The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, March 31, 2014

Print Isn't Dead After All; Mags Record Upbeat Quarter
The struggles of print media are far from over, but the first quarter of 2014 has been a particularly upbeat period for the magazine business, and not just because 35 titles launched, compared with 23 in the same quarter a year ago. Observers were also impressed by the quality of the new titles.
Joanna Coles, Editor in chief, Cosmopolitan in Candid Conversation; 5 Women Leaders of Advertising and Media
Women in media, advertising and technology understand well the challenge of reaching the upper ranks of power. While a handful of top television executives (A+E Networks’ Nancy Dubuc) and magazine editors (Time’s Nancy Gibbs) are female, there remains a dearth of women running ad agencies, agency holding companies and digital companies.
Q&A with Rodale's Digital Strategist Beth Buehler
In discussing her goals Beth Buehler offers " I think it’s to take Rodale to the next level in digital, which means looking at distribution, new products, new spaces to monetize and other verticals we can grow into, potentially outside of the existing brands."
Forbes Unveils Branded Airport Newsstands Shops to Open in Detroit, Washington D.C.
Forbes is taking advantage of the age-old relationship between print mags and weary travelers with the launch of its latest brand extension, licensed airport newsstands.
National Magazine Awards 2014: Click Here to Purchase Tickets
At the Newsstand: Magazines Make First Pitch for Opening Day
Sports Illustrated's Richard Deitsch Creates Column on the Role of Race in Sports
Mad Men Stars Ham It up in Set Selfies for TV Guide Magazine
More on Conde Nast Entertainment's First Emmy Nominations in Sports Emmy Awards
More on All You Is Suddenly Available All Over
Bon Appétit to Announce New Partnership with AmazonFresh
Epicurious Expands Editorial and Sales Teams
Amy Odell, Editor of, Named to Crain's 40 Under 40 list
InStyle Magazine's Ariel Foxman on the Red Carpet: "It's More Valuable than Ever."'s, Ruthie Friedlander, Among Those Extolling the Virtures of Cat Ownership
InStyle's Leah Karp & Nine West's Erika Szychowski on the 9West/InStyle Collection
New Yorker Cartoon Editor Makes Picks for Caption Contest
New York Times Names Silverstein Magazine Editor
Lagardere Says Decision on Magazine Deal Set for April 2
A.J. Daulerio to Start up Ratter
Us Weekly Increases Newsstand Price
Start-Up Ozy Media Adds Axel Springer As a Backer
Mindshare, BuzzFeed Form Real-Time Pact
The Latest Publisher Subscription Model: Memberships
The Case Against the Venture Capital Craze for Content
3 Questions with BuzzFeed’s Social Publisher David Spiegel
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.
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.
The awards will be presented at the National Magazine Awards Annual Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis tonight. The awards are supported by Publishers Press and Blippar.
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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James Surowiecki explores how the media relies on pundits who are often wrong, and why this hasn’t diminished our appetite for dramatic predictions.