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Monday, April 21, 2014

InStyle, Real Simple Get Closer to Retail with Capsule Collections, E-Commerce
InStyle’s Leah Karp discusses the success of the InStyle and Nine West collaboration, and Real Simple's publisher Charlie Kammerer explains the recent Cuyana partnership.
Complex Media Creates Single-Sponsored Basketball Site, "Triangle Offense"
In addition to its eponymous print magazine and eight owned-and-operated websites, all geared at young men, Complex has published the Green-Label.com site for PepsiCo's Mountain Dew since last year.
Fortune Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter Toast Power Pack in New York
It was power night in Manhattan last Wednesday as The Hollywood Reporter and Fortune magazine celebrated their own “Most Powerful” lists.
Smithsonian Goes Celebrity Route for May Cover
Smithsonian’s May issue is going to be different than any in its history. The New York Post reports that Patrick Stewart will grace Smithsonian’s cover, marking the first time a celebrity has appeared on the title’s front.
Women's Tennis Holds the 42nd Family Circle Cup
Back in 1973, when magazine event-marketing was a rarity, Family Circle management teamed with the Women's Tennis Association (led in the U.S. by Billie Jean King, Chris Evert and Rosie Casals) for the inaugural Family Circle Cup in Hilton Head, S.C.
Drawings of Rome Exhibit Opens at Hearst Tower
Hearst Magazines' Design Group management (House Beautiful, Elle Decor and Veranda) hosted a reception at New York's Hearst Tower on April 8 to celebrate the opening of the six-month Drawings of Rome exhibit.
"When It Comes to Monetary Value, Guess Which Platform Increases Its Value with Time?"
"Print’s value reigns on" according to Professor Samir Husni, who writes about print magazines' value compared with all the "new" technologies and platforms that have come and gone since he began at the University of Mississippi with a $30,000 grant from Meredith Corp. to begin the service journalism program in 1984.
The 25 Most Controversial Magazine Covers in Music History
Peyser: Dunst Receives Fury for Feminine Comments in Harper's Bazaar
Behind the Scenes of Queen Latifah's Shoot with InStyle
Nina Willdorf Promoted to All You Editor
Rukmini Callimachi Wins The Atlantic's 2014 Michael Kelly Award
Diane Smith Launches Beach and Lifestyle Blog
Robb Report Launches Health & Wellness Quarterly
Bauer's Dunmall: Publishers Can Get Their "Knickers in a Twist' Over Programmatic Trading
Sporting News Issues Update
Next Issue Adds Eetina Support, Magzter Fixes Bugs
Michael Janeway, Former Editor of The Atlantic, The Boston Globe Dies at 73
Chuck Stone, Black Journalism Pioneer and Professor, Dies at 89
Recap: Last Week's People Moves
What's the Future of Telemarketing?
TV, Not Digital, Propels Madison Avenue Spending, Twitter Surges 155% During Q1
What’s Next for Programmatic Advertising?
NPD: Tablets the Next Connectivity Battleground
Harris: 54% of Adults Now Read E-Books, 66% of Millennials
Inside the Millennial Mind: The Do's & Don'ts of Marketing to this Powerful Generation
LinkedIn User Allowed to Proceed with Data-Breach Case
NAA: Newspaper Ad Revs Fell in 2013, Digital Slightly Up
"MRC Standards Don't Go Far Enough," the Viewability Debate Goes on: Being Seen Is Good, but One Second Isn't Enough
Nielsen in Final Tests of Mobile Ad Measurement Service
It's Time to Move from Engagement to "Embedment" in Digital
The Coming Subprime Advertising Crisis
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.
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Join us at the ASME Annual Meeting and ASME Best Cover Contest Awards Presentation on April 30 at the 3 West Club in New York City. Adam Moss, Editor in Chief of New York, Dana Points, Content Director for the Meredith Parents Network and Ben Smith, Editor in Chief of BuzzFeed, will discuss the topic "What's a Magazine Now." Sponsored by Publishers Press.
The awards will be presented at the National Magazine Awards Annual Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis tonight. The awards are supported by Publishers Press and Blippar.
Sponsored by the Columbia Journalism School and ASME Moderated by Victor Navasky, George T. Delacorte Professor in Magazine Journalism and Chair of the Columbia Journalism Review. To attend, RSVP to Nina at NFortuna@magazine.org
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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April 30, 2014
3 West Club
Join us at the ASME Annual Meeting and ASME Best Cover Contest Awards Presentation on April 30 at the 3 West Club in New York City. Adam Moss, Editor in Chief of New York, Dana Points, Content Director for the Meredith Parents Network and Ben Smith, Editor in Chief of BuzzFeed, will discuss the topic "What's a Magazine Now." Moderated by Josh Tyrangiel, Editor of Bloomberg Businessweek. Sponsored by Publishers Press and Blippar.
May 01, 2014
New York Marriott Marquis
The awards will be presented at the National Magazine Awards Annual Dinner at the New York Marriott Marquis on May 1, 2014. Click to purchase tickets. The awards are supported by Publishers Press and Blippar.
May 02, 2014
The Toni Stabile Student Center
The Art and Science of Digital Storytelling—A National Magazine Awards Panel Discussion Sponsored by the Columbia Journalism School and ASME Moderated by Victor Navasky, George T. Delacorte Professor in Magazine Journalism and Chair of the Columbia Journalism Review. To attend, RSVP to Nina at NFortuna@magazine.org

Gabriel García Márquez, the winner of the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature, died on Thursday, at the age of eighty-seven. The New Yorker was lucky enough to publish a number of his short stories, starting with “The Sea of Lost Time,” in 1974. In 1999, Jon Lee Anderson wrote a Profile of the novelist, called “The Power of García Márquez.” Joshua Rothman looks back at the life and career of a literary giant.