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Would you like to join the Crisis Publishing Coalition?

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We’re forming a coalition of organizations that want to stand behind and promote the Crisis Publishing Initiative. Your organization could be a part of our board of reference for the Crisis Publishing Initiative on 15-18 October, 2017 in Europe. Coalition members advertise the program to their constituents, recommend speakers, and serve as advisors to MTI…

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Pray with Us

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Although the staff of MTI prays together multiple times a week, we gather once a year for a Prayer and Planning Retreat. We spend three days of dedicated time seeking God’s guidance for MTI in the coming year. This year we are seeking wisdom and direction for the upcoming Crisis Publishing Initiative in October 2017. The staff and board…

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Humanitarian Disaster Institute Joins Crisis Publishing Coalition

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Magazine Training International (MTI) is pleased to announce that Humanitarian Disaster Institute (HDI) of Wheaton College has joined the Crisis Publishing Coalition. Coalition members are organizations and individuals who make up a board of reference for the Crisis Publishing Initiative: Professional Training in Covering Crises to be held 15 – 18 October, 2017, in Europe. Coalition members advertise…

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Crisis Publishing Coalition Gains First Member

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Magazine Training International (MTI) is pleased to announce that the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) is the first member to join the Crisis Publishing Initiative Coalition. Coalition members are organizations and individuals who make up a board of reference for the Crisis Publishing Initiative: Professional Training in Covering Crises to be held 15 – 18 October, 2017, in Europe. Coalition…

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Christian Publishers Invited to Initiative on Publishing in the Midst of Crisis

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Terrorist attacks, displaced refugees, war, hunger, poverty, and more crises plague the world today. Christian publishing professionals face numerous challenges as they report on the catastrophic events that effect their readers. Whether journalists are under attack personally or trying to help those who are, it can be difficult to know where to begin. For this reason,…

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MTI announces plans for Crisis Publishing Initiative

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The world is awash in crises of every kind, from the refugee crisis to earthquakes to terrorism and economic collapse. People are buffeted on all sides by often false and ungodly messages. In this environment, Christian publishers have a responsibility to discover and publish the truth and to try to mold the opinion of their…

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Helping Christian Magazines in the Developing World Flourish

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A decades-long partnership between Christianity Today and Magazine Training International advances excellence in international publishing. When journalist Sharon Mumper boarded a plane to Germany in January 1989 to begin her work as a missionary with Elim Fellowship, she was carrying a computer given to her by Christianity Today. As a journalist who had written and…

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Christian publishers around the world use MTI Online training program

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Christians in publishing from countries as far flung as India, Brazil and Ukraine are receiving professional training through Magazine Training International’s (MTI) online learning program. Although MTI has offered on-site training for 27 years, the online training program began only in 2013. To date, some 270 Christians in publishing from over 40 countries have attended…

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Out of the Classroom and Into the World: MTI trainer’s students experience real-world reporting

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Dr. Michael Ray Smith‘s journalism students are having the time of their lives. Smith, who is an MTI trainer and a member of MTI’s Board of Directors, is also a journalism professor at Palm Beach Atlantic University in Florida. And, he is advisor for the campus newspaper. The student journalists are excited because they are…

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Third MTI publisher training in India concentrates on management and editing

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“This conference definitely added to my confidence in managing our magazine better.” Sumesh K.N., new editor of Our Contact magazine in India, was speaking of Magazine Training International’s (MTI) “India 2016: Success in Publishing” conference held in Kochi, India, Jan. 24 – Feb. 4. “Those 10 days were just awesome,” he said. “And an unforgettable…

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