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Orlando, Fla.: Hundreds of magazine executives gathered for the annual American Magazine Conference at the Disney Yacht & Beach Club. Among the crowd were (from l.): Bob Paradise, publisher of Barron's, his wife, Camille, and Rance Crain, president, Crain Communications.

A cocktail reception at the conference drew high-profile magazine chiefs Steven Florio, president-CEO, Conde Nast Publications, and Cathleen Black, president, Hearst Magazines. Scott Donaton, editor, Advertising Age, is at center.

"What's Wrong (and Right) With the Media" panelists Steven Brill, editor in chief and chairman, Brill Media Ventures, and Norman Pearlstine, editor in chief, Time Inc.

After leading the "Does God Sell?" panel discussion, Rabbi Marc Gellman (left) and Monsignor Thomas Hartman pose with Jacqueline Leo, editorial director, Consumer Reports, and Rochelle Udell, editor in chief, Self

Attending "The Celebration of Diversity" annual awards banquet hosted by the Magazine Publishers of America were (from l.): Tangela Gibson, Atlanta Journal, Rhonda Jackman, manager of diversity programs, American Association of Advertising Agencies, Marlane Liddell, Smithsonian, and Carolyn Terry, Presstime Magazine.

MPA President Donald Kummerfeld greets Ed Lewis, chairman, Essence Communications and current MPA chairman, and Kofi Annan, secretary general of the United Nations.

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