The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

USPS Exigent Rate Increase: Debate Coming on September 5
MPA and Affordable Mail Alliance contend exigency scenarios are at best premature and most likely non-existent, urging opposition and recommending Postal reform. Here are perspectives on the latest developments.
Q&A: Florian Kahlert, the Digital Pro Now Measuring Print at Gfk MRI
Florian Kahlert, the new managing director at GfK MRI, is inheriting an organization known for measuring print audiences in a world that is becoming decidedly more digital.
Rodale Publishing Custom Magazines for Hotel Chains
Rodale Grow, the content marketing agency of Rodale Inc., will publish magazines for two hotel chains owned by Hilton Worldwide. The Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts and Conrad Hotels & Resorts will both launch luxury magazines focused on their unique collections of lifestyle brands.
Esquire and GQ Say "Om" in September Issues
In the September issue, Esquire offers a lengthy feature on meditation, “A Useful Guide to Chilling the [Expletive] Out.” And in its September issue, GQ has a snazzy new service piece of its own, “The Totally Stressed-out Man’s Guide to Meditation.”
To Protect Its Empire, ESPN Stays on Offense
The network brand produced 35,000 hours of programming in 2012, including at least half of all live athletic events televised in the United States. It is a prodigious cash machine, regularly generating nearly half of the operating profit of Disney, its parent company.
More on Vogue, Tech and Google Glass
How Google Glass will Change Marketing Forever
Food & Wine Editor-in-Chief Dana Cowin Talks Lobster with Maria Bartiromo
Colleen McCarthy Leaves NY Times for New York
People Moves at Active Interest Media
Digital Audiences Crave the Power and Purpose of Magazine Storytelling
AllThingsD Nears Split with Dow Jones
Mequoda Gets Up Close and Personal with iPad Magazine Readers
Federated Media Launching Native and Programmatic Ad Service Blend
Jeff Tkach Rejoins Backpacker As Group Publisher
Pew: 70 Percent of U.S. Has Broadband: But Access Still Unequal
Smartphones Expand Home Broadband Access
Apple Tinkers with App Store Rankings, Starts Factoring in Quality
Apple's Upgraded Kids App Category Has Open and Closed Doors
Study: Almost Half of Brand Emails Opened on Mobile
Report: Only 3% of Marketers Find Good ROI in Mobile
Consumer Confidence Inches Up in August
U.S. Judge Approves Facebook Privacy Settlement Over Ads
California Could Require Some Sites to Reveal If They Comply with Do-Not-Track
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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
Center 548
Reimagined and reinvented, AM²C 2013 is Magazine Media’s premier conference, convening the top minds from publishing, editorial, technology and advertising, to explore the topics that matter most during these transformational times.
To compile their list, Forbes talked to agents, managers, producers and other in-the-know folks to come up with estimates for each celebrity’s entertainment-related earnings between June 2012 and June 2013, the time frame for the Celebrity 100 list.