The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, January 4, 2012

Digital Cracks 50% of Ad Revenue at Wired Magazine
Digital contributed half of all ad revenue at Wired magazine in the final three months of 2012, a first for the title and an encouraging sign for the industry.
The Atlantic to Experiment with Online Pay Models
The Atlantic is two things every legacy publishing company would like to be: profitable and more reliant on digital advertising revenues than on print.
Time Inc.'s Latest Collaboration
People has teamed up with Cooking Light on a new editorial booklet called “Fresh Start,” sponsored by Barilla, that mixes celebrities’ weight-loss stories with healthy eating tips and recipes.
Yankee Publishing Acquires McLean Communications
Regional media company Yankee Publishing, Inc. has acquired the entire portfolio of McLean Communications, which include five regional New Hampshire titles—its first such acquisition in 25 years.
A Dramatic Turnaround for The Saturday Evening Post
Now comes an attempted turnaround--a redesign aimed at doubling readership and restoring vibrancy to the Post, which has been published in Indianapolis since 1970, but soon moving to Philadelphia.
Congress Leaves USPS Hanging
New Vibe in Store for Uptown Mag; New Luxury Beauty Mag to Launch; Upbeat at Hearst
Mag Bag: Atlantic Digital Gains, Yoga Journal Special Issues...
Atlantic, Wired and Other Publishers’ Favorite Startups
Philadelphia, Boston Magazines Publisher Metrocorp Buys MediaFirm
Businessweek "Babies" Cover Rips Congress Over Fiscal Cliff Negotiations
People on the Move: Barron's, OK!...
New York Observer Hits Reset Again, Names Former Esquire Contributor Ken Kurson New Editor
Storehouse or Portal? The Future of Magazines and Publishing
New York City Launches $500K Grant Program for Local Media and Entertainment Small Businesses
Five Trends Marketers Need to Watch at CES
Where Brands Are Cutting in Digital
Mobile Search and Display Advertising Up 220% in US Alone
Samsung Expected to Widen Smartphone Lead Over Apple This Year
Holiday Sales Lackluster: Nook May Be Cooked
The E-Reader Revolution: Over Just As It Has Begun?
Pinterest's First Acquisition Is a Recipe Site
Automakers End 2012 with Sales at 5-Year High
Photographer Designs Watermarking iPhone App to Ward Off Copyright Theft
ASME Best Cover Contest 2013 honors magazine covers published between January 1, 2012, and December 31, 2012, in 10 categories. Entry deadline: January 31.
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