The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, March 7, 2014

Dr. Oz The Good Life Magazine Sells Out on Newsstand
Hearst Magazines, which owns Dr. Oz The Good Life via a joint venture with Oz, said newsstands have sold out of the magazine, which made its debut on Feb. 4. Hearst Magazines president David Carey told WWD that the publisher has printed “tens of thousands” of additional copies for newsstand consumption.
Hearst’s Native Ad Approach Starts with Clear Branding
Todd Haskell, SVP and chief revenue officer Hearst Magazines Digital Media asserts: "we’ve been doing native advertising for about 40 years. Effectively, advertorials have been running in magazines and newspapers forever."
Forbes to Launch Central America Edition
Forbes will launch a Central America edition in March featuring the wealthiest people in the region, reports Oscar Lopez, of Latin Times.
Newsweek Editor in Chief: We Stand by Our Bitcoin Story
Newsweek isn’t backing down. Hours after publishing Leah McGrath Goodman’s 4,5oo-word profile of a 65-year-old Temple City engineer named Dorian S. Nakamoto—who, Goodman claims, is the long-mysterious inventor of Bitcoin—the magazine faced a cascade of evidence contradicting the ambitious cover story of its freshly revived print edition. Its editor in chief tells Gawker that Newsweek stands by the story.
Mag Bag: The Week in Magazine Media
Pope Francis gets his own magazine, The Economist launched "Essays," Drouillard was named AAM CEO, and more.
Newsweek Relaunch Is Also Sweet Music for Slovakia’s Piano Media
A Baptism by Fire in the Print World: Book-a-Zines
Condé Nast International Invests in Farfetch
Capitalizing on Customized E-Commerce Models
Brand As Publisher? Yes. Brands Buying Publishers? Not so Much
Jack Griffin Named CEO, Tribune Publishing
Eric Danetz Named Publisher of Fortune
How Do You Unplug When You Live and Work Online?
As Arts Criticism Transforms Online, Tools and Tenacity Are Required
Privacy Groups Challenge Facebook's Purchase of WhatsApp
Commentary: Your Thoughts Aren't Even Worth a Penny Anymore
U.S. Economy Adds 175,000 Jobs, and Unemployment Rate Ticks Up to 6.7%
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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