The Magazine Innovation Center is proud to announce that the third annual ACT Experience will take place on the campus of The University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS Tuesday Oct. 23 until Thursday Oct. 25, 2012.
The Amplify, Clarify and Testify experience opens on Tuesday Oct. 23 evening with a reception and a keynote address and concludes with a dinner gala and a keynote speaker on Thursday evening Oct. 25.
The ACT 3 theme is going to be Never Underestimate the Power of Print. More information to follow.
For more information, feel free to get in touch with the Magazine Innovation Center’s Director Samir “Mr. Magazine™” Husni at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Magazine Innovation Center at The University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism hosted the ACT 2 Experience last October. We asked 17 media experts who attended the ACT2 Experience their opinions about the future of the printed word in a digital age. Click on the link below to listen to the experts’ answers to the three questions we’ve asked
Question One: What is the future of the printed word in a digital age?
Question Two: What advice would you give someone starting a new magazine?
Question Three: Is the magazine industry’s cup half full or half empty?
The experts are, in order of their appearances:
1. Sid Evans, Group Editor
Time Inc., Lifestyle Division
2. Bob Sacks, President
Precision Media Group
3. Vito Di Bari
Innovation Designer and Futurologist
4. Mark Pasetsky, Founder
5. Phyllis Hoffman DePiano, CEO
6. Roy Reiman, Founder
7. David McDonald, CEO
True North Custom Media
8. Will Pearson, President
Mental Floss Inc.
9. Jeremy Leslie
Editorial Designer & Founder
10. Sue Roman, President
The Taunton Press
11. James Elliott, President
The James G. Elliott Co., Inc.
12. John Harrington, Partner
13. Franska Stuy, Editor in Chief
14. Frank Anton, CEO
15. Scott Crystal, Former President
16. Steven Kotok, President
The Week, Felix Dennis Publications
17. Kent S. Johnson, CEO
Highlights For Children Inc.
Thanks are in order for all the experts and the journalism students at The University of Mississippi’s 2011-2012 magazine class who recorded the interviews.
In Oct. 2010 the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi’s Meek School of Journalism and New Media hosted the first ACT Experience to help Amplify, Clarify and Testify the future of the printed word. The ACT Experience has become an annual event held in October on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi. The ACT 2 Experience took place last October and ACT 3 Experience is scheduled for Oct. 16 through 19, 2012.
For more information about the ACT Experience, feel free to contact the Magazine Innovation Center’s founder and director Samir “Mr. Magazine™” Husni at email@example.com or write to
Samir A. Husni, Ph.D.
Meek School of Journalism and New Media
218 Farley Hall
University, MS 38677