Mary Berner

Magazine Ad Pages Down Again in Q3, but Decline Is Slowing

Encouraging news for consumer magazines: While their print advertising volume continues to shrink, the decline has slowed, according to new Publishers Information Bureau data released today by MPA—The Association for Magazine Media.

Postal Rate Hikes Disappoint Mailing Industry

Magazines, newspapers and marketing businesses that depend on the U.S. mail suffered a setback in the fight to ward off an exigent rate hike on top of the annual rate that's tied to the consumer price index.

MPA Is Getting Closer to Digital Magazine Ad Standards

Magazine publishers have found new fans for their content on tablets and e-readers, but will they ever be able to get advertisers to give them the same commitment?

Publishers Talk Tablet Strategy at MPA Swipe 2.0

Yesterday, at the MPA-Association of Magazine Media's Swipe 2.0 conference in New York, speakers from across the publishing and tech industries gathered to show off their latest tablet products and new ways of replacing dwindling print revenue with digital innovation.

Mary Berner Kicks Off Magazine Campaign

Five months into her tenure as head of the MPA, the Association of Magazine Media, Mary Berner is trying to get its notoriously competitive members to play ball together.

MPA’s Berner Shows She Means Business

Mary Berner, the former Reader’s Digest Association honcho who’s the new president and CEO of the MPA, is wasting no time in trying to show the magazine industry she means business.

MPA Names Mary Berner President and CEO

MPA, the Association of Magazine Media, has announced that former Reader’s Digest Association CEO Mary Berner will become its new president and CEO, just in time for the leading magazine trade association's annual conference in October.

Reader’s Digest Association Ousts CEO Tom Williams

Reader’s Digest Association, publisher of the pocket-sized Reader’s Digest, ousted president and CEO Tom Williams and replaced him with board member Robert Guth, who acknowledged reports that RDA might sell off underperforming businesses

Reader’s Digest Association Names New President of North America

Just weeks after replacing its president and CEO Mary Berner, Reader’s Digest Association has shaken up its top management, naming Dan Lagani to oversee a larger portfolio as president of North America.

Reader’s Digest Looking to Unload Web’s Top Food Site?

The struggles of Reader’s Digest magazine have grabbed headlines in recent years, but a food website may have been a bigger factor in Mary Berner’s departure as CEO of