The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

MPA-PBAA Retail Marketplace 2014: Register by January 17 for Best Rate!
Don't miss the only magazine media industry event that brings together all retail supply chain partners: publishers, distributors, wholesalers, retailers and industry service providers. June 9-11, The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner, VA.
MPA President and CEO Mary Berner Among Notables Advising that E-commerce Earn Dollars Without Burning the Brand
MPA's Mary Berner said "Magazine media has always been effective at motivating people to do things. E-commerce essentially closed the loop. It just completes the experience, if it's done well."
Pope Francis Named TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year
Pope Francis, 76, was awarded the iconic title after the magazine revealed a short list of nominees on Wednesday. The finalists included Edward Snowden, Bashar al-Assad and Sen. Ted Cruz.
Meredith Will Raise the Rate Base for Allrecipes Magazine to 650,000
“We have received enthusiastic feedback from readers and advertisers for Allrecipes magazine and our swift decision to increase the ratebase to 650,000 is indicative of the tremendous excitement surrounding this new launch,” says Steve Grune, Publisher, Allrecipes magazine.
Food Magazines: Cooking Light Cooking Up New Digital Initiative
Time Inc. CEO Joe Ripp alluded to Cooking Light cooking up a new digital initiative in the near future and Condé Nast’s Bon Appetit recently snagged the No 1 food title on the Adweek Hot List.
Dawn Ostroff Talks Condé Nast's Digital Strategy
Ostroff said “If you look at where we sit today, I think every company has to be a media company. We all are starting to see that the lines are blurring in every direction... There are so many assets that are sitting at Condé Nast. It’s been a treasure trove.”
More Q&A with Chris Lambiase, Senior Vice President and Group Publisher of Rodale
One minute with Chris Lambiase was not enough to understand the entire Rodale approach to today’s magazine media publishing business, so Samir Husni is following up with more from last week's interview.
ABC News and People Magazine to Present: “The Year”
ABC News and People magazine collaborate for the third straight year on an entertaining two-hour primetime broadcast special featuring details of all the big stories and news events of the past year.
An Overview of AAM's Consolidated Media Report
Publishers Lunge for Native Ads
Male TIME Staffers Make Like Victoria’s Secret Models
Quartz Names Emily Passer Its New Communications Director
More on Cliff Ransom's Promotion to Popular Science Editor in Chief
Vice Media Buys a Tech Company to Experiment with Content Distribution
Digital Magazine Startup Magzter Raises $10M to Fuel Global Growth
Immigration Officials Raid Office of Upmarket Lifestyle Magazine
Defectors from Future Publishing Have a New Tech Magazine to be Crowd Funded
Newspapers "Were Social Media Long Before Blogs and Facebook Came Along"
New York Times Expects Digital Ad Growth in 2014
Chances Are You’re Not Reading This on a Mobile Device
What Does CEO Shift Mean for GM Agencies?
How to Build a Programmatic Sales Team in Four Easy Steps
Variety’s Dealmakers Impact Report: Talent Gets Raw Deal As Content Delivery Goes Digital
5 Things We Learned About Ad Tech in 2013
Social Yields Just 2% of Online Holiday Retail Sales: Study
Twitter Apps Updated with New Swipeable Design and Photo Support in Direct Messages
Chromecast Gets 10 New Apps, Including Songza, VEVO, and Revision 3
Will Google Glass Wearers Face Criminal Charges?
Five Ways to Avoid a Lawsuit in Wake of Latest Telemarketing Rules
Advertisers to Have Spent $5.60 Billion on YouTube in 2013 Worldwide
More on Mobile to Drive Growth in Global Adspend over Next Three Years
How Americans Value Public Libraries in Their Communities
ANA Names Walmart CMO Quinn Chair of Family Alliance
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