The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, April 7, 2014

Mary Berner Explains Why Magazines Aren’t Screwed
Mary Berner, President and CEO of MPA —The Association of Magazine Media, isn’t convinced that the naysayers know the full picture. Since joining the MPA in late 2012, she has pushed for magazine companies to decouple their identities from the printed page: Magazines should be selling “magazine media,” not just print products themselves, Berner maintains.
101 Kick-Ass Music Covers
Robert Newman gathers the most awesome, iconic and controversial magazine images of the last 80 years for Adweek's music issue.
Hearst Titles Go Head-to-Head with Miley Cyrus Covers
Two Hearst titles, Seventeen and Elle, will go head-to-head in May with covers of Miley Cyrus. “Seventeen readers love Miley Cyrus, and we cover her every chance we get,” said a Seventeen spokesperson. “She ranked high on the March issue’s Girl Power List.
Condé Nast Traveler Magazine Learns Luxury Service at Hotels
Hotel internships are part of a broad campaign to expand Condé Nast Traveler’s brand, an initiative that began last summer with the installation of new leadership on the business and newsroom sides. The new editor in chief, Pilar Guzmán, has redesigned the magazine.
At The Newsstand: Best Magazines for Relieving Tax Season Stress
Time magazine’s special financial issue, "Mastering Your Money," Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, and Money are among the magazine titles reviewed.
Hearst Taps Anvato for Streaming Ad Insertion
TIME Hires and Promotes Key Executives
More on Mary Murcko Named Publisher
Real Simple Appoints Lori Leibovich
Holiday Magazine Resurrects with a Fashion Vibe
Glossy but Modest: Modern Orthodox Women Get New Magazine
Publishers Bring Native Ads to Their Comment Section
Magzter to Start Selling Advertising Inside Its Digital Newsstand Application
iOS, Android Dominate Market, BlackBerry Continues to Slip
Survey: More Consumers Shopping and Spending on Smartphones
Coming to Your Twitter Feed: 15 New Types of Ads
Journalists Generally Keep the Voices of the Ad-Side of the News Business out of Their Sad Reports
Toddlers May Be at Risk from Technology, Warn Experts
This Is What Happens When Facebook Controls the Signal, and Defines You As Noise
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.
-Adobe, AAM, Brown/Nellymoser, CDS Global, Kobo, MediaRadar, Publishers Press, Quad Graphics, Sherman & Howard, ShopAdvisor, and SocialFlow for their support of the MPA-IMAG Conference. -Blippar and Publishers Press for their support of the 2014 National Magazine Awards.
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.
Sponsored by the Columbia Journalism School and ASME Moderated by Victor Navasky, George T. Delacorte Professor in Magazine Journalism and Chair of the Columbia Journalism Review. To attend, RSVP to Nina at
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Scientific American examines findings that suggest the stars in the nearby Segue 1 dwarf galaxy have fewer metals than any other galaxy known, and if true, it may mean Segue 1 might originate directly from the baby universe.