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millerWho has ever heard of this magazine?  I hadn’t.  And then Miller-McCune showed up in my mailbox at home with a “Subscribe for Free!” sticker on the front.  They just needed to know that I worked at a non-profit company (which I do).

It’s an unwieldy name, and I couldn’t really tell who published it or if they had a bias or an agenda or anything.  I was very suspicious of it.

And then I started reading it.  And it was very good.  I was all set to send in my subscription card.  And then I lost it.  Oh well.  Like I needed another magazine.

And then, the next month, another copy and another free subscription offer!  Whoo hoo.  So, I sent it in.  We’ll see if when the subscription starts I get the magazines as consistently!

I enjoyed this second issue even more than the first. The general tenor of the magazine is research, or as they say “turning research into solutions.”    Despite the “intellectual” tone of the subtitle, the writing is very readable.  (And it’s glossy with lots of pictures).  However, their ads are for things like: Johns Hopkins Press and Earthjustice.  So, they’re not exactly lightweight either. (more…)

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