Magazine redesigns online and in print

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Redesigns are a constant within the media industry and news organizations frequently decide to try out new looks, either for aesthetics, a new mission or usability online. But there’s been an especially large number of magazine makeovers lately, so let’s look at who is putting on a new face: In July, Cosmopolitan.com debuted its revamped [...]

Editorial and advertising blur more lines at Time Inc.

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Advertising and editorial have gotten increasingly chummy over the last several years as the news industry struggles to find alternative, and lucrative, sources of revenue. Advertising has become such a focus that several media organizations reported that Time Inc. was taking into account how well a reporter’s content appealed to advertisers as a basis for [...]

PR Pros tell stories of social media and journalist engagement

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As we’ve discussed before, making connections is important, especially for PR pros with journalists. Social media has become a significant way of reaching out and engaging. At inVocus, we asked PR professionals to share the best connection they ever made through a social media platform. Here are the top five stories: Elizabeth Horodnyk, marketing communications [...]

Featuring five rocking music blogs

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It may seem like summer is winding down, but there’s still more than a month to go, and the summer concert series isn’t done yet. If you’re looking for the perfect blog to pitch, here are five that focus on music, from country to indie. Country Music Tattle Tale – This blog is full of [...]

New roles, techniques and innovations hit Gannett newsrooms

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On Tuesday, Gannett joined a number of other media organizations in the country with its announcement that it was spinning its publishing branch off from its broadcast division, making the two wholly separate companies. In the days since, several of Gannett’s newspaper executives have penned letters to their readers detailing some of the coming changes. [...]