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Friday, January 17, 2014

Mag Bag: This Week in Magazine Media
Sports Illustrated announced it will air a swimsuit special, ESPN The Magazine boosted its rate base, there were people moves at Travel + Leisure, The Hollywood Reporter, AIM, and more...
Condé Nast Reports on First Quarter Ad Pages
The year is looking a little bit brighter for many of Condé Nast’s glossy titles, according to an internal memo released Thursday and signed by chief revenue officer Lou Cona.
Sports Illustrated Gets New Publisher in Brendan Ripp
Time Inc. has named Brendan Ripp publisher of Sports Illustrated and its website, the company said Thursday. He succeeds Frank Wall, who is leaving Time Inc. for a job with Turner Sports.
An Afternoon Dishing with Martha Stewart
FishbowlNY visited Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia’s test kitchen on the West Side which whips up around 1,000 recipes a year for the Martha Stewart Living magazines — and she credits her food editors, almost all of whom have been with her “for years,” with coming up with many of the inspired meals.
Why Are Digital News Orgs Getting Into Print?
Popular digital news publishing orgs are starting to put out print magazines as an attempt to earn a revenue and increase brand awareness... No, it’s not an Onion-type hoax. It’s a true story.
Playboy's 60 Bunnies Bus Tour Celebrates Magazine’s 60th Anniversary
Daily Beast Promotes Avlon to Editor-in-Chief
Tina Brown Brings Her New Venture to Chicago
Q&A with Kierna Mayo, Editorial Director of on Handling Internet Trolls
How a Free eMail Newsletter Turned a Computer Programmer into a Newsweek Columnist
In These Times Magazine Launches Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting
The Week Picks Up a New Digital Boss from Patch
Powder Mountain Press Transfers Magazine Titles
New Affair Allegations Are Published by French Magazine
Storehouse App Creates Magazine-Like Photo Diaries on iOS
Back to the Future in 2014: A Former Wholesaler’s Prediction
Native Ads Now Boasting Perfect Seen Rates; Is a Marriage to Programmatic Inevitable?
Why Programmatic Is Growing Fast in the U.K.
Programmatic Ads Provide for Audience Precision and Ad Guarantees
Facebook Debuts Trending to Boost Engagement
Facebook's Teens Plummet As Elders Surge
Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens: Lets Diabetics Measure Glucose Levels
Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens: Lets Diabetics Measure Glucose Levels
An Apple Vet Tries to Move the Needle on Long-Form Visual Communication
Yahoo CEO's Next Task: Woo Madison Avenue
How Children View Advertising and the Internet
There’s still time to register for the MPA-IMAG Conference in Washington D.C. Learn how to turn macro and micro shifts into mega opportunities for your brands while sharing and networking with your fellow independent magazine media peers. May 19-20.
Don’t miss MPA’s Design/UX Symposium, featuring some of today’s most accomplished authorities in design, content strategy and product development. See full agenda and sign up today. January 27, NYC. #MPAdigital
Register now for an information-packed session featuring media sales training expert Ryan Dohrn, founder of Brain Swell Media and the 360 Ad Sales System. Complimentary for MPA/ASME members. Brought to you by The Magazine Manager. January 31.
Be a part of the only magazine media industry event that brings together all retail supply chain partners. June 9-11, The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner, VA.
Late entries in all NMA categories will be accepted until 5 p.m. EST, Tuesday, January 21, 2014, subject to late fees. Visit for more information.
Tell your readers to visit Facebook from March 31 to April 13 to vote for their favorite covers. The most "liked" cover of the 10 finalists will win the ASME Best Cover Contest Readers' Choice Award.
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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Complex TV's Quickstrike is back for the new year. In the first episode of 2014, hosts DJ Clark Kent and Russ Bengtson talk about the year's early sneaker stories. Adidas is lining up big things for the Top 10 and Stan Smith, the Reebok Kamikaze 1 returns to stores, and the Air Jordan III "Powder Blue" drops this weekend. Also in the week's episode, the duo debates sneakers that should never be retro'd.