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The Pulse of Print in 2018

Every year, Dr. Samir Husni, director of the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media, sees hundreds of new magazine launches firsthand, reading and studying the lifecycle of publications. Nicknamed Mr. Magazine, Dr. Husni certainly has his pulse on the magazine industry – from each new breath… Continue reading The Pulse of Print in 2018

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Big Changes Ahead in Journalism

Since its recent $2.8 billion acquisition of New York-based Time Inc. in February 2018, Meredith Corp. is now the largest media conglomerate and magazine publishing company in the U.S., owning such legacy titles as People, Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle, Martha Stewart Living, The Magnolia Journal (recently named Magazine Launch of the… Continue reading Big Changes Ahead in Journalism

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Why Now is the Best Time to be a Freelance Writer

I’ve seen this debate from both sides. Ten years ago, I would’ve said that making a living off freelance writing alone was impossible. As a college student then, I had my hand in many pies. Along with unpaid (or low-paid) summer internships at various local magazines and newspapers, I also sent out my resume to… Continue reading Why Now is the Best Time to be a Freelance Writer