MastheadOnline News RSS http://www.mastheadonline.com/rss/news.php MastheadOnline RSS en-us Wed, 04 May 2016 17:09:26 EDT Wed, 4 May 2016 17:02:56 EST http://www.mastheadonline.com circulation@masthead.ca webmaster@northisland.ca National Magazine Awards nominees announced http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160503750.shtml Tue, 3 May 2016 16:47:12 EST The National Magazine Awards Foundation (NMAF) has announced the nominees for its 39th annual awards. According to the NMAF: This year, 184 Canadian magazines from coast to coast to coast—English and French, print and digital—entered the best of their editorial and design to the National Magazine Awards, submitting the work of more than 3000 writers, editors, photographers, illustrators, art directors and other creators. VICE Canada to unionize http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160503724.shtml Tue, 3 May 2016 16:46:01 EST   The Canadian Media Guild (CMG) has applied to the Canada industrial Relations Board (CIRB) for the right to represent employees at VICE Canada. 2016 Emerge Media Awards winners announced http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160502726.shtml Mon, 2 May 2016 15:37:11 EST The winners for the 2016 Emerge Media Awards were announced last week at a dinner organized by UofGuelph-Humber’s fourth-year Public Relations students.   CMC Awards now accepting submissions http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160426677.shtml Tue, 26 Apr 2016 16:46:38 EST The Circulation Management Association of Canada (CMC) is now accepting submissions for its 20th annual awards. The awards celebrate important contributions and promote innovation and ingenuity. CMC’s mission is to “provide professional development, promote fellowship within the circulation profession, and raise the profile of circulation professionals by rewarding outstanding achievement.” The COPAs celebrates its 8th year in 2016 http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160422819.shtml Martin Seto Fri, 22 Apr 2016 16:46:52 EST   The Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs) is an industry showcase of Canadian talent in the digital publishing industry. Established in 2009, the COPAs have been the industry benchmark for digital excellence in Canada. Every year, 15 awards are given out in three divisions (B2B, B2C and News) as well as a Best of Canada award. The competition is open for all types of organizations that produce content for the digital medium in words, pictures, animation, audio and video. SABEW announces winners for the 2016 Best in Business awards http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160422802.shtml Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:37:23 EST Canada’s branch of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) held its second annual awards, celebrating the best in business journalism on April 21 at the Valdez restaurant in Toronto. Over 100 business journalists attended the event. This year a new category was added—Breaking News— bringing the total number of categories to 10. The CPF launches project to help emerging digital publishers http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160419706.shtml Tue, 19 Apr 2016 07:42:33 EST The Canadian Periodical Fund (CPF) of the Department of Canadian Heritage has launched a pilot project to support and inspire digital publishers. Emerging digital publishers and other creative entrepreneurs  have the opportunity to receive up to $5,000 in start-up funding to launch their digital-based project. Remembering St. Joseph founder Gaetano Gagliano http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160418826.shtml Mon, 18 Apr 2016 16:06:01 EST   Gaetano Gagliano, founder of St. Joseph Communications passed away on Thursday April 14, 2016. Gagliano immigrated to Canada in 1954 with his family, first working for CP Rail, laying track. Two years later, Gagliano used his life savings to start St. Joseph out of the basement of his family home.   Today, St. Joseph is considered to be Canada’s largest privately owned communications company— it came in 7th in Graphic Monthly’s latest Gold List issue— a celebration of the top printers in Canada. Vividata releases first year results http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160415800.shtml Fri, 15 Apr 2016 13:03:22 EST Vividata, an audience measurement platform for magazines and newspapers —and a result of the amalgamation of NADbank and the Print Measurement Bureau (PMB)—has released stats from its first year of fieldwork.   OBJEKT USA-Canada appoints new editor-in-chief http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160415743.shtml Fri, 15 Apr 2016 16:47:07 EST Sasha Josipovicz (C) 2013 Clifton Li.  OBJEKT USA-Canada, a high-end boutique magazine for the North American design, art, antiques and architecture market, has its first honorary editor-in-chief: interior designer Sasha Josipovicz. The North American edition is a sister-publication to OBJEKT International. "OBJEKT is expanding its presence in North America and after 15 years of creative collaborations with OBJEKT,” co-founder and publisher Hans Fonk said. “Josipovicz will assist with developing key relationships in support of this expansion. I am confident the magazine will continue to flourish with his creative ideas and work ethic." Watershed magazine wins RNAO Media Award http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160412749.shtml Tue, 12 Apr 2016 22:21:54 EST   Watershed magazine, a community-based publication covering Northumberland, Quinte and Prince Edward County, has won a Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) Media Award. The RNAO Media Awards is an annual competition recognizing excellence in journalism that highlights nursing health and health-care issues. Winners were chosen from dozens of entries by a panel of 12 judges comprised of nurses and journalists. TVA Group launches digital newsstand http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160412706.shtml Tue, 12 Apr 2016 15:38:52 EST The TVA Group has launched Molto, a digital newsstand for all of its publications. Readers of magazines like Coup de pouce, Canadian Living, 7 Jours, Elle Québec, Elle Canada, TV Hebdo and Chez Soi, will now be able to access digital editions via smart phone or tablet, all on the same app.   ELLE Canada turns 15 http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160407862.shtml Thu, 7 Apr 2016 21:55:49 EST   ELLE Canada is celebrating its 15th anniversary with its May issue, featuring the multitalented Beyoncé—who will also be the covergirl on various ELLE sister publications around the world. To reward its readers, ELLE is holding a 15th birthday madcap contest. Readers fill in the blanks in its mad-lib party story, take a picture and post it to social media using the hashtag #EC15. Two winners will receive a trip to Toronto for an ELLE Canada closet experience. CCAB releases annual circulation data for Canadian newspapers http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160401832.shtml Fri, 1 Apr 2016 16:48:36 EST The Canadian Circulations Audit Board (CCAB) has released its annual circulation data for 40 of its paid and non-paid daily newspaper members, which includes four of Canada’s largest newspaper publishers: Sun Media, a division of Postmedia Network Inc., Torstar Corporation, TC Media and Free Daily News Group Inc. Emerge Media Awards semifinalists announced http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160331693.shtml Thu, 31 Mar 2016 16:11:34 EST Semifinalists for the 2016 Emerge Media Awards—now in its second year—have been announced. The awards showcases the talent of students in Canadian colleges and universities in various categories including: written word, multimedia production, photography, advertising, videography, graphic/digital design: editorial, audio storytelling and public relations.