The Association of Magazine Media

Monday, January 27, 2014

Postal Rates to Rise; Court Challenges Ahead
“We hope the legal system will see through the Postal Service’s fuzzy math,” Mary G. Berner, president of the Association of Magazine Media, said in a statement last week.”
Fashion Magazines See Ad Page Gains in March (Again)
Ad revenue came from mainstay markets such as fashion, beauty, watches and jewelry, as well as from technology, a growing industry for new dollars.
Dr. Oz Magazine Launch Set for February 4th
Hearst’s joint-venture magazine with Dr. Mehmet Oz, one of the biggest magazine launches of 2014, will debut on newsstands Feb. 4 with a respectable 66 ad pages in a 148-page issue.
Departures Upping Fashion Coverage
Luxury is where it’s at, just ask Richard Story. The Departures editor in chief told WWD that the magazine is expanding its luxury and fashion coverage, thanks to strong advertising revenue gains from upscale brands.
This Week’s Magazines Make a 100-Yard Splash
Sports Illustrated noted among the magazines at the newsstand this week covering the ramp up to the Super Bowl.
Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Among 300 Guests at Forbes' World Economic Forum Reception in Davos
Time Inc. Candidates for Chief Revenue Officer
Matthew Carroll Joins Travel & Leisure
Q&A with National Journal‘s Kristin Roberts
Atlantic Media’s Ron Brownstein Relocates to LA
National Journal Comes Out with Gay Washington
Dana Miller Promoted to Hollywood Reporter and Billboard Executive VP/Brand Development
Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Contest Promoted with Paid Advertising in Motor Trend Magazine
Niche Media Launches Luxury Title for Austin to Publish Six Times Annually
Greenspun Media Group Launching Innovative Weekly News Publication
NY Times Hillary Clinton Magazine Cover
Vice Media Links up with Greek TV Broadcaster Antenna
AAM Marks Centennial Year with New Ad Campaign, New Products and Services
Do Not Kill Your Print Publication Before You Watch and Read This
Traditional Media Yields Extraordinary ROI for SMBs: Magazines at 19.7%
30 Years After the Launch of the Mac, What Publishers Can Learn About Innovation, Obsolescence, and Persistence
E-Readers and Tablets Detrimental to Children’s Reading Says Study
For E-Commerce, Mobile's Continued Invasion Foreseen
Ad Exchanges Still Have Quality Problems
Do Consumers Really Like When Advertisers Hijack Their Screens?
Dear Agencies: Lying is Easy. Being Truthful Is More Creative
Jury finds Courtney Love Did Not Defame in First American Twibel Trial
There’s still time to register for the MPA-IMAG Conference in Washington D.C. Learn how to turn macro and micro shifts into mega opportunities for your brands while sharing and networking with your fellow independent magazine media peers. May 19-20.
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.
Register now for an information-packed session featuring media sales training expert Ryan Dohrn, founder of Brain Swell Media and the 360 Ad Sales System. Complimentary for MPA/ASME members. Brought to you by The Magazine Manager. January 31.
Tell your readers to visit Facebook from March 31 to April 13 to vote for their favorite covers. The most "liked" cover of the 10 finalists will win the ASME Best Cover Contest Readers' Choice Award.
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.