Wednesday News Round-Up for August 22nd

Savor the late days of summer as you listen to the crickets, gorge on stone fruits and berries, and get more sun than you’re supposed to.  Check out our news bits to save time for more pleasant summer pursuits.  Magazine titles with an asterisk* can be found in our Wooden Horse Database.

The MPA, the magazine media industry trade association, named Mary Berner as the organization’s new President and CEO, as of September 17.  She succeeds outgoing CEO Nina Link.  Berner was CEO of Readers Digest Association from 2007 to 2011…

EATING WELL* will raise its rate base from 600,000 to 750,000, beginning with the July/August issue, representing an increase of 115%…

NINTENDO POWER will cease publication after 24 years in print.  Magazine staffers were informed about the move last week, and many will be transitioned to other Future US brand such as MAC LIFE* and GAMES RADAR*.  Nintendo Power’s current circulation is reported to be 475,000…

AMERICAN IRON MAGAZINE* is increasing its frequency in 2013, from 12 issues per year to 13 per year…

O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE* no longer has assistant fashion editor Sara Mitzner, there since 2006…

MARIE CLAIRE* said goodbye to fashion features assistant Emily Layden…

AAA GOING PLACES* welcomed Jason Davis, jedavis@aaasouth.com and @JDavisMedia, as a senior editor…

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