The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, April 25, 2014

Top Legislators and Leaders -- from Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe to Senator Patrick Leahy and Congressman Aaron Schock -- Participate in MPA’s Annual Washington Day Activities
An annual highlight of the MPA year is the “MPA Washington Day” meeting in the nation’s capital, when senior executives from MPA’s member companies gather to hear from high level Congressional, Administration and agency speakers who give insight into politics and policy impacting the magazine media industry.
National Geographic Kids Creates the World's Smallest Magazine Cover: It's the Size of a Red Blood Cell
The cover of National Geographic Kids was carved with a silicon needle 100,000 times sharper than the sharpest pencil tip.
MagNet's Brechtel: The Newsstand Supply Chain Is Broken. It's Time to Fix It.
Gil Brechtel, MagNet President and CEO writes: "The time for action is now. Wholesalers need to work collaboratively with the major suppliers to put a model in place that can save the newsstand business as we know it today."
Ellen Kampinsky Named Editor-in-Chief of Consumer Reports
“Ellen’s impressive track record across multiple formats of media and her commitment to upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity make her a welcome addition to the Consumer Reports team,” said Brent Diamond, VP and general manager at Consumer Reports.
Cosmopolitan.com Hires Jill Filipovic, Burnishes Its Feminist Cred
Filipovic, who has been freelancing for the website for the last few months, partly from Brazil, begins as a full-time senior writer at the Hearst Tower May 1, Capital has learned.
Mag Bag: The Week in Magazine Media
People en Espanol unveiled an English-language spinoff, Forbes Digital Commerce made a new software partnership, National Journal names top execs to Government Executive Media.
Tonight: Michael Schneider, L.A. Bureau Chief for TV Guide to Discuss Adapting Comic Books for TV
Detained Vice Reporter Ostrovsky Released in Ukraine
Gabby Giffords Writes Moving Tribute to Malala for TIME
Canadian Military Rocked by Sexual Assault Allegations in Maclean’s Magazine Report
Q&A: Craig Mod on Making Writing More Mobile-Friendly and Where Digital Publishing Is Headed
The Intersection of Publishing and Consumer Electronics
Rivalries Emerge/Submerge in Media Measurement: Within Industry and the Household
Meet the Embodiment of the New Agency Creative
Amazon First-Quarter Earnings Meet Expectations as Revenue Rises
Biculturals Dominate U.S. Hispanic Population
Interpublic Ups U.S. Ad Expansion Half a Point, Says Programmatic Has Hit The Brakes On Online Display
FDA's E-Cigs Rules Leave the Way Clear for Unfettered Advertising: TV Commercials Will Continue to Run
You bring your lunch, we'll serve the food for thought. Featuring Will Palley, trends strategist, JWT New York, on " Trends That Will Shape the World in 2014 and Beyond." Complimentary for MPA/ASME members. Register today, NYC/Webinar.
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.
-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.
Join us at the ASME Annual Meeting and ASME Best Cover Contest Awards Presentation on April 30 at the 3 West Club in New York City. Adam Moss, Editor in Chief of New York, Dana Points, Content Director for the Meredith Parents Network and Ben Smith, Editor in Chief of BuzzFeed, will discuss the topic "What's a Magazine Now." Sponsored by Publishers Press.
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.
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 NFortuna@magazine.org
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 CONTENT: Your Content. Our Passion.
April 30, 2014
3 West Club
Join us at the ASME Annual Meeting and ASME Best Cover Contest Awards Presentation on April 30 at the 3 West Club in New York City. Adam Moss, Editor in Chief of New York, Dana Points, Content Director for the Meredith Parents Network and Ben Smith, Editor in Chief of BuzzFeed, will discuss the topic "What's a Magazine Now." Moderated by Josh Tyrangiel, Editor of Bloomberg Businessweek. Sponsored by Publishers Press and Blippar.
May 01, 2014
New York Marriott Marquis
The awards will be presented at the National Magazine Awards Annual Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis on May 1, 2014. Click to purchase tickets. The awards are supported by Publishers Press and Blippar.
May 02, 2014
The Toni Stabile Student Center
The Art and Science of Digital Storytelling—A National Magazine Awards Panel Discussion 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 NFortuna@magazine.org

Sortable by gender, age, birthplace or profession, TIME presents its 2014 Most Influential People in the World.