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Learn the Lingo of Managing a Magazine

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Here is a list of common terms used by magazine management professionals. Make sure you are communicating correctly by checking out the lingo and their definitions: Audience: The people for whom your publication is produced. Funding phase: A stage in the life of a magazine when funds are raised to launch the publication. Launch phase: A stage…

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Learn the Jargon that Designers Use

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Designers have various terms and jargon that go with the profession. Here are just a few of the commonly used terms and their definitions. architecture: Underlying structure of a page. asymmetry: Disproportion; lack of symmetry. bleed: Type or imagery that extends beyond the trim edge of a page. byline: Author’s credit line. CMYK values: CMYK refers to the…

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Brush up on your editing terms

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Writer and editors have various terms and jargon that go with the profession. Here are just a few of the commonly used terms and their definitions. Article tracking form: A form used to follow the progress of an article through the production process. Big picture editing: Editing with attention to the overall structure. Callout: A quote from the…

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Magazine Jargon Definitions for the Publishing Newbie

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If you are new to magazine publishing you may hear a bunch of terms that you are not familiar with. Here is a list of common jargon and their definitions to help get you started: Bleeds: If type or imagery extends beyond the trim edge of a page it is called a bleed. Callout: A…

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