Press Release

T.H.E. Journal Releases First All-Digital, Multimedia Issue in its 40 Year History

For Immediate Release

1105 Media, Inc.
9201 Oakdale Ave., Suite 101
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Karen Barak
E-mail: kbarak@1105media.com
Phone: 818-814-5200

Chatsworth, CA – 1105 Media Education Group proudly announces the launch of the first all-digital issue of its K-12 education publication, T.H.E. Journal (TJ): view on your desktop/laptop now. The release of this inaugural online issue signifies the magazine’s permanent transition into the electronic publication landscape—making it the first K-12 educational technology periodical to provide its readership with content that is both completely innovative and interactive.

The new T.H.E. Journal boasts rich multimedia features throughout the magazine, including videos embedded within articles, live web feeds, photo slideshows, interactive ads, and social media functionality that allow readers to easily share content with peers and network from their desktop or laptop. A tablet-friendly version along with Apple and Android apps are currently in development and will soon be released.

“We are thrilled to be able to better serve our readers through our new digital magazine,” stated Therese Mageau, editorial director of 1105 Media’s Education Group. “Not only will our content be richer and more interactive, the digital format will enable us to learn how readers actually engage with the magazine, and we can use that data to constantly improve the reading experience.”

Multimedia highlights from the August digital issue of T.H.E. Journal include: the incorporation of a photo slideshow in the cover feature titled, “Liberty and Broadband for All”; a video interview from an education director of a statewide e-learning program; video interview with the CIO of 2012’s Sylvia Charp Award winning school district as well as before-and-after photos from Joplin, MO, this year’s Charp Honorable Mention; plus visual tours of INFOCOMM and ISTE conference exhibit halls showcasing product introductions in “Product Roundup.” More features and columns are also included, supporting the same quality content for which T.H.E. Journal is known.

Readers can expect even more dynamic content in future issues, including: animated covers, video interviews from industry leaders, “editor’s picks” product slideshows, event videos, plus much more.

Celebrating its 40th anniversary in existence, T.H.E. Journal has delivered comprehensive educational technology information to thousands of dedicated subscribers. This free publication is widely used by K-12 education decision makers to explore ideas and technology tools for the advancement of schools and districts.
To learn more or to get a free all-digital subscription to T.H.E. Journal go to www.thejournal.com and to continue the conversation, follow the publication on Twitter and Facebook.

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About T.H.E. Journal
T.H.E. Journal is the premier K-12 technology information source used by school and district professionals in search of ideas and tools to help them perform their jobs better. K-12 administrators, technologists, educators and industry professionals leverage the assets that T.H.E. Journal offers to find information helpful in solving teaching and administrative challenges encountered at schools and districts. Each resource T.H.E. Journal produces—monthly magazine, website, newsletters, webinars, online resources, along with its partnership with FETC and Learning Environments for in-person and virtual events—provides valuable how-to content, best practices, industry trends, expert advice and insightful articles to help all levels of K-12 education professionals successfully understand and incorporate the various technologies influencing the landscape of teaching and administration at schools and districts nationwide. Our partnerships with the globally-recognized FETC and its multitude of events, as well as the recently re-branded Learning Environments (formerly School & College Building Expo) conference showcase expert speakers, thought leaders and technology solution experts sharing experiences and ideas on the latest technological innovations in use in K-12 environments worldwide—providing valuable face-to-face or virtual networking opportunities, a forum for knowledge exchange, and vital professional development.

About 1105 Education Group
The 1105 Media Education Group informs and educates K-20 executives, administrators, education building specialists, technologists, faculty and industry professionals about the emerging instructional and administrative technologies, as well as the facilities that are influencing the landscape of education in schools, districts and higher education institutions around the world. Through two publications, a multitude of online resources and ten in-person and virtual events, our four flagship brands: T.H.E. Journal, Campus Technology, FETC and Learning Environments deliver essential content that assists education professionals and administration to successfully mold the tech-savvy students of today into the productive digital citizens of tomorrow. Free subscriptions are available to our publications and newsletters. Visit www.thejournal.com, www.campustechnology.com, www.fetc.org and www.lexxpo.com.

About 1105 Media, Inc.
1105 Media, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated information and media in targeted business-to-business markets, including specialized sectors of the information technology community; industrial health, safety and compliance; security; environmental protection; and home healthcare. 1105’s offerings span print and online magazines, journals and newsletters; seminars, conferences and trade shows; training courseware; and web-based services. 1105 Media is based in Chatsworth, CA, with offices throughout the United States. www.1105media.com

For more information about 1105 Media’s Education Group contact:
Karen Barak
Marketing Director
1105 Media Education Group
818-814-5301
kbarak@1105media.com

For more information about T.H.E. Journal contact:
Therese Mageau
Editorial Director
1105 Media Education Group
347-632-1273
tmageau@1105media.com

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