MastheadOnline News RSS MastheadOnline RSS en-us Sat, 26 May 2018 06:31:28 UTC Sat, 26 May 2018 02:30:51 EST Toronto Life Cover Commemorates Victims of Toronto Van Attach Thu, 17 May 2018 01:17:11 EST June cover in only two colours  Toronto Life announced that the June 2018 issue features a unique and powerful cover commemorating the victims of the April 23 van attack at Yonge and Finch. Created by Toronto Life's art director, Christine Dewairy, the simple black-and-white image depicts Yonge Street at Finch Avenue covered with 10 hand-painted hearts, marking the 10 lives that were lost in the attack. The hearts also signify the courage and kindness demonstrated by bystanders and first responders that afternoon—and the outpouring of love from Torontonians who rallied around the #torontostrong hashtag in the days that followed. Coast to Coast Sold to Comag Scott Bullock Thu, 10 May 2018 12:28:53 EST   Coast to Coast is being sold to Comag, a U.S.-based national distributor, formally owned by Conde Naste & Hearst. has been advised that a Canadian office will be maintained, and some key account services professionals will be kept on board the new merged entity. Comag would purchase the assets of Cost to Coast effective January 1, 2019. Magazines Fellow's winner Will Pearson Awards Sun, 6 May 2018 12:01:49 EST Magazines Fellow's Will Pearson  Magazines Canada has announce that the second annual Magazines Canada Fellow is Will Pearson, a writer and audio producer currently based in Peterborough, Ontario. Pearson's work has appeared in a number of Canadian magazines and on community radio stations, and he is also the co-producer and co-host of the Peterborough Currents podcast. Every year, Magazines Canada Fellows have the opportunity to choose their host magazine f. Pearson has elected to work at The United Church Observer. National Magazine Nominations fo 2018 Announced Sun, 6 May 2018 16:35:50 EST     For the 2017 awards year, 197 Canadian magazines from all across the country—English and French, print and digital—entered the best of their editorial and design to the National Magazine Awards, submitting the work of more than 2,000 writers, editors, photographers, illustrators, art directors and other creators. The NMAF’s 150 volunteer judges have nominated a total of 208 submissions from 81 different Canadian magazines for awards in 29 written and visual, editorial and best magazine categories. COPA 2018 Categories have been released Mon, 30 Apr 2018 10:51:11 EST   The COPAs is now celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year and has become the badge of honour for premium content in the digital world. There are 20 categories this year. The divisions each have 15 categories with some unique to the division, except the Students/Schools that has 5. For the 2018 rules click here.   Wayves Magazine to Relaunch Sat, 28 Apr 2018 19:38:19 EST Publication to the LGBTQ community  Atlantic Canada’s  LGBTQ+ magazines ceased publication six years ago.  Wayves  Magazine will relaunch  as a digital publication. Daniel MacKay Publisher, former chair of Halifax Pride  will  focus on what the mainstream media does not, covering a combination of news and human interest stories of interest to the gay community in the  Atlantic Region.  Transcontinental Sells all but 5 Publications Sat, 28 Apr 2018 16:41:32 EST Metro Montreal one of 30 publications sold TC Media, announced today the sale of 30 publications, including 21 weeklies in the Montréal area, the Métro Montréal weekday newspaper, as well as 8 publications in the Québec City area to  TransMet a Montreal corporation of which Mr. Michael Raffoul , is President. The transaction includes all web properties related to the titles sold as well as the Québec Hebdo website. In total, 119 employees of the various publications and 20 employees from TC Media’s Production team are transferred to the acquirer. Ontario Magazine Fund Deadline is May 31st Sat, 7 Apr 2018 14:00:49 EST Funding for Independent Ontario Magazines The Ontario Magazine Fund supports the business development of independent Ontario-based magazine publishers. Funds are provided to assist in the growth of these businesses through the creation and implementation of new strategic initiatives that enable publishers to achieve business development and/or marketing objectives. Successful applicants are eligible to receive up to $75,000, depending on eligible sales revenue, capped at 75% of the total project budget. Time Magazine up for Sale Sat, 7 Apr 2018 09:11:45 EST Up for Sale Time Magazine, Fortune and Sports Illustrated are up for sale. Meredith Corporation that bought the magazine division from Time Warner last year for $1.8 billion last year. These titles  have male dominated audiences do  not appear to fit with Meredith female titles such as Better Homes and Gardens, Family Circle and Martha Stewart Living.Meredith  plans to keep other  titles such as People, Entertainment Weekly and InStyle. Rogers Sell Stake in Texture subscription service Sun, 1 Apr 2018 12:31:56 EST 200 magazines on-line  Apple Inc is buying Texture, the digital subscription service claimed to be the Netflix of magazines. For  $10 to $15  monthly fee Texture allows subscribers to read over 200 titles ( thirty four are Canadian)  on-line. Texture is owned by Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith and Rogers Communications. Apple has increased to about $8.5 billion  earnings from services such as movies, music streaming and apps.  School Boards attack Copyright Fees Sat, 24 Feb 2018 04:40:59 EST Publishers receive copyright fees through Access Copyright The school boards in Ontario and the Ministries of Education for all the provinces and territories (except  British Columbia and Quebec) filed an action against Access Copyright. The claim states that the K-12 educational sector overpaid fees for the copying of published works and seeks the return of those fees.   The Copyright Board of Canada is a federal body responsible for establishing the royalties to be paid through mandatory tariffs for the use of copyright protected works in specific sectors, including education. PETS Magazine Launches First Edition of Newsletter Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:12:53 EST Newsletter for Veterinarians Clients The newsletter will be used to build awareness of the magazine by previewing  upcoming issues, describe how Canadian veterinarians and technicians can contribute editorial content or simply recommend future topics that would benefit pet owners. Pets Magazine will offer promo codes exclusive to  veterinary subscribers for their clients to be able to take advantage of special offers and discounts from advertisers who support the magazine. Pierre Marcoux Appointed President of TC Media Tue, 6 Feb 2018 06:24:10 EST Pierre Marcoux new President of TC Media  TC Transcontinental, has announce the appointment of Pierre Marcoux as President of the Media Sector. TC Media is the specialty media devision of TC Transcontinaental , with  brands in the business, finance and construction sectors, including an event planning component. TC Media is also  the largest publisher of French-language educational resources in the country. As part of its transformation, TC Transcontinental has refocused its Media Sector activities on these key segments, identified as having the most potential for growth and development. Editors' Choice Awards Sat, 3 Feb 2018 22:01:12 EST   The Canadian Society of Magazine Editors (CSME) is looking for the best work of 2017 by Canadian magazine editors. The Editors’ Choice Awards, presented by CSME, honour and celebrate the high-quality work of editors within the Canadian magazine industry.  Enter your magazine by 4:30 p.m., Fri., March 2, 2018, Weddingbells Unveils Bridal Trends Guide Wed, 24 Jan 2018 15:30:12 EST Latest issue on newsstands Weddingbells and MARIAGE Québec have unveiled the biggest bridal trends of 2018 in their latest annual Trends Guide. Weddingbells’ Wedding Trends Guide provides insight into this year’s most popular and inspirational décor, desserts, florals, jewellery and style.  Newest crazes include black bouquets, bowed dresses, celestial accessories, Gen-Z Yellow décor, unexpected pink and red colour schemes, and whimsical rainbow crêpe cakes