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New book published by MTI Trainer about Truth-Telling and Fake News

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Magazine Training International is pleased to announce that trainer Dr. Michael Ray Smith has published a new book. Fake News, Truth-Telling and Charles M. Sheldon’s Model of Accuracy: How a Clergyman Insisted on Accuracy as Job One discusses how audiences are daily subjected to a blizzard of information, some of which is deliberately incorrect. The…

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Access our extensive library of learning materials

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Did you know that the MTI Online section of our website provides free access to a wealth of information on all aspects of magazine publishing. One user put it best: “You can’t imagine how happy and blessed I am since I started interacting with MTI Online last night! I spent about three hours reading different…

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Key Photography Terms

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Designers and photographers often have their own lingo as it relates to magazine publishing. Find out the meaning of some of the terms: composition: The visual arrangement of all elements in a photograph. crop: To eliminate portions of an image. emotional tone: The feeling a page or image gives the viewer upon seeing it. frame:…

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Did you miss the Crisis Publishing Initiative? Now you can download it.

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Access the information and resources shared at this one-of-a-kind conference on crisis If you weren’t able to attend the Crisis Publishing Initiative conference in 2017 we are pleased to announce that you can now listen to all of the sessions for free. This one-of-a-kind conference hosted knowledgeable speakers who spoke hard-hitting truth and offered hope for…

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Christian Publishers Invited to First Magazine Training International Event in Africa

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Africa is a continent rich in natural resources and beauty, people, and Christian faith. It is also a land plagued by natural disaster, poverty, political upheaval, religious and ethnic strife, disease, and human rights abuses, all while lacking financial stability and reliable infrastructure to combat these problems. In the midst of these difficulties, God has called Christians to…

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You’re Invited to the Magazine Publishing Institute

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30 September – 6 October, 2018 | Nairobi, Kenya Join us in Nairobi, Kenya In this seven-day Magazine Publishing Institute 30 September – 6 October, 2018, you will learn the essential steps for successful magazine publishing. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from nine of the most highly-respected Christian publishing professionals in the world. Learn…

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Read Like Your Enemies Will: Lessons in Magazine Editing From AARP’s Bob Love

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A transcript of the ASME-award winning editor’s keynote at the Folio: Association Media Summit. Editor’s note: In March, editors, publishers, marketers, and other professionals from membership associations all across the country gathered at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. for the second annual Folio: Association Media Summit. Among the full-day event’s many highlights was the…

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Gary’s Story

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Equipping for the Harvest When Gary Bauman decided to attend Magazine Training International’s writer and editor training in Manila in 2005, he was only an occasional writer for Japan Harvest, a publication of the Japan Evangelical Missionary Association (JEMA). He wasn’t even sure he belonged at a conference like that. He had no idea his…

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Merry Christmas from MTI

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Our prayer is that this is a blessed time of year for you as we remember Christ our Savior, and spend precious time with family and friends. From all of us to all of you, Merry Christmas!

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Joseph’s Story

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From Earthquake to Website to Christian Magazine On India’s Republic Day in 2001 (January 26), a severe earthquake in the Gujarat state in Western India devastated the region. The death toll reached nearly 20,000 people and 167,000 were injured. Because there is a significant Gujarati diaspora around the world, many distant Gujaratis wanted news about…

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