Magazine publishers in Ontario would do well to look over a recently published document from the Ontario Media Development Corporation. The OMDC has always been weighted a bit heavily towards its origins as the Ontario Film Development Corporation, but it is good to see that their planning document "towards a strategic plan" gives due attention to magazine publishing and other media as well. Their "client" media share many of the same challenges -- including company size ( e.g. not having economies of scale), globalization and emerging new technologies. You can read the whole summary document here.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
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