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A Scientific Journal Goes Down the Tubes

ExperimentalClinicalCardiologyCoverNew York-based magazine The Scientist has brought to our attention a reminder of just how widespread the corrosion of the print world has become.

Per their pick-up of a recent Ottawa Citizen investigation, Toronto-born publication Experimental & Clinical Cardiology was sold in 2013 by Pulsus Publishing Group to some individuals based in NYC. Those buyers apparently quickly flipped the magazine to new proprietors and the rest is sordid history:

The new owners claim to be in Switzerland, but according to the Citizen, contributor payments are routed to a bank in Turks and Caicos. “We don’t have a clue who these people are,” [former publisher Robert] Kalina told the paper. “It is very sad.”

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Fortune Small Business, The Scientist Take Home Top ASBPE Honors

asbpe.pngFortune Small Business and The Scientist were awarded Magazine of the Year prizes by the American Society of Business Publication Editors at the organization’s annual conference last week.

FSB was recognized in the 80,000+ circulation category while The Scientist took home the prize for magazines with circulation that is less than 80,000.

ASBPE, which announced the finalists for its awards last month, also honored David Silverberg, editor of the homeland security publication HSToday, with their first ever Journalism That Matters Award. American Farriers Journal editor Frank Lessiter took home the 2009 Stephen Barr Award for feature writing due to his investigative series probing the practice in the equine industry known as “soring,” or injuring horses in order to “to promote hoof action that judges look for in gaited horse competitions.”

A full list of the winners after the jump.

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ASBPE Announces B2B Magazine Of The Year Finalists

asbpe.pngThe American Society of Business Publications has announced the 20 finalists for its two Magazine of the Year awards, to be presented during the organization’s National Editorial Conference next month.

In addition to the Magazine of the Year awards, the ASBPE will also present its first Journalism Matters Award to HSToday editor David Silverberg. The award honors a B2B journalist whose particular coverage resulted in “tangible change within government or industry,” the organization explained.

The finalists for the Magazine of the Year awards include American Medical News, CFO, Computerworld, Fortune Small Business, Spectrum, Lawn & Landscape, Macworld, PC World, Professional Builder and R&I in the 80,000+ circulation category and Architect, Associations Now, Automotive News, Chain Leader, Control, Exhibitor, Health Leaders, Information Security, Oregon Business, and The Scientist in the under-80,000 circ category.

The ASBPE will also be honoring 36 publications with National Azbee Awards of Excellence and 139 regional Azbees at its conference July 15 through July 17 in Washington, D.C. — the theme of which is “Thriving in a Challenging Economy and Evolving Digital Age.” A full list of honorees can be found at the ASBPE’s Web site.