MastheadOnline News RSS http://www.mastheadonline.com/rss/news.php MastheadOnline RSS en-us Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:23:26 EDT Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:20:17 EST http://www.mastheadonline.com circulation@masthead.ca webmaster@northisland.ca The Record to fold after 140 years http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160927709.shtml Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:00:55 EST   The Presbyterian Record, owned and published by Presbyterian Record Inc., has announced that after 140 years, it will cease publishing in December 2016. At its peak in 1975, circulation of the magazine was at 88,000. By the turn of the century the number fell to 50,000 and is at 10,000 today. Over the past 25 years readership has been declining at an average rate of 2,000 subscribers a year, the denomination has also been on the decline, at a rate of about 2,800 members a year.  subTerrain releases colouring issue http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160927652.shtml Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:28:51 EST   The latest issue of subTerrain magazine is a colouring issue, with illustrations created by Josh Nusbaum. Turning magazine’s into an interactive colouring experience is not new to Canadian publishers, Cottage Life and Faith Today have both released similar-themed issues this year, however subTerrain has taken it a step further, allowing readers to colour the front, back, and even inside the issue. Two new appointments at Zoomer http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160926723.shtml Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:07:40 EST Zoomer magazine has appointed Lori Fitzgerald as its publisher. "Lori has worked tirelessly to create a focused, dynamic culture in the print and digital sales teams and has, for the past number of months, shared co-publisher duties with yours truly," chief audience officer Laas Turnbull said in an announcement. CSME to host an evening with Anna Maria Tremonti http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160926721.shtml Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:32:16 EST   The Canadian Society of Magazine Editors (CSME) is holding an event called The Art of interviewing, with CBC’s Anna Maria Tremonti on Oct.5. The Gemini Award winner and host of The Current will be sharing tips on how to prepare for interviews, how to dig deeper in interviews, and how to entertain and engage an audience.  COPA finalists announced http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160920681.shtml Mon, 19 Sep 2016 22:22:38 EST The finalists for the 2016 Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs) have been announced. Currently in its eighth year, the annual awards have grown to include digital publishing.   OWL goes digital http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160919695.shtml Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:32:35 EST OWL Magazine is going digital with the launch of OWLconnected eMAG, a bi-weekly current affairs digital magazine for readers ages 9-13. In June, OWL launched its current affairs website OWLconnected.com.    Les Affaires Group has a new editor-in-chief http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160919656.shtml Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:23:25 EST  Julie Cailliau TC Media has appointed Julie Cailliau as its editor-in-chief of Les Affaires Group, where she will be responsible for the content strategy of the Les Affaires newspaper, as well as LesAffaires.com, and finance magazine, Les Affaires Plus. Cailliau has been the interim editor-in-chief since April. “In an industry undergoing profound transformation, this new mandate has its share of challenges,” Cailliau said,  “but I am taking it on with confidence and determination. Our team of journalists is solid and is driven by innovation. OUR HOMES Media appoints national sales director http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160913746.shtml Tue, 13 Sep 2016 23:08:12 EST Amanda Newell OUR HOMES Media Group Inc., has appointed Amanda Newell as its first ever national director of sales. In her new position she will shape the national focus of the magazines and showcase their appeal to brand advertisers. Newell’s previous roles include senior management positions at the CBC, The Toronto Star and Rogers Media.   “OUR HOMES magazines are widely read by discerning homeowners across Ontario,” managing director of sales and marketing Jamie Jefferson, said. Annex acquires Turf & Recreation magazine http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160913716.shtml Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:18:25 EST Annex Business Media has acquired Turf & Recreation magazine from Delhi, ON-based Turf & Recreation Publishing Inc. Turf & Recreation’s demographic includes golf course superintendents, lawn and landscape contractors, sports turf managers and municipal grounds managers. S/ magazine unveils new look http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160913679.shtml Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:00:23 EST   S/ magazine’s latest issue features a sleek new look, which was unveiled on Sept.8, during its S/Festival Gala—also  day one of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). The fall issue featuring actress Marion Cotillard, and showcases the publications new editorial direction featuring high-impact visuals, bolder editorial photoshoots, in-depth reads on trends and an overall focus on inspiring women in creative fields. Newsstand results for first half of 2016 http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160906697.shtml Scott Bullock, Coverssell.com Tue, 6 Sep 2016 08:08:45 EST MagNet, the U.S.-based data clearing house, has just released its newsstand results for the first half of 2016.  * right click to view larger photo, or visit link above Tips for future journalists http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160906638.shtml Tue, 6 Sep 2016 13:17:13 EST What would you have liked to know before you entered into the world of journalism? Was there any tips that could have saved you a late night or an embarrassing phone call? J-source asked this very question and received an outpouring of responses from working journalists. Visit the website to read the responses—and more importantly forward them to any budding journalists in your life.   Touring magazine is now CAA-Quebec http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160902804.shtml Fri, 2 Sep 2016 15:38:44 EST   Touring Magazine will now be known as CAA-Quebec and has released its first issue under its new name. The magazine will now include a new page, My City, and a new column, Magic Moments. It will continue to provide advice and inspiration to readers on travel, residential, insurance and automotive manners. CAA-Quebec has also announced that it’s available in a digital edition on the App Store as well as Google Play. Megaphone's executive director steps down http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160830626.shtml Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:36:33 EST Sean Condon Megaphone magazine’s executive director has announced that he is leaving the publication for a position with the Vancity Community Foundation. For ten years Sean Condon worked at the helm of Megaphone, a magazine sold in Victoria and Vancouver by homeless and low-income vendors. Megaphone is published monthly by the not-for-profit Street Corner Media Foundation, which vendors buy for 75 cents and sell the magazine for $2. SABEW announces 2016-2017 board members http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160829762.shtml Mon, 29 Aug 2016 20:42:39 EST The Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) Canada have announced its new board members for the 2016-2017 season. Members are made up of journalists from across Canada, who will oversee the day-to-day operations of SABEW Canada, which includes hosting social events, speaking sessions and workshops to promote Canadian journalism.