The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, May 2, 2013

The Year's Best Covers
From "The City and the Storm" to Obama "Four Years Later," view the winners of the 2013 Best Cover Contest, as chosen by members of ASME.
Reactions to the "Still Astonishing" Magazine Cover of the Year
New York Magazine's Hurricane Sandy cover, dated November 12, 2012, has just been named the Cover of the Year by the American Society of Magazine Editors.
Condé Nast Introduces Web Series for Magazines
In total, Condé Nast Entertainment is boasting 30 new projects across its Glamour, GQ, Vogue and Wired channels. Later this year, channels inspired by Vanity Fair, Teen Vogue, Epicurious and Style.com are expected to launch on the network.
Tweeting the Ellies
Tonight is the National Magazine Awards gala! A little bird tells us there will be some surprise celebrity guests attending. Follow @ASME1963 for live tweets from the event.
Forbes.com Seeing Traffic Increases
Gale Ads National Geographic Kids to Its Virtual Library Offering
BoSacks: Newsweek and Newsweeklies, It's Content that Matters, Mr. Diller
Glamour Hires First Digital Art Director: Reflects Efforts to Reach Digital Natives
Reader's Digest Names Bosco Director Digital Sales
Bicycling Names Jesse Southerland Design Director
People Moves at: Entertainment Weekly, Harper's Bazaar, O, The Oprah Magazine and Fast Company...
Discovery Communications Announces “Connect The Dots” STEM Education Initiative
Punk at the Annual Costume Institute Met Gala
Miss Vogue’s Debut Stars the Ubiquitous Cara Delevingne
New Science Magazine Shakes Up Publishing Model
Timeless Communications Corp. Acquires Symphony Publishing
Revenue from Requalifications
Tablet Shipments Up 142%, Apple Tops Market
Surface Makes Microsoft a Top 5 Tablet Vendor: With 1.8% Market Share
Smartphones and Tablets Driving Retail and E-Commerce Clicks
Streaming Media Devices Rising, Connected TVs Lag in Online Use
70% of Brand Engagement on Pinterest Is User-Generated
Facebook Ad Revs Skyrocket 43%, Mobile Grows to 30%
Facebook’s Declining User Growth Rate, Pictured
Global Luxury Goods E-Commerce Market Soars
Commentary: Steve Jobs Proved Data Can Tell Any Story You Want
Vox to Join The Atlantic, Buzzfeed, and others in Creating Internal Ad Divisions
Interested in learning more about DPS? Join an array of publishing luminaries for game-changing discussions that explore the most important topics in digital publishing today. Register now for this executive-level event.
Sticky Posts is a weekly compilation of the critical and creative news that can elevate the vitality and innovation of the magazine industry. Here’s what we’ve been reading the week of April 26, 2013.
Representative Pat Tiberi (R-OH), who addressed Magazine Media execs at last week’s annual Washington Day, stated that he’s on our side with respect to the continued deductibility of advertising expenses, but urges MPA to remain vigilant.
Don Peschke, Founder/President, August Homes Publishing, reveals why IMAG 2013 is a can’t-miss conference for brand innovators. May 20-22.
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.

 

The Smithsonian's Joseph Stromberg reports that the harsh winter of 1609 in Virginia’s Jamestown Colony may have forced residents to do the unthinkable. A recent excavation at the historic site discovered the carcasses of dogs, cats and horses consumed during the season commonly called the “Starving Time.”
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