The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Bob Sauerberg on the Power and Future of Printed Magazines
The Mini-Series continues with president of Condé Nast Bob Sauerberg's thoughts about the future and power of print magazines and magazine media.
Photos: ASME NEXT Summer Kick-Off
The junior editorial group of ASME welcomed the start of summer as well as the new class of college juniors in the ASME Magazine Internship Program with a party in downtown NYC.
Retail Marketplace: Supply-Chain Leaders on "Next Steps" for the Magazine Category
In a panel, executives from publishing, national distributor and wholesaler organizations stressed that the magazine category needs to "change the narrative" with retailer partners, to drive home the category's full strategic value at retail, including its ability to drive sales of other products in stores through magazines' unique content authority and powerful, extensive digital connections with consumers.
DPS: Over 100 Million Digital Issues Served
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite has reached a major new milestone: over 100 million cumulative folios downloaded since DPS launched in March 2011. The “hockey stick” growth curve in digital downloads confirms that mobile readership on tablets and smartphones is on the rise.
Michael Hastings Dies in Car Crash at 33
Michael Hastings, Polk Award-winning Journalist, best known for a Rolling Stone magazine feature that led to the resignation of General Stanley McChrystal, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles.
News Flash, Magazines Are Not Failing!
PwC: Global Digital Magazine Ad Spend $3.8 Billion by 2017
More on Meredith Corp. Brings Magazine Pages to Life via Augmented Reality
NYU and New York Magazine Launch Bedford + Bowery
The Atlantic Interviews Noah Gallagher Shannon
Eva Chen to Succeed Brandon Holley at Lucky
Linda Douglass Reduces Role at Atlantic Media
P.Diddy at Cannes: "I Hate Watching TV Commercials, Just Like Everyone Else"
Michael Wolff: Day One at Cannes Ad Festival
All Blogs Under Review at The New York Times
Perpetual Motion in Big Data Planning
Borrell: The Era of Advertising Is Over and the Era of Online Promotions Has Begun
Holiday: Facebook Is Almost a Decade Old and Still Doesn’t Get the Advertising Game
Microsoft Rolls Out Ad Pano, Mobile Ad Format
What Facebook’s Ad Cut Means for Advertisers
With More Models on the Market, How Are Tablets Stacking Up?
Report: Tablets, Mobile Devices Accounted for 10% of All Online Videos Played in Q1 '13
Millennial Guys Are Turning to Makeup
Retail Industry Is Expanding in Advertising, Social
Wal-Mart to Focus on Growing E-Commerce
Kraft and Other Companies Target Time-Crunched Home Cooks
Nickelodeon Resists Critics of Food Ads
Reed Elsevier Sues Jay Penske's Variety, Claims $1.3 Million Owed
Playful Cap'n Crunch Rank Controversy Trails from Reddit and Consumerist Across Twitterverse
How Marketers Can Adapt to Changing Media
Last Call to Register Your Interns for Mag Media U – Give your interns a crash course in Magazine Media at this high-energy, two-day workshop. June 20-21 at the MPA.
The association, working with a coalition of mailing groups, has issued a statement in opposition to a possible USPS rate hike, which can be as high as 10 percent.
MPA is producing a three-part summer publishing education series for mid-to-senior-level Magazine Media professionals, featuring Sean Bumgarner, Design Director, Platform & Devices, Condé Nast. This breakfast series will give you an inside look at virtually every aspect of the digital magazine business. July, NYC. Sign up today.
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.

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