The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

A Golden Age for Magazines?
Instead of killing magazines, as many predicted, the Internet has poured new life into them: It has changed their style, their content and the way they connect with their readers, usually to good effect. Their pace has quickened in most cases, without any loss in quality according to Robert Fulford.
Shullman Research Center: Magazines Score High with Affluents
According to the “Survey of the Affluent,” ads, electronic devices and apps attract very high income consumers but Magazines and newspapers also score high among places where consumers have seen or heard advertising.
Self Magazine Teams Up with Deal Site Hukkster
Hukkster is a deal site that alerts users about shopping discounts from a number of retail Web sites. It has existing affiliations with Nordstrom and Barneys New York, among others.
Condé Nast Traveler Transports Guests to Asia—in Chicago
The April issue of Condé Nast Traveler chronicles editor at large Hanya Yanagihara's 45-day journey through 12 countries. The magazine hosted a launch party for the special issue at the Peninsula Chicago.
Runner's World Staff Not Hurt in Boston Marathon Terror
In the immediate aftermath of the two bombs that exploded near the finish line at yesterday's Boston Marathon, all of the Runner's World staff members that were on hand covering the event were "OK and accounted for."
NY Governor Cuomo Hits the Magazine Stands, (Head First)
Many Magazines Among min's Best of the Web Award Winners
Modern Farmer: A Lush Take on Farmers
Potential Print/Video/TV Partnerships
100 Years of Bowlers Journal Magazine
OK! Magazine Celebrates 20 Years of Photographing Celebs in UK
Aging Well Magazine Rebrands As Today’s Geriatric Medicine
Fujitsu Develops Technology That Turns Paper into a Touchscreen
Which Enhanced Tablet Ads Get the Highest Marks?
Video Most Popular Medium for Mobile Phone Brand Information
Facebook Seeks 7-Figure Price Tag for Summer Debut of Video Ads
LinkedIn Acquires Content Curator Pulse for $90 Million
Elliott: The Advertising Sales Game Has Changed
5 Mistakes Publishers Make with Data
Mobile Ad Networks Begin Taking a Back Seat to Mobile Publishers
Spruce Adds Nielsen Tool for Facebook Campaigns
Study: Public Is Tired of "Bad (Online) Ads"
Comcast: Free Ride Is Over for Basic Cable — Encryption Is Coming
Senate Panel to Take up eMail Privacy Bill
Groups Ask FTC to Delay New COPPA Rules
The Worst Postal System in the World, Except...
Commentary: How Will Our Nation Change?
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.
The category winners and ultimate "Cover of the Year" will be revealed at the ASME Annual Meeting on May 1. Open to ASME members as well as non-members.
Sticky Posts is a weekly compilation of the critical and creative news that can elevate the vitality and innovation of the magazine industry, with a focus on technology.
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.

TIME: LightBox spoke with Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki, who photographed the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.