MastheadOnline News RSS http://www.mastheadonline.com/rss/news.php MastheadOnline RSS en-us Sun, 07 Feb 2016 18:36:08 EST Sun, 7 Feb 2016 18:30:51 EST http://www.mastheadonline.com circulation@masthead.ca webmaster@northisland.ca Annex sells two magazines to American publisher http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160204729.shtml Thu, 4 Feb 2016 16:24:06 EST Annex Business Media has sold two of its publications, Canadian Metalworking and Canadian Fabricating & Welding, to Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, Intl. (FMA) in the U.S.   "This acquisition is all about us delivering on our mission to advocate for the growth and sustainability of the North American metal processing, forming, fabricating, and welding industries," FMA president Ed Youdell, said. The AAM implements new category to monitor digital magazine programs http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160204694.shtml Thu, 4 Feb 2016 09:29:40 EST   The Alliance for Audited Media (AAM), a nonprofit founded by the Association of National Advertisers to ensure media transparency and trust, is implementing a new circulation category called Multi-Title Digital Programs. The new category is meant to reflect the growth of unlimited access digital magazine programs, such as the Texture app from Next Issue Media. The new category will be included in the June 2016 AAM reports covering the first six months of the year. The Ryerson Review of Journalism lives on http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160203855.shtml Wed, 3 Feb 2016 20:35:40 EST   J-source is reporting that the print version of the Ryerson Review of Journalism (RRJ) will continue to be published, after discussions were held surrounding the roll of print and other platforms in the publications future. The magazine currently has about 300 print subscriptions and sells almost 200 copies on newsstands. It is also distributed for free across Canada. Explore celebrates 35 years http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160203796.shtml Wed, 3 Feb 2016 12:08:17 EST   Explore, a national lifestyle magazine that provides information and inspiration for active Canadians with a love for the outdoors, is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year.  Published by My Passion Media, Explore is thanking it readers for the support with a price rollback to the magazine’s 1981 rate of $10.00 a year.   Throughout the yearlong celebration, the publication will offer 25 grand prizes, an increased distribution of 35,000 copies and four free e-books including the 35 best and most beautiful hike locations and the 35 best camping locations in Canada.   Cineplex Magazine switches to recycled paper http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160129775.shtml Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:44:58 EST   Cineplex Magazine and Le Magazine Cineplex has teamed up with Canopy, an environmental not-for-profit organization, in a move that will lead to a more environmentally friendly publication. From now on both publications will be printed on 100 per cent recycled paper with 85 per cent post-consumer content. The paper is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council and will carry Canopy’s Ancient Forest Friendly (AFF) logo. Rogers Media to cut approximately 200 jobs http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160125884.shtml Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:34:56 EST Rogers Media will cut four per cent of its workforce, beginning in February. The changes will affect those in conventional TV, radio, publishing and back-office positions. As in previous cuts, the Rogers 3.0 plan was cited as a factor for making the changes. The Rogers Media statement, tweeted by Globe reporter Christine Dobby, says the cuts will help position Rogers for continued success and future growth while helping to effectively manage costs. The statement reads: One week left to enter the AJAs http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160125811.shtml Mon, 25 Jan 2016 13:13:57 EST There is one week left for journalists in Atlanta Canada to submit their work for this year’s Atlantic Journalism Awards. Online entries will be accepted until February 1, at midnight. There are 28 categories this year, including Best Page Presentation, Best Multimedia and the newly added Best Community Newspaper News Story. Nearly 350 entries were received last year and reviewed by 80 judges from the industry. Canadian Scrapbooker re-brands as Creative Scrapbooker http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160121795.shtml Scott Bullock, Coverssell.com Thu, 21 Jan 2016 19:45:28 EST The dynamic duo that launched Canadian Scrapbooker 10 years ago has announced that they are changing the magazine’s name to Creative Scrapbooker.  Left to right: The Canadian cover, the U.S. cover, the former cover layout The CSME presents : The best free online tools for editors http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160121720.shtml Thu, 21 Jan 2016 15:40:07 EST The Canadian Society of Magazine Editors (CSME) is hosting an event on Feb. 3, to teach editors about The Best Free Online Tools they might not be using. Guests will learn how to schedule posts for social media, create GIF files, edit photos, analyze social engagement and effectively organize their brand. Lauren Reyes-Grange, a digital marketer and strategist, and Graham Scott, the digital managing editor for Canadian Business, will be the speakers for the evening, doling out tips and advice from personal experiences. Canadian Business Media Awards accepting entries http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160120903.shtml Wed, 20 Jan 2016 21:01:14 EST   The Canadian Business Media Awards—formerly known as the KRW Awards—is accepting entries for this year’s celebration. Work published in 2015 can be submitted until the call for entries closes on Feb. 16. The early-bird deadline is Feb.8  A celebration of Canada's Great Women http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160114776.shtml Thu, 14 Jan 2016 03:29:46 EST Special editions of Canada’s History and Kayak: Canada’s History for Kids have been published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage. Canada’s History chose a panel including former Governor General Adrienne Clarkson and author Charlotte Gray to select 20 great women from Canada’s political, business, artistic and activist history.   Canadian Art appoints new editor-in-chief http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160114752.shtml Thu, 14 Jan 2016 05:49:12 EST   Canadian Art has chosen David Balzer as its new editor-in-chief. Balzer will take over for departing EIC Richard Rhodes, who spent 20 years with the magazine. Balzer has previously written about art and culture for various publications including the Guardian, the Globe and Mail, Artforum, Toronto Life, the Believer, the Walrus, Camera Austria and Modern Painters. Canadian magazines bring home Parents' Choice Awards http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160114703.shtml Thu, 14 Jan 2016 17:56:40 EST The Parents’ Choice Committee has recognized six Canadian magazines in its annual awards.    Sportsnet celebrates a successful 2015 http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160107810.shtml Thu, 7 Jan 2016 02:46:09 EST   Last year was a good year for Sportsnet. According to the Rogers-owned media brand, it left its mark on the television, radio and magazine industries and observed triple-digit growth on Sportsnet.ca and mobile. Highlights from Sportsnet’s successful 2015 include: Canadians make a splash on Forbes' 30 under 30 list http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2016/20160107759.shtml Thu, 7 Jan 2016 23:25:59 EST The founding president and CEO of Lucky Iron Fish has been recognized within the pages of Forbes magazine’s fifth annual 30 Under 30 issue, for his company's social entrepreneurship. Gavin Armstrong, a University of Guelph graduate was chosen (along with other fellow Canadians), following a screening process that included more than 15,000 best of the best candidates across 20 categories.  From top left: Gavin Armstrong, Nathan Williams, this year's cover