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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Newsweekly Milestones in the Same Week! TIME Rolls Out Web Redesign, Newsweek Returns to Print
TIME's new site will introduce large native ad units that unfurl as readers scroll among editorial stories. Some traditional display units are also getting a refresh, with ads for Citi pulling elements from a smaller display unit on the left side to a large box in the middle of the page.
Q&A with Newsweek's Jim Impoco
“I will say I expected some publicity. I didn’t expect it to be so global and so intense. I am really surprised and I think, in a funny way, it’s getting more publicity for coming back than it got for going out of print. I don’t know, I love the fact that people are talking about it — it speaks to the power of the brand,” says Jim Impoco.
Better Homes and Gardens Hosted the Best New Product Awards
Better Homes and Gardens and BrandSpark co-hosted the 6th Annual Best New Product Awards celebration and cocktail reception on Feb. 27 in New York City.
Publisher Lynda Hammes Explains How Foreign Affairs Learned to Love Digital
Foreign Affairs publisher Lynda Hammes talked to Digiday about its challenges in digital, and being a subscription magazine in a real-time, digital world.
Hearst's Lincoln Millstein: Banner Ads Must Die
Banner ads, the oldest advertising vehicle in the short but furious life of interactive media, are headed for extinction, argues Lincoln Millstein, the sure-footed Hearst Corp. executive who created Boston.com and helped remake NYTimes.com as he moved from the newsroom into publishing.
Men's Health Launching Contest for November Cover Model
In a first for the U.S. edition, the title is gearing up to feature a mere mortal on the cover of its November issue. The lucky man will be weeded out by a search committee and then handpicked by a small panel of judges that will include editor in chief Bill Phillips and designer Kenneth Cole.
TIME's View from the "Top of America"
The 360-degree image — an exclusive to help launch Time magazine’s newly redesigned Web site Thursday — was created using more than 1,000 digital snapshots from the antenna mast of the nation’s tallest skyscraper.
Newsweek Says It Has Unmasked the Mysterious Founder of Bitcoin
Distribution Channel or New Publishing Platform?
Are Alt Weeklies Over?
Condé Nast Britain Hires Tech Mogul Wil Harris As Head of Digital
Harper's Bazaar Executive Editor Laura Brown Signs with WME (Exclusive)
Ezra Klein Raids Washington Post for Vox Venture
Tetley Tea Keeps Changing with the Times: Ads Have Evolved Dramatically over the Years
Flipboard Acquires Zite, Forms Alliance with CNN
Google's Arora Says Mobile Will Create Bigger Advertising Pie
Madison Avenue Gains Deep Access Into Consumer Conversations: Taps Into Phone, Chat, Other Personal Feedback
Screen Time: TV Time-Shifted Viewing Rises Cross-Platform
Opinion: There’s a Magazine for Everyone
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.
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