The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Cosmetics: Biggest Magazine Ad Spenders Through First Quarter
The huge lead by toiletries/cosmetics and their +14.1% differential is reflective of the strong ad-page performances by many women's beauty and fashion magazines.
A Look at PIB 'In Context'
Reflecting upon first quarter declines, MPA CEO Mary Berner said that without the inclusion of digital data, the print-only PIB numbers don't fully represent the industry's health.
Time Out Chicago Acquired by Time Out Group
Review: Swallow Magazine, the Food, Sights and Scents of Mexico City
On the Newsstand: Music Mags
Recently Launched New Tablet Editions
What Next for The Week? Plans for the Digital Domain
The Atlantic Magazine Finds Enthusiasm for Entrepreneurship in New Orleans
Town & Country Names New List of America's Most Powerful Families
Bloomberg View Names Timothy L. O’Brien Publisher
Samantha Irwin Moves to AMI
Video Game Fruit Ninja to Get Magazine of Its Own
Johnson's Downfall at JCP: "Misunderstood Advertising"
The Cage Match Between Online Publishers and Programmatic Buying
Toyota Goes Tablet-First for New
Why BuzzFeed’s Attempt to Reinvent Online Advertising is a lot Harder than it Looks
Tablets Up Rates of TV Multitasking
The Rebirth Of Dynamic Interactive Rich Media Advertising
On Facebook, Retailers Tackle How Best to Drive Sales
Is It Good for Publishers When Advertisers Are Distributors?
For Small Business, Websites Widely Seen As Most Effective Marketing Technology
Newspaper Ad Revs Drop Again
Google Unveils Redesigned Play Store Starts Today
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.

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