MastheadOnline News RSS MastheadOnline RSS en-us Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:51:11 EST Tue, 1 Dec 2015 07:50:01 EST Outport Magazine expands into the Maritimes Thu, 26 Nov 2015 03:44:15 EST   Outport, an LGBT+ magazine based in Newfoundland and Labrador, has announced plans to expand its reach into the three Maritime Provinces. The two and a half year old magazine will also change from a monthly publication to a quarterly one. Outport focuses on entertaining and educating the LGBT+ community and its allies throughout Atlantic Canada, with topics that include business, lifestyle, entrainment, travel and health. Love is Moving to publish print edition Tue, 24 Nov 2015 15:17:25 EST   The faith-based youth magazine Love Is Moving (formerly Love in Action) is publishing a print edition beginning with the Jan/Feb 2016 Issue. For two years, the magazine was digital-only. Love is Moving will be distributed along with print editions of Faith Today. The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada publishes both magazines.   2015 COPA winners list Fri, 20 Nov 2015 03:20:45 EST Last night, the 2015 COPA’s were handed out at the Phoenix Concert Theatre in Toronto, in celebration of Canada’s best online content producers. The awards are separated into three divisions: Red (consumer content); Blue (business to business content); and Green (news content). Best of Canada awards also were also presented to the entrants that scored the best among all divisions.   And the winners are... TVA Publications pulls six titles from its roster Wed, 18 Nov 2015 07:49:28 EST   TVA Publications has announced that it will no longer publish six of its titles: 150 plans, Animal, Décormag, Le Lundi, MOI&cie and Signé M. The Quebecor Media subsidiary will instead focus on growing its strongest brands, which include: 7 Jours, La Semaine, TV Hebdo, CHEZ SOI, Coup de pouce, Les idées de ma maison, Canadian Living, ELLE Canada, Elle Québec, Clin d'œil, Canadian Gardening, Style at Home and The Hockey News Magazine.  enRoute takes home Gold at the Pearl Awards Tue, 17 Nov 2015 07:50:01 EST Air Canada’s enRoute magazine has been awarded Gold for best travel magazine at the Pearl Awards in New York this week. The annual event celebrates excellence in content marketing across print, digital and multi-channel platforms.   FIPP World Congress presentations available online Mon, 16 Nov 2015 11:40:10 EST If you missed last month's FIPP World Congress, you now have the chance to take in some of the valuable presentations given by the some of the industry’s best. Presentations includes a panel on the changing role of the editor, (with reps from InSyle, Style Watch, Paris Match and BONA) how BuzzFeed built and continues to build its global operation (with Anne Kofol Hogarty, vp of international business) and the innovation behind the Spacing brand (with publisher Matt Blackett). Enjoy the FIPP playlist below: The COPAs are almost here Mon, 16 Nov 2015 05:29:11 EST This Thursday, digital publishing excellence will be celebrated at the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs). It will be held at the Phoenix Concert Theatre, with cocktail reception and complimentary hors d’oeuvres starting at 5:30pm and the main event at 7:30pm. Single ticket sales are $35 plus HST, and $45 at the door. Group discounts are also available: 4-9 tickets are 10% off, 10+ tickets are 15% off. Contact Martin Seto for more information at 416-907-6562, or House & Home media appoints new food editor Thu, 12 Nov 2015 03:20:50 EST   The new food editor for House & Home magazine and Maison & Demure magazine is Kristen Eppich. Eppich has spent most of her career in the food industry as a recipe developer, food blogger, food stylist and presenter, working for such media organizations as The Globe & Mail, City’s Breakfast Television and CTV’s Canada AM. She was also the food stylist for Lucy Waverman’s latest cookbook The Flavour Principle and a styling assistant for NBC’s Hannibal. Four new members added to the NMAF board of directors Wed, 11 Nov 2015 15:19:22 EST The National Magazine Awards Foundation has elected four new members to its board of directors: Jessica Ross, Nino di Cara, Marnie Peters and Judith Pereira.   Jessica Ross is the content director, multiplatform editions, books & special issues, at TVA Publications and former tablet publishing manager at TC Media. She previously held editorial positions at Homemakers and Canadian Home Workshop, and is treasurer of the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors.   Nino di Cara is the executive vice-president, content marketing, at Spafax Canada. Previously he was executive director of content solutions at Rogers Media and director of custom publishing at TC Media. Emerge Magazine wins National Pacemaker Award Tue, 10 Nov 2015 05:27:48 EST   University of Guelph-Humber’s Emerge Magazine has won the National Pacemaker Award for Outstanding Print Magazine. Created by the university’s Media Studies students, the magazine features articles on topics that are most important to them and operates under the mandate of “Technology. Culture. Revolution.” Zoomer Magazine is now 1.5 million readers strong Fri, 6 Nov 2015 03:20:44 EST   Zoomer Magazine is celebrating a milestone, with its multiplatform readership metrics showing the publication reaches 1.5 million readers across all platforms (print, tablet, website and mobile). “We have consistently witnessed increases to our readership and circulation, and this fall the metrics have been tremendous," Suzanne Boyd, editor-in-chief of Zoomer, said. "When our founder Moses Znaimer introduced his vision of a magazine for the mature market, he knew there was no retirement for Zoomer’s, only engagement - more experience, more discovery, more time … and more spending. This is our audience - they have attitude, energy, passion and purpose.” The NMAF presents: Winners' Circle Thu, 5 Nov 2015 14:56:24 EST The National Magazine Awards Foundation is holding an event called Winners’ Circle, to give finalists and winners of National Magazine Awards the chance to meet, pitch stories and learn more about the organization. Finalists who are unable to make it to the event may be able to enjoy it via teleconference participation.   Writers' Trust awards $10,000 to author of short story published in Geist magazine Wed, 4 Nov 2015 03:49:32 EST  Geist 94, Fall 2014 The Writers’ Trust of Canada presented six literary awards and $139,000 to Canadian writers, earlier this week. The event was hosted by author and journalist Elizabeth Renzetti and attended by over 250 guests. The $10,000 Writers’ Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize—for the best short story published by an emerging writer in a Canadian literary magazine— went to Deidre Dore for “The Wise Baby,” published in Geist. Finalists in that category included Emily Bossé for Last Animal Standing on Gentleman’s Farm, published in The Fiddlehead, and Anna Ling Kaye for Red Egg and Ginger, published in Prairie Fire. Flare to pull its print publication from newsstands Mon, 2 Nov 2015 03:20:50 EST   According to The Globe and Mail, Flare magazine will cease printing the Canadian fashion magazine due to declining sales, effective January 2016. Single copy sales of Flare dropped in recent years from an average of more than 12,000 a month in 2012 (when copies represented 9.6% of total circulation) to almost 2,600 per month for the first half of 2015 (2.8 % of total circulation). On the other hand, Flare’s digital circulation has grown to an average of almost 28,000 copies, which comes to 29% of its circulation. Newly created Vividata launches fall 2015 audience measurement study Thu, 29 Oct 2015 20:44:24 EST   Vividata, the result of the amalgamation of NADbank and the Print Measurement Bureau (PMB) has released a new study covering the multiple platforms readers use to absorb information. Whether its through mobile, a tablet, a magazine, or a newspaper, the study aims to help publishers, advertisers and agencies understand what the shift in reading behaviour can mean for their businesses. The study includes: Annual sample of 36,000 Canadians (12+); rolling 52 week online survey completion. National sample with market level detail for 50 markets across Canada. Single source study providing print and digital metrics for 80 magazines and 78 newspapers, along with comprehensive product and media usage data base. Rolling 12 month data released four times per year.