Rajiv Lochan - Dropping in to fix an industry-wide problem

If there's one thing the newsmedia industry needs in time of "tectonic change", it's leadership, something 128-year-old The Hindu addressed with a key appointment.

Strength in print and digital powers Kolkata conference

Indian newspaper publishing returned to its roots in Kolkata this week, but to a very different scene to that experienced by the 1780 founder of the country's first newspaper.

Still time to transform in an influential print market

Increasing literacy has given Indian newspaper publishers a stay of execution on the demise of print experienced in other parts of the world.

'Worthy custodians' promise as SWM OK'd on Sunday Times

News Corp's sale of its Perth Sunday Times and perthnow.com.au website to Seven West Media has been given the thumbs-up by the ACCC.

'Stellar growth' for India's largest daily

Double-digit growth in advertising and circulation revenue has contributed to a 46 per cent increase in earnings for DB Corp, which publishes Hindi flagship newspaper Dainik Bhaskar.

News whets axe to cut 'one-in-four' ARM jobs

Cuts equivalent to one in four of the 1200 staff of APN's Australian Regional Media division are likely if the purchase by News Corp goes ahead.

School's in: Catch these upcoming webinars

Now's the chance to update your industry knowledge through these upcoming free webinars.

Rajiv Lochan - Dropping in to fix an industry-wide problem

If there's one thing the newsmedia industry needs in time of "tectonic change", it's leadership, something 128-year-old The Hindu addressed with a key appointment.

Strength in print and digital powers Kolkata conference

Indian newspaper publishing returned to its roots in Kolkata this week, but to a very different scene to that experienced by the 1780 founder of the country's first newspaper.

Still time to transform in an influential print market

Increasing literacy has given Indian newspaper publishers a stay of execution on the demise of print experienced in other parts of the world.

'Worthy custodians' promise as SWM OK'd on Sunday Times

News Corp's sale of its Perth Sunday Times and perthnow.com.au website to Seven West Media has been given the thumbs-up by the ACCC.

'Stellar growth' for India's largest daily

Double-digit growth in advertising and circulation revenue has contributed to a 46 per cent increase in earnings for DB Corp, which publishes Hindi flagship newspaper Dainik Bhaskar.

News whets axe to cut 'one-in-four' ARM jobs

Cuts equivalent to one in four of the 1200 staff of APN's Australian Regional Media division are likely if the purchase by News Corp goes ahead.

DIGITAL | BUSINESS

$35 million seals Nine partnership with CarAdvice

Australian broadcaster Nine Entertainment is to take control of online auto site CarAdvice.com and plans to move further into content-based publishing.

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Never enough renos, or girls? REA gets both with TBR trio

News Corp unit realestate.com.au has picked up a couple of girls. Well three actually.

Twitter puts Periscope highlights on replay

New features have been added to live streaming app Periscope, currently in favour for breaking news and as a UGC platform.

Vizrt hosts seminars and 'fjord-induced networking'

Bergen in Norway is the venue for this year's Vizrt Days event, promising two days of seminars, workshops, and fjord-induced networking for broadcasters and media houses.

Personalised TV ad tech firm comes to market

A new company with technology to personalise internet TV advertising launched on the Australian stockmarket today.

Story editing tool adds 3D graphics to FB video

Vizrt is to preview a new story publishing tool to help publishers place custom video and real-time graphics on social media and online.

Find, check, acquire: Rules and snags of UGC

Finding eyewitness content on social media may just be the fun part of a process which involves verification, acquisition, legal and ethical issues.

DIGITAL | SYSTEMS

How Bezos' Olympics bot points to the future

When you're watching the Olympics instead of say, the Washington Post, spare a thought for how the Washington Post is watching the Olympics.

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EidosMedia: Maxing mobile news performance

Recent proposals from Apple, Facebook and Google aim at improving readers' experiences on mobile devices. EidosMedia's Méthode digital publishing platform helps publishers get the most out of the new channels.

The 360 digital strategy

Why the 360 strategy made possible by MILENIUM Cross Media is synonymous with streamline and profitability.

'Unlearning' experience a winner for TheQuint

The way Ritu Kapur tells it, it's not the huge amount she and husband Raghav Bahl knew about video that drove the success of their TheQuint.com website, but what they "unlearned".

Finalists named for Asian Digital Media Awards

Organiser WAN-Ifra has named the 27 projects and other digital work in line for a prize in the Asian Digital Media Awards.

Audience measure a step to Indonesia's digital growth

Five Indonesian media and advertising groups have come together for the country's first standardised online audience measurement.

News finds ad-block users will deal for 'fantastic' content

News Corp has reported "positive" results from a month-long pitch to the more-than-one-third of its readers who use ad blocking software.

Web, app add Olympic audience for Seven

The first "truly multiplatform" Olympic Games contributed a 2.9 million digital audience for Australian rights holder Seven West Media.

How Seven West is scoring with its Olympics vision

Olympics Australian broadcast partner Seven West Media is "slicing and dicing" distribution channels in its presentation of 5000 hours of coverage.

DIGITAL | IN BRIEF

Newscycle adds four partners to Connect programme

Newscycle has added four new partners to its Connect integration programme.

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$35 million seals Nine partnership with CarAdvice

Australian broadcaster Nine Entertainment is to take control of online auto site CarAdvice.com and plans to move further into content-based publishing.

More La Presse insights, awards at Digital Media Asia

There's more focus on the launch of Quebec's La Presse+ app with the upcoming Digital Media Asia address of president publisher Guy Crevier.

Three themes for London newsroom summit

WAN-Ifra's International Newsroom Summit in London in November splits into three days with separate themes.

Sheffield's role 'expands' with creation of News DNA

Musical chairs at News Corp Australia follow the creation of a new News DNA business unit designed to provide advertisers with a "single point of contact" to reach audience groups.

Facebook moves 'send a strong message'

Changes to Facebook's platform that would thwart ad blockers "send a strong message to the industry", MMA regional managing director Rohit Dadwal says.

Cox buys News' CarsGuide share to build auto solution

Cox Enterprises, the US$18 billion-turnover group built on newsmedia and internet, is buying News Corp's CarsGuide online classified share as part of a move on Australia.

PRINT | IN BRIEF

First for manroland with Headliner PECOM retrