Samir Husni, the director of the University of Mississippi's Magazine Innovation Center, is known as Mr. Magazine for his tracking and analysis of the magazine publishing industry.

Husni just recently posted his opinion on what he believes are the 25 most notable magazine launches in the past 25 years. Occupying the 2008 slot is Spry, the newspaper supplement that covers health and well being. Spry, Husni writes, "is a great addition to America's hurting newspapers."

"Maybe the Spry visit will be what the doctor's prescribed for a healthy newspaper," he said.

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