Folio (magazine)

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Folio is “the trade magazine for the magazine industry”. [1] The periodical's name is sometimes stylized Folio: magazine [2] [3] and, in formal citations, referred to as Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management. [4]

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Overview

The publishing company name is Folio Publishing Corporation and, it also produces two special annual editions:

The magazine covers various financial and publishing aspects of the magazine publishing industry. [7] Many stories focus on a particular periodical. Folio is a “vertical” publication “aimed at people who hold different jobs within” the magazine publishing industry. [8]

Awards

Folio gives awards in various categories: The Washington Post's Annie Granatstein received Folio's Top Women in Media 2019 award; [9] The Post and The New York Times received awards in 2020. [10]

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References

  1. 1 2 Philip H. Dougherty (October 3, 1984). "Executives From Folio Acquire Magazine Age". The New York Times .
  2. Dennis F. Herrick (2012). Media Management in the Age of Giants: Business Dynamics of Journalism. ISBN   978-8-1229-01924.
  3. "Advertise in the Yale Alumni Magazine". Yale Alumni Magazine. Andrew Solomon won a 2011 gold Eddie award from Folio: magazine.
  4. Mary H. Munroe (February 2004). "Bibliography (The Academic Publishing Industry: A Story of Merger and Acquisition)".
  5. Folio 400. ISBN   978-9-9968-74277.
  6. The Folio 400. OCLC   7623562. OCLC Number 7623562
  7. William H. Taft (2015). Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century Journalists. ISBN   978-1-1389-26318. told Folio magazine he was concentrating on "long-term strategy" for Newsweek.
  8. "Trade Publication". Advertising Age. September 15, 2003.
  9. "The Washington Post's Annie Granatstein named ..." The Washington Post. April 3, 2019.
  10. "NYT Mag Wins Big at Virtual National Magazine Awards". Folio magazine. May 28, 2020. Washington Post Magazine, in the single-topic issue category