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Book review: How To Launch A Magazine In This Digital Age

How to Launch a Magazine in this Digital Age By Mary Hogarth. Edited by John Jenkins. Bloomsbury, 2014 Disclaimer: I am a contributor to this book. Falling share prices, magazines folding and journalist redundancies – these are the symptoms of an industry attempting to grapple with the decline of print media and the rise of […]

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Enders says mobile is hitting mag consumption

 Enders is responsible for some of the most incisive media trend analysis around today,  even if it makes somewhat depressing reading for those of us who still love our glossy mags in paper format.  It states in a briefing today:  Magazine consumption and advertising will be more affected by the explosion in mobile device ownership […]

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Quark 8 versus InDesign CS4 – a review

Mac User UK (13th March issue) did a comparison review of Quark 8 versus InDesign CS4. It concludes: "The question of which to buy is a tricky one. Certainly, XPress 8 will give the Adobe team something to worry about for their next release – but it's about time they had some real competition….There are […]

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Magazine circulations down. Can digital media save the day?

Would you want to work in magazines right now? In a matter of months a new batch of journalism undergraduate students will descend on the job market.  Many will no doubt be looking for careers within the magazine sector, as they scan the pages of Media Guardian. But the industry has changing and, as we […]

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Emap restructures magazine division for multi-platform future

It seems that Emap’s restructuring is far wider and deeper than was first thought. In typical Emap-style, the project has an internal "codename": Magazines 2010. It all sounds quite exciting, but business at Emap hasn’t all been about award ceremonies and away-days. Not recently.    Whilst the company’s business titles have remained strong, the sexy […]

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