The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Esquire Experiments with Online Paywall
For the first time, Esquire is dipping its toe into the realm of paid Web content. This morning, the Hearst Magazines title published “The Prophet,” a feature from its August issue, online—and rather than offering it for free, Esquire is asking readers to pay $1.99.
11 New Magazine Launches in June
Samir Husni lists the new titles for June highlighting the covers of an eclectic mix of magazines spanning several editorial categories.
No Porn, Just Books and Zines: A Pop Up Subway Newsstand
Underground, without cellphone service, people are moved to engage, said Lele Saveri, the Newsstand’s manager. “I never get someone on a phone and reading,” he said. “They are focused on whatever is in their hands.”
Finding Harmony: The Pursuit to Become the Perfect Nerd
Kristin Canning, interning at SELF magazine, profiles Harmony Huskinson; a fellow intern working at National Geographic.
Do Consumers Believe in Advertising?
More on Alison Brower As Editor-in-Chief of New Dr. Oz Magazine
British Vogue Survey Measures Ad Influence
Frame Magazine Launches Interactive Tablet Edition Inside Stand-Alone iPad App
Kerry Washington Graces Cover of Vanity Fair
Redbook Promotes Hannah Hickok to Assistant Editor
Why Advertising Has Become Guerrilla Warfare
Microsoft Exploring Ad Options with Facebook
Auto Sales Showed Powerful Gains Across the Board in June
Vibrating Train Windows Will Soon Transmit Ads Directly Into Your Skull
More Mobile Users Are Shopping on Devices
Mobile Boosts Email, Marketers Optimize Content
What's the Open Rate of Your Social Content?
Dubious Mobile Stats Unpacked
This Student Project Could Kill Digital Ad Targeting
Advertising’s Reverse Big Bang
HTC Finalizes Privacy Settlement with FTC
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