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Meet the MTI alumni tackling the challenges of publishing during a pandemic

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In a time of turmoil and great financial need worldwide — our publishers need us and we need you! During the pandemic, Magazine Training International continues to provide training and resources to Christian leaders in less-resourced countries. Their readers need the message of Christ now more than ever; but distribution during a pandemic is challenging.…

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Navigating the “new normal”

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By Ron Rosenberg, Through the lens In almost all of our decisions, large or small, there’s a certain constant: the idea that, in the big picture, things generally continue to operate more or less as they have in the recent past. In other words, we’re working within a well understood and relatively stable environment. Unfortunately,…

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Supporting one of the world’s valuable resources – journalists

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The landscape of magazine publishing is constantly changing, but COVID-19 has accelerated those changes. MTI is dedicated to helping Christians in publishing navigate it. As the pandemic situation continues to unfold, we are dedicated to helping Christians in publishing with news and tips on covering the COVID-19 story.Journalists are among the most important resources the…

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Reports of 88% death rate for COVID-19 patients on ventilators need context

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The 88% death rate was among patients who either died or recovered. It did not account for roughly three-quarters of patients involved in the study. by Alex Mahadevan, Poynter It’s easy to hook readers with a shocking statistic, and I recently saw one that left my jaw hanging. But then I saw that PolitiFact gave…

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Our resources are still for sale during lockdown

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Do you have a lot of time on your hands during the lockdown and wish you could make use of the time to further improve or plan your magazine? We’ve got you covered! Check out our resource shop with various professional development resources on magazine editing, design, writing, and management. These are available in several…

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The world is changing but the need for the message of Christ is not.

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We are dedicated to helping Christians in publishing as they navigate the perils of publishing during lock-downs, meeting the needs of their readers, and supporting their staff. One of the ways we support Christians in publishing is through online training, which has experienced a surge of interest during world-wide lock-downs. Whether Christians in publishing simply…

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The ‘best’ or the ‘most’ or the ‘least’ in the world should always be questioned

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by Cristina Tardáguila, Poynter Read this article in Spanish at Univision. When fact-checkers find claims that include “the most” or “the least” in a global comparison, we know to question them. In the last few weeks, Latin American fact-checkers disproved three of those claims – all of them unfortunately related to COVID-19. On April 27,…

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Key themes and formats of the COVID-19 disinfodemic

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by Julie Posetti and Kalina Bontcheva, International Journalists’ Network This article is part of a two-part series. See the second article here. COVID-19 has spawned a flood of potentially deadly mis- and disinformation that directly impacts lives and livelihoods around the world. UN Secretary General António Guterres has described this  as a “poison,” and humanity’s other new…

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How Are Independent Magazines Navigating COVID-19?

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Publishers are postponing release dates, suspending print runs, and focusing on online in order to engage with readers. by Tianwei Zhang, WWD Independent fashion publications are facing a series of problems amid the coronavirus outbreak: Shoots have been canceled, advertisers are pulling out, production costs are surging and international shipping blockages are forcing publishers around…

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Support MTI on Giving Tuesday Now, 5/5/2020

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In a time of turmoil and great financial need worldwide — our publishers need us and we need you! Join the global phenomenon of charitable giving on Giving Tuesday Now, May 5, 2020. Magazine Training International offers training to Christian leaders in less-resourced countries. Your gift helps them impact their countries for Christ. Make a…

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