MastheadOnline News RSS http://www.mastheadonline.com/rss/news.php MastheadOnline RSS en-us Fri, 06 Dec 2019 21:18:51 UTC Fri, 6 Dec 2019 16:11:10 EST http://www.mastheadonline.com circulation@masthead.ca webmaster@northisland.ca Weddingbell's 35th Anniversary Issue http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20191205691.shtml Thu, 5 Dec 2019 14:15:10 EST     Weddingbells is celebrating it's 35th anniversary with the Spring & Summer 2020 issue (on newsstands December 5th),  with inspiration and the freshest wedding ideas for a brand-new decade.  Stories like “Country Strong,” where they showcase the season's best bridal looks that are a little bit country and a little bit rock and roll. StarMetro to publish final free commuter print editions in five Canadian cities http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20191204749.shtml Wed, 4 Dec 2019 10:12:33 EST Bought by Torstar 8 years ago and rebranded StarMetro Torstar is ceasing publication of the print editions of the Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto and Halifax StarMetro papers effective December 20. “We are going digital-only outside of Ontario as more and more of our commuter readers are using their smartphones, laptops and tablets to access their news on their way to and from work. This trend, coupled with a corresponding decline in print advertising volumes, Dollco Now An Independent Magazine Printer http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190927978.shtml Fri, 27 Sep 2019 14:16:35 EST   Dollco Ottawa Plant An investment group led by Direct Response Media Group  has acquire the assets and ongoing business interests of Lowe-Martin's web magazine printing business. The company, led by CEO Patrick Periard, is operating  under the name Dollco Print Solutions Group. Lowe-Martin's magazine division printed over 350 magazines .  All staff from the magazine printing division transferred over to the new company . Also included is all the web offset equipment at the St. Laurent facilities .  Lowe-Martin bought Dollco Printing a magazine printer back in April of 2012. Observer Becomes Broadview http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190927953.shtml Fri, 27 Sep 2019 02:41:33 EST New name and design Canada's oldest continuously published magazine is new again. With fully redesigned and renamed Broadview magazine . Broadview, formerly known as The United Church Observer, brings a progressive Christian lens to spirituality, ethical living and social justice stories, while continuing to deliver news and views about The United Church of Canada. This is the fourth name in the magazine's 190-year history. Broadview has been launched with the publication's May 2019 issue. Pierre Marcoux Buys Benefits Canada http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190927944.shtml Fri, 27 Sep 2019 06:30:44 EST   Benefits Canada, Canadian Investment Review, Les Affaires and several other  business properties have been sold to Contex Group Inc., a  media company headed by Pierre Marcoux, son of Transcontinental founder Remi Marcoux.Transcontinental  said most of the employees in the divested businesses will be retained by the new owners but that about 20 people will have their employment let go. John Galbraith Closing Publishing Company and Retiring http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190708048.shtml Sun, 7 Jul 2019 18:42:09 EST After 40 years of magazine publishing  John H. Galbraith  publisher of magazines and directories for the Canadian printing industry, has announced the closing of Galbraith Publishing Co., and his retirement after more than 40 years of advertising and publishing executive experience in various industries in primarily in the printing and publishing industries. Publisher of Maclean Hunter's Canadian Printer & Publisher for 18 years, New Group Publisher at Annex http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190611779.shtml Tue, 11 Jun 2019 20:05:07 EST Todd Humber , Group Publisher  Annex Business Media has appointed Todd Humber to the role of Group Publisher.Reporting to chief operating officer Scott Jamieson. Todd has extensive experience in B2B and mainstream media. He started his career as a junior at the Woodstock Sentinel-Review and served as editor of the Oshawa News and senior editor of the Port Hope Evening Guide and Cobourg Daily Star. He spent the last two decades of his career at Thomson Reuters, serving most recently as publisher and editor-in-chief of Canadian HR Reporter Emma Reddington is New Editor-in-Chief House & Home http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190611769.shtml Tue, 11 Jun 2019 03:36:05 EST Emma Reddington Editor-in-Chief The new Editor-in-Chief of House & Home magazine and Maison & Demeure, its French language sister publication, is Emma Reddington. Her resume includes several years working as a food and prop stylist before becoming an exhibition designer at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Always a fan of media and