New Media Age
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New Media Age (also known as NMA) was a weekly news magazine, covering business use of interactive media in the UK.
New Media Age is owned by Centaur Media plc. It was launched as a newsletter in May 1995 under editor Phil Dwyer with reporters Nick Jones and Catherine Stewart. They worked together in Centaur's newsletter's division and conceived the idea in 1994 Once considered title for the publication was InfoBahn.[clarification needed] They were joined by freelancer Julianna Koranteng. They were joined by Mike Butcher in 1996, who subsequently became Deputy Editor under Dwyer. In 1998, Mike Butcher took over as editor, when Dwyer, Jones and Stewart left to start the European operation of Jupiter Research. Later that year, the title moved to a magazine format. Butcher resigned in 2000 to join The Industry Standard Europe. He was replaced by Michael Nutley in 2000. In 2007, Nutley became editor-in-chief, and Justin Pearse was promoted from deputy editor to editor. The current news editor is Will Cooper and the features editor is Anna Richardson. The publisher is Andy Oakes.
The magazine was aimed at people within UK companies using interactive media to communicate with their customers, and at the companies providing the products and services that make this communication possible. It was available by subscription or from selected newsagents. An annual subscription cost in the region of £99.
New Media Age maintains a website at . The site carries breaking news that is available free. It also housed the content of the latest issue and the magazine's archive, but these elements are open to subscribers only.
Since 2000, the magazine has produced an annual list of the top 100 marketing and advertising agencies specializing in interactive media. In 2006 it added a companion guide to companies providing marketing services in the interactive sector.
New Media Age also runs the highly influential NMA Effectiveness Awards,which were launched in 1997. The magazine also runs the Online Marketing Show in conjunction with its sister title, Marketing Week.
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