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GX Magazine Named Finalist for Three Journalism Awards

GX magazine, an official publication of the U.S. Army National Guard, produced by the editorial and design team at iostudio in Nashville, Tenn., continues to excel in the publishing industry. Among the “top brass” of publishing minds, GX is well known and well respected, including by Dr. Samir Husni (mrmagazine.com), director of the University of… Continue reading GX Magazine Named Finalist for Three Journalism Awards

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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

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On the Rise of the Reader, or Journalism in a Digital Age

In this digital news age, there is need for the journalist as a "truth-teller, sense-maker, explainer.” That was the message conveyed by Katharine Viner, deputy editor of the Guardian and editor-in-chief of Guardian Australia, during the A.N. Smith lecture in Melbourne on Oct. 9, 2013. This is my review and retort of her presentation and… Continue reading On the Rise of the Reader, or Journalism in a Digital Age

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Why Print Matters – Even in a Digital Age

A vintage, mint condition Spiderman comic. A first-run signed copy of American Gods. A German copy of Abbey Road on vinyl. … Print, whether in book, magazine or comic format—or even in the form of album art—is collectible and holds value, far beyond that of the dollar. Even in a digital age, print journalism still… Continue reading Why Print Matters – Even in a Digital Age