The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

New CEO at Reader’s Digest
Bonnie Kintzer was most recently CEO of media strategy firm, Women's Marketing Inc., and held several leadership roles at RDA from 1998 to 2007.
Oprah Winfrey to Publish Book of Magazine Columns
"What I Know for Sure" features the monthly essays that Winfrey has written for O, the Oprah Magazine over the past 14 years. Flatiron Books, a new nonfiction imprint of Macmillan, announced Wednesday that "What I Know for Sure" will come out Sept. 2. It will be the imprint's first release.
Q&A with Allrecipes Magazine Editor in Chief Cheryl Brown
Cheryl Brown has navigated the career jungle gym, honing her editorial know-how across both digital and print platforms. She says, 'My primary challenge is to bring the community to life on the printed page."
Q&A with Chip Schenck, Meredith’s VP of Programmatic Sales & Strategy
Charles “Chip” Schenck is the VP of Programmatic Sales and Strategy at Meredith Corporation and responsible for helping clients leverage data and insights across Meredith’s Digital Network, for execution across all platforms and channels. Schenck joined Meredith Digital from PubMatic.
More on Dr. Oz The Good Life's Sold Out Debut and Mag Maestro, Ellen Levine
The sell-through was welcome news to the magazine industry, but insiders won't be surprised at the success of Oz, given that its maker, Hearst, has over the last several years perfected the formula for launching the celebrity-brand-as-magazine.
Forbes Brand Licensing Is Upwardly Mobile
Forbes Media COO Mike Federle says that while he was brought into the company two and a half years ago to do the usual operational stuff expected of a COO, his “primary focus is on business development and leveraging the brand to develop new, non-advertising revenue.”
Journalist Matthew Power Dies in Uganda
Matthew Power, a regular contributor to Outside magazine, has died while reporting in Northern Uganda. Initial reports cite heat stroke as the cause of death.
Building a Pipeline to Literacy –One Magazine at a Time
John Mennell, Founder of, dedicated to feeding the minds and spirits of people with the wonderful world of magazines, speaks about the particulars of his organization's mission.
Hearst Partner AwesomenessTV Leads Teen/Tween Market
Working Mother Names Kim Sealy Publisher
3rd Annual Atlantic Economy Summit to Feature Elmendorf, Froman, and Van Hollen
SXSWi Day 3: Journalism Can Make For Great Business, Says The Atlantic‘s Scott Havens
Meredith & CEW Host Choice Beauty Awards Product Demo
Game of Thrones Cast Graces Cover of Vanity Fair
CQ Roll Call Snags Ellis, Ups Ives
Rolling Stone Restaurant Closes, Lawsuit, Arrests
Wells Fargo Launches into Brand Journalism with Online Magazine
David Carr: Journalism Is Still Serious, Just Different
Publishers Smarten up the Breaking-News Alert
Here's How Mobile News App Circa Plans to Make Money
Your Brand Is Your Best Pitch for Selling
Smartphone Market Share Data: Top Platforms, Manufacturers, and Apps
Millennials Consume Content Every Waking Hour (and Then Some)
User-Generated Content Dominates Millennial Media Consumption
Report: U.S. Digital Spending Will Catch up to TV in 4 Years
Starcom MediaVest, Visible Measures Say Agencies Can Predict Earned Media
Making Mobile Ads Work
Android Users Proceed with Privacy Case Against Google
Join Adobe, fellow publishers and editors to discuss a reimagined mobile experience - from production to distribution to content consumption. Conversation will include how migration from an issue-centric publishing mindset to a story-centric approach will transform the industry. March 19, 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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March 19, 2014
Join Adobe and fellow publishers for drinks, dinner and discussion on a reimagined mobile experience - from production to distribution to content consumption. Throughout the course of the evening, explore ideas around a completely new viewing experience designed to meet the ever-evolving expectations of the consumer. Discuss how migration from an issue-centric publishing mindset to a story-centric approach will transform the industry.

The Atlantic maintains that Political philosophy isn't what keeps Republican-leaning comics from succeeding —it's corporate hurdles, cultural forces, and the demographics of show business.