The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, April 1, 2013

National Magazine Awards 2013 Finalists
The American Society of Magazine Editors has announced the finalists for the 2013 National Magazine Awards. Known as the Ellies -for the Alexander Calder stabile "Elephant" given to each award winner, the National Magazine Awards will be presented on Thursday, May 2, at the New York Marriott Marquis.
Publishers at MPA Swipe 2.0 Talk Tablet Strategy
MPA president Mary Berner opened the conference with her characteristic optimism: "There has never been a better time to be in the business of magazine-branded media," said Berner. "Sure, it is a time of transition, but if you ignore the pundits and the potshots and focus on the very real strengths of the industry, then you'll be able to see why this is true."
Q&A with Randall Lane, Editor of Forbes
Randall Lane is very clear when it comes to print and digital integration in Forbes magazine: “We put all our magazine stories online, - all of them.”
Road & Track's Redesign Includes Lifestyle Content Expansion
Road & Track, the 66 year-old car magazine has gotten a serious tune-up. The Hearst Magazines title is introducing a new look, content and focus with the May issue that editor in chief Larry Webster and publisher and CRO Felix DiFilippo are hoping will set the book apart from its car-obsessed competitors and give it a men's magazine feel.
Hearst's New CEO Steve Swartz Talks Business, Succession
Premium Publishers Give Private Marketplaces Another Look; Technology Has Improved
How a Magazine Can Help Drive a Powerful Digital Publishing Platform
IDG unveils Services for Tech Marketers
Playboy Unveils, but Doesn't Bare, New iPhone App
Grieve Named Editor
Mother Jones’ Weinstein to Leave for Columbia Journalism Review
Five Staffers Cut from InTouch, Life & Style
Richard Rushfield Out at BuzzFeed
The Hollywood Reporter Apologizes to Deadline Parent Company, Settles Lawsuit
Can Business Insider’s Blodget Earn the Trust of Readers?
Q&A With Vice President of Digital Experience At McMurry/TMG
VICE: The Bad-Boy Brand
Celebrating a Decade of The Believer
New Digital Humor Magazine Launches on Apple Newsstand Despite Subscription Conflicts
How Adaptive Publishing Can Help You Minimize Clutter
Papers Worldwide Embrace Web Subscriptions
New Mobile Ad Units Will Speak to Consumers, Literally
For Ad Clicks, Tablets Outperform Smartphones
Kantar: Android And Windows Phone Gain, BlackBerry Loses in Smartphone OS Share
More on: Amazon Acquires Book Site Goodreads
E-book Sales Bolster Publishers' Bottom Lines
Twitter's Vine App Update Allows More Sharing, Web-Embedded Video
Is the Ad-Awards Race Crushing the Client?
Paywalls for All or Not? The Real Issue Is What's the Core Offering
Generation Mooch? Why 20-somethings have a hard time paying for content
New York Court Upholds Amazon Tax
Google Glass Already Has Some Lawmakers on High Alert
Through this week, ASME is posting entries to this year’s cover competition on Facebook. Featuring GQ in the “Most Delicious” category. Invite your colleagues and readers to “like” their favorites.
At Swipe 2.0, MPA's Mary Berner declared 6 reasons why there has never been a better time to work in magazine-branded media.
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.
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.
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.
June 10 - 12, 2013
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Retail Marketplace 2013 tackles the most important challenges in retail across the supply chain for print magazines -- driving sales, leveraging change, creating new opportunities and connecting with consumers.

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