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Become a Travel Writer for Afar - Posted July 18, 2013
At Afar, editors are looking for culture-savvy freelancers to cover destinations abroad and in the U.S. with an in-depth perspective. Translation: no five-star hotels or resorts, please. In a survey, almost 90 percent of Afar readers said they "visit places most travelers don't see" and 74 percent agree that th... [FishbowlDC]

Globetrotting Freelancers Wanted at Afar - Posted July 18, 2013
In order to pique editors' interest at Afar, freelancers must be willing to veer off the tourist-trodden paths to explore indigenous cultures. Launched in August 2009, the pub celebrates experiential travel all over the globe, covering destinations abroad and in the U.S., w... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Globetrotting Freelancers Wanted at Afar - Posted July 18, 2013
In order to pique editors' interest at Afar, freelancers must be willing to veer off the tourist-trodden paths to explore indigenous cultures. Launched in August 2009, the pub celebrates experiential travel all over the globe, covering destinations abroad and in the U.S., w... [FishbowlNY]

What a Great Magazine Pitch Looks Like - Posted June 4, 2012
If there's one thing editors like writers to have, it's access to the subject they're pitching. For Alexis Adams, it was her experience living in a Greek village that helped her query about horta, an ingredient... [FishbowlLA]

What a Great Magazine Pitch Looks Like - Posted June 4, 2012
If there's one thing editors like writers to have, it's access to the subject they're pitching. For Alexis Adams, it was her experience living in a Greek village that helped her query about horta, an ingredient... [morningmedianewsfeed]

What a Great Magazine Pitch Looks Like - Posted June 4, 2012
If there's one thing editors like writers to have, it's access to the subject they're pitching. For Alexis Adams, it was her experience living in a Greek village that helped her query about horta, an ingredient... [FishbowlNY]

Think Hyperlocal When Pitching Afar - Posted May 10, 2012
At Afar, editors are seeking stories of travelers who like to juice the place they're visiting for all it's worth -- interacting with the locals, going off the touristy trail to shop in real marketplaces, and eating indigenous, authentically prepared meals. Although their median income hovers just above the six-figure mark and... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Think Hyperlocal When Pitching Afar - Posted May 10, 2012
At Afar, editors are seeking stories of travelers who like to juice the place they're visiting for all it's worth -- interacting with the locals, going off the touristy trail to shop in real marketplaces, and eating indigenous, authentically prepared meals. Although their median income hovers just above the six-figure mark and... [FishbowlNY]

Revolving Door: Kindle Fire, The Root, Andy Rooney, and More - Posted September 29, 2011
[caption id="attachment_27988" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Photo: Mark Lennihan / AP"][/caption] A slew of magazine publishers have signed on to Amazon's new Kindle Fire device. Among the magazines that will appear on the ta... [PRNewser]

Andrew McCarthy Gets Arrested in Ethiopia for Afar - Posted February 10, 2010
For its "Spin the Globe" column, Afar sends its writers, even the famous ones, to far off places at random and tells them to chronicle their experiences. In the March/April issue, it was actor Andrew McCarthy in Lalibela, Ethiopia. After enjoying the... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Andrew McCarthy Gets Arrested in Ethiopia for Afar - Posted February 10, 2010
For its "Spin the Globe" column, Afar sends its writers, even the famous ones, to far off places at random and tells them to chronicle their experiences. In the March/April issue, it was actor Andrew McCarthy in Lalibela, Ethiopia. After enjoying the... [FishbowlNY]

Newly Launched Travel Mag Afar Raises Rate Base, Dumps Editor, Publisher - Posted January 26, 2010
Although it may seem like a crazy time to launch a magazine, travel pub Afar, which debuted this summer, proves that it ca... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Newly Launched Travel Mag Afar Raises Rate Base, Dumps Editor, Publisher - Posted January 26, 2010
Although it may seem like a crazy time to launch a magazine, travel pub Afar, which debuted this summer, proves that it ca... [FishbowlNY]

