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Monday, June 9, 2014

Performing Without Net: Stars of YouTube Take to the Stage
“It’s all about bringing the Internet to life,” said Meridith Valiando Rojas, a co-founder of DigiTour Media, a Los Angeles start-up that last month attracted Ryan Seacrest and Advance Publications, the parent company of Condé Nast, as investors.
Glamour Magazine Gets an All-American Makeover
At the core of the makeover is a new tagline—“Live the life, fill it with Glamour”—and a brand manifesto that describes the magazine and its readers as “unmistakably American, unwavering in its optimism and wide open to the possibilities ahead.”
Vanity Fair Ad Gives Life to What Killed the Cat
Vanity Fair is introducing a brand campaign that promotes the readers of its print, digital video and online editions as “born curious.” The campaign, which is to begin Monday, includes print, video and online elements as well as a presence in social media like Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter, using the hashtag #vfborncurious.
Quartz India Goes Live
Atlantic Media’s mobile-first digital publication Quartz has gone live with its Indian edition, accessible at for readers in India and at for readers outside the country.
At the Newsstand: Top Magazines for Father’s Day
What do men really want? Well, if they’re fathers, they want a drink and a hammock on their special day. Anything else is for these magazines to examine.
A Self-Proclaimed User Experience Evangelist Returns to Print: Q&A with Dinosaur's Joe Natoli
Natoli says: "I believe there are three components that are incredibly important and I think one of those is you have to have a mission and a focus if you’re going to put anything out onto the marketplace, magazines especially."
InStyle Cover Girl Kate Hudson’s First Ever Comments on Ex’s Doping Scandals in July Issue
The star discusses ex-boyfriends Lance Armstrong and Alex Rodriguez's P.E.D. scandals. Editorial is entitled, “Sunny Side Up” and is shot by Greg Kadel and styled by Melissa Rubini.
ASME INtern Blog: We the ASME Interns...
Dora Elizabeth Grote, intern at Washingtonian writes: "I’m a person who truly believes in being a lifelong learner, which is the main reason I chose to be a journalist. And also, the main philosophy behind my decision to apply to be an ASME intern." (Alexis Reliford, intern at ESSENCE editing.)
How the Launch of Hearst’s Town & Country Will Help Give Putin Some Manners
Chinese Ex-General Warns U.S. Over Magazine Article
Misery: Over Half of People Surveyed Say They’d Abandon Their Cable Company, If Only They Could
Next Issue Adds More Retina Display Magazine Titles, Has Big Plans for the Future
Ad Age's 2014 Cover Contest Finalists: Which Design Would You Pick? Hosts Screening of “Obvious Child” with A24 Films & NARAL Pro-Choice America
Michael Carl, Vanity Fair's Funny Man
More on Meredith Rollins Named New Redbook Editor-in-Chief
Teen Vogue Taps Fashion and Online Directors
The Loss of Source Interlink’s Distribution and 12 Titles, and Trying to Find a Lesson in All This
F+W Gets New Owner, New Board; Nussbaum to Stay On
Billboard Hot 100 Moves to Front of Book
Modern Farmer Founder Explains How She Connected the Dots
The Well-Followed on Social Media Cash In on Their Influence: Stars of Vine and Instagram Get Advertising Deals
Observer Media Shutters Scene Magazine
The Media Industry's 2nd Apocalypse: The Rapid Rise of Mobile
8 Trends Shaping the Future of Marketing
Study: Audiences Increasingly Going Mobile for Entertainment 84% of Category Ads Contained Video, Rich Media
What’s Lost As Handwriting Fades
Brent Poer, president of LiquidThread North America, is a powerful marketer of many strong opinions and lots of boldface clients, including world class marketers P&G, Walmart and American Honda Motor Company. Come hear this top advertiser and creative force reveal how to make the tablet a better experience for advertisers and consumers. MPA CHEW ON THIS bring-your-lunch series, NYC, Thursday, June 26.
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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