The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

TIME Celebrates New Record and New Staffers
The magazine kicked off Monday with two announcements. First, that it broke its record of total unique visitors in a month with 25.7 million total uniques in March 2014, according to comScore. Then by acknowledging seven staff shifts to its editorial team including five new hires and two promotions.
American Media Launches a One-Stop Shop for Its Tabloid Fare
If you’ve ever wanted to get your National Enquirer, Fit Pregnancy and Flex magazine content in one handy magazine app, today’s your lucky day. Tabloid publisher American Media Inc. has launched a new mobile app that will give readers all-you-can-eat access to its 14 magazines.
First Lady of Fashion Anna Wintour Gets Teary As First Lady Michelle Obama Honors Her at the Met
First Lady Michelle Obama dedicated the newly-refurbished $40 million Costume Center at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the editor’s honor.
Town & Country Hosts Philanthropy Summit
The 168-year-old magazine will hold its inaugural event at Hearst Tower on May 28 with guests including former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, Chelsea Clinton, Hunter Biden, Trudie Styler, Donna Karan and Geoffrey Canada, among others.
Nivea Magazine Ad Really Protects with Removable Bracelet That Tracks Your Child on the Beach: Print and Mobile Work Together
Titled "Sun Band," the combination print-and-mobile execution lets you pop a bracelet out of the magazine ad, wrap it around your child's arm, download an app, sync them and set a perimeter.
The Vanity Fair-Bloomberg White House Correspondents’ Dinner After-Party
Host Graydon Carter outdid himself for the after-party this year by using the Villa Firenze — the 22-acre residence of the Italian ambassador to the US located deep in the woods of Rock Creek Park, 3 miles from the Washington Hilton, where the dinner was held.
Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Actor and Father of AIM CEO Skip Zimbalist, Dies at 95
The New Yorker Calls on a Trio of Its Artists for Annual Festival Promotion
T Magazine Expands Editorial Staff
Hollywood Reporter Pulls Women in Entertainment Breakfast from Beverly Hills Hotel
French Elle Taps New Artistic Director
Diabetes Self-Management Will Now Incorporate Diabetic Cooking Magazine
First Look: the Apps from Audience Media Offer Replica Editions with Text Conversions
Publishers Go It Alone with Their Own Video Hubs
Seven Years of Digital Publishing: What Have We Learned?
Wolff: Madison Avenue and Digital Video
Accounts and People of Note in the Advertising Industry
Average Visit at Newspaper Site: 1.1 Minutes
TV Ad Industry Eyes Shift from Ratings to Impressions
WordPress.com Parent Automattic Raises $160 Million, Valued at $1.16 Billion
Apple on Medical Tech Hiring Spree, a Possible Hint of iWatch Plans
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.
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.
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.
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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