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Nearly 500 delegates attended our Forum day in Barcelona and for those who attended and for those who missed it we can now present a summary of each session courtesy of Lisa Scott (Executive Director, PBAA - USA), a copy of all the presentations and selected pictures of the day.
David Zinczenko, SVP/editor-in-chief of Men's Health and editorial director of Women's Health, is a media brand renaissance man—he runs a couple of print magazines, authors the Eat This, Not That! best-selling books and is a frequent guest on TV news and talk shows. And this is the short version of the scope of his multimedia efforts on behalf of the Rodale media brands. In effect, Zinczenko is a living embodiment of the channels available to what were once known as "magazines."
From time to time I will be posting selective quotes from top magazine editors and other media pundits regarding the future of the magazine industry. Today’s Quote Unquote comes from the November 2010 issue of Esquire magazine. David Granger, Esquire’s editor in chief writes in his Letter from the Editor,
The future was front and center at the 55th Annual Distripress Congress in Hamburg, Germany. More than 1050 attendees gathered, engaged and interacted (try to do that Mr. iPad) with each other at the Distripress annual meeting of the association that bills itself as the “Platform for World Wide Press Distribution.”
Wow, what a second quarter of 2010 for new magazine launches. The marketplace witnessed the birth of 56 new titles with an intended frequency of four times or more in addition to 155 annuals and specials bringing the total for the second quarter of 2010 to 211 new titles arriving at the nation's newsstands for the first time.
Chain Says It's Sticking With Decluttering Project Impact, but Stores Are Showing Signs of Return to Sam Walton's Day
Contrary to popular belief the sky is not falling on the consumer magazines business. It might not be all peaches and cream, but industry performance markers have fallen into a symmetrical pattern that describes a permanently smaller industry, one that is now properly sized and prepared to meet the competitive media challenges of a new era.
Declines Still Common but Lessening, According to New Circulation Reports