MastheadOnline News RSS http://www.mastheadonline.com/rss/news.php MastheadOnline RSS en-us Sun, 23 Jan 2022 00:37:14 UTC Sun, 23 Jan 2022 00:28:36 EST http://www.mastheadonline.com circulation@masthead.ca webmaster@northisland.ca WellnessLiving Launches Fitness Business Insider http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2022/20220121798.shtml Fri, 21 Jan 2022 12:59:24 EST     WellnessLiving is launching Fitness Business Insider magazine. The monthly publication is aimed at fitness business owners. Each issue shares insights from startups, business coaches, and industry experts, updates on the latest news and trends, inspiration, and tools for success.             "Our mission is to provide our community with the tools they need to attract and engage clients and grow their business. This is just another way we are supporting fitness studio owners as they navigate the changes, we have faced over the past 24 months," says Co-Founder and CEO of WellnessLiving, Len Fridman. Most people feel journalists lie: Edelman trust survey http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2022/20220121796.shtml Fri, 21 Jan 2022 11:34:38 EST     About two thirds of people around the world say they believe journalists and reporters purposely mislead people with false and exaggerated information, according to the latest trust survey from the global PR film Edelman. Tech journalists ban "on background" briefings http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2022/20220121795.shtml Fri, 21 Jan 2022 17:11:10 EST     This in from the US: Leading tech publications have banned “on background” briefings from PR reps following allegations that the reps are abusing the convention. Wired recently announced it would make all comments from company spokespeople on the record by default. It follows Quartz and The Verge in adopting the strategy. See Who is Going for COPA Gold - COPA Awards Ceremony February 10 http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2022/20220113546.shtml Thu, 13 Jan 2022 20:29:03 EST       The 2021 COPA AWARDS  ceremony will be held on February 10, 2022 in a virtual event on a Paradise Island. This year’s COPA was one of the most competitive years with a bumper crop of entries with a lot new publishers. One the new entrants this year was was Air Canada’s Enroute Magazine thats is a finalist in 7 categories. Other notable publishers were Discourse Media with 14 nomination for their IndigiNews, Nanaimo, Cowichan Valley and West Shore publications. Hakai Magazine had 9 nomination which suggests a strong west coast presence in the year’s COPA’s. French language entries from NumériQ inc for 24 heures, QUB, Le Guide de l'auto and Billie garnered 8 nominations. Below is a list of all nominations. New chief content officer at Pink Triangle Press http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2022/20220110911.shtml Mon, 10 Jan 2022 01:36:35 EST   Jennifer McGuire Pink Triangle Press has appointed Jennifer McGuire as its chief content officer. McGuire is the former and the longest-serving editor-in-chief of CBC News.             "Jennifer McGuire is an innovator with a track record of success particularly with transformational change," says the executive director of Pink Triangle Press, David Walberg. "Her fingerprints are on a lot of the most successful programming at CBC, on all platforms. We are lucky to have her," he says. McGuire will lead content teams in Canada and the United States, and all content produced by Pink Triangle Press across its many channels. Trends for 2022 http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2022/20220110909.shtml Mon, 10 Jan 2022 12:43:51 EST     It’s a new year, so that means trends and predictions. Here are some from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism in the U.K. • Subscriptions and membership revenues are cause for optimism and publishers’ number one priority • An expected migration back to newsrooms from digital platforms • Podcasts, newsletters, and videos will become more important to monetize engagement Black Fellowship at Investigative Journalism Bureau at U of T http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2022/20220110907.shtml Mon, 10 Jan 2022 01:33:17 EST  U of T’s Investigative Journalism Bureau (IJB) in partnership with the   Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is creating the Black Journalism Fellowship to give Black journalists the opportunity to create articles on “topics of critical public importance.”             The IJB is part of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and brings people from across journalism and academic organisations to work on investigative stories. This is the fourth fellowship that the CJF has created to support Black journalists in collaboration with other organizations. See you in 2022! http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20211224850.shtml Fri, 24 Dec 2021 12:21:56 EST That's it for us for 2021. We'll be back in early January with more news.  From our team to yours, cheers and best wishes for the new year.  