The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

The 2014 Magazine Media Moguls’ “Great Expectations” As Told to Mr. Magazine™
What are some of the largest magazine media companies expecting from 2014 in the world of magazine media? What are Active Media Interest, American Media, Inc., Condé Nast, Dennis Publishing, Hearst Magazines, Heinrich Bauer USA, Meredith Corp., Rodale Inc., The Taunton Press and Time Inc. up to in 2014? Parts one and two of this series have some of the answers.
Men’s Titles Ad Pages Surge in 2013
Men’s Fitness led the way with a 27% jump in ad pages compared to 2012, followed closely by Men’s Health, which increased its pages by 25%. Esquire (up 17%), Details (+15%) and GQ (+10%) also did well.
Charles Townsend: On a Mission to Make Condé Nast Strut Again
He underscores his confidence that the economy has turned the corner and that there is momentum behind Condé Nast’s own business. Print advertising revenues at Condé Nast ticked up 3.3% in 2013; digital advertising revenues surged another 28%.
Conde Nast's Pat Connolly; Michal Pasternak (Appearing at MPA's Design/UX Symposium;) Recognized in Ad Age's 40 Under 40
Hearst Sets U.K. Launch, Shifts Gears in France
Epicurious Launches New App
More on Brendan Ripp Named Publisher of Sports Illustrated
SI Golf Group to Integrate Ecommerce, Also Launches Weekly Digital Magazine
Matthew Carroll Named Travel + Leisure VP/Associate Publisher
This Week’s Magazine Cure for Winter Blues
F+W Media Acquires New Track Media
Jill Byron Joins Glam Media As Senior VP/Marketing
Modern Luxury Names Paul Reulbach Publisher of San Francisco
Rachel Fishman Feddersen Is The Week's G.M. of Digital
U.S. News Buys Former Politico Reporter’s Blog
What If a Major Medium Became Even More Opaque -and Nobody Cared
Publishing Industry Guru Bo Sacks Shares Tips for 2014 Success
Intelligent Magazine App NewsBrain Can Now Read Articles Aloud to You
Capital NY Is Rolling Out a Nearly $6,000 Annual Paywall
New Digital Magazine SportsmanLife Launches
Heavy Metal Magazine Getting Rebooted with a Focus on Film and TV
Campbell Mithun Names David Carter Chief Creative Officer
Who’s She Wearing? Find out with New Site
Media Management Inc. Patents "Circle Audit" System
Renewal Notices and First Impressions
Study: Magazines Need Digital Strategy to Weather Online Competition
Apple Brings iBooks Textbooks and iTunes U Course Manager to New International Markets
Instagram Fastest-Growing App Among Top 10 in 2013
Twitter Users' Diversity Becomes an Ad Selling Point
Facebook Losing its Edge Among College-Aged Adults
A Popular Chinese Social Networking App Blazes Its Own Path
3D Printing Moves Closer to the Mainstream
Mark Zuckerberg to Give Keynote at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
Online Trading Company Ads Have Gotten a Lot More Serious
Google Cracks Down on Bad Search Ads, Sends Millions Packing
Tobacco Advertising Focuses on Non-Combustibles
Samsung Magazine UX Screenshot Leaked
B2B Marketing Budgets Set to Rise 6% in 2014: Forrester
Report: 2014 Looking Like a Better Year for Ad Industry Growth
Obama Limits NSA Data Collection, Marketers Mull Changes
Court Grants Bloggers Same Protections As Mainstream Media
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
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.
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.
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.
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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.

Running the magazine like a high-end kitchen in a top-notch restaurant, renowned chef Eric Ripert assembles features from the Food & Wine staff as if they were his own skilled cooks in this video.