The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, April 8, 2013

With Google's Help, 'Glamour' Monetizes Hangouts
Two years since its launch, Google is helping publishers monetize Google Hangout. On Monday, Glamour magazine is launching a month-long series of Hangouts featuring staffers, online personalities and products.
Meredith CEO Steve Lacy Says Company Will Remain Aggressive Consolidator
“We have been at this 110 years, through a lot of evolutions of media platforms, and we are an aggressive consolidator,” said CEO Lacy in a far-reaching, 75-minute in his office on the company’s downtown campus.
Sponsors Now Pay for Online Articles, Not Just Ads
Articles in a series on Mashable.com called “What’s Inside”, a variety of articles about technology topics, show the success of sponsored content, a new form of marketing.
ASME Announces Magazine of the Year 2013 Finalists
The American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) today announced the National Magazine Awards 2013 finalists in the Magazine of the Year category.
The Silver Linings (Magazine) Playbook
Simply Gluten Free Magazine: The Story of a Print Launch Rooted in Recipe Making, Blogging, Television and Books
Hearst Magazines UK Keeps the Gloss on its Top Titles
How Wired Magazine Changed the Way We Talk About Technology
A Priest in the New Pope’s Order Seeks to Move Hearts Via Weekly
Lucky Magazine Hosts Annual Fashion and Beauty Blog Conference
Thin Reads, an Online Guide to E-Singles, Launches
Commentary: Rich on the State of the News Media
Smart Readers Are Too Distracted to Dig Smart Content
Why Google Should Rethink Its Approach to Sponsored Content
Contest Seeks to Honor Anti-Advertising Ads
Hearst Revises TOS, Protects Teens from Fraud Prosecution
Apple, Google Win Ruling Blocking Group Antitrust Lawsuit
Does BuzzFeed Know the Secret?
Hyperbabble Allows Digital Media Companies to Manage Revenue
Readability Launches Top Reads, An Online Magazine Aggregating The Platform’s Most-Read Content
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.
Godengo+texterity Is Now GTxcel
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.

Every time a strong gust turns an umbrella into crippled mess of tangled metal, a single thought comes to mind: Never again. Popular Mechanics creates a slideshow gallery of the best and most durable rain stoppers.