The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Digital Magazine Circulation Soars
The total number of digital magazines downloaded every week has increased almost sevenfold from 300,000 per week in the last quarter of 2011 to around 2 million per week presently, according to new figures from Adobe, whose Digital Publishing Suite powers around 80% of all digital magazine editions tracked by the Alliance for Audited Media.
Q&A with Meredith Corp. CEO Stephen Lacy
Meredith Corp plans to aggressively grow its local TV station group through acquisitions that could eventually lead to a spin-off, the company's chief executive officer said in an interview with Reuters on Monday.
Q&A with Newsweek’s Editor in Chief Jim Impoco
Newsweek aspires to be a magazine that will make its own news and create its own weather. “There is a lot of very, very shallow news reports,” Jim Impoco said. "People are looking for much deeper dives, for much more context.”
Stephen Mooallem Named Exec Editor of Harper’s Bazaar
Mooallem has been named executive editor of Harper’s Bazaar. Mooallem comes to the magazine from Interview, where he served as editor in chief since 2009.
Cliff Ransom Named Editor in Chief of Popular Science
“Cliff’s creative vision for Popular Science, his extensive experience in magazine media, and his background as a scientist make him the ideal choice to lead this brand into the future,” said Anthony Licata, editorial director of Bonnier Men’s Group.
Playboy Offers a Free White Paper: The State of Man
Harris Interactive surveyed 1,000 American males on who they are, what they do and how they see life. These results were weighted to reflect the demographics of the larger population. Armed with this information, marketers can better target men and reach them where it matters (in their wallets.)
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Go Editorial in EW
The comedians, who will be hosting the Golden Globes in January, guest edited the upcoming issue of Entertainment Weekly. Appearing on newsstands Friday, the issue, which will feature the duo on the cover along with a Q&A with EW’s Dan Snierson, includes an editor’s letter by Fey and Poehler, as well as several sidebars and other small items.
Milwaukee Magazine's Betty Quadracci Dies at 75
Most people knew Betty Quadracci as the "Queen Mother" of Milwaukee's magazine industry and for her philanthropy that breathed new life into the Milwaukee Art Museum. Quadracci, president of Milwaukee Magazine, died Monday afternoon at her Chenequa home surrounded by family.
Trendsetters at Work: O, The Oprah Magazine
Condé Nast to share 1 WTC with US Army officials
More on NBC News Calls on David Remnick for Sochi
David Carr to Join Boston University
Q&A with Susan Glasser, Politico Magazine’s Editor
Politico Magazine Pushes Reportorial Envelope on Obamacare
Why “The Magazine” Is a Model Every Publisher Should Study
Cooking Show Finds Success As Magazine
After First Year Online, Tech City News Launches Print Magazine
Managing the Variables of Digital Circ: Take Action on Facts, Not Opinions
General Motors Names Mary Barra as Chief Executive
The Perverse Incentives That Underpin Ad Fraud
Advertising's Next Great Leap Forward: Right Message, Right person, Right time
The Future of Advertising Hinges on Understanding Identity
Programmatic's Place in Place-Based Media
Native Ads Are Coming to Internet Comments
6 Companies That Are Trying to Solve the Native Ad Scaling Issue: More Automation, Less Advertiser Control
Do Millennials Watch Online Videos Differently? -Younger Viewers Have Less Video Ad Recall
As Streaming TV Rises, DVR Penetration Slows
Paid Media Moves to Forefront of Facebook Marketing
Sir Martin Sorrell: Next Year Will Be Better
Forecast for Big 2014 Trends: Personalized Mobile Experiences Connecting Offline, Online
The 15 Most Underrated Apps of 2013
Come hear Michal Pasternak, chief experience officer, Huge, and an all-star lineup of design and user experience experts. Discussion also includes optimizing content with a focus on performance across tablets, smartphones and mobile web. January 27, NYC.
The online video market is soaring, with advertisers expected to spend $4.1 billion on digital video ads in 2013, growing to $9.1 billion by 2017, according to eMarketer. For online publishers, this presents a great opportunity to offer new solutions to partners and prospects. MediaRadar CEO Todd Krizelman will highlight successful examples of online video and discuss recent online video advertising trends at TAP.
Late entries in all NMA categories will be accepted until 5 p.m. EST, Tuesday, January 21, 2014, subject to late fees. Visit magazine.org/nma for more information.
CDS Global: Monetizing the Digital Revolution

In the December issue of GQ, the magazine investigates one of Al Qaeda's scariest and most unpredictable weapons: "Inspire" a digital magazine that has influenced a growing army of lone wolf terrorists around the world, including the Boston Marathon bombers.