The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Condé Nast Launches Its First Mobile Game
The iPhone game, called Fashion Hazard, challenges players to walk down catwalks in New York, London, Paris and Milan.
Rodale to Relaunch Best Life Magazine
The timing of the publication's return is due to a few factors, including the rise of luxury advertising and resurgence in the men’s fashion business.
What’s Behind the Rise in Digital Magazines
David Renard of mediaIDEAS on the qualities of a successful digital edition, distribution platform challenges and what a magazine really is.
Sharing Great Content, On and Off the Page, Is Nothing New to Magazines
3 Ways to Publishers Can Boost Their Digital Business
Golf Digest Teams with GolfLogix to Create Personalized E-Mags
Reddit Just Earned a Guinness World Record for RedditGifts
Vibe Expands Its Brand Platform into New Music Genre
Nick Van Sicklen Promoted at American Express Publishing
Maggie Koerth-Baker Named Monthly Columnist for New York Times Magazine
Hearst Tower Goes Pink for Helen Gurley Brown
Liz Smith, Ellen Levine Remember Helen Gurley Brown
New York Times Magazine Plays New York Magazine in Softball
Editors Among Fashion-Forward Cast of New J. Crew Campaign
REMAG Pilot Program to Launch in December
How Publishers and Tablet Readers Will Benefit from the Future of Flipboard, Zite and News Aggregation
Stop Publishing Web Pages
Is Medium the Future of Publishing?
The Pretty New Web and the Future of "Native" Advertising
Housing Returns but Not Advertising
Global Mobile Ad Spend to Grow by a Staggering 3.5X by 2016
App Users Say, Give Us Better, More Interactive Ads
Report: Consumers Shifting Media Consumption, Purchase Decisions to Mobile
Adobe Pulls Flash Player from Android
New Samsung Tablet and iPad Rival Offers a Stylus and a Split Screen
Getty Images Bought by Private Equity Firm Carlyle Group
Looks Like Amazon's Top Deals Guy Is Testing Out E-Commerce Startup The Fancy
Latest MPA Washington E-Newsletter: A Packed Legislative Agenda Predicted Following Election; Republican VP Candidate’s Remarks to MPA Board; and more.
From MPA Chairman Michael Clinton (Hearst Magazines): Our industry is changing at a rate faster than ever, and many of the forces disrupting our business emanate from the Silicon Valley area. That’s just one of the many reasons you need to attend AMC 2012 in the heart of San Francisco.
Shirley Li has been on the move her entire life, following a path that has now led her to the doorstep of Reader’s Digest.

The Cut:  The right dress can make a career. The wrong one can make headlines. But a scandalous dress can do both.