Author Archives: Meghan Mangrum

About Meghan Mangrum

Writer | Reporter | Storyteller.

Magazine Giants Change Leadership

Not anywhere close to being out of the blue yet and still struggling from financial hardships and changing platforms, the magazine industry is gearing up for exciting new changes for 2011. The four largest magazine companies in the U.S. will … Continue reading

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Are Social Networking Sites Here to Stay?

Everyday it is always something new, something different. People get excited about MySpace and then Facebook is created and people flock to that, abandoning MySpace as quickly as they engulfed it. Since the arrival of the World Wide Web in the … Continue reading

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Americans and What They Think of Their News

From Oct. 8-12, 2010, 2,095 adults in the U.S. were surveyed by the new 24/7 Wall St. /Harris Poll. The new poll found out what has become a common belief in society today: that traditional media is becoming obsolete. Though … Continue reading

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Next Up: Twitter Journalism

In 2006, a “real-time information network that connects you to the latest information” was launched. This network, used by celebrities and regular people alike, has fast become one of the biggest trends of this century. This network is Twitter. “The … Continue reading

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Magazine Industry Not Dying, but Evolving

Bloomberg released an interesting video on Monday, Oct. 18. Margaret Brennan, of Bloomberg, interviewed Reed Philips, co-founder of the media investment bank DeSilva & Phillips LLC, about how the magazine industry has been changing. The magazine industry “has been in … Continue reading

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Company Profile: Gannett

Gannett is a name almost synonymous with media. Gannett Co., Inc. began in 1906 and now operates in “38 states as well as the District of Columbia, Guan, the United Kingdom, Canada, Belgium and Germany” according to Gannett.com. As the … Continue reading

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New Ideas Emerge for Magazines

A simple name change illustrates the awareness of professionals across the industry to the changes the media business is undergoing. On October 1, the organization previously known as the Magazine Publishers of America announced that it was changing its name … Continue reading

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