min celebrated the 30 hottest magazine launches of the past 30 years, as well as the 30th anniversary of editor-in-chief Steve Cohn, at its “30 Event” on April 14. Filled to capacity, the Grand Hyatt’s Manhattan Ballroom was virtually a Who’s Who of magazine media editors and publishers. Attendees caught up over breakfast prior to the start of the ceremony. Out of a staggering 9,828 eligible brands, the “30 Hottest Launches” were selected by Dr. Samir “Mr. Magazine™” Husni, director of the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi. Top honors were also awarded to Hottest Editor, Publisher, Creative Team and Launch. To read more about the event, visit minonline.com.
(From min: media industry newsletter, April 18, 2016, page 1)