The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, November 2, 2012

Congress Shift Would Change Political Climate for Advertisers
Rita Cohen, MPA's SVP of legislative and regulatory policy, said control of Congress won't mean much if there's a move to scrap the tax deduction for advertising costs.
Economist's Micklethwait: People Still Like to Read
Last week, John Micklethwait, editor-in-chief of The Economist, spoke on NPR’s “The Diane Rehm Show” about the future of news magazines in this digital age.
Why TIME Used Instagram to Cover Sandy
To document the effects of Hurricane Sandy on the northeast, TIME turned to Instagram, and the results were impressive.
Nat Geo, Redesigned for Your Phone
Joe Zeff Design worked alongside NG's Bill Marr, Lisa Lytton and Jaime Hritsik to rethink one of the world's most admired magazines for the 4-inch screen.
Quartz Exceeds First-Month Expectations
Back on the Grid Post-Sandy, with the Daily News, TIME, Businessweek and Ali Velshi
Bunny Hop: Playboy Comes to India
Martha Stewart Pares Magazines
As Bloomberg Endorses Obama, a Chance to Reimagine Media Endorsements
Editor Ryan Singel Departs Wired to Launch Publishing Tools Startup Contextly
New Oprah Platform Launched: HuffPost OWN
People on the Move: Meredith Xcelerated Marketingm, Dirt Rag Mag
Lifestyle/Entertainment Updates: Redbook, TV Guide
Tablets Are "Media Machines" with Games the Most Popular App Category
Digital Publisher Yudu Opens NYC Office
Microsoft's Surface Tablet Just Got a Big Endorsement from Oprah
Samsung Galaxy Note II Phablet Sells Three Million+ In One Month+ Of Sales, ~3X Faster Sales Rate That Original Galaxy Note
Apple Releases iOS 6.0.1, Fixes iPhone 5 Software Update Issues, Other Bugs
The iPhone 5 Effect: App Downloads Surge 33% After Launch
Munster: Apple Will Sell 1-1.5 Million iPad Minis This Weekend
Study: Android Apps Raise Privacy Issues
Mobile Shopping on Rise for Holidays
Mobile Ads Are the Future. They're Also Lousy
Web Ad Revenues at $17 B in First Half Set Record
The World’s Simplest Brands
Nearly Half of Media Buyers Waiting Until After Election to Buy Advertising
Consumer Confidence Rises to Yearly High
U.S. Adds 171,000 Jobs As Hiring Picks Up
5 Surprising Facts About Facebook for Brands
Reddit, Explained…in an Epic Rap Video
Mix and mingle with the magazine media digerati who are shaping the industry’s future on tablets and smartphones, with a welcome from Mary Berner, MPA President & CEO. Grab a colleague and register (complimentary).
Learn how to leverage social media platforms at MPA Digital: Social Media (Dec. 13), a valuable half-day conference designed exclusively for magazine media.
Sponsor Message
November 08, 2012
Changing the Conversation and New Initiatives, with Mary Berner, President & CEO, MPA. This monthly dinner series provides a forum for leading innovative magazine media pros to convene and share the challenges and successes of creating & curating cross-platform content for tablets and smartphones.
November 28, 2012
Keep up with the rapidly changing rules—and learn how to keep your magazine out of court.

Vanity Fair: On the 25th anniversary of her first modeling job, the famously private supermodel opens up to James Fox about being a “hell-raiser” behind doors and her “years of crying” over Johnny Depp.