especially magazines, Emma then joined the editorial team at Chatelaine in 2013 where she became Home Director, before moving to House & Home Media. Emma is best known for her popular home decorating blog, COPA Call for Entries is Now Open http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190522704.shtml Wed, 22 May 2019 08:26:50 EST   The 2019 COPA Awards program this year has been tweaked to reflect the needs and trends of the industry.After consultation with key members of the judging panel and publishers, this year the COPAs will put a stronger focus on the various channels content is published on and we will have awards for print and digital; email; digital editions; mobile apps and website. These channel categories will allow publishers to demonstrate some of their digital wizardry and design skills. The Social Media and Brand Content categories been tweaked to accommodate the growing use of influencer campaigns. Sharine Taylor Is Magazines Canada Fellows http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190501242.shtml Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:55:07 EST Sharine Taylor of Bashy Magazine Magazines Canada has announce that the third annual Magazines Canada Fellow is Sharine Taylor, a Toronto-based music and culture writer and editor. She is also the Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of BASHY Magazine, a quarterly print and digital publication made by and for Jamaica and its diaspora. Currently a contributing writer at Noisey, she has written on and about Jamaica and Caribbean music, culture and news, and her bylines have appeared on Dazed, Nylon, The FADER, Hazlitt, Shondaland, ReWire, BuzzFeed, Pitchfork, in addition to many other notable publications. National Paid Internship Program Announced http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190501233.shtml Wed, 1 May 2019 23:15:10 EST     Applications are now open for Canadian magazine publishers to participate in Magazines Canada's 2019 National Paid Internship Program.The National Paid Internship Program offers participating publishers funding to reimburse 50% of the salary and payroll benefit expenses for a full-time internship position of up to six months. Made possible with support from the Government of Canada via the Department of Canadian Heritage's Canada Periodical Fund, Your Workplace Redesigned On 20th Anniversary http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190501225.shtml Wed, 1 May 2019 04:39:33 EST Redesign and added features Your Workplace magazine serving the HR and workplace communities, has announce a new magazine look and redesign of its website in commemoration of its 20th year servicing the community. Your Workplace has also added new  features to its offerings including celebrations of HR professionals, rankings, directories and a host of resources and tools that will be invaluable to the HR community. Your Workplace has also re-worked its content offerings Scott Jamieson is Appointed COO of Annex http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190408896.shtml Mon, 8 Apr 2019 13:21:43 EST Scott Jamieson Chief Operating Officer of Annex Annex Business Media has appointed Scott Jamieson as chief operating officer (COO). Reporting to president and CEO Mike Fredericks, Jamieson will work with the executive team as Annex continues to expand into new business areas and opportunities. Jamieson has extensive media experience, starting his career as an editor in Southam’s forestry group in Montreal, followed by just over a decade as an independent publisher of three forestry publications. He joined Annex through acquisition in 2004,  most recently helping to build out the event business The 2019 Canadian Online Publishing Awards enter its 11th year with a new division for Ethnic Media http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190408587.shtml Mon, 8 Apr 2019 17:28:42 EST       The COPAs are now entering it 11th year and will be introducing a new division this year for Ethnic Media to reflect Canada’s multi-cultural society. This new division's catgeories will be announced on May 1 when the 2019 Categories will be released with the call for entries beginning May 13. Apple News Service Reaches 1.4 Billion Devices http://www.mastheadonline.com/news/2019/20190331969.shtml Sun, 31 Mar 2019 22:07:17 EST Canadian publishers get on board Apple's new subscription service includes brings  over 300 American and Canadian magazines, newspapers and digital publishers  within the Apple News® app. Available in the US and Canada, Apple News+ subscribers can access current and past issues and individual articles from Canadian publications such as Chatelaine,Maclean's, Cottage Life, Toronto Life, Hockey News, Toronto Star and La Presse.The Apple News Format promises greater interactivity with readers, such as letting them respond to calls to action in digital magazine ads. The tradeoff from the subscription service is clear, publications  appear on Apple News Plus, with distribution on 1.4