Tag: magazine journalism

by Susan Currie Sivek

One way to react to the digitization of magazines is to experiment with the physical nature of the publications as tangible things. There’s been a return to the sensual pleasure of ink on paper and luxuriant design, especially at small, independent magazines. Some innovators, however, are going even further and creating magazines of things — […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Despite what you may have observed, you can pin more on Pinterest than recipes, home décor, fashion, and enough DIY projects for a lifetime. Much has already been written about magazines’ use of Pinterest. Because the majority of the site’s users are women, much of the coverage has focused on how Pinterest has presented opportunities […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. James Murdoch to step down as chairman of BSkyB [live blog] (Guardian) 2. Magazines scramble to capitalize on Pinterest’s success (Advertising Age) 3. More Americans have cut the cord, but don’t expect a revolution to ditch cable yet (PaidContent) 4. […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Lights, camera … magazine article? Esquire recently released a 46-second video trailer for a story in its March print edition, available on newsstands yesterday: “Animals,” by Chris Jones, a feature about the escape and eventual killing of zoo animals in Zanesville, Ohio. Magazines have been creating videos to accompany articles for a while now. However, […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

While magazine industry professionals struggle to come up with the best ways to use today’s technology, magazine journalism educators are working hard to prepare their aspiring co-workers. Photos and mashup by Susan Currie Sivek. Journalism schools with strong magazine programs have developed innovative courses and assignments to challenge students to think beyond the printed page. […] more »