inflight Magazines
August 19, 2014

Ink, the world's leading travel media company, will produce three magazine titles for American Airlines starting January 2015.  American Airlines, now the biggest in the world after its merger with US Airways, has appointed Ink to produce content and sell advertising for multiple media platforms, including onboard magazines in print, online, mobile and tablet formats.

The Inside Story of Flipboard, the App That Makes Digital Content Look Magazine Glossy
July 11, 2014

Mike McCue thought he was done. Two years after selling his startup Tellme Networks to Microsoft for a reported $800 million-plus, McCue essentially completed his efforts to integrate the company's innovative voice-recognition software into the Microsoft platform. So in mid-2009 he handed over the reins, turned in his resignation and set his sights on a life of leisure--maybe the occasional angel investment here, perhaps some philanthropy work there, a whole lot of family time in between.

Village Voice Media Sheds Prostitution Hub
September 24, 2012

Village Voice Media, which publishes 13 alternative weekly newspapers including the Village Voice and LA Weekly (as well as their corresponding websites), is finally cutting ties with classifieds section—a constant thorn in the company's side as well as a major source of its revenue. But it remains to be seen whether the group can replace that revenue along with ads that the bad publicity cost the company.

The FAA told Bilton it will take a “fresh look” at whether some devices can be used safely and how a policy could be framed. Smartphones aren’t included in the review. U.S. airlines currently call for all devices to be turned off and stowed before planes can pull away from the gate despite a lack of data proving they are safety risks.

See the Most Effective Magazine Ads of 2011
March 12, 2012

Last year's most engaging magazine ads were not necessarily the ones with the most expensive creative or the highest media spend.

The one thing most of them do share, however, is a strong connection between the medium and the message. Several of the top ads, for example, are exceptionally "endemic" to the magazines in which they appear -- an Xbox "Halo" ad in Official Xbox Magazine or an American Airlines ad in American Way. These highly targeted ads have an in-built appeal to the readers of these magazines.

Cookin' Up Subscribers
October 1, 2009

In the midst of all the headlines last October detailing the deterioration of the nation’s stock market and banking system—not to mention the folding of more than a few consumer magazines—you may have missed this one: The Food Network launched a print magazine. Already well-established on TV and the Web, the brand culminated its multichannel integration by entering the print medium.

Best in Custom Publishing Recognized at Pearl Awards
November 1, 2005

New York, NY -- November 28, 2005 -- Eighty-eight awards were presented in 30 categories at the second annual Pearl Awards, hosted by the Custom Publishing Council (CPC), at the University Club in New York City. Hosted A team of 30 judges poured over 357 entries to identify publications demonstrating the best in strategy, design and editorial. Applicants submitted entries in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer sectors, as well as by circulation size, and were awarded gold, silver and bronze awards.   The 2005 Pearl Award winners were: *(denotes number of awards received) The Magazine Group WebMD the Magazine (6) Biz Tech for