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
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
In 2007, Apple gave birth to the iPhone, a new piece of technology that promised to dramatically change the way readers communicate and consume news. Over the following year, the U.S. economy crashed, leaving American media at a huge loss. No longer were people buying print editions of magazines and newspapers. Pockets were thinly lined,… Continue reading Print is Dead? Not So Fast.