The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Happy Holidays!
Here's to a seriously successful 360° Days in 2015
Q&A with Forbes's Randall Lane
"We’re having our biggest print magazine readership in our 97-year history right now. You just have to listen to your readers and understand the medium that you’re working in and not try to make it something it doesn’t want to be. If you try to make a magazine like a website, it’ll be a bad magazine.” Said Mr. Lane.
Sales of Printed Books Are Growing? Impossible!
"For years, the pundits have been telling us that all forms of print media would steadily shrink and shrivel as consumers switch to digital media. But here are two recent indications from the U.S. book industry that reality will be a bit more complicated than the soothsayers would have us believe, 1) Unit sales of printed books are on track to increase this year. 2) During the third quarter of 2014, print books actually took market share from ebooks."
Vanity Fair to Hold Another New Establishment Summit
Vanity Fair said Wednesday that it would renew its New Establishment Summit next year. The Condé Nast-owned publication launched its inaugural New Establishment Summit two months ago at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.
Vogue Celebrates their First Holiday Season at 1 WTC
Vogue staffers celebrated at their first holiday party since moving downtown on Monday night at Marc Forgione’s American Cut in Tribeca.
Cover Battle for Cover of the Year
You select the winner. Voting closes December 22 and the winner will be named December 23.
More from InStyle's Appearance on the House of DVF
Ian Bremmer Joins Time
More on Gift Subscriptions Boost The Week
Events Are Paying Off for Publishers
More on the Dog-Eat-Cat World of Pet Magazine Publishing
Brand Lessons from Verizon’s Failed Publishing Venture
More than 100 Newsroom Jobs Eliminated at the New York Times
FCC Chair Tells Congress Net Neutrality Regs "Essential"
Americans Remain Reluctant Spenders
Can Marketers Overcome Cross-Device Targeting Barriers?
The 2015 Marketing Wish List
Yahoo Positions Gemini for Mobile-First Future Focused on Personalization, Wearable Tech
Measuring Native Advertising
Behavioral Targeting Boosts Viewability Rates, Study Finds
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.
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