The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Latest Must-See Mary Meeker Presentation
Kleiner Perkins Partner Mary Meeker published her annual trends report on the state of the technology, media and consumers. (magazines on slide #39)
Oxford American, Hail to Literary Magazine's Past and Future
It’s worth pausing to revisit why this quarterly matters, and why so many people, not just in the South, will be paying attention to the changes there.
Everyone’s an Editor with Glossi
Glossi enables its users--which also include the likes of Lucky--to create their own online magazines on laptops, tablets and smartphones.
AR Proving A-OK for GQ
GQ says that the interaction with the September AR issue revealed some interesting insights about how people want to interact with their magazines via enhancements.
Hearst: Making Headway on Mobile but Still Bullish on Print
Condé Nast Traveler to Launch in China
First Issue of CR Fashion Book Sells Out at Newsstands
LeBron James: SI "Sportsman of the Year"
MPA Taps Wagner As EVP, Communications
Harper’s Bazaar Names Two Exec Editors
Angela Bronner Helm to Step Down As EIC of Uptown
Ask the Chefs: The Magazines They Still Subscribe to
Spin Publisher Buzz Media Swaps Out CEO, Looks for More Money
John McAfee Admits That Vice Accidentally Revealed His Location in Guatemala
The Daily Doomed by Dull Content and Isolation
New iPad-Only Comics Journalism Magazine Launches Today
OneSpot Launches Platform for Turning Articles into Ads
Walmart Bans Huffington Post
CMO Council Finds 54% of Marketers Increased Budgets This Year
The 5 Myths of Native Advertising
How Kellogg Used Social to Gain Double-Digit Growth in Sales of Crackers
Google’s Publisher Bargain: We’ll Make You More Money
IDC Predicts Smaller Tablets Will Take Over in 2013
The Times Subsidizes Nexus 7 to Snag Subscribers
Evidence: Apple Quietly Working to Destroy the iPhone
Apple’s iTunes Would Be One of World’s Biggest Media Companies
Google Play Downloads Start Catching Up with iOS
App Developers Shun Microsoft's Surface
Longform Journalism Morphs in Print As It Finds a New Home Online
Adobe Sponsored Content: Men's Health creates an engaging user experience using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. See how Rodale Publishing strategically designed Men's Health with the smartphone user in mind.
Meredith Wagner has been named Executive Vice President, Communications, of MPA. She joins the association from Women for Women Intl. and Lifetime Networks.
MPA's Ethan Grey invites you to attend an exclusive Digital Publishing Seminar at Adobe's NY offices on Dec. 5. Free to members, you'll learn about digital applications created by other leading magazine publishers and hear how they are transforming their business through growth of digital readers, high value advertising sponsorships, and real-time understanding of reader engagement.
TONIGHT! Join ASME NEXT at this open-bar event for junior print/web journalists: a holiday party featuring a Q&A with GQ Editor-in-Chief Jim Nelson.
Tomorrow is “MPA Digital: Social Media.” Learn how to drive engagement for your brand and connect in more meaningful ways with your audience.
Celebrating magazine media excellence, the 2013 program will honor both print and digital nominees at the National Magazine Awards Annual Dinner on May 2, NYC.
Sponsor Message
December 12, 2012
The Professor's LOFT
Join ASME NEXT at our next semi-monthly open-bar event for junior-level print and web journalist . . . and hear what a top editor has to say about getting in and moving up in the magazine business. On December 12, we will be speaking with Jim Nelson, Editor in Chief of GQ.
December 13, 2012
Time & Life Building
MPA Digital: Social Media is a special half-day conference focusing on how magazine brands can use social media platforms to drive brand awareness, create better engagement with the audience, sell subscriptions, and develop stronger ties with advertisers.

New York: His magazine is, anyway. The New Republic was in danger of going out of business until the most accidental of the Facebook millionaires swooped in to save it—and relaunch himself.