Despite headlines, not all doom and gloom at DMGT, says BDO
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Despite headlines, not all doom and gloom at DMGT, says BDO

Andy Viner, Head of Media, at BDO Stoy Hayward says: “Despite the headline grabbing 1,000 job losses, it is not all doom and gloom that has come out of today’s trading update from DMGT.”

23/03/2009

Smiths News buys Bertram
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Smiths News buys Bertram

Smiths News, one of the UK’s leading wholesaler of newspapers and magazines, has bought the business and assets of the Bertram group of companies, previously part of Woolworths, in a deal worth £8.6m.

21/03/2009

In Glorious Technicolour
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In Glorious Technicolour

It’s strange to think that colour in newspapers is still a relatively recent development. Indeed, even now, not all newspapers have full run colour. Alan Geere, who was at the sharp end when it all started, takes a look at how the nationals are copin

By Alan Geere  |  01/03/2009

Baroness Buscombe - interview
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Baroness Buscombe - interview

Question: what is the favourite watering hole of newspaper editors? Answer: the Last Chance Saloon, of course. I’ve lost track of the number of times I’ve seen them drinking there. Trying to keep them on the straight and narrow over the years, has be

By Ray Snoddy  |  01/03/2009

Cultural Shift
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Cultural Shift

Of all the disciplines in publishing, the one that has probably had to travel furthest to embrace the multimedia world is journalism. Craig Hanna looks at some of the issues journalists face when switching from a print-focused publishing strategy to

By Craig Hanna  |  01/03/2009

Are you top of the forum?
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Are you top of the forum?

Isn’t it really annoying when you put loads of effort into your online forum, yet it remains completely and utterly lifeless; whilst other sites host lively and dynamic discussions. What’s it all about? Why do some forums sink and other soar? Pike &

By James Holgate  |  01/03/2009

Control of the search landscape
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Control of the search landscape

Go on, admit it. Being number one on Google is your search strategy. If you can just nail that top slot, then you can relax. Job done. Err... not exactly. The important thing is, says Julie Sewell, to look at the search landscape as a whole and to op

By Julie Sewell  |  01/03/2009

Economy Driving New Efforts to Leverage Digital Magazines
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Economy Driving New Efforts to Leverage Digital Magazines

The fortunes of e-editions have ebbed and flowed since they burst onto the scene about eight years ago. Initial high expectations then gave way to scepticism, especially in the consumer sphere. Yet, says Karlene Lukovitz, rising print costs and falli

By Karlene Lukovitz  |  01/03/2009

Recession Busting Tactics For Online Publishers
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Recession Busting Tactics For Online Publishers

Perhaps the only good thing you can say about a recession is that it forces us to work smarter. The unrelenting focus on costs leads us to re-examine the way we do things and we strain every sinew to make our marketing budget stretch further. Angus P

By Angus Phillipson  |  01/03/2009

The UK free paper battlefield
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The UK free paper battlefield

Launched in 1999 to keep the Swedes out, Metro has since spread across the UK. Its success has led to the mixed free/paid model adopted by some papers, to other publishers piling in to get a slice of the freesheet action and to the current melee in L

By Piet Bakker  |  01/03/2009

The Price is Right: Consumer Insight and Advertising Pricing in a Challenging Market
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The Price is Right: Consumer Insight and Advertising Pricing in a Challenging Market

Setting the right price for your advertising is critical to your success. Pricing too high, pricing too low or simply creating impenetrably complex rate cards bundling this, that and the other together, can all do irreparable long term damage. Cather

By Catherine O'Connor  |  01/03/2009

The Hugh Cudlipp Lecture 2009: Rebekah Wade
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The Hugh Cudlipp Lecture 2009: Rebekah Wade

Below is the text of Rebekah Wade's speech, delivered at the London College of Communication on 26th January 2009.

By Rebekah Wade  |  26/01/2009

Pass me the noose
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Pass me the noose

There’s no easy way of saying this. It’s utterly dire out there. Searching around for some good news to sweeten the pill, and I find there’s none. Aaaaaaaaaagh! We’re all going to die!!! Sorry ... ahem. Andrea Kirkby reports.

By Andrea Kirkby  |  01/01/2009

Bringing your brand to life
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Bringing your brand to life

To survive and thrive, publishers really do need to be media neutral and to engage with their readers in a wide variety of settings. To communicate through one channel alone – be it on or offline – is one dimensional and extremely limiting. Sophia De

By Sophia Dempsey  |  01/01/2009

Cleaning up in Communities
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Cleaning up in Communities

Millions, mainly teenagers, go online every day to check the comings and goings in the lives of Kate, Sam, Sofia and the other stars of online soaps, or ‘interactive shows’. They watch, they comment, they interact. Most traditional publishers look on

By Ross Sturley  |  01/01/2009

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