The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, April 5, 2013

TV Guide Magazine Celebrates 60 Years
TV Guide Magazine turns 60 this year, and to celebrate, the magazine has done something pretty cool: a cover for each decade it has been publishing.
To Brooklyn, With Nary a Look Back
To their delighted surprise, Cindi Leive, editor in chief of Glamour, and Howard Bernstein, once-confirmed Manhattanites, now live in Brooklyn.
Longreads Partners With 'The Atlantic'
Longreads, the long-form journalism aggregator founded by Mark Armstrong in 2009, has a struck a partnership with The Atlantic.
The Big Business of Franchise Issues
Magazines have long introduced and cultivated the franchise issue—where an editorial theme takes over a standard month’s edition.
People on the Move: The Daily Beast, Quartz, Forbes and Aviation Week...
Moves: Clipper Magazine, Atlantic...
Golf Digest Taps Holly Sonders for May Cover
Is Mobile the Next Big Bump for City and Regional Mags?
Mag+ Challenges Publishers to Re-Imagine the Issue
Is It a Book or an App? Digital Publishing Combines the Two in a New Medium
Infographic: Tablet Publishing Progress Report
Report: Americans Spend 2:38 Hours a Day Glued to Tablets and Smartphones
New Photography Tablet-Only Magazine Uses Content Licensed from Print Publisher
The Five Senses of Digital Content
New Curation Models Emerge for Publishers
Is Amazon the Sleeping Giant of Media?
Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Invests in Blodget’s Business Insider Site
Next FCC chairman Will Impact Journalism
Facebook Shows Off New "Home" for Android
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.
IMAG 2013 (May 20-22, New Orleans) offers insights-packed sessions on topics like evolving digital subscription models, featuring companies like America's Test Kitchen.
Check out event highlights from Swipe 2.0, which featured speakers like James McQuivey from Forrester, who advises publishers to "partner promiscuously" in the age of disruption.
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.
May 01, 2013
3 West Club
Register now to attend the ASME Annual Meeting with Chris Hughes, publisher and editor in chief of The New Republic. Co-founder of Facebook and digital strategist for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, Hughes will speak candidly on the future of media. Plus—find out who wins the ASME Best Cover Contest. Lunch is $95 for ASME members. Non-members are also invited.
May 02, 2013
New York Marriott Marquis
Tickets are available now for the annual dinner on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the New York Marriott Marquis
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.

People: Roger Ebert, whose sharp comments and strategic position of his thumb came to symbolize movie criticism for more than three decades, died on Thursday in Chicago.