New publisher for The Catholic Register http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20211224848.shtml Fri, 24 Dec 2021 11:21:27 EST     Peter Stockland, who has been a regular columnist for more than 10 years, has been named publisher of The Catholic Register by the brand’s board of directors. He replaces Mike Simpson, who is retiring. Stockland takes over responsibility the newspaper and its website in early January. Stockland most recently was publisher of Convivium.ca and a senior fellow with Cardus. He co-founded Convivium magazine in 2011, continuing as publisher as it went web-only in 2016. New residency for Emerging Black Journalist at The Walrus http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20211224845.shtml Fri, 24 Dec 2021 16:02:35 EST     Justice Fund and The Walrus have launched the inaugural Writing Residency for Emerging Black Journalists at the title, selecting Julia-Simone Rutgers to fill the role. Rutgers will produce long-form projects. The six- month program provides an early career Black journalist with the opportunity to join an established national publication to develop their work and receive mentorship from an experienced editorial team.  Rutgers is a journalist, essayist, and sometimes poet. She has written for the Winnipeg Free Press and the StarMetro Halifax, and has contributed to the Globe and Mail, the Coast, and The Discourse. Columbia Journalism Review turns 60 http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20211224843.shtml Fri, 24 Dec 2021 16:41:04 EST     Columbia Journalism Review is celebrating is 60th anniversary. Kyle Pope, current editor notes the following: In an opening essay, “Why a review of journalism?,” the editors felt obliged to explain to readers what wasn’t at all obvious: the need for an outlet to critique the press. “There exists,” they wrote, “a widespread uneasiness about the state of journalism. The Review shares this uneasiness, not over any supposed deterioration but over the probability that journalism of all types is not yet a match for the complications of our age. . . . Xtra launches Community feature http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20211224841.shtml Fri, 24 Dec 2021 18:51:16 EST   Xtra Magazine launched a Community feature to help LGBTQ2S+ folks share ideas and make connections. Members can think of it almost like a "global queer bar, bookstore or coffee shop," says Rachel Giese, Xtra's director of editorial.             In addition to features like commenting and subscribing, members of the Xtra Community can suggest ideas and chat safely with each other, allowing Xtra to hear directly from its audiences about what matters to them through the Viafoura platform.             Xtra's publisher, Pink Triangle Press, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The Xtra Community launched on Dec. 8, 2021. Everyone is encouraged to join—for free. All editions of the ELLE brand will be going fur-free. http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20211222959.shtml Wed, 22 Dec 2021 07:24:45 EST   ELLE goes fur-less ELLE International (including ELLE Canada) —in collaboration with Lagardère, Humane Society International and Creative for Change—announced that it’s ending the promotion of animal fur on all platforms: from print magazines to online to social media. The brand created a charter, which has been signed by all 45 worldwide editions of the magazine (including us!) It’s a new standard that will be applied to editorials, press, runway and street style images included in each issue of ELLE. Monotype Release Type Trends Report http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20211221035.shtml Tue, 21 Dec 2021 20:48:36 EST Type Trends Report from Monotype the worlds largest type Foundry Monotype has released its Type Trends report, examining the movements shaping the creative community, informing branding, and driving design today and into the future. The 11 concurrent trends identified by Monotype explore how today’s dramatically digitized lifestyle collides with an equally strong yearning for something tangible. Further, the report demonstrates how brands are utilizing cutting-edge font technology to meet the potential of today’s modern devices, Pantone Colour Of The Year 2022 http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2021/20211217647.shtml Fri, 17 Dec 2021 17:47:50 EST Pantone 17-3938, Very Peri  Pantone has revealed its colour of the year for 2022, a new blue shade called Very Peri (Pantone 17-3938). Displaying a carefree confidence and a daring curiosity that animates our creative spirit, inquisitive and intriguing PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri helps us to embrace this altered landscape of possibilities, opening us up to a new vision as we rewrite our lives. Rekindling gratitude for some of the qualities that blue represents complemented by a new perspective that resonates today, PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri places the future ahead in a new light.