The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, December 6, 2012

GroupM’s George Janson Talks Tablets
Janson: "We are having serious dialogue with the MPA...eager to demonstrate to clients that advertising in the tablet environment is worth the investment."
4 Things Media Companies Must Do...or Die
According to a Google vote, the phrase "media is dead" returned an astounding 189,000 results, whereas "media is alive" scored only 21,000.
Cosmopolitan and Harlequin Team Up for Steamy E-Fiction
What took so long? The publishers promise that their series entitled “Cosmo Red Hot Reads” will feature “free-spirited women” committed to an “outgoing lifestyle.”
Jet Prints First Male Couple Marriage Announcement
Founded in 1951, Jet is a weekly pub targeting black Americans. In the Dec. 10 issue, the Jet Love weddings section features a gay male couple, a first for the magazine.
Steven Swartz Promoted to President of Hearst Corp.
Fortune’s Deputy ME Leaving Magazine
Masthead Moves at Newsweek
Fashion Director of Harper's Bazaar Russia Launches Own Fashion Line
Editor of The New Republic Co-Edits Book on "Jewish Jocks"
Another Avedon Behind the Lens Sets Traffic Record in November
Slideshow: At In Vogue: The Editor’s Eye Premiere
MAD Magazine Celebrates the Dumbest Things in 2012
Can Software Replace an Editor's Eye?
Magzter Set to Revolutionize the Global Digital Magazine Publishing Industry
Indy Publisher of Beats Magazine Brings Print Titles to Apple Newsstand
29th Street Publishing Wants to Make Selling Magazines for iPads As Easy As Blogging
Does Commerce Hold the Keys to Tablet Success?
Web Design Correlates with Purchase Power
No Surprise: It's All About Digital in the Media Business
Usability Expert and KIndle Fire Hater Revisits Amazon's Devices
Nielsen: Consumers Spent 129.4 B Minutes Using Apps in 2012
Native Ads, iPad4...What Agencies Say Won’t Happen in 2013
Bye Bye, Traditional Media Buying
What Brands Want from Pinterest
Twitter Loses Ability to Properly Display Instagram Photos
Google+ Introduces “Communities” to Replace Old School Groups, Forums and Message Boards
Adobe Sponsored Content: Men's Health creates an engaging user experience using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. See how Rodale Publishing strategically designed Men's Health with the smartphone user in mind.
TONIGHT! Join ASME NEXT at this open-bar event for junior print/web journalists: a holiday party featuring a Q&A with GQ Editor-in-Chief Jim Nelson.
Tomorrow is “MPA Digital: Social Media.” Learn how to drive engagement for your brand and connect in more meaningful ways with your audience.
Celebrating magazine media excellence, the 2013 program will honor both print and digital nominees at the National Magazine Awards Annual Dinner on May 2, NYC.
Sponsor Message
December 12, 2012
The Professor's LOFT
Join ASME NEXT at our next semi-monthly open-bar event for junior-level print and web journalist . . . and hear what a top editor has to say about getting in and moving up in the magazine business. On December 12, we will be speaking with Jim Nelson, Editor in Chief of GQ.
December 13, 2012
Time & Life Building
MPA Digital: Social Media is a special half-day conference focusing on how magazine brands can use social media platforms to drive brand awareness, create better engagement with the audience, sell subscriptions, and develop stronger ties with advertisers.

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