The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, May 17, 2013

Elle Launches Google Glass App
Google announced new apps for its Internet-connected glasses, including the debut of one for Elle magazine; the first magazine title to venture forth onto the wearable platform.
Infographic: Travel, Food and Car Magazines' Pinterest Progress
Many titles have gone into the social media site, but there are many more editorial categories showing growth than just fashion and luxury.
Zinio Offers Multi-Title Subscriptions
Digital magazine storefront Zinio has added a flat-rate, multi-title subscription option to its platform. The option recognizes a growing user base—nearly a quarter of customers—that reads three or more titles across devices.
MagBag: The Week in Magazines
The Atlantic is launching Defense One, National Journal is redesiging its Hotline Site and more.
Readers Recommend: Songs about Magazines
The Saturday Evening Post Enters the Newsstand with an App Build by YUDU
French Edition of Harper's Bazaar to Launch
The Hill Launches iPad App
Q&A with Jade George, Editorial Director of The Carton Magazine
ESPN: For Responsive Design, Build the Best Experience for Each Platform
When Can a Book Be Digital-Only, and When Does It Need to Be Print Too?
Four Considerations for Your New Marketing Services Operation
CBS’s Moonves Sees About-Face on DVR Viewers from Advertisers
Sales of Tablets, Smartphones Will Outstrip Desktop Sales by 2 to 1
Mobile Ad Results in Line with Rich Media
Google Plans to Transition Brands Into Content-Driven Advertising
Electronic Retailers Take a Flier at the Marketplace Fairness Act
"Screen-agers," Today's Young People "Prefer to Read on Screen"
Apple: App Store Hit 50 Billion Downloads
Yahoo in Talks to Acquire Tumblr Deal for Social Blogging Site Could Reach $1 Billion
LulzSec Hackers Sentenced to Prison by London Court
Facebook Says Likes Must Have Free-Speech Protection
Judge Denies Copyright Class Action Against YouTube
Apple’s Cook to Face Senate Questions on Taxes, Offer Reforms
Congress Asks Google About Glass Privacy
Wal-Mart: Customers Stretched
Wal-Mart Disappoints But Stays Course on Price Ads and E-Commerce
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Join fellow junior editors as they welcome the new class of ASME interns and celebrate the beginning of summer at the ASME Next summer bash. (June 6 | NYC)
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May 20 - 22, 2013
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May 21 - 22, 2013
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June 10 - 12, 2013
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Harvard Business Review's Justin Fox takes a hard look at something that's been plaguing many investors and 401K participants lately: After costs, actively managed mutual funds trail the market and passively managed (less expensive) funds have been outperforming them for some time now.