The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, July 24 2015

The 60-Second Interview: Ronan Gardiner, Publisher of Men's Health
Ronan Gardinar talks about a variety of subjects such as print, growth in the digital space and the Urbanathalon.
Bill Clinton and George W. Bush Spurn Partisanship for Friendship
Bubba and Dubya weigh in on 2016 by pointing to a 'General Pattern'in nomination cycles but insist they will be hands-off unless called upon.
MPA’s Independent Magazine Media Group (IMAG) Appoints Andrew Clurman as Chair of IMAG Board of Directors
“Andy is the perfect choice to lead the IMAG board,” said Mary G. Berner, president and chief executive officer of MPA – The Association of Magazine Media. “He has been an IMAG board member for the past decade, and has dedicated his career to publishing some of the most popular enthusiast magazine media brands in the country. We welcome his smart, passionate and energetic leadership to the board.”
'He's Got That Hair': Bloomberg Hires First Creative Ad Director
J.C. Penney's New Salon Concept Aims to Woo Millennials
AOL's Branded Skip Lets You Avoid Ads If You Take a Quick Survey First
The Publisher 'Stores' That Drive Commerce While Preserving Reader Trust
NY Times Promotes Sam Dolnick
YouTube's Journey to Reinvent Television on Mobile
Flipboard Confirms New $50M Funding Round from JP Morgan
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The 2015 edition includes graphics with data from the recently launched Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report, as well as figures and trends from third-party sources demonstrating the growth, vibrancy and appeal of print and digital editions, magazine brand apps, and social media.
Join us for the 2015 FMA Annual Publishing Conference & Expo! August 6 – 7, 2015 Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, 1500 Masters Blvd. ChampionsGate, Florida 33896
February 01 - 02, 2016
Grand Hyatt New York
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Cruising World's Herb McCormick weighs in on the state of the world's oceans.