The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Barbie to Pose in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
This year, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue turns 50, which means that plenty of SI Swim Legends will be popping up to pay tribute to this all-American institution. But among the Kates and Heidis and Christies, there’s one unexpected name making an appearance in this year’s issue: Barbie. Yes, that Barbie.
Glamour Magazine and AHALife Want You to Shop by Phone
Glamour magazine and AHAlife are have created a new shopping app to coincide with the arrival of the March issue on newsstands nationwide.
Outside Magazine Ventures into the Travel Business
The magazine, known for launching the careers of writers like Jon Krakauer, this month announced Outside Go, its new travel company that will extend its brand from print and the Web into the world of travel.
TIME Magazine Launches App to Calculate Your Ideal Marriage Date
TIME has created an app that uses your Facebook friends and your birthday to calculate when is your ideal date to get married.
Q&A with Kristine Welker, Publisher of Dr. Oz, The Good Life
"Imagine over 60 advertisers signing on to a magazine sight unseen, no workable name created and not even a prototype to look at. Well, you really don’t have to just imagine it; you can actually believe it, because it really happened with Dr. Oz The Good Life magazine," writes Samir Husni.
Magazine Notables Among Stars at State Dinner
Joanna Coles, the editor of Cosmopolitan and Steve Clemons, the Washington editor-at-large for The Atlantic were among the guests along with lawmakers, cabinet members, and civil rights activists.
Time Warner, Condé Nast Invest in Ad Tech Co.
impreMedia Grows Web Traffic by 31% in 2013
Elizabeth Baker Keffer Leaves Atlantic Media
Promotions at
Conservative Talkers Get Columns at The Hill
The Anatomy of a Magazine Cover
Premium Publishers Are Getting Victimized By Traffic Fraud, Too
Cityblis Partners with Issuu
Measuring Your Digital Magazines
Capital NY Tweaks Prices Ahead of Paywall Free Content Becomes Paid on Feb. 11
AAAA Scraps Annual Ad Production Cost Survey
Wearables Market Heating Up, With More Than 17M Bands Forecast To Ship This Year, Says Canalys
Magazines Sue Colorado over Marijuana Advertising Restrictions
It's a Bumpy Road to Advertising for Legal Marijuana, but Fortunes Will Be Made
Yahoo Will Keep its Big aAd Sales Force, Mayer says
Nest Is Now Officially a Part of the Google Family
Sandberg: No Ads on Facebook Paper for Now
Nielsen Capitulates, Agrees to Withhold Broadband Households from Local Ratings -- for Now
Major Radio Groups Slump, Blame Missing Political Ads
Join Adobe to learn how and why you should use a content management system with Adobe DPS. Complimentary for members – lunch included. March 11, NYC.
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.
In this month's Muppets Most Wanted, Miss Piggy says "I do" in an original Vivienne Westood gown. The diva asks the desginer about the dress, exclusively in Harper's Bazaar.