Hope, Not Drama, from Ad Industry’s Rising Stars
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The year that never ends has been relentless. In the highly competitive ad game in particular, things have been tougher than usual for the industry’s younger generation. So it’s absolutely great to hear from some of the creatives included in...
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This Brand’s Readers are All In on the Joke
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There has been a lot of news the last few years around reader-funded magazines and publicly driven news, as ad-funded journalism continues to take its lumps. Let’s add The Nib for the win in that regard. Speaking with Stack founder...
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Urban Hiking Magazine Set to Launch in Australia
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Australians have long been known for their outdoorsy lifestyle and desire to roam. So this year’s COVID-19 restrictions have been especially hard to take (while they have been highly successful compared to many other countries in containing the virus). Now...
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The 25 Year Crush on Fast Company’s Design
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A brand identity can be a powerful thing. It’s also a fluid thing, hopefully adapting its design with the times without losing its essence.Graphic design, according to Fast Company’s current creative director Mike Schnaidt, always needs to solve the current...
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Using Print Aesthetics to Rev Up Digital Engagement … the Retromotive Story
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Classic cars, people and their stories … that’s the editorial mandate of Retromotive magazine, produced and designed by photographer Nathan Duff. The reader-supported title was recently named a finalist in the prestigious Mumbrella awards, thanks to its elegant and uncluttered...
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Outdoor Joins with TV Series to Launch New Print Magazine
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With travelers staying closer to home and all of us seeking some more “unplugged” time, this is welcome news. According to Lyndsie Clark in Niche Publishers, Outdoor Magazine is collaborating with the indie travel TV series Places We Go to...
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Hearst’s Chicken Nugget Math is Paying Off in $$
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In our current climate of lockdowns, shutdowns and scaling back, this news from Hearst Magazine gives us plenty of reasons to smile. According to Dana Neuts in Subscription Insider, the magazine publisher recently announced a multi-million dollar investment in the...
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CBS Turns the Lights Back on for Watch! Magazine
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Fans of the CBS magazine Watch! will be watching the newsstand soon for a return of the media brand’s print edition. “CBS says it plans to make a return to print with its entertainment title Watch! after going all-digital and...
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Meet the Lockdown Generation
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We know the global lockdown is having a profound impact on young people. No school, no sports, no clubs, no live music, no bar scene… and while all of us feel the pinch, for young people it’s a whole new...
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Pandemic? No Problem — How the Lockdown Boosted Sales for this UK Comic Book Publisher
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Is it worth it to create print magazines for young adults? If you ask the folks at UK’s Rebellion Publishing, you’ll get a firm yes — even while COVID-19 plays havoc with much of the industry. “As newsstand sales have...
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