The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Time Inc. Exceeds Earnings Expectations on Strong Digital Ad Growth
The company, which spun off from Time Warner Inc. in June 2014, beat Wall Street's expectations of $0.36 a share and $817.56 billion in revenue.
Audience 2.0 Speaker Spotlight: VP Hearst App Lab, Chris Wilkes
Chris Wilkes leads next-generation digital efforts with an emphasis on paid content for mobile and tablet screens. Wilkes and his team have produced over 100 apps and digital magazine experiences delivered to over a dozen unique distribution points, while continuing to expand this key area.
Condé Nast CEO Chuck Townsend's First Day at One World Trade Center
Ten-year Condé Nast CEO Chuck Townsend has been a magazine executive for about 40 years, yesterday he had "welcoming committee" from the press when CN began its headquarters transition from Four Times Square to the 104-story One World Trade Center.
A Faster Pace for National Geographic Magazine
National Geographic's Web traffic is escalating, and several apps target students and nature enthusiasts. The site's September traffic grew 6% from a year ago to 11.4 million unique visitors (41 million page views) across all platforms, according to comScore.
Cosmopolitan Magazine Sends Male Models to NC State to Get Students to Vote
The university won a contest sponsored by Cosmopolitan Magazine, which sent a handful of male models wearing “Voting is Sexy” tank tops and a party bus to ferry students to vote.
The Verge Goes Beyond Gadgets for Mass Appeal
The Verge may have been founded as a competitor to tech sites like CNet and Engadget, but it’s now eyeing newer, bigger targets: lifestyle publishers like Rolling Stone and Vice.
Magazines Are Trying to Turn Readers Into Shoppers
Starting this month, readers that click through product reviews and photos featured at Allure will be able to add items to a shopping cart instead of circling items or dog-earing pages with products they want and then searching for the items elsewhere on the Web.
U.K. Magazine Brands: on the Up in 2015
More on CNet Magazine Launch
Michael Wolff Chooses Not to Tip Mediabistro Lunch Columnist
Politico’s Election Night Coverage
Karen Hogan Joins Marketing Staff of Lake Lifestyles Magazine
Politico’s Byron Tau to Wall Street Journal
Newspaper Texas Tribune Is 5 Years Old and Sustainable. -Now What?
Humor: Print, Broadcast, and Digital Platforms Collide, with an Epic Photobomb
FCC Reportedly Considers New Approach to Net Neutrality
TNM’s Own Glossary of Digital Publishing Terms
Marketing Still Uncoordinated At a Lot of Companies
Cable Under Fire: Plunge in Ratings Could Spell Trouble for Top Nets
Discover how new technologies, data and insights can be used to grow and increase the true value of your readers at MPA’s Audience 2.0 Symposium. Register today! November 13, Hearst Tower, NYC.
Find out how magazine media's top executives are preparing for What's Next at the 2015 American Magazine Media 360°Conference, our industry's most important meeting. February 2-3, 2015, NYC.
The ASME Best Cover Contest 2015 Call for Entries is now available for download. The Best Cover Contest honors magazines published between January 1, 2014, and December 31, 2014.
Tinder is revolutionizing sex and dating, but what’s going on at the top is even wilder.  Forbes Associate Editor Steve Bertoni has the exclusive inside story of the power struggle at the top, along with details on Tinder’s new revenue model and its explosive sexual harassment lawsuit.