The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Rate Hike Threat Unites the Postal Classes
The Postal Service’s board of governors is expected to discuss pricing on Thursday. “All classes would be affected,” said Rita Cohen of the Association of Magazine Media.
Commentary: Congressional Action, -Not Postal Price Hike, Is the Answer
"Instead of making the situation worse by exercising a power Congress intended to be used only in real emergencies, the USPS should concentrate on further cutting costs," writes Jerry Ulickey in this Op Ed.
Vanity Fair's Centennial Issue
Vanity Fair turns 100. The print issue is stuffed with specially commissioned essays written by celebrity pals like Bill Maher and Lorne Michaels; the Web site is blinged-out with all sorts of bells and whistles; there’s a series of slick short films by, among others, Judd Apatow, and a coffee-table book, “Vanity Fair: 100 Years,” to be released in October.
Q&A with Lucky Editor Eva Chen
Lucky's Eva Chen makes the case for her shopping magazine amid popular e-commerce sites. "I think that people need a magazine to guide them toward the trends and in the right direction" says the editor.
Troubles Ahead for Internet Advertising
"All sites will appear without ads by 2018." A recent report from the Web service PageFair said that on average 22.7 percent of visitors to 220 Web sites were using ad-blocking software, which automatically removes most ads from a Web page.
Judith Glassman Daniels, Pioneering Magazine Editor, Dies at 74
The Banned Books and Magazines of Connecticut State Prisons
More on Esquire’s Paywall
Good Housekeeping Research Institute Hires Two Test Engineers
More on Active Interest Media Acquires Three Titles from Robert Kennedy Publishing
Newsweek's Print Editions Abroad Hopeful on New Global-Minded Owner
Hearst to Launch 99 Pence Esquire Weekly Tablet Edition
Vogue, Tatler and other High-End Women's Magazines Target Teen Market
Condé Nast International Takes Stake in Vestiaire
Forbes Media Collaborates with Century Properties to Build First Forbes Media Tower in Philippines
Next Issue Now Includes Over 100 Digital Magazine Titles for One Monthly Price
Readers to the Defense of the Printed Circular
Average Tablet CPC Moves Closer to Desktop
Bezos Wants to Bring Amazon Approach to the Washington Post
Yahoo Braces for More Ad Declines, YouTube Sees Uptick
The Next Big Ad War: Netflix Versus Hulu Versus Amazon
Amazon’s New Offer: Discounted Kindle Versions of Print Books You’ve Already Bought
Twitter Opens Lead-Gen Tool to All Advertisers
The Mobile Measurement and Metrics Miasma
3 Ways to Connect with the Digital Multi-Tasking Customer
Appeals Court Lifts Ban on Colorado's "Amazon Tax"
Authors Guild Asks Judge to Reject Google's Fair-Use Claim for Books Project
Publishing Hears Echoes of Netflix Business Model
Two Mobile Programmatic Platforms Merge
The Summer of 2013 at a Glance: The Programmatic Space
Fall Business Preview: A Look at Issues Facing Various Industries
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The MPA Factbook is for the first time available in a digital edition, produced by our member and sponsor Brown Printing Company. Enjoy the 2013/2014 MPA Factbook – filled with facts, stats and insights on magazine media!
“Go Fug Yourself” blogger Jessica Morgan (pictured) will lead a discussion with ELLE’s Veronica Hyland and Glamour's Lauren Bernstein on how to take fashion writing to the next level at this ASME NEXT seminar, new date TBD.
September 05, 2013
ASME Board Room
Want to know the insider secrets to becoming a fashion writer? This ASME NEXT breakfast, moderated by GoFugYourself's blogger Jessica Morgan, will bring top fashion writers and editors together to discuss thriving in this competitive industry. Register now. Breakfast will be provided. Rescheduled – date TBD
October 22 - 23, 2013
Center 548
Reimagined and reinvented, AM²C 2013 is Magazine Media’s premier conference, convening the top minds from publishing, editorial, technology and advertising, to explore the topics that matter most during these transformational times.
This week, to mark the 170th anniversary of the appearance of the first issue of The Economist on September 2nd 1843, this blog will answer some of the more frequently asked questions about The Economist itself.