The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Standard Media Index: Magazine Revenues Have Grown 15% in 2013 So Far
The Standard Media Index, which culls data from media agencies amounting to an estimated 60% of total agency spend, shows magazines having a strong first six months in 2013 (see last paragraph,) with national cable networks and others growing in ad revenues versus the same time period of a year ago.
Elle Sets Print and Digital Records
“The headline for us is it’s our largest issue ever, but it doesn’t tell the whole story,” said SVP and CRO Kevin O’Malley. “I can tell you that one of the most significant drivers of that, is that the other milestone that we set for September: The highest total revenue for for a single month since it launched in 1996, and the highest ever for a magazine site at Hearst.”
InStyle Celebrates Biggest September Issue Ever (with Kittens!)
InStyle’s September issue is its biggest ever, clocking in at 716 pages. It’s so big that the magazine’s staffers decided to see what weighed more — the issue, or two kittens? The InStyle team said it was a tie, but really it’s three pounds for the issue and five pounds for the kittens.
Anna Wintour Starts #Voguestagram Meme
Vogue magazine editor Anna Wintour is making her Instagram debut in a professionally shot photo that's already racked up more than 30,000 likes, naturally.
The American Newsstand: The Solution, in a Nutshell
A panel discussion earlier this year at the annual MPA/PBAA Retail Marketplace brought together top magazine executives focused on retail channels. They all agreed on the importance of these channels and discussed their views on how to stunt the decline in sales, while maximizing the potential and profitability of the print product.
TV on the Web: Judd Apatow Talks Editing Vanity Fair
Mag+ Announces Partnership with Appboy to Provide Added Reader Engagement and Communications Tools
Rolling Stone Gets Traffic Boost from Boston Bomber Controversy
Wenner Media Shifts Men's Journal Publisher Chris McLoughlin to Rolling Stone
Recent People Moves in Magazine Media
Recent Digital Edition News Briefs
Three New Art Magazine Apps from the UK, Italy and Australia
Press Fighting Back at Distripress this October
Social Networking Captures Almost 3/4 of US Adults
Facebook Extends Embedded Posts to Everyone
More on Facebook's Internet Access Initiative
Flat Design and Mobile Advertising
Brands Investing More in Mobile Search
Spending on iOS and Google Play Games Now 4X Handheld Console Games
Ad Nets Brace for Programmatic Shakeout, Will News Corp. Be First of Many?
Mobile Metrics Still Lack Consistency
Yahoo Beats Google in Traffic for First Time Since 2011
Consumers Seek Class-Action Status in Apple Privacy Battle
Can Police Search Your Phone? -Supreme Court Likely to Decide in 2014
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September 05, 2013
ASME Board Room
Want to know the insider secrets to becoming a fashion writer? This ASME NEXT breakfast, moderated by GoFugYourself's blogger Jessica Morgan, will bring top fashion writers and editors together to discuss thriving in this competitive industry. Register now. Breakfast will be provided. Rescheduled – date TBD
October 22 - 23, 2013
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