The Association of Magazine Media

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Highlights: Washington Day 2013
Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) was among the Congressional leaders who addressed the MPA, ASME and IMAG Boards last week at the annual MPA Washington Day in DC.
Vice President Biden at Emotional TIME 100 Gala
‘We’re Not Bending’ to Terrorism. Vice President and TIME 100 honoree Joseph Biden gave a solemn yet rousing speech about the resilience of Americans in the face of terror at the TIME 100 gala on Tuesday night.
2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest Entries
For the past 25 years, "National Geographic Traveler" has searched for the best amateur travel photos from around the world. Check out some of the best images submitted so far or submit your own.
Condé Nast Cracks Door Wider to Its Private Exchange
Drew Schutte, chief integration officer at Condé Nast, said the newly added inventory would be priced at rate-card rates so there's no danger of ad-rate degradation. "It’s about allowing them to self-serve," he said.
Condé Nast is Second Most InDemand Employer
The Atlantic to Launch a Paid Online Product in Coming Weeks
Forbes Slips in a Free T-Mobile WiFi Hotspot, Courtesy of Microsoft
Brooklyn Zine Fest Brings Dream of ’90s Back to Life
Gwyneth Paltrow Named Most-Beautiful by People Magazine
Smithsonian Media Names Associate Publisher
Michael Calore, Wired, Reviews Samsung Galaxy S4
Video Q&A: Matt Marshall, Founder & EIC, VentureBeat
Brian Stelter Says New York Times' Pan of His Morning TV Book 'Was an Anomaly'
Journalism or Press Release? This Tool Will Tell
Smartphones, Tablets Drive Faster Growth in E-Commerce Sales
Advertisers Grab Third-Party Data for Tablet Ad Targeting
Why Sponsored Posts Are a Waste of Ad Dollars
Commentary: Navigating Native Social Advertising
Are Marketers Too Tentative on Social Media?
9 Social Media Tricks You Must Know
Mobile's Elite: Younger, Richer Than Marketers Realize
Men Are More Likely Than Women to Use Mobile Shopping Technology
Marketing-Mix Models Get Pushback As Media Landscape Changes
Retail Ecommerce Set to Keep a Strong Pace Through 2017
Hacked Associated Press Twitter Account Sends Markets Falling
Three Things that Reddit Did Right During the Boston Bombings
TheStreet Acquires 3 Properties from DealFlow Media Inc.
Salesforce Ties Facebook Custom Audiences, Twitter Keyword Targeting Into Marketing Cloud
Google Gets Serious About Toolbar Scams with New Ad Policy
Apple Won’t Build a Lousy Five-Inch iPhone, but It May Build a Good One
Tumblr Finally Adds Ads to Mobile Apps
Starcom MediaVest Group, ShareThis Expand Metrics Partnership
Twitter, Starcom Mediavest Group Sign Huge Ad Deal
As iPhone Growth Slows, Apple’s iPad Sales Surge
Facebook, Foursquare Update Pages to Improve Local Search Changes
Facebook Revamps Mobile Brand Pages
Tumblr Turns Toward User-Driven Discovery with Improved Sharing
Apple Has “Amazing” Stuff Coming, Says Cook — But Not Until Fall
Ford Profit Rises on Strong North American Sales
P&G's Profit Rises 6.4%, Beauty Sales Fall
Apple Profits Fall for First Time in a Decade
DMA Urges Senate to Reject Online Tax Bill
News Corp. Settles Shareholder Suit
The Times Shifts on ‘Illegal Immigrant,’ but Doesn’t Ban the Use
The host of the 2013 National Magazine Awards (May 2) is William Geist, co-host of the third hour of NBC’s “Today” and of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” Reserve your tickets today!
Grey has been promoted to the position of SVP for Digital Strategy and Initiatives at MPA. He’ll build on his efforts to drive digital publishing standards.
Sticky Posts is a weekly compilation of the critical and creative news that can elevate the vitality and innovation of the magazine industry. With a focus on technology, here’s what we’ve been reading the week of April 19, 2013.
Discover ways to make content pay multiple dividends from Wieder History Group’s Pamela Dunaway, at the IMAG Conference for indy pubs (New Orleans, May 20-22).
The category winners and ultimate "Cover of the Year" will be revealed at the ASME Annual Meeting on May 1. Open to ASME members as well as non-members.
May 01, 2013
3 West Club
Register now to attend the ASME Annual Meeting with Chris Hughes, publisher and editor in chief of The New Republic. Co-founder of Facebook and digital strategist for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign, Hughes will speak candidly on the future of media. Plus—find out who wins the ASME Best Cover Contest. Lunch is $95 for ASME members. Non-members are also invited.
May 02, 2013
New York Marriott Marquis
Tickets are available now for the annual dinner on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at the New York Marriott Marquis
May 20 - 22, 2013
Loews New Orleans Hotel
The #1 conference for independent Magazine Media publishers to share best practices, explore multi-platform solutions and discuss innovative strategies for growing Magazine Media brands.
June 10 - 12, 2013
Loews Philadelphia Hotel
Retail Marketplace 2013 tackles the most important challenges in retail across the supply chain for print magazines -- driving sales, leveraging change, creating new opportunities and connecting with consumers.

Foreign Affairs looks at a new transformative technological trend: “big data.” Understanding big data starts with the fact that there is a lot more information floating around these days than ever before, and it is being put to extraordinary new uses, but writers Kenneth Neil Cukier and Viktor Mayer-Schoenberger insist there’s much more going on.