Remembering The Year That Was: FishbowlNY Editor On The Menu - Posted December 30, 2009
FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst visited the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast today, joining hosts Jason Boog of GalleyCat... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Remembering The Year That Was: FishbowlNY Editor On The Menu - Posted December 30, 2009
FishbowlNY editor Amanda Ernst visited the mediabistro.com Morning Media Menu podcast today, joining hosts Jason Boog of GalleyCat... [FishbowlNY]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: The Biggest Launches Of The Year - Posted December 23, 2009
News of magazine closures was, sadly, pretty prevalent throughout 2009. But, although 428 magazines folded during the year, according to MediaFinder.com, 275 launched. Launching a magazine or Web site in the midst of a recessio... [morningmedianewsfeed]

FishbowlNY's 2009 Lists: The Biggest Launches Of The Year - Posted December 23, 2009
News of magazine closures was, sadly, pretty prevalent throughout 2009. But, although 428 magazines folded during the year, according to MediaFinder.com, 275 launched. Launching a magazine or Web site in the midst of a recessio... [FishbowlNY]

Some 2009 Highlights: min's Top 10 Magazine Launches Of The Year - Posted December 14, 2009
With the print industry hurting so badly this year and magazines shuttering left and right, it's a Christmas miracle that any new publications were launched at all. minOnline took a moment today to celebrate its favorite print launches this ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Some 2009 Highlights: min's Top 10 Magazine Launches Of The Year - Posted December 14, 2009
With the print industry hurting so badly this year and magazines shuttering left and right, it's a Christmas miracle that any new publications were launched at all. minOnline took a moment today to celebrate its favorite print launches this ... [FishbowlNY]

Top Magazine Launches|NYT Writer's Seven-Figure Book Deal|The Sun To Rise Again?|The End Of Times Extra|Aaron Sorkin's New Show Within A Show|"Daily Show" Has Fake News, Real Media Criticism - Posted November 18, 2009
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Top Magazine Launches|NYT Writer's Seven-Figure Book Deal|The Sun To Rise Again?|The End Of Times Extra|Aaron Sorkin's New Show Within A Show|"Daily Show" Has Fake News, Real Media Criticism - Posted November 18, 2009
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Report: More Than 100 Magazines Shuttered In Last Three Months - Posted October 13, 2009
Updating its numbers from a few months ago, Mediafinder.com, an online database of American and Canadian periodicals, reports that more t... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Report: More Than 100 Magazines Shuttered In Last Three Months - Posted October 13, 2009
Updating its numbers from a few months ago, Mediafinder.com, an online database of American and Canadian periodicals, reports that more t... [FishbowlNY]

Video: Freelancers, Set Your Sights on Afar - Posted August 20, 2009
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Video: Freelancers, Set Your Sights on Afar - Posted August 20, 2009
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Afar Publisher John Sheehy: 'Downturn Is Actually Helping' Travel Mag Launch - Posted August 12, 2009
The Afar team celebrates the mag launch at 632 Hudson last night in NYC. From left: Co-founder Joseph Diaz, editor-in-chief Susan West, publisher John Sheehy... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Afar Publisher John Sheehy: 'Downturn Is Actually Helping' Travel Mag Launch - Posted August 12, 2009
The Afar team celebrates the mag launch at 632 Hudson last night in NYC. From left: Co-founder Joseph Diaz, editor-in-chief Susan West, publisher John Sheehy... [FishbowlNY]

New Travel Mag AFAR Gets Ad Sales Team In Place - Posted May 14, 2009
We're always surprised to hear of new magazine launches during the current crisis in the media world, but entrepreneurs Greg Sullivan and Joe Diaz are moving forward with the launch of their travel magazine... [morningmedianewsfeed]

New Travel Mag AFAR Gets Ad Sales Team In Place - Posted May 14, 2009
We're always surprised to hear of new magazine launches during the current crisis in the media world, but entrepreneurs Greg Sullivan and Joe Diaz are moving forward with the launch of their travel magazine... [FishbowlNY]

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