Press Releases

MPA speaks up for its members and the industry with official statements regarding our leadership, research, advocacy and government submissions.

Magazine Publishers Support the Journalist Protection Act

Washington, D.C., July 29, 2021 – MPA – The Association of Magazine Media today expressed continued support for the Journalist Protection Act reintroduced by Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senator Robert Menendez and Representative Eric Swalwell. The legislation would better protect journalists and the free press by making the intimidation of a working journalist or the knowing assault of a reporter engaged in newsgathering a federal crime.

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Magazine Publishers Support the PRESS Act

Washington, D.C., July 1, 2021 – MPA – the Association of Magazine Media today expressed support for the Protect Reporters from Excessive State Suppression (PRESS) Act introduced by Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Jamie Raskin.

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Trusted Media Brands President and CEO Bonnie Kintzer Named MPA Board Chair for 2021-2022

Washington, D.C., April 29, 2021 –MPA – the Association of Magazine Media – today announced that Bonnie Kintzer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Trusted Media Brands, has been named Chair of the MPA Board of Directors for a one-year term. Kintzer leads Trusted Media Brands, a media and direct marketing company that connects with audiences of more than 58 million nationwide across industry-leading brands such as Taste of Home, Reader’s Digest, Family Handyman and The Healthy.

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Magazine Publishers Petition Court to Stay Postal Rate Increase

Washington, D.C., January 27, 2021 – MPA, the Association of Magazine Media, today filed a motion to stay a possible 7.6 percent rate increase that could hit postal customers starting in June. MPA previously asked the Postal Regulatory Commission to withdraw the proposed increase, which violates the inflation-based postal rate cap that is required by law, and also filed suit in federal court to block the increase. Today’s motion asks the court to stay any rate increase until the court issues a final ruling.

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