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Friday, January 10, 2014

Consumer Magazines’ Print Ad Revenues Rebound in 2013
An analysis of PIB-measured magazines for print versions shows that consumer magazines’ print ad revenue inched up by 1% year-over-year during 2013 despite a 4% drop in ad pages. The data, reported by the Association of Magazine Media (MPA), indicates that the results are an improvement from 2012, when revenues dropped by 3% and ad pages were down 8%. And an apples-to-apples comparison of print magazines with full-year data for both periods shows ad revenue increasing by 3%.
Mag Bag: This Week in the Magazine Media Industry
Hearst Corp. and Atlantic Media both broke records in 2013, Forbes launched stream social network, Ad Age changed frequency, publishers joined Starcom’s new Content@Scale platform, and Valentino, LoBracio joined Condé Nast Entertainment.
TIME Magazine Introduces America to "the $16 Trillion Woman"
Janet Yellen has gone mainstream. The recently confirmed chair of the Federal Reserve is on the cover of Time magazine and Rana Foroohar has an exclusive interview.
Nat Geo Plans Two-Hour Live TV Event from Space
Texas Cops Make People Magazine
Jess Cagle Gets Two BIG Promotions
Former EW Staffer Makes Waves with Cover, New Third Act
Big Hires at Glamour
Condé Nast Entertainment Names Programming Exec
Greg Bishop Leaves NY Times for Sports Illustrated
Sofia Vergara at W Magazine Party
Tim Tebow, Angela Corey Among GQ’s Least Influential People of 2013
More on Gabriel Snyder, Former Editor of The Wire, Joining Mobile News Start-Up
The Week Adds Senior Correspondent
Jessica Chastain Takes on Brave's Merida for US Magazine
Hearst Donates Half-Million Dollars to Newhouse Renovation Project
Realty One Group Launches Magazine to Raise Visibility of Brand
French President Hollande Considering Legal Action Against French Magazine Closer
Ad of the Day: The Guardian's New Lifestyle Magazine Is Dangerously Great
Advanced Tedious Parenting: Another Spoof Magazine
Digital Micro Magazine Launches for App Publishers
Native Advertising Is the New Paywall in Media Economics - But Is It Here to Stay?
Native Advertising Predicted to Dominate Digital in 2014
Study: Nearly Half of Americans Tune to Other Devices While Watching TV
Barnes & Noble Reports 60% Drop in Digital Sales over Holiday period
Zola Acquires Bookish, Consolidating Book Discovery Sites
Apple Devices Flow Into Corporate World
Facebook to Shut Down Ad Program
YouTube Grows Up with Quality Videos, Talent
CES Showcases Tech, But Relevance for Marketers Unclear
The Story of CES As Told by Tweeted "Cries for Help"
Globalism Is 1 of 4 Top Trends for the New Year
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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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