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July 27, 2016 - Windows 10 and Interlink Circulation compatibility

By Chris Allgood

For the past few decades Microsoft Windows has controlled the market for business and consumer computing. However, the tech giant’s last release, Windows 8, is often viewed as confusing, puzzling and harder to use, leaving many of us skeptical about upgrading. Those who did upgrade may have done so unwillingly, compelled by Microsoft’s announcement to eliminate support for Windows XP.

Windows 10 is the latest iteration of Microsoft’s OS and if you decide to upgrade, you will be delighted to know Interlink Circulation and AB4 are 100% compatible.

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July 25, 2016 - CDS Update

CDS addresses updated 07/22/2016 ~ approximately 60 days until next update.

July 25, 2016 - CASS Update

AMS (updated addresses) dated 08/15/2016 is live ~ 30 days until next update.

July 12, 2016 - June 2016 Community Journal Newsletter

Why community newspapers are thrivingBill Garber12579

By William E. (Bill) Garber
Founder

I scan Bo Sacks’s daily email list of publishing stories, though Bo is a magazine guy.

A few weeks ago he linked to Samir Husni’s article Lose the News – Keep the Paper. Samir Husni manages the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi.

Here’s Husni’s point:

“I am a firm believer that today more than ever we need papers; printed papers; we need them to read like weeklies on a daily basis, unless their frequency is already weekly, and then we need to call them by that moniker. I refuse to call them “news” papers because I really believe that the word newspaper is an oxymoron. In today’s world, there is no way that you can have news, actual breaking news, on paper. But does that mean that we have no need for papers anymore? No need for that printed product that comes curated, edited, well-thought-out, designed, and arrives on my doorstep or in my mailbox on a regular basis? We absolutely do need that product and I’ll tell you why.”

And, save for the occasional story that garners attention from more distant electronic media, once a week is perhaps the ideal frequency and paper the ideal medium.

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