Commentary: November 2008 Archives

Things I Am Thankful For (A Note from Your President)

2009 will be my tenth year in the SPD.

I love working for the Society; whether you're a photographer or a designer, an illustrator or an intern, a photo editor or an editor, participating in this organization is a terrific way to get an inside look at how great magazines are made. It's a front-row seat to the present-tense history of America.

Which is why this is a particularly painful time for many of us, our friends and colleagues. We're living in the end of one era of publishing--a seismic shift in what models of media will be viable--and experiencing firsthand the painful repercussions of a failed economic philosophy.

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