The Association of Magazine Media

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Publisher's Paradox: The Irony of Print in a Digital World
"No matter what research or study you look at, it's consistent that magazine content is trusted unbiased media, influential, and builds authoritative relationships between brand and reader," stated Mary Berner, President and CEO of the MPA at last year's Annual Magazine Conference.
Will Conde Nast's Domino Magazine Be the Media Model of the Future?
Today, the quarterly print magazine (which relaunched in October 2013) is coupled with an interactive website that allows consumers to shop articles in-page or directly through a shop tab. domino is trying to build exactly what every magazine reader has dreamed about: a place where there are interesting articles and you can purchase anything you see that strikes your fancy.
Bloomberg Media CEO Justin Smith: Expect Splashier Storytelling on Bloomberg TV
Justin Smith, CEO of Bloomberg Media Group, is slated to wrap up a 100-day review of the company in the coming weeks, when he is expected to offer recommendations on the future of the global media conglomerate's TV division and digital and print operations, including Bloomberg Businessweek.
New Yorker's Remnick: NBC'S Political Translator
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire" participated in some studio discussions with host Bob Costas about some of the political issues surrounding the Olympics, including the threat of terrorism and Russia's law barring gay "propaganda."
Trendsetters at Work: GQ Magazine
GQ's digital director, E.J. Samson, and senior editor, Will Welch, are in the business of looking sharp and living smart. That is the magazine's motto, after all.
Hearst Puts Boring Corporate Websites on Notice
When Hearst Corporation wanted to construct a new headquarters on its New York property, it did not build just another midtown skyscraper. It built one of the greenest, most unique towers in the world, drawing upon modern design and architectural innovations. The company took a similar approach to its new corporate website, which launched Monday morning.
LinkedIn Is Looking More Like a Publisher
A Look at Magazines for Hitting the Slopes on the Newsstand
People Promotes Andrea Lavinthal to Style & Beauty Director
Suzanne Rust Named Lifestyle Editor at Family Circle
The Economist Names New CFO
Hearst Stalwarts Eliot Kaplan and Ellen Payne Promoted to VPs
The Atlantic Hires Anna Bross and Lauren Evans
More on Entertainment Weekly Taps Sports Illustrated's Matt Bean for Editor Post
National Journal Grows New York Sales Team
Kristen Stewart Touts Valley Roots in Marie Claire Magazine
The Fader Teams with Tavi Gevinson's Rookie 'Zine
Garage Magazine Readers Tattoo Models All Over Their Bodies
Gauging the Next "Golden Age" of Journalism
Brands Need to Understand and Embrace the Owned Media of Apps
"Flappy Bird" Creator Pulled Game Because it was "Just Too Addictive"
ABM Unveils 2014 Neal Award Finalists
Apple Loses Latest Bid to Block e-Books Antitrust Monitor
Google Strikes Big Ad Measurement Deal with comScore
Impatience Has Its Reward: Books Are Rolled Out Faster
Study: Media Everywhere, Bathroom Included
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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.

Among responses from a vast cast of notables in the industry, Lynda Hammes, publisher of Foreign Affairs magazine offers a few observations about the future of policy journalism.