The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Magazines Ready Offensive as Possible Exigent Postal Rates Near
As advocacy groups warn of a potential 10 percent increase, MPA'S Jim Cregan contends the priority is to halt an exigent filing. “They’ve been very closed, figuratively and literally, about their decision-making process,” says Cregan about the USPS.
Will Mailers Be Asked to Pay More to Help the U.S. Postal Service?
The Postal Board of Governors is scheduled to meet behind closed doors Thursday to consider a path to solvency for the money-losing U.S. Postal Service that includes a potential price increase that’s alarming mailers of newspapers and magazines, advertising and other bulk correspondence.
Editorial: Emergency Rate Hike Would Be Overreach
"Using a disaster provision to push through a money grab would greatly harm the Postal Service’s best and largest customer base: massive mail industries that provide many thousands of jobs," write the editors of the Las Vegas Review Journal.
Time Inc. Tries Drawing on Reader Data to Lure Marketers
Time Inc. is rolling out an ad product called "Time Engage," designed to use the company's vast reader data to better target ads not just in digital media but in print.
Sports Illustrated Launches Weekly Live NFL Show Pro Football Now Spins Off from SI Daily Series
The weekly, half-hour series, spun off from SI’s current daily live web series, SI Now, will broadcast live from Time Inc.’s new digital video studios every Thursday morning at 10:30.
The Legacy of Magazine Pioneer Judith Daniels
A former managing editor of New York magazine and The Village Voice, Ms. Daniels founded Savvy magazine. In 1982 she joined Time Inc. as a roving senior editor. She was eventually named managing editor of Life magazine.
Forbes Seeing Strong Mobile Growth
Vogue and the NFL Hold a Runway Show
Bon Appétit's Third Year of the Feast or Fashion Dinner Series
More on Condé Nast Investment in E-Commerce
Condé Nast Germany's Group Project
British Vogue to Educate on Image Making
At Elle Magazine, from Italian Suits to Flip Flops
A Stylish New Magazine Mixes Food and Fashion
August Magazine Launches
Facebook Under Fire from Privacy Watchdogs over "Sponsored Stories" Ads
Tracking Android Tablet Sales Proves a Fool’s Errand
Google Glass Could Be $3-Billion-a-Year Business, Says Analyst
Sorry, the Future of Computing Is Not on Your Wrist
Topsy Indexing Every Tweet Ever Tweeted
ANA: Leaner Ad Budgets Mean More Marketers Rely on In-House Agencies
Why Companies Need a Head of Content Strategy, Creation and Distribution
The End of Ad Tech’s Mediocrity Era
Adblocking: Internet Right or Racket?
By 2017, Things Will Probably Be Better for Digital Viewing Audience Numbers Study Says
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“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.
Forbes' Kashmir Hill reports on Shodan, a terrifying new search engine that finds Internet-connected cameras, traffic lights, even medical devices like heart monitors. The possibilities for abuse of this search technology were recently illustrated as a father woke to hear a stranger talking to his infant daughter through her Internet-connected baby monitor.