Friday, March 15, 2013
Meredith, the Publishing Company That Beat the Internet
Meredith has profited from a few key strategies: They are experts at re-purposing their content across multiple platforms (magazines, books, websites, mobile devices, tablets, etc.) and aggressively look beyond advertising and circulation for revenue. In print, they stay as far away from the news as possible. They are particularly successful at licensing their magazine titles’ names to major national businesses selling branded products.
Q&A with David Carey President, Hearst Magazines
In the Mr. Magazine™ Minute David Carey explains “Why I Love This Business,” and recounts how he fell in love with The New Yorker at age 16 while living in California. Carey who at a young age was passionate about magazines continues to share his passion for the magazine media industry while he leads one of the most innovative magazine media companies in the world, Hearst Magazines.
Q&A with Hearst Corp. CEO Frank Bennack Jr.
In 2011, Hearst Corp bought more than 100 magazine titles, making Hearst one of the largest magazine publishers in the world. "Both of our print businesses are solidly profitable," Bennack said Thursday, referring to newspapers and magazines.
Q&A with Bob Carrigan CEO, IDG
Technology publisher IDG has turned digital disruption and the new technologies threatening to make old ones obsolete to its advantage. Global CEO Bob Carrigan explains in a wide-ranging interview how IDG developed its aggressive strategy; taking a realistic approach to the decline of print and fending off competition from nimble new market entrants.
Why Magazine Media Must “Swipe”
As we gear up for Swipe 2.0 on March 28, “The Read" sat down with MPA’s Ethan Grey to learn how member companies can take away their very own "Playbook for Digital Success" from the conference.
Advertisers Go Beyond Blogging With Branded Magazines
Publishers, Fear Not the Age of the Machines
Mag Bag: The week in Magazines
People Moves at The Economist, InStyle, Playboy, Variety...
Better Homes and Gardens Names Ross East Coast Producer/Editor
Cottages & Gardens Names Matthews Group Publisher
Fairchild Fashion Media Names Brecher CMO
National Journal Hires DeFrank
Varadarajan Leaves Newsweek Global
Catching Up With Teen Vogue's Amy Astley
Cosmopolitan and Harlequin to Start E-Book Line
The Phoenix to Close
Traditional Media Still Holds Sway for Shoppers in Canada
Q&A: André Leon Talley on His New Book of Little Black Dresses
How Acne Studios Became a Fashion Powerhouse and Its Own Culture Magazine
Nick Denton Doesn't Want to Talk About Monetizing Gawker's New "Kinja" Blog Network
Reuters Social Media Staffer Indicted for Allegedly Aiding Computer Hacking
Most Influential Brands: Technology, Media
Who Bought One Million BlackBerry 10 Devices?
Even Fat Incentives Aren't Keeping US Auto From Stalling
If Media's Future Is Online, Where Are the Profits?
25 Tweets That Sum Up The 4A's Conference in New Orleans
The #1 conference for independent Magazine Media publishers to share best practices, explore multi-platform solutions and discuss innovative strategies for growth. May 20-22, New Orleans.
Swipe 2.0 will kick off with a VIP networking reception on Mar. 27, featuring specialty drinks from NYC top shelf bartender Lucinda Sterling (right), who was spotlighted in the pages of DETAILS. Begin connecting with speakers, sponsors and attendees to the beats of DJ Vida.
To commemorate ASME's 50th anniversary this year, the editors' group is compiling four lists of the most notable achievements in magazine journalism in the last half century. Nominations are now open.
Mark your calendars for this year's AMC - Magazine Media Conference, taking place Oct. 22-23 in New York City. Details to come.
March 19, 2013
The Professor's LOFT
Join ASME NEXT at our next monthly open-bar event for junior-level print and web journalists, and hear what BuzzFeed EIC Ben Smith has to say about getting in and moving up the masthead.
April 02, 2013
MPA Board Room
Join Zeke Koch of Adobe as he walks attendees through the latest features and enhancements through the latest features and enhancements to Adobe DPS (v.25), a sneak peek at this summer's release (v.26), and how DPS and Adobe Analytics combine to give publishers insights into analytics and engagement like never before.
March 28, 2013
Grand Hyatt New York
Come hear the world's most noted publishers, tech experts, financial pros and media pioneers as they share what's new - and what's next - in magazine media technology at the Swipe 2.0 Conference taking place at the Grand Hyatt New York, March 27-28, 2013.
May 20 - 22, 2013
Loews New Orleans Hotel
The #1 conference for independent Magazine Media publishers to share best practices, explore multi-platform solutions and discuss innovative strategies for growing Magazine Media brands.