The battle of the mag conferences (and the demise of Masthead)

When Canada’s magazine about magazines, Masthead, folded last month, weak ad sales, small circulation and “structural changes in the market” were said to be to blame. In a report for the online edition of the Ryerson Review of Journalism, reporter Heather Li digs a little deeper and suggests these “usual suspects” might not be the only reason for the mag’s demise.