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The New Yorker Magazine Migrates to Pugpig Publish

The New Yorker magazine will now be published through SIPA member Pugpig's app platform, Pugpig Publish. This marks the beginning of a global deal that Pugpig recently signed with Conde Nast to launch apps across their entire portfolio of titles in the U.S., France, Germany, Russia and Taiwan (to add to the existing slew of Conde Nast Great Britain apps that they launched a few years ago).

Jonny Kaldor, CEO of Pugpig, said: "Massive congrats to the Pugpig team (especially Hannah, Kenny, Steve, Will, Lucy, Munaib, Benji and Dom - and pretty much everyone else on the team!) for doing an amazing job and huge thanks to the Condé Nast team for believing in us."

Industry Dive to Now Serve Banking Industry

Industry Dive has launched their newest publication, Banking Dive, with the mission of serving high-level banking executives with the insights needed to navigate the shifting trends, regulations, risks and opportunities within the commercial banking, retail banking, not-for-profit and payment communities.

Delivered daily, Banking Dive will strive to cover everything you need to know about the changes affecting this dynamic industry. Now one of the business world's fastest-growing sources of journalism, Industry Dive serves 5+ million decision-makers across 16 different dynamic industries.

Spidell's Lynn Freer Receives Prestigious Award


"What a great honor to receive CSEA's [California Society of Enrolled Agents] Thomas P. Hess award in recognition of my contribution to the educational goals of CSEA," Lynn Freer, president, Spidell Publishing Inc., wrote on LinkedIn.

"My chapter President David Hilliard presented the award. I encourage all members to volunteer some time to CSEA."

Freer spoke recently at SIPA 2019 about their long-running podcast Spidell's California Minute in a session titled How 3 Publishers Became Award-Winning Podcasters.

Bailey on the Marketing Skills of the Future

Matt Bailey of SiteLogic continues to put out excellent podcasts on his Endless Coffee Cup. The latest episode is titled, What Are the Marketing Skills of the Future? and it features Michael Stebbins, chairman of Online Marketing Certified Professional (OMCP). Though the study is not published yet, the findings support the trends that Bailey sees in the field: Soft Skills are increasingly in demand!

It isn't just soft skills alone, but in combination with technology and data:

1. Ability to persuade
2. Ability to take data to decisions
3. Writing skills
4. People Skills
5. Making tactics from strategy 

In addition, LinkedIn Talent Solutions just published their 2019 Global Talent Trends. Soft skills top the hiring trends for 91% of HR professionals!

1. Creativity
2. Persuasion
3. Collaboration
4. Adaptability
5. Time Management

CQ and Roll Call to Distribute US Fintech Policy Coverage to South Korea Through New Partnership

FiscalNote's CQ and Roll Call publications will expand their fintech vertical content and policy analysis in South Korea through its partnership with the blockchain and cryptocurrency news provider, CoinDesk Korea.

Through this international distribution partnership, CQ and Roll Call will provide select coverage and analysis of the impact of U.S. regulation on the development, growth and use of blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies. The move is the first such international expansion since FiscalNote launched its fintech vertical, Fintech Beat, in January.

"South Korea is a dynamic and highly connected market with a swiftly growing fintech sector," said Josh Resnik of FiscalNote. "Developments in the U.S. have a swift and significant global impact, so the unbiased, in-depth analysis from CQ and Roll Call's Fintech Beat franchise is increasingly valuable to this audience."

MedLearn Media's ICD10monitor Announces Launch of Educational Webcast Subscription Service, Covering Wide Range of Hot-Button Topics

ICD10monitor, an online news and information service created to assist healthcare providers working with the ICD-10 coding set, is launching an exclusive educational webcast subscription service featuring 40 original webcast topics and offering listeners Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no additional charge.


"Subscribers to the ICD10monitor educational webcast series can also participate in each of the live educational webcasts, which allows them to ask questions of the presenters during the live event," explained Angela Kornegor, executive director of SIPA member MedLearn Media, the parent company of ICD10monitor. "Or, subscribers can participate in the educational webcast with an on-demand format, which is as simple as pressing 'play' to start and 'pause' to stop."

Kornegor added that ICD10monitor will offer access to the cloud-based Web platform in two ways, via individual subscriptions or on a site license basis, which will allow a single facility to give its entire staff access to the entire range of the content.

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Ronn Levine began his career as a reporter for The Washington Post and has won numerous writing and publications awards since. Most recently, he spent 12 years at the Newspaper Association of America covering a variety of topics before joining SIPA in 2009 and SIIA in 2013 as editorial director…