The Association of Magazine Media

Friday, January 3, 2014

This Week in Magazines
Magazines saw more cross-platform ads in 2013, Mywedding.com launched mywedding the magazine, Goldberg named executive editor at National Geographic, and more.
More on Hearst's Steven Swartz Outlining 2014 Initiatives and 2013 Accomplishments
On the magazine front, Swartz trumpeted the group’s “ambitious upgrade” of all its Web and mobile products for its various publications, beginning with cosmopolitan.com and elle.com.
Wired Puts BuzzFeed's Jonah Peretti on the Cover
Hearst’s Stake in ESPN Brings Big Profits
Bauer Cuts Rate Base for Closer Magazine
Counting Counts: Six Reasons Everyone Must Read Erwin Ephron's Book Media Planning
Bloomberg's Susan Goldberg Leaving for National Geographic
Ezra Klein Is Said to Plan to Leave Washington Post
BlackBook Magazine Relaunches As Digital-Print Hybrid
Former AllThingsD team Reveals Plans at NBC
A Tablet for Children That Comes with Its Own Penguins
Kiwi Puts Its All-Purpose Wearable Up for Pre-Order, Aims to Be Everything to Everyone
New York Times Readies Major Web Redesign
New E-Cig TV Spot Comes Very Close to Making Health Claims
How Much Are Industries Spending on Direct Response vs. Branding?
Three Big Privacy Changes to Plan for in 2014
Snapchat, Skype Have Security Breach
Third-Party Data Suppliers Need to Give Us What We Pay for
Sign up today and get an inside look at the groundbreaking research presented at the 2013 Print and Digital Research Forum in Nice, France. Complimentary for MPA/ASME members. January 13, Hearst Tower, NYC. #MPAresearch
Learn from the experts how to engage users and optimize your content performance on tablets, smartphones and mobile web. MPA’s Design/UX Symposium will feature some of today’s most accomplished authorities in design, content strategy and product development. See the full speaker lineup and sign up today. January 27, NYC.
Be a part of the only magazine media industry event that brings together all retail supply chain partners. June 9-11, The Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner, VA.
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.
Speakers include MPA’s Mary G. Berner, Hearst’s Michael Clinton, All You’s Nina Willdorf and Deborah Curtis, The Atlantic’s Corby Kummer and Jay Lauf, Glamour’s Cindi Leive and Bon Appetit’s Adam Rapaport—plus Richard B. Stolley, the founding editor of PEOPLE, and Dorothy Kalins, the founding editor of Metropolitan Home and Saveur.

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