Tag: magazine

New Post at MediaShift: Training Magazine Professionals Today

New Post at MediaShift: Training Magazine Professionals Today

When I was a senior at Trinity University, I took both the Magazine Writing and Magazine Production classes offered in the Department of Communication, even though I was an English major. I still have copies of my production class’s magazine, of which I was the editor. Those two classes, taught by Sammye Johnson, had a …

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International Magazines on the iPad: Where, When, How Much?

International Magazines on the iPad: Where, When, How Much?

My iPad should be here any day. I’m looking forward to testing out the magazine apps that have been released. Though I’ve been underwhelmed by demos I’ve seen so far, I think we also have to give the magazine publishers a little credit: after all, the iPad has been available for, oh, a month now? …

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The Definition of a “Magazine”

The Definition of a “Magazine”

I’ve recently come across a number of projects that are called magazines, and yet don’t seem like what we normally think of as magazines. For example: Pop-Up Magazine: “the world’s first live magazine, created for a stage, a screen, and a live audience. Nothing will arrive in your mailbox; no content will go online. An …

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The Magazine as “Content Proposition”

The Magazine as “Content Proposition”

I have a new post up at MediaShift discussing the Innovations in Magazines 2010 World Report and my interviews with its co-editors. One of the major points in the piece, mentioned by Juan Señor of Innovation Media Consulting, is the concept of a magazine today and in the future as a “content proposition,” existing in many …

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