The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Joanna Coles Feted Matrix Awards
Cosmopolitan’s editor-in-chief was among the honorees at yesterday’s New York Women in Communications Matrix Awards luncheon.
Bonnier Releases Consecutive Consolidated Media Reports
Bonnier Corp. has become the first major multi-title consumer publishing company to release consecutive Consolidated Media Reports (CMRs) in successive six-month periods.
Best Launches New Look Magazine And Website
Women’s weekly title Best, published by Hearst Magazines UK, has today unveiled a new website and new-look magazine with a bold, modern design, bargain cover price of 89p and is the classic sector's only truly multi-platform brand.
After Launching in Digital, Haute Time Rolls Out Print Mag
Bloomberg Revs Up its Video News Operation
The Hudson Review To Publish 65th Anniversay Issue Next Month
Research Shows Generation Of Women Are Flourishing Under Recession
What We’re Reading...Dining & Wine
'Times' Hires Jesse Wegman as Editorial-Board Writer on Law, Supreme Court
Former Reader's Digest Association CEO George Grune Dies at 83
Brian Stelter Book on the Drama at the ‘Today’ Show
New York Times Lifts Paywall for Video, Plans ‘Franchises’
ThingLink Allows Publishers and Brands To Bolster Interaction via Facebook Timeline
Apple Wins Round In iTunes Billing Dispute
Tumblr Brings Its Native Ad Format To Mobile
Twitter, Starcom Mediavest Group Sign Huge Ad Deal
Amazon Broadens Its Terrain
Yahoo Quickly Plugs Summly’s Tech Into Its iOS App
Reddit Blacks Out Some Comments to Protest CISPA
Coke Runs First All-Digital Effort, Focusing on Teens and Mobile
Digital Disruption Will Drive M&A in 2013
Despite Reservations, Programmatic Buying Gains Steam
What’s the Fuss About Native Ads?
In Online Advertising, Brand Ads No Longer Direct Response's Little Brother
Why the 'Freemium' Model Is Bad for Advertisers
Customers Want Emotional Connections, Not Data
The Tablet Challenge
70% of Smartphone Users Tapping into Facebook
Affluents Will Maintain Spending Levels
Congress Moves on eMail Privacy Bill
TV Spending Nears $80 Billion, DVR Penetration Chasing 50%
Internet Sales Tax Bill Gains Ground in Senate
15 Stats Brands Should Know About Millennials
Can Travel Reviews Be Sexy? Triptease Thinks So
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!
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.
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).
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.

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