“They [Newsweek] have become experts in igniting the media conversation, and any time you get that going, people will pick up the magazines for the right or wrong reasons.”
-Samir Husni, The Magazine Innovation Center at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi. Mr. Husni is also known as “Mr. Magazine.”
“When you read a great book, you don’t escape from life, you plunge deeper into it”
-Julian Barnes, The Sense of an Ending
“You ask for the distinction between ‘Editor’ and ‘Publisher’: an editor selects manuscripts; a publisher selects editors.”
-Max Schuster, publisher
“When you publish a book, it’s the world’s book. The world edits it.”
-Philip Roth, author of American Pastoral and Pulitzer Prize Award-Winner.
“Trying to have the middle road has never worked in the magazine publishing business. If you want to start a magazine and survive, find a niche that no one is serving.”
-Samir Husni, aka “Mr. Magazine,” Director of the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi, School of Journalism.