The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Postal Service Proposing Rate Hikes
A coalition of magazine, newspaper, printing, and direct-marketing groups warns that the U.S. Postal Service may decide next week to request that postal rates be raised significantly —perhaps by as much as 10 percent under the claim of "exigent" circumstances. "This is not a solution," said Mary Berner, president and CEO of the Association of Magazine Media.
“Exigent” Postal Increase: A First Class Issue for Magazines
MPA, in partnership with a nationwide coalition of postal customers, is executing a highly focused and aggressive national and grass roots campaign to try to convince the Board and USPS management that a decision to seek an exigent increase would be unfortunate and counterproductive for consumers, commercial mailers and the Postal Service itself.
Afar.com Named Website of the Week
The SF Gate has recognized the work of Afar magazine's website, naming it the very best website of the week, noting its curated content, tools, and Q&A section.
Glamour.com Creates Fun for Bloggers at Rooftop Event
Mike Hofman, Executive Digital Director for Glamour, said they wanted to "invite people who re-tumble us or have been supportive of our Tumblr, or who we admire" on Tumblr. Glamour.com's own Tumblr boasts roughly 300,000 followers.
Q&A with Details' Liz Keen and Matthew Marden
Liz Keen and Matthew Marden, Details' Director of Communications and Fashion Director, respectively, discuss their jobs and the career paths that brought them to their dream jobs at the magazine.
Boston Magazine Publishes New Photos of Boston Marathon Bombing Manhunt
WIRED Expands Its Teams
Cosmopolitan Names New Senior Market Editor and Senior Accessories Editor
New York Magazine Names Colleen McCarthy Executive Director of Business Development
Deepak Chopra to Grace The Atlantic's California Event
Michael Hastings' Family Chides Media for Inaccuracies, Guards His Legacy
André Leon Talley to Sit for Interview at 92Y
Thomas Pynchon: Tracked but Not Found by New York Magazine
A New Magazine Takes on Old Rust Belt Stereotypes
Social Magazine App, Material Extended to iOS After 50,000+ Downloads on Android
Pinterest Launches Hub for New York Fashion Week
Two Colleges, Two Approaches to Alumni Magazines on the iPad
Kindle Paperwhite Wi-Fi Is Out of Stock... New E-Readers on the Way?
Facebook Sees Big Gains in Global Mobile Ad Market Share
The Sales Deck That Landed Facebook Its First Major Advertisers
Twitter Fixes Fast Company's All-White "Smart Women" List
Twitter Experiment Lets Users Tweet Highlighted Sentences from Articles
Now, Let's Stop Calling These Ads "Native"
Can Native Advertising Scale? These Networks Say It Can
Yahoo Brings Fresh Redesigns and Native Ads to Its Biggest Websites
The Washington Post Starts Selling Native Ads for Print
M-Commerce Up 24% in Q2, Most Sales Via Smartphones
Exchanges Now a 5% Solution on Madison Avenue, Supplanting Ad Nets
Facebook's $20 Million Sponsored Stories Settlement Wins Approval
The Great Shift: Americans Not Working
“Go Fug Yourself” blogger Jessica Morgan (pictured) will lead a discussion with ELLE’s Veronica Hyland and Glamour's Lauren Bernstein on how to take fashion writing to the next level at this ASME NEXT seminar, new date TBD.
Reimagined and reinvented, AM²C 2013 is magazine media’s premier conference. Space is limited; reserve your seat today. Oct. 22-23, NYC.
Have you cast your vote for SXSW 2014? Give a 'thumbs up' to #MagazineMedia panel "Now Showing at a Screen Near You: Magazines" today!
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.
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