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Friday, June 7, 2013

Home, Design Magazines Are Flying off the Newsstands at a Faster Pace, with Bigger Ads
As the housing market slowly improves, a multitude of other industries are feeling the love: Particularly those glossy magazines about our homes and all the stuff we buy for them.
National Geographic Aligns Print, Digital Content Teams
Lauded for its digital content recently, National Geographic is synchronizing that award-winning multimedia content across all channels. The magazine has named Chris Johns EVP and group editorial director, in addition to continuing his role as Editor-in-Chief.
Clevver Launches Print Magazine to Attract Offline Teens
Clevver is taking its YouTube network to newsstands. The popular teen news and culture brand has debuted a print magazine, which will be available at retail stores nationwide.
Mag Bag: The Week in Magazines Recap
SkyDrive, Complex Team up for Digital Magazine Distribution
Esquire UK Web Redesign Brings a 37% Traffic Rise
Pippa Middleton Lands New Writing Gig at Vanity Fair
People Moves at WIRED, AARP, This Old House and Cooking Light...
People Moves at New York, Hearst...
Spin Picks New Editor to Lead Digital-Only Era
SPIN Covers of the 90s
Mullen: The Magazine vs. the App
More on the Growing Love for Digital Magazines in the UK
Kiehl's Captain America Comic Book Arrives in The Wall Street Journal
Shopping Centers Morphing into Lifestyle Centers
Keane: Native Is the Only Advertising Solution for Mobile
Infinite Scroll Is Becoming Another Option for Publishers
The Power of E-Commerce for Tablet Publishers
Madison Ave. Begins Segmenting Tablets Vs. Smartphones
Tablets Give Beauty Brands a New Canvas
Yahoo's Latest Content Wager: Display, Native or Both
Facebook Drops "Sponsored Stories" As It Pares Down Ad Formats
Facebook’s Ad Plans Are Still Under Construction
More on the WPP, Twitter Partnership to Enhance Data, Campaigns
PwC: Global Media Spend Forecast to Hit $2 Trillion in 2017
U.S. Added 175,000 Jobs in May; Unemployment Rate Rises to 7.6%
Household Wealth Lost in Slump Returns
Apple Lawyer "Dismantled" a Google Exec in the E-Book Price Fixing Trial
The executive leaders of Conde Nast, Meredith, Hearst and Active Interest Media will take the Retail Marketplace stage next week to discuss how they're leveraging the power of print while navigating the explosion of digital distribution. Register today! (June 10-12, Philadelphia)
MPA has created a three-part seminar series for mid- to senior-level magazine, media and advertising professionals--even non-digital folks--focusing on organizing companies around digital production, designing and distributing digital editions, and exploring avenues of monetization.
The 2013 Yale Publishing Course—Leadership Strategies in Magazine & Digital Publishing (July 14-19)—tackles the most important issues facing publishers in this time of ever-accelerating change.
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)
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.
WIRED's Ryan Tate reports on a Philadelphia-based startup called Curalate that has been examining Pinterest, amassing a database of millions of images shared on the picture-collection hub, plus information on how often those images were shared, liked, or commented upon. At WIRED's request, Curalate identified the perfect image on Pinterest: It’s from cooking show host Paula Deen, and it’s called “Aunt Peggy’s Cucumber, Tomato, and Onion Salad.”
...It’s been repinned 307,000 times!