The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, March 18, 2013

Time’s Health Care Opus Is a Hit
The 25,000-word article that Steven Brill wrote for the magazine’s March 4 issue appears to be on course to become its best-selling cover in nearly two years. Ali Zelenko, a Time spokeswoman, said the issue sold more than double the typical number of copies.
Q&A with Forbes' Miguel Forbes and Michael Federle
Fotbes and Federle reveal how the Forbes maghazine media brand has increased its international editions to 26, revamped forbes.com, and plans to grow its gloabl footprint to 33 editions in the near future.
Q&A with Chris Johns, Editor-in-Chief, National Geographic
The “Yellow-Border” magazine has been a household name for more than 125 years. I asked Mr. Johns whether that “promise kept” is going to continue to exist in print and what the plans are for the future. His answer in the following Mr. Magazine™ Minute.
Magazine Tablet Editions' Top Interactive Ads
The first-ever Starch Digital data from GfK MRI Starch Advertising Research is revealing how ads get the most readers to open websites, pull up more information, check out galleries, watch videos, download apps and more.
On the Newsstand: Kiplinger's, Money, Bloomberg, Forbes, New Yorker, and New York
Anna Wintour Chats About Her New Role
Time Names Ghosh International Editor
Playboy Names Buhrmester Executive Editor
Cosmopolitan Names Kanai New Fashion Director
ARF Taps General Mills' Fuguitt As New Chief, First Woman to Hold the Job
Mental Floss Finds a Home on YouTube
Alpha Media Putting "Maxim" Up for Sale
Pushing Editorial Into World of Apps
Flickr Adds Hashtags to iOS App
FIPP Launches Universal App for "Magazine World"
A Conference With Dual Constituencies Vows to Improve
5 Key Takeaways from Pew's State of the News Media 2013
BuzzFeed to Launch Business Section
Nearly 1/3 of US Adults Abandoned a News Outlet Due to Dissatisfaction
Sponsored Content: Slippery Slope or Lifeline?
BlackBerry CEO Says iPhone Is Passé
WPP Admits Actual Prices Of Online Ads Are Often "Not Disclosed" to Clients
Mobile Shopping Catches on with Affluent Consumers
Traditional Media Ads See 2% Uptick As Phone, Wireless Ads Soar
Pew: Digital News Consumption Up But Revenue Dwindling, Industry Less Equipped to Cover News
Mobile Expanding News Audiences, Not Profits
Speed Wins: Users Favor Apps Over Mobile
Online Ad Share Expected to Reach $51 Billion By 2017
Saturday Postal Pullback in Limbo
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.
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.

OUT Magazine covers the 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in its Popnography blog, with photos and recaps of this year’s speeches and behind-the-scenes moments.