The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Vanessa K. Bush Named Editor in Chief for Essence
Martha Nelson, editor in chief of Time Inc. said, “Vanessa’s more than 10 years of experience as an editorial leader at Essence will ensure continued success for the pre-eminent African-American women’s media brand.” Ms. Nelson added that Ms. Bush would “have the full support of Time Inc. to execute on her vision to honor this loyal and cherished audience.”
NatGeo Partners with IDG Subsidiary for Taiwan Edition
It's the second international launch for the magazine since April. The new edition—available in print and for iOS devices—is expected to launch in September with Yungshih Lee, founder of Boulder, serving as editor-in-chief.
Despite Controversy, Rolling Stone "Boston Bomber" Issue Is a Hit on Newsstands
Retail sales of the issue jumped 102 percent over average per-issue sales for the past year, according to Magazine Information Network. Among retailers, 13,232 copies were sold, more than double the magazine's average sales for the prior year.
Mag Party: Three Ways Print Still Beats Digital
Men's blog network "Inside Hook" insists it knows the print magazines you should be reading now, "because you grew up with glossies, and look how you turned out."
Study: Billions of Marketing Emails Never Reach the Inbox?
22 percent of opt-in messages and 25 percent of social network emails fail to reach consumers. The percentage of sent email delivered to addressees’ inboxes declined globally by four percent since 2012.
What We Can Learn from the GQ Social Media "War"
Reader's Digest Re-Emerges from Bankruptcy
Meredith Makes Four Big Promotions
National Journal Rolls Out New Team of Reporters
Condé Nast Funds Italian Scholarships
Advertisers Are Sabotaging Competitors' Brands to Get Them Banned from Reddit
Knit Your Own Vogue! Incredible Needlepoint Copies of Fashion Magazine Covers
The Atlantic’s Fallows and Wife to Visit Small Towns Across America
Quartz Open-Sources Chartbuilder
No More Playboy, Penthouse Sold at Army Bases
How Vice's Tim Pool Used Google Glass to Cover Istanbul Protests
Paper Magazine's Next Super Duper Market Opens Friday
Boston Principal Who Plagiarized Forbes Column Resigns
VIEW Magazine Goes from Paid to Free, and from One Publishing Platform to Another
Getting the Most Out of Your Fulfillment Bureau: Tactics You Can Use
The ABCs of the Most Effective PPC Ads
Illuminating Dark Social: Tracking Shared Content Proves Its quality and Ad Viability
DMA Says Complaints Show Confusion About Ad Targeting
Tracking: Consumers React Differently to Ads on Phone, Tablet, and PC
IPG To Automate 50% Of Media Buying, Expand Programmatic
Forrester: Despite Google’s Gains, iPhone Still Edges out Android Devices in App And Overall Smartphone Usage
Google Launches New Ad Unit for Responsive Sites
Google Is Testing a Local News Product for Google Now
Behind the Shift in Auto Advertising: Buyers Are Spending More Time on the Web
Apple's Next iPad Mini Will Have a Retina Display! (No it won't!)
The De-Newspaperization of America
New York Times Company Swings to a Profit: Paid Users Growing, But Ads Still Falling
More Consumers Streaming Music (And Paying For It)
Digital Set to Surpass TV in Time Spent with US Media
P&G's A.G. Lafley Stresses Productivity
CMO Council Launches Site for Content Marketing
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