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Third time’s the charm

Hard to believe that it’s been over a year since the last issue of Popjournalism hit the newsstands. It’s good to be back. I want to thank all of you who bought this issue and to the subscribers for their patience during our too-long hiatus. To be honest, we had a completed third edition of […]

Magazine makeover

They say that the scariest thing, aside from failure, is success. After spending nearly a year pouring my heart into the first issue of Popjournalism, the response was simply incredible. I saw people actually reading the issue. Not just passing glances either, but deep, absorbed reading. However, once that initial satisfaction passed, only one lingering […]

A ‘Lord of the Rings’ musical?

A big-budget musical version of the Rings trilogy will make its stage debut on Toronto’s Princess of Wales Theatre sometime in March 2006.

Media 101: Copy editors, the invisible workers

As a freelance copy editor for publications like the Medical Post, Copeland has seen raw, uncorrected copy from Canada’s best-known journalists. And from off the record tales she told us, some of those journalists wouldn’t be where they are today without the skill and scrutiny of people like her.
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22 minutes with Mary Walsh

The Canadian comedienne is busy enjoying her year off ‘This Hour Has 22 Minutes’ by exploring her passion for her CBC TV series ‘Open Book’
Singer-songrwiter Jann Arden (Supplied publicity photo / Universal Music Canada)

Meet Jann Arden, best-selling author

The prolific singer-songwriter talks music and chats up her latest collection of personal journals

Q & A with Carol Shields

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author and Chancellor of the University of Winnipeg discusses her writing and what she does with her awards