The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, August 30, 2013

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People Prepares New Subscription Model
People has been looking at benefits such as new products and exclusive access to content and communities that might keep consumers renewing their subscriptions or entice them to pay more.
A Tale of Two Online Media Business Models
Paul Carr, of new magazine launch NSFW, sees two different types of online publications evolving: Those that rely almost exclusively on support from readers and subscribers and those outlets that are solely supported by ads.
I’m so Done with the "Death of Print" Thing
Peter Houston offers some perspectives on the ongoing print Armageddon predictions, citing false alarms rung through the decades.
Bloomberg Businessweek Satirizes Putin
Bloomberg Businessweek uses the classic Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover as the foundation to report that Russian president Vladimir Putin is headed for a decline and fall.
Advice for Media: Just Because You Can Measure Something Doesn’t Make It Important
Cheeriodicals: A New and Unique Way to Distribute Magazines and Spread Some Cheer at the Same Time
Longform Journalism Has Become Surprisingly Trendy and Profitable
Random House Digital Releases Its First Newsstand App for Giada
Digital Now Makes Up 11.3% of Hachette’s Revenues Worldwide, and 20% of Random House’s
Dennis Launches Kids' Magazine for U.K.
Oliver Peoples Taps Hearst Heiress, Amanda Hearst for Ads
With "Glass" Googling Yourself Takes on a Whole New Meaning
Bring Your Facebook Life to Print with Likebook
Kobo Adds Magazines to New E-Reader Lineup
In an Era of Mega Agencies, Ad Rates Are About to Soar
Meet the White Box That Can Make Your Entire Existence Ad Free
Mobile Users Shop from Home
Twitter Opens Lead-Gen Tool to All Advertisers
Gawker Tries Native Ads in Comments, with Help from Bill Nye
Forget Big Data -It's the Little Data That Counts
E-Cigarette Makers’ Ads Echo Tobacco’s Heyday
What Do We Really Know About the Effects of Screen Time on Mental Health?
Fast Food Ads Continue to Attract Kids
Postal Protest in Des Moines: Workers Protesting Proposed Changes
Reimagined and reinvented, AM²C 2013 is magazine media’s premier conference. Space is limited; reserve your seat today. Oct. 22-23, NYC.
The MPA Factbook is for the first time available in a digital edition, produced by our member and sponsor Brown Printing Company. Enjoy the 2013/2014 MPA Factbook – filled with facts, stats and insights on magazine media!
Have you cast your vote for SXSW 2014? Give a 'thumbs up' to #MagazineMedia panel "Now Showing at a Screen Near You: Magazines" today!
“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.
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.
When The Saturday Evening Post featured Norman Rockwell’s painting, Homecoming G.I., in the recent May/June 2013 issue, it reminded reader Margery Manville of a letter she wrote to the artist in 1977.