The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Magazines Are Not Dinosaurs
CEO Mary Berner made clear at MPA Swipe Conference that the magazine industry has not seen the extinction once predicted of the industry, but rather, has evolved to meet the desires of its readers.
Editor’s Picks, And Beyond, the American Society of Magazine Editors Finalists
Appolicious features five picks from the ASME 2013 National Magazine Awards that may surprise you with the range of their content.
Magzter Comes from Nowhere to Sign Hearst and Newsweek
Magzter is a cloud-based, cross-platform magazine platform that launched in 2011 and has 7 million users, hosts more then 1,500 magazines from 600 publishers, and it is now coming to the US with a vengeance.
Let’s Make a Magazine
More on Glamour's Kick Off of Google Hangouts Series
The Trouble with Digital Publishing Fragmentation
Rebecca Dolgin Promoted to Editor in Chief of XO Group
Guess Teaming with Ford Models, Elle on Search for Next Guess Girl
British Vogue Agrees to Model Code of Conduct
T Magazine Hosts Annual Milan Design Week Party
Kate Moss’s 15 Most Iconic Magazine Covers
Der Spiegel Editors-in-Chief Fired
Editors Review a New Menu for New Media At Michael’s
Game Developer Magazine to Close
Sponsored Content: More Than Just Advertorial, It’s about Brands Going Direct
Going Native
AOL’s New Publisher Tool to Compete with Google
Yahoo, Apple Discuss Deeper iPhone Partnership
More and More Devices Equals More Multitasking
What Do Marketers Want from Big Data?
Shoppers in Buying Mode More Receptive to Online Ads
HTC Makes the One the Android to Beat
TiVo Adds Nielsen Data to Measurement System
MTV Adds Live Voting on Instagram for 2013 Movie Awards
TV Shipments to Decline Again
ABM to Merge with Software and Information Industry Association
Postal Service Delays Plan to End Saturday Mail Delivery
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.

The U.S. Postal Service backed down from its plan to eliminate Saturday mail delivery because Congress barred it, officials said Wednesday.