The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, April 19, 2013

Officer’s Rescue of Boy Makes Cover of Time Magazine
He didn’t know who gave him the boy, how badly he was hurt, or even his name. All Boston Police Officer Tom Barrett knew was that the screaming child placed in his arms was bleeding from his head and needed help fast.
Ethan Grey Promoted at MPA
Grey has been promoted to the position of SVP for Digital Strategy and Initiatives at MPA. He’ll build on his efforts to drive digital publishing standards.
N.J. Girl’s Essay On Christie Featured In Time's ‘Most Influential’
Nine-year-old girl comforted by Chris Christie in the days following Superstorm Sandy has now returned the favor by showering the New Jersey governor with praise.
Mag Bag: MAZ Gives Publishers Usage Data
Hollywood Reporter to Sell Movie Tickets on and on Mobile App
Jobs, Restaurants, And Now A Magazine—Cherry On The Cake
Timbuktu Magazine's Updated Children's App is Great
Vogue’s Hamish Bowles to Present Thom Browne with Pratt Fashion Visionary Award
Ad Age Hires Executive Editor, Media Reporter Names Executive Producer
Famed War Journalist Sebastian Junger on Slain Friend Tim Hetherington
William Randolph Hearst – The Story That Hasn’t Been Told
Yes, Zines Still Exist, and They’re Not Antiques
Google Revs Up 31%, Search To Change Dramatically
PepsiCo Profit Down, But Marketing Spend Spikes
How Mobile Affects the Path to Purchase for Adidas
Mobile Mind Shift, Smarter Connectivity Will Change Digital Marketing
One-Third of U.S. Moms Own Connected Devices, 97% of iPad Moms Shop
Moms Utilize Social Media, Online Spending
U.S. Wireless Market Reaching Saturation
iPad 5 Said to Be 15 Percent Thinner, 25 Percent Lighter
McDonald's Print Ad Shows Appropriate Time to Eat a Burger
US Social Spend Showing Rising Influence of Mobile
Time To Define Native Advertising
Content Marketing Rises, But Will It Hurt Paid Ads?
Online Display Ad Spending Up 10% In 2012
‘Do Not Track’ is Back — but Ad Industry Has Little to Fear
Marketers Project Brand Ad Spend To Outpace Direct Response
The host of the 2013 National Magazine Awards (May 2) is William Geist, co-host of the third hour of NBC’s “Today” and of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Reserve your tickets today!
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, here’s what we’ve been reading the week of April 19, 2013.
Discover ways to make content pay multiple dividends from Wieder History Group’s Pamela Dunaway, at the IMAG Conference for indy pubs (New Orleans, May 20-22).
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.
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.

Comfort in the form of five tail-wagging, furry-faced golden retrievers has been dispatched to aid those reeling from the Boston marathon bombing. The dogs are specially trained therapy dogs brought to Boston by Lutheran Church Charities. They will be stationed at the First Lutheran Church of Boston.