Monday, September 9, 2013
People Magazine to Offer New Subscription Deals
People has stuck with a model that has worked for nearly four decades: high-paying and loyal subscribers, now about 3.5 million, and advertising. Now the magazine is changing its subscription model, adding a tiered plan to what has long been considered the financial backbone of Time Inc.’s magazine empire.
Allure Upgrades Its Best of Beauty Pop-Up Shop: It's Even Faster
Through a partnership with Quidsy, which owns BeautyBar and Soap.com, shoppers will be able to buy items on an Allure and Quidsy co-branded site rather than having to return to the product’s page on Allure.com. Allure Best of Beauty branded pages also will appear on Soap.com and BeautyBar.com.
Bloomberg Businessweek Creates Documentary
The magazine hired Joe Berlinger, the Oscar-nominated director of “Brother’s Keeper,” “Crude,” and the “Paradise Lost” series, to direct “Hank: Five Years from the Brink, ” about the former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson.
Q&A with Forbes Media President and CEO Mike Perlis
CEO Perlis talks about his long and varied career in magazine publishing and what Forbes has done to expand its reach and engagement with one of the most demanding and evolving audiences.
Cindi Leive's Fashion Week New York
Since Fashion Week’s kickoff on Thursday, Leive has attended dozens of shows, appeared on a behind-the-scenes fashion segment on the “Today” show, and hosted a party in honor of Glamour’s October cover girl, Kerry Washington. Here is her Fashion Week New York.
At the Newsstand: Automobile, Consumer Reports, Car and Driver, Motor Trend, The New Yorker, New York, and TIME
Flood of Magazine Publishers Entering E-Book Single Market
Time Inc. and Turner’s CNN to End CNNMoney.com Partnership
Harder Edge from Vanity Fair Chafes Some Big Hollywood Stars
Q&A with Mayor Bloomberg: Says Businessweek and The Economist Beat Newspapers
Daily Beast to Announce National Book Award Longlists
Bill Mulvihill Promoted to Vanity Fair National Advertising Director
Variety Names Ramin Setoodeh Film Editor
Kelly Stoddard Named NewBeauty Site Editor
Lady Gaga Lives for the Applause at V Magazine Party
Carine Roitfeld Defends Pregnant Kim Kardashian Magazine Cover
Behind the Cover Story: Sunday Times Magazine's Adam Sternbergh on the New Rules of Popularity
Monocle Magazine Debuts First Book
Marketers Struggle with Tracking Customers Cross-Platform
Hispanic Magazines Ad Spending up by 18.3% in First Half 2013
Overall Ad Spending Rose 3.5% in Second Quarter
The Hottest Agencies for Publisher Redesigns
The Last Days of Distro
Can Conferences Save the Media Industry?
Don't Look for Teens on Pinterest
How the New iPhone Helps Hollywood
It’s Almost Time to Throw Out Your Books
Instagram Pictures Itself Making Money
Waiting for the Mobile Coupon Revolution
Microsoft's Acquisition of Nokia's Patents Could Help Build a Strong Advertising Network
Google, Facebook Top Smartphone Properties
Android, Apple Continue to Consolidate U.S. Smartphone Market
Dumenco's Definery: Digital Terms Definitively Dictionary'd
Google Sued for Sharing Data with App Developers
Will Transparency Help Big Data Face Down Its Critics?
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
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.
Illustration by Matthew Woodson
One year ago this month, under cover of night, fifteen Taliban, dressed as American soldiers, snuck onto one of the largest air bases in Afghanistan. What followed was a bloody confrontation highlighting a startling security lapse, with hundreds of millions in matériel lost in a matter of hours—the worst day for American airpower since the Tet Offensive. Yet the attack faded from view before anyone could figure out what went wrong. In GQ this month and for the first time anywhere, Matthieu Aikins relives those heart-pounding moments and offers an extraordinary account of the Battle of Bastion.