WAN protests on World Press Freedom Day
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WAN protests on World Press Freedom Day

The World Association of Newspapers has protested to the leaders of five countries yesterday, World Press Freedom Day, against the jailings and widespread attacks on journalists in their countries.

03/05/2009

Fresh look for Kent free series
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Fresh look for Kent free series

KM Group’s freely circulated “Extra” series has unveiled an “eye-catching” new look.

03/05/2009

Blogging strategies for publishers
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Blogging strategies for publishers

Like most publishers, you may have been watching the growth of the blogosphere for some time, wondering when to jump in, or whether indeed it is all too late. With your editorial experts and breadth of content, says Carolyn Morgan, you are in a perfe

By Carolyn Morgan  |  01/05/2009

Towards Web 4.0
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Towards Web 4.0

Many publishers were taken by surprise by Web 1.0 and then struggled to come to terms with Web 2.0. What on earth are they going to make of 3 and 4? William Buist looks into his crystal ball to see where social media is heading.

By William Buist  |  01/05/2009

Semantic linking: dream or reality?
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Semantic linking: dream or reality?

Links make the online world go round, facilitating the finding of related and relevant information. The problem is that adding links to articles can be a time consuming manual process. Wouldn’t it be nice, says Michael Upshall, if the whole thing cou

By Michael Upshall  |  01/05/2009

Experimentation: The Only Sound “Strategy”
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Experimentation: The Only Sound “Strategy”

After hours of searching recent industry news in hopes of finding some upbeat data titbits about the US print media scenario to offer here (if only for novelty’s sake), Karlene Lukovitz is forced to admit that this mission was largely a bust...

By Karlene Lukovitz  |  01/05/2009

For crying out loud!
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For crying out loud!

Sara Howers has worked in international marketing for a variety of major publishers over the years, but she never ceases to be amazed at the inconsistencies, missed opportunities, anomalies and downright absurdities that international marketers face

By Sara Howers  |  01/05/2009

Vive La Presse
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Vive La Presse

President Sarkozy recently announced a series of seemingly radical initiatives to revive the ailing French press. Will they work? Peter Preston places the measures in the context of France’s post war press settlement and concludes that they are extre

By Peter Preston  |  01/05/2009

Econsultancy.com’s relaunch: what did we learn?
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Econsultancy.com’s relaunch: what did we learn?

On 14th December 2008, on a Saturday, Econsultancy.com’s new site finally went live. This after around £350,000 of investment and almost a year and a half’s hard work. Chief executive Ashley Friedlein looks at some of the key learnings and results of

By Ashley Friedlein  |  01/05/2009

Sir Martin Sorrell - interview
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Sir Martin Sorrell - interview

There are few people in the media with a genuinely global perspective. Rupert Murdoch is clearly one. Sir Martin Sorrell, chief executive of WPP, is another. Ray Snoddy managed to catch up with Sir Martin, an achievement in itself, to get his views o

By Ray Snoddy  |  01/05/2009

The Sub is dead. Long live the Sub?
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The Sub is dead. Long live the Sub?

For a back room role, the sub-editor has enjoyed a great deal of exposure of late – admittedly much of it focussing on its imminent demise. Yet Peter Sands still sees a need for a second pair of eyes, even if they might not be as numerous as before,

By Peter Sands  |  01/05/2009

Motivating the Masses
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Motivating the Masses

Why do people buy newspapers? Some still do, apparently. If we can just work out what makes people part with their cash, then we can put together product development and marketing plans to encourage more to do the same. It’s as simple as that, isn’t

By Philip Preston  |  01/05/2009

Local Media Summits
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Local Media Summits

The Government’s Local Media Summit, hosted by Andy Burnham at the House of Commons on Tuesday 28 April, and the Opposition’s Save Our Local Papers Event, hosted by Jeremy Hunt at St Bride’s Hall on 30 April, were agreed on the need for urgent action

30/04/2009

PPA Carbon Calculator to launch at FIPP
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PPA Carbon Calculator to launch at FIPP

PPA is to launch its Carbon Calculator at the 37th FIPP World Magazine Congress in London from 4-6 May.

30/04/2009

IFRA combines Asian events
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IFRA combines Asian events

With the recent turmoil in Bangkok triggering travel restrictions to there by many countries, and taking into account the economic crisis, IFRA has decided to combine Publish Asia, its top Asian event, and its annual conference in India into one even

30/04/2009

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