T.H.E. Journal Goes Totally Digital August 20!
- Attention, print and digital subscribers to T.H.E. Journal magazine: Look for an e-mail message on Aug. 20 with a link that will lead you to an all-new online, multimedia T.H.E. Journal! This new interactive version of the magazine will replace the current print and digital editions. We will continue to carry all the quality features, columns, and news stories you've come to expect from T.H.E. Journal while offering you more dynamic and immersive content. To learn more about why T.H.E. Journal is taking this important next step in its history, watch T.H.E. Journal Editorial Director Therese Mageau explain how and why the decision was made, and what you can expect, in this video. Current subscribers--watch your mailbox! And If you are not currently a print or digital subscriber to T.H.E. Journal magazine, you can sign up for your free subscription here.
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