The Association of Magazine Media

Thursday, November 21, 2013

MPA Digital: TAP
Complimentary for MPA/ASME members - register today! The only Conference where you will learn the latest, see it in action and meet the agents of change driving magazine media's digital evolution. December 10, NYC.
How Men's Health Magazine has Evolved over 25 Years
We talk to leaders of Rodale's Men's Health about evolution of the 25-year-old magazine and guys' attitudes toward their well-being.
Google Combines Currents and Play Magazine Apps into new Google Play Newsstand
The company announced that it will merge its Google Currents mobile news application and Play Magazine app into a new Google Play Newsstand service. Essentially, this is Google’s version of Apple’s relatively successful Newsstand app, with some added features.
Time Inc. Plans Big Native Ad Push, 'People,' 'EW' First To Use
Time Inc. is planning to “dramatically expand its native ad business,” according to a request for proposals circulated to a number of companies specializing in native advertising earlier this month. The RFP seeks to enlist a partner for the design, development and launch of a new native ad platform for Time Inc.’s brands; People and Entertainment Weekly will be among the first brands to use the new system.
Sandy Hook Teacher Chosen as Glamour Magazine Woman of the Year
When horror happened around them at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown last December, teachers took on the role of heroes, working to keep their students calm and safe. One of those teachers, Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis, has been recognized as one of Glamour magazine’s Women of the Year for 2013.
Rachel Jeantel Gets Makeover Compliments of Ebony Magazine, TheGrio
James Murdoch in Vice Media Move
Time Inc.'s Last Editor-in-Chief Sends its 'Pope's Miter' to Editors in Pieces
Facebook Drives Massive New Surge of Traffic to Publishers
Pharrell Williams: Hitmaker of the Year 2013
AAM President Mike Lavery Announces Late 2014 Retirement
So What Do You Do, Shirley Halperin, Music Editor for The Hollywood Reporter?
Here are the Entertainment Stories People Searched for the Most this Year
Adult Magazine: The New Female Erotica
On the Anniversary of JFK’s Death, the Most Famous Magazine Cover That Never Was
Horizon Launches Cadence, Video Optimization Platform
Google to Unveil the Google Wallet Debit Card
Instagram Comes to Windows Phone Store Today Without In-App Image Capture or Video Support
Google Travels the World in Search of Android Insights From its Most Important Growth Markets
VML To Acquire Biggs|Gilmore
NAMG Confirms it Has Bought Scout from Fox Networks Group in Dude-Focused Content Roll-Up Bid
Shopkick's New Tech Alerts App Users in Stores
Expanding Paid Media Efforts, Edelman Hires VivaKi Exec
China Mobile Brand Launch Raises iPhone Hopes
The Rise of Brown Moses: How an Unemployed British Man Has Become a Poster Boy for Citizen Journalism
Premium Publishers See Hope in 'Native' Sponsorships
Nikkei Launches New Asian Magazine
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We negotiate through life. It’s a critical skill that can determine your success in business and in personal pursuits. Join Regina Brooks, President and CEO, Serendipity Literary Agency, and learn how to master this complex dynamic in a workshop designed to break down and simplify effective negotiation techniques. Sign-up today!
Great presentations are always remembered. And great presenters are always invited back. Learn the basic tenets of high impact presenting: content packaging, presentation architecture and how to keep your audience’s attention and ensure optimum results. Join Amy Griggs Kliger, Pesentation Coach, Media Trainer, C3, and learn the techniques and skills you need to be a more effective magazine media pro. Space is limited; register today!
Come hear an all-star lineup of design and user experience experts, including Karen McGrane, author of Content Strategy for Mobile, for an in-depth look at the unique challenges that magazine media content creators face today. January 27, NYC.
CDS Global: Monetizing the Digital Revolution

Food Network Magazine turned to seven reigning Iron Chefs and dozens of their past competitors for some solid holiday advice for Thanksgiving.