The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, February 3, 2014

The Magnificent Fourteen: A Tale of Ink on Paper’s Resilience
Before there was a web, there were magazines; -and today, at the height of the web era there are magazines, and after the new innovations in the web era are discovered, -there will be magazines. To celebrate 2014 here are the Magnificent 14 Magazines launched between 2000 & 2009.
Research Underlines Continuing Health and Strength of Magazine Media
Guy Consterdine, FIPP's research consultant, gives a roundup of recent research including GfK MRI, Time Inc and the Print & Digital Research Forum.
Ad Execs Rate Meredith No. 1 Media Company —Again
Meredith ranked as the No. 1 media brand among the top 29 media companies rated by advertisers and agency executives during 2013, according to ad industry customer satisfaction and perception researcher Advertiser Perceptions Inc.
Bolstered by Digital, Meredith's Revenues, Profits up in Recent Earnings Report
The publisher of brands like Better Homes & Gardens and Parents saw revenue increase to $517 million, while operating profits rose 9% to $56 million.
Allrecipes Marries Mobile and Print with Augmented Reality
Allrecipes is rolling out augmented reality in the February/March issue of the magazine through the Blippar app. The strategy behind leveraging augmented reality is to bring some of the brand’s extensive digital assets to the newly-launched print product’s pages.
Teen Vogue Launches Native Ad Play with Instagrammers
With more than 625,000 followers, Teen Vogue is one of the biggest magazine brands on Instagram (among fashion magazines, second only to big sister Vogue). Now the magazine is enlisting that social following to capitalize on the native advertising trend.
Through Two Owners, TV Guide Print and Digital Content Comes Together
In a deal with CBS Interactive, a subsidiary of the CBS Corp., TV Guide Magazine LLC plans to cross-promote to readers of TV Guide Magazine across CBS Interactive’s varied portfolio of online media brands. The move would significantly boost TV Guide’s digital presence and, ideally, increase subscriptions to the weekly print magazine.
At the Newsstand, Ebony, Jet and Essence Making History on their Own
The nation's notable African-American targeted magazine media titles celebrate America's civil rights history and heritage.
Vanity Fair’s 20th Hollywood Issue Features Plenty of Stars
More Magazine Hosted "Labor Day" Screening
Here's How This Hairy Us Weekly Cover Landed in Chobani's Super Bowl Ad
Elizabeth Spiridakis Olson Is Afar Creative Director
Kate Moss' New Gig at British Vogue
Glee's Naya Rivera Covers Cosmopolitan for Latinas Magazine
Myles Fuchs Is Aquafadas VP of North American Sales
At 100, Bowlers Journal Rolls a 300
Can new California Sunday Magazine succeed?
UBM Sells Light Reading Back to Founder
Jane Friedman’s New Magazine for Writers
Bauer Media Launches Native Advertising-Funded Digital Magazine
It’s a Lot Easier to Say You Want to Move from Print-First to Digital-First Than it is to Actually do it
First Look: Paper -Stories from Facebook
India’s First Gay Magazine Struggles to Survive
Amazon: World’s Largest Media Company?
Why Television Is Dead
Mandese: It's Official -Real Time, Now Dead.
Super Bowl Real-Time Marketing Falls Flat Without Cultural Moments
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.
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.
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.

With this year's game in our NYC backyard, GQ brought together the biggest names in football and beyond atop The Standard Hotel to celebrate Super Bowl XLVIII with Patron Tequila, Van Heusen, and Miller Fortune.