The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Time Announces 'Time 100' with Seven Covers
This year seven cover portraits were needed to reflect the breadth and depth of the 'Time 100' list. Five U.S. covers and two international, each one profiled by an equally luminary voice.
The Economist Plans Desktop App to Mimic Tablet Experience
The Economist is creating a tablet-like experience for the traditional Web with a free Google Chrome app that it plans to debut in mid-May.
Time Inc. Launches Two More DPS Titles: People StyleWatch and ESSENCE
Following the DPS launch of Real Simple a few months ago Time Inc. is committing more titles to the technology, with more to follow.
Skateboarder Magazine Goes Digital-First
Owner of Grows up with Big Buy
Meredith Hires New Video Exec, Laura Rowley
Conde Nast Entertainment Names SVP of Business Development and Strategy
Kate Schweitzer to Leave Marie Claire For PopSugar
Food & Wine Publisher Chris Grdovic Adds Senior VP
Andrea Stone and Tony Karon Join Al Jazeera America
Bloomberg Businessweek Calls Murdoch 'You Old Fox'
Obama Pens Heartfelt TIME Magazine Piece Praising Sen. Tom Coburn
Graydon Carter Presides over Vanity Fair's Tribeca Film Festival
Elizabeth Bishop's National Geographic
Guardian Invites Readers to Become Journalists via New 'Witness' App
F+W Media to Acquire Network of Digital and Retail Properties
There’s Something About Smartwatches
The Anatomy of Addictive Content Apps
Study: Americans Spend 27% of Time Online on Social Media
Appreciate Is A New Way To Find Quality Apps On Android
Native Advertising: Winners, Losers and a lot of Hype
Targeted Advertising is Not The Bogeyman
Apple's iOS Mobile Ad Metrics Dominates Android
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.

Bloomberg Businessweek: Felix Gillette looks at the improbable combination of luck, skill, payouts, sacrifice, groveling, and wile that helped Murdoch survive the biggest scandal of his career.