MastheadOnline News RSS MastheadOnline RSS en-us Fri, 28 Oct 2016 06:06:16 EDT Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:52:32 EST Canzine fest in Toronto this weekend, Vancouver in Nov Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:50:09 EST Broken Pencil, the magazine of zine culture and the independent arts is holding its 2016 Canzine Toronto festival this Saturday October 29, at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Canzine Vancouver will take place on Sunday November 5, at SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts. Quebecor appoints director of media Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:24:39 EST   Quebecor Media Group has announced the appointment of Randy Mauskopf as its director of media creativity solutions for Toronto’s English market. Mauskopf will assume his position on October 24. He will be responsible for media creativity business development for Quebecor’s entire line of English-Language magazines, which includes: Elle Canada, Canadian Living, Style at Home and The Hockey News. House & Home turns 30 Scott Bullock, Tue, 18 Oct 2016 16:13:09 EST   The November 2016 issue of House & Home magazine is a milestone issue, marking 30 years of producing the best home & style magazine in its category. Editor Beth Hitchcock had this to say about the issue: “For House & Home's 30th Anniversary issue, we searched for a cover star whose personality and home epitomized easygoing Canadian style.  Kim Cattrall’s retreat on Vancouver Island — about 40 minutes from where she grew up — was the perfect fit. TNQ celebrates 35&5 Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:12:12 EST  TNQ's 35&5 issue The New Quarterly (TNQ) is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Founded in 1981, the literary magazine focuses on emerging writers, some of which have been on the shortlists of the Scotiabank Giller, Griffin Poetry, Commonwealth Writers’, Journey, and the Writers’ Trust Fiction prizes.   Applied Arts introduces new program Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:28:47 EST   Since 1992 the Applied Arts Awards has recognized the work of visual communicators, from advertisers to designers, and this year it is launching a community program for small businesses and freelancers across Canada. “Every year, we receive countless submissions from talented creative professionals across the country and we are delighted to feature their work,” Applied Arts publisher Rosetta Heckhausen said. Toronto Life celebrates 50 years Fri, 14 Oct 2016 02:44:51 EST   Toronto Life is turning 50 this month and is releasing a celebratory issue on October 20th to mark the occasion. The feature story looks 50 years into Toronto’s future, and the possible economic and demographic changes the city will face, as well as how we will deal with a doubling population. MagsWest set for November Tue, 11 Oct 2016 22:09:52 EST   MagsWest has unveiled its lineup for its 2016 program. Set to take place on November 3 and 4 at UBC Robson Square, attendees will have the opportunity to attend six development sessions, two labs, one workshop and a couple free Q&A consultation sessions. Texture is now AAM certified Tue, 11 Oct 2016 16:55:03 EST The Alliance for Audited Media (AAM) has certified Next Issue Media’s Texture —a digital magazine subscription service—to industry approved measurement guidelines and standards. “Over the last five years Texture has cultivated a large and influential digital subscriber base,” John Loughlin, CEO of Next Issue Media, said. KMI makes Profit 500 list for fourth year Tue, 11 Oct 2016 05:45:41 EST KMI Publishing and Events has made the Canadian Business Profit 500 list for the fourth year in a row. “We are the only publishing company that has been on the list for four consecutive years; proof that we have quality products and a robust, scalable business model in a time when so many media companies are downsizing,” Tim Duce, president and CEO of KMI Publishing Events, said. Annex acquires Blue Line magazine Tue, 4 Oct 2016 20:43:22 EST   It’s another acquisition for Annex Business Media. Last month the company acquired a publication from Turf & Recreation Publishing and are now acquiring Blue Line magazine from its Stouffville-based publisher. Blue Line is a national publication that serves the Canadian law enforcement sector. The magazines former owner and publisher Morley Lymburner will work with Annex over the coming year to assist in the transition of the publication and it’s trade show, Blue Line Expo. Rogers Media makes big changes Sun, 2 Oct 2016 00:29:40 EST Rogers Media has announced a series of changes that will be made to its portfolio in order to “address the ongoing challenges facing the print media industry.” As of January 2017, FLARE, Sportsnet, MoneySense and Canadian Business magazine will be digital-only. Halifax startup to focus on long-form journalism Tue, 4 Oct 2016 22:00:14 EST The Coast, a Halifax-based free newspaper is launching The Deep, an online collaboration with young editors that will focus on long-form storytelling.   The Record to fold after 140 years Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:39:50 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 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 17:46:44 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 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:28:24 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.