MastheadOnline News RSS MastheadOnline RSS en-us Mon, 17 Dec 2018 08:19:38 UTC Mon, 17 Dec 2018 03:14:22 EST Weddingbells Launch Awards Program Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:20:02 EST     Brand extension into awards business  Weddingbells has announce the launch of the Weddingbells Canadian Wedding Awards.The Weddingbells Canadian Wedding Awards  will recognize the best in bridal products and services across 18 categories, from cakes to photographers, videographers, planners, florists, designers, venues and more. The awards will be judged  in early January, and winners will be announced in all 18 categories—including the eastern, central and western Canada regional. State of The Media Report Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:39:40 EST       Cision  surveyed 1,355 journalists from across seven countries on their perception of the media and communications industries to craft the State of the Media Report 2018.  Results include,being accurate is more important than being first. Journalists are concerned about fake news and trust in the media.Reporters and editors still trust the press release the most. PR professionals are being asked to provide accurate, Magazines On The Hill Thu, 6 Dec 2018 00:31:21 EST Celebrating Canadian Magazines on the Hill Canadian magazine media gathered November 27, 2018 for a "Magazines on the Hill" reception in Ottawa organized by Magazines Canada and hosted by Julie Dabrusin, MP for Toronto—Danforth and Chair of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage.Part of the annual Ottawa meeting of the association's Board of Directors, the reception  with senior leaders from across the Canadian magazine media sector gathering with Members of Parliament, Senators, Department of Canadian Heritage officials and influential Ottawa decision-makers who are responsible for Canada's cultural policy and programs. PurchasingB2B Relaunches as Supply Professional Thu, 6 Dec 2018 08:17:32 EST Relaunched Supply Professional PurchasingB2B  publication and its website have been renamed, redesigned and relaunched with its new identity, Supply Professional.The publication has undergone several transitions—originally published as Modern Purchasing then PurchasingB2B—to reflect the changing needs of its readers and developments in the industry. For over 60 years, Supply Professional magazine (formerly PurchasingB2B) has reached  supply professionals. Weddingbells Cover for 2019 Thu, 6 Dec 2018 00:31:28 EST   Weddingbells  Spring & Summer 2019 issue hits newsstands December.Photography by Alvaro Goveia. Editor and creative producer, Alison McGill. Styling by Tara Williams. Hair by Sean Dawson, Electric Hairdressing London. An  interview with Meghan Markle’s wedding-day makeup artist Daniel Martin, who spills the secrets of how to create the royal bride’s now-famous no-makeup makeup look. The 10th Anniversary 2018 COPAs is a Wrap Thu, 6 Dec 2018 08:17:30 EST   The Canadian Online Publishing Awards celebrated its 10th Aniversary on November 14 at the historic Eglinton Grand in Toronto. The winners this year came from across the country with Western Canada getting 11 Golds, 11 Silvers; Ontario had 20 Gold and 21 Silver; Quebec 11G, 9 Silver; and the Maritimes 2G and 1 Silver.  Newcom Buys Canadian Insurance Top Broker Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:17:27 EST     Canadian Insurance Top Broker  Newcom Media has announced the acquisition of Canadian Insurance Top Broker from TC Media. Founded in 1905 as Office & Field magazine, Canadian Insurance Top Broker is a national publication for brokers and other insurance professionals . The “CI Top Broker” family includes a monthly magazine, website, daily electronic newsletter, annual directories and the Top Broker Summit, an annual conference where  brokers connect with insurance carriers.  BC Launches Publishers Travel Program Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:17:35 EST   Creative BC has launched a new Magazine Publishers Travel Support Program. This program provides financial support for B.C. magazine publishers to promote their publications to new audiences throughout Canada and around the globe.  Companies with successful applications will be allotted up to $3,000 per fiscal year to attend specified markets COPA State of Digital Seminar - How to Sell Ads in the Digital Age Wed, 24 Oct 2018 06:40:27 EST   The COPAs has released its State of Digital Ad Seminar panel that is scheduled for Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at the Eglinton Grand in Toronto from 4-6pm as part of the 10th Anniversary COPA Awards event. This will provide tips for your ad sales teams for the digital age with speakers from the Ad tech world, Chris Sharpe, COPA 2018 Finalists Released. A spotlight on Canadian talent Wed, 26 Sep 2018 17:08:19 EST   The COPAs is a national awards program and celebration for all the outstanding digital publishing professionals in Canada.  The finalists for the 2018 Awards were posted on the COPA web site  Click here to see the finalists. In its 10th year anniversary the COPAs has become the badge of honour in the Canadian publishing industry for excellence in online content.  One of the more notable entries in the Academic division is written by Cory Morrison a student from Sheridan College who lives with autism and his article  - “The journey of autism services “ is a finalist in the Best Article category. Another first this year were entries from a bilingual Chinese culture magazine Fete Chinoise that is  finalist in the Best Niche Website and Best investigative Article in the Consumer division   Matthew Holmes Leaves Magazine Canada Thu, 13 Sep 2018 16:32:42 EST Matthew Holmes  Matthew Holmes, Magazines Canada's President and Chief Executive Officer, has left the organization for a position leading government and institutional relations for Queen's University.Over the past three years, Matthew has steered Magazines Canada through considerable changes in the industry, and our association. Matthew oversaw a period of change management and renewal at Magazines Canada. Magazines Canada will be transitioning to new leadership under an Executive Director. Major Cuts To Postmedia Newspapers Tue, 11 Sep 2018 09:33:15 EST One of 10 newspapers going out of print Postmedia  has close six community newspapers and gone online with four others. They will also cut about 10 per cent of thier workforce across the newspaper chain.  Postmeedia  has shut down the Camrose Canadian and Strathmore Standard in Alberta and the Kapuskasing Northern Times, Ingersoll Times, Norwich Gazette and Petrolia Topic in Ontario. Rogers Selling Off Last Magazines Tue, 11 Sep 2018 22:58:51 EST Once Canada's largest circulation magazine Rogers, according to a Globe & Mail story is looking for a buyer for  eight of it's  magazine and digital assets, including Maclean’s, Canadian Business, MoneySense, Today’s Parent, Hello! Canada, Flare and Chatelaine’s French and English editions . Rogers wants to  sell them as a package  deal, rather than selling them off piece meal Horizon Travel and ONtheGO Magazines Sold to Lazarus Bleau Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:02:48 EST ​​​​​​​   Lazarus Bleau Inc.  has acquired Horizon Travel Magazine and OntheGo Toronto media business. Horizon Travel and lifestyle magazine is distributed through The Toronto Star, National Post and The Wall Street Journal, claims of a readership of over 4 million consumers in Canada and the US. Ricardo Media Appoints Lee Herberman Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:39:46 EST Lee Herberman Head of Business Development Ricardo Media Inc. has announce the appointment of Lee Herberman as Head of Business Development.  Experienced in all facets of broadcasting, production and strategic development, Herberman will lead the development and execution of new initiatives in English Canada.