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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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Course on magazine editing draws Christian publishers from around the world to India

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Three experts on magazine editing and writing will form the 2016 editing course training team for Magazine Training International’s (MTI) five-day Editing the Magazine Course in Kochi, India. Marshall Shelley, vice-president of Christianity Today and editor-in-chief of the Leadership Media Group, Shibu Mathew, editor of Ethne mission magazine and trainer for Frontier Educational Services, and Camerin Courtney, senior editor for a nonprofit…

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Christian publishers invited to India for course on magazine management

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Three business experts will form the 2016 management course training team for Magazine Training International’s (MTI) six-day Managing the Magazine Course in Kochi, India. David Renard, partner with mediaIDEAS, Marcos Simas, publisher and editor of Christianity Today Brazil, and Rick Edwards, founder of Seven Interactive publishing company, are coming together to offer the intensive course on the magazine publishing business. The…

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Magazine Training International partners with Evangelical Press Association

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A new partnership between Magazine Training International (MTI) and Evangelical Press Association (EPA) will benefit Christian magazine publishers by making the resources of MTI more readily accessible and introducing publishers to EPA’s vast domestic network. As ministry partners with EPA, MTI now offers a 40% discount on training resources for EPA members and the opportunity…

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Magazine Training International unveils redesigned website

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Christian magazine publishers in developing countries now have access to more extensive training resources than ever before through Magazine Training International’s (MTI) new website, www.magazinetraining.com. The newly-launched site features a cleaner, more attractive design, enhanced search and navigation, and a members-only section. Through the members-only section, users may access extensive archives of free eBooks, training videos, on-demand…

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