The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Ad Units in Magazines' iPad Editions Climbed 16% in 2013
The report, out Monday by MPA -The Association of Magazine Media and Kantar Media, that looked at 69 magazines monitoring print and iPad editions is a hopeful sign for traditional publishers. The number of ad pages in the same titles' print editions was slightly up this year at 0.1%, the report cited.
Hearst CEO Steven Swartz Addresses the Troops: Cites B2B Media, Entertainment, for Growth
Steven Swartz, CEO of Hearst, has sent out a letter to staffers explaining what was successful in 2013, and how the company will navigate 2014.
Pioneering and Influential People Magazine Editor Pat Ryan Dies
Starting out as a secretary at Sports Illustrated, she became, according to a colleague, the first woman in America to run a huge weekly magazine, only 12 years after Newsweek's women had to sue their own employer just to get promoted out of the secretarial/researcher pool.
New Yorker‘s First 2014 Cover "Is a Gem"
The cover, titled “All Together Now,” shows how some people are addicted to documenting special moments, instead of merely experiencing them live according to artist Chris Ware.
Seth Meyers Graces TIME's First Cover Of 2014, Talks Future of "Late Night"
With just under two months until he takes over for Jimmy Fallon as host of NBC's "Late Night" on Feb. 24, Seth Meyers posed for the cover of Time's first issue of 2014 and spoke to James Poniewozik about the future of the beloved late night show.
Don Moser, Former Editor of Smithsonian Magazine, Dies at 81
John Domminis, a Star Photographer for LIFE Magazine, Dies at 92
US Weekly in a Nutshell: One-Third Kardashian
In France, "La Hulotte" Magazine Is One Rare Bird
Study: LinkedIn, Pinterest More Popular than Twitter?
People Moves at The Christian Science Monitor, Elle Magazine
Walter Isaacson on Crowdsourcing His New Book
Black Ink Magazine to Launch
Older Mobile Users Adopt Tablets Around the World
Number of Video Ads Viewed Nearly Doubles YOY
Education Is Still the Problem for Big Data
Commentary: Why the Lowly Banner Will Go Down As Hero of Post-Search World
Best of 2013 in Print and Design Ads's Top 10 Publishing Stories of 2013
Consumerist Presents The 19 Worst (TV) Ads of 2013
2013 Shift: Marketers Dive Deeper Into Brand Strategy
Across Industries, Mobile Ad Spend Increases Dramatically
In 2013, It Was Mobile Over All
Content, Good Pricing Drove Media Deals in 2013
Media, Entertainment Stocks Soar in 2013
The Best Media Feuds of 2013
Plurals: America's Last Generation with Caucasian Majority
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Speakers include MPA’s Mary G. Berner, Hearst’s Michael Clinton, All You’s Nina Willdorf and Deborah Curtis, The Atlantic’s Corby Kummer and Jay Lauf, Glamour’s Cindi Leive and Bon Appetit’s Adam Rapaport—plus Richard B. Stolley, the founding editor of PEOPLE, and Dorothy Kalins, the founding editor of Metropolitan Home and Saveur.

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