April 3, 2020

Editor's Picks


During Times of Disruption, Company Culture Is Key to Adaptation & Innovation

by Kerri Balliet

Our world’s current challenges got me thinking about companies and the environments we create within them. If your goal is to have an organization that can successfully embrace disruption, be innovative, and pivot quickly, then creating a company culture that allows employees within it to perform at their best is critical.


Confronting COVID-19: How Bobit Business Media Brands Are Supporting Salon Professionals

by Leah Wynalek

While many professionals are gradually observing the impact of COVID-19 on their industries, others felt it the moment their businesses shut doors to the public. The latter is true for the salon owners and hairstylists who engage with Bobit Business Media’s Beauty, Health & Wellness division brands. Here’s how these media brands are supporting salon professionals via webinars, downloadable resources, and other timely content.


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NAPCO Media's Dave Leskusky on Launch of COVID-19 Resource Channel, Evolution of Publishing Business

In this interview with Printing Impressions Editor-in-Chief Mark Michelson, NAPCO Media President Dave Leskusky discusses why the media company launched the new COVID-19 Resource Channel, in conjunction with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and Printing Industries of America (PIA), to assist printers within all market segments. Leskusky also talks about NAPCO Media’s evolution from…


Publishers Can Do Good by Doing Well: Collect Emails as You Drop Paywalls

by Brian Silver

We are in the midst of a national crisis, and once again, as crisis hits, the American public and its advertisers remember the service that true journalism plays in our society. Attention and eyeballs go to the legitimate publishers who have invested so much in talent and infrastructure that allows them to do original and…


Laptop Mag Editor-in-Chief on Reporting & Representation in Consumer Tech Media

by Leah Wynalek

Longtime technology reporter Sherri L. Smith was named editor-in-chief of Laptop Mag in January, becoming the first black woman to lead the Future plc-owned brand. In this interview, Smith shares her plans for content expansion, plus thoughts on representation in consumer tech media.


The Grand Reopening of the U.S. Economy Will Happen, Plan for It

by Chet Dalzell

I love defaulting to optimism – even in the darkest of times. It’s been part of my survival mechanism through all sorts of crises. That being said, we are in uncharted territory in this new normal, much as we were in previous economic downturns and recessions. “The Great Recession” of 2008-2009 was largely Wall Street…


Active Interest Media's Andy Clurman on Print Schedules & Business During a Pandemic

Mr. Magazine

From events to print titles, Active Interest Media is moving forward during this pandemic with hope, grace, and fortitude, as President & CEO Andy Clurman and his team develop an awareness for this new world we are all living in currently, while coming up with creative and new ideas to operate the business.


Hoffman Media's Phyllis Hoffman DePiano on Producing Magazines & Providing Hope through COVID-19

Mr. Magazine

Positivity and staying strong and focused is the mindset that Hoffman Media has taken during this tragic pandemic. With keeping their people safe and healthy the main goal of their efforts, Chairman & CEO Phyllis Hoffman DePiano says her team is working from home and still producing the great content their readers expect.