The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, June 24, 2013

Magazines' iPad Editions See 24% Ad Boost in Q1
The report, which looked at 58 magazines with monitored print and iPad editions, found that the number of ad pages in the titles' print editions was roughly flat in the first quarter, with 10,707. But the number of iPad ad units climbed to 5,961 in 2013 from 4,824 the year prior. Total print ad pages and iPad ad units combined increased 7.5% year-over-year, the report said.
The Untold Magazine Story
Media writer Ben Shepherd points out: "Magazines have a lot to offer advertisers –an engaged, loyal audience who happily pay monthly for the title and editorial staff who intimately know the audience, their interests and how to engage them..."
A Multiplicity of Magazine Covers, and Just as Many Reasons
“It’s hard to find something with the power of a magazine cover” to attract attention said Jed Hartman, group publisher for news and business at the Time Inc., so “when you bring out a surprising version of that cover, it can be very impactful.”
Cooking Light Rolls Out Food Line: Prepared foods to launch at BJ's stores
Time Inc.'s Cooking Light, which has long shown readers how to make nutritious meals, is now providing the dinners themselves. This month, Cooking Light is rolling out a new line of prepared foods at BJ's Wholesale Clubs.
Cosmo's Joanna Coles Cited Among Notables in the Ongoing British Invasion Reshuffling U.S. Media
Anna Wintour has edited Vogue for more than two decades and, more recently, Joanna Coles took over Cosmopolitan, which defines a certain version of American womanhood.
Q&A with Forbes Media CRO Meredith Levien
Meredith Levien, Chief Revenue Officer at Forbes Media disucsses how she's fostering innovation at her company, and discusses how Forbes's "Brand Voice" has proved so successful.
More on the Passing of Magazine Giant Peter Diamandis
National Security Reporter, Magazine Writer, David Morrison Dies at 59
At the Newsstand this Week: Celebrity Magazines
W Magazine Unveils Website Redesign
More on Southern Living's Launch of Southern Living Hotel Collection
The Economist Group Promotes Chris Stibbs to Chief Executive
Emily Lenzner Named Atlantic Media Senior VP/Global Communications
Dina Fine Maron Named Scientific American Associate Editor
Rolling Stone Publisher Matt Mastrangelo to Step Down
Randie Dalia Promoted to Palm Beach Illustrated Publisher
Digital Ad Spend Rising, Twitter Up 95%
Big U.S. Advertisers Boost 2012 Spending By Slim 2.8% with a Lift from Tech
Analyst: Google Glass Is "the Next iPhone"
Rolling Stone Wonders About Google Glass
A Roll-Up Tablet? Flexible Glass Hints at Future
Facebook, with a Focus on Mobile, Works on Project for News Via Users
HTML5 Has Place in App World
RTB.com Launches, Focus on Mobile Real-Time Bidding
Do Funny Ads Work?
"Spexism": Sales of Female-Penned Spec Scripts Hit New Low
Social Media Helps Marketers Capitalize On Events, Consumer Reactions
How Mobile Is Shaping Global Digital Behavior
Paywall Mirage: More Are Paying for News, but Most Aren’t and Likely Never Will
New York Times Expands Access to Mobile Content
DOJ Compares Apple and Publishers to Oil Cartels; Now Sit Back and Wait for the Verdict
The Best Slides from the Closing Arguments in the Apple E-Books Case
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The association, working with a coalition of mailing groups, has issued a statement in opposition to a possible USPS rate hike, which can be as high as 10 percent.
The 2013 Yale Publishing Course—Leadership Strategies in Magazine & Digital Publishing (July 14-19)—tackles the most important issues facing publishers in this time of ever-accelerating change.

People magazine has a jam-packed online video channel that surpasses some TV channels in exclusive celebrity coverage: Find out which sandwich celeb foodies named their favorite, learn why Cat Deeley always dances to Beyoncé, and of course the latest on the newest (and presumably youngest celeb in the world,) newborn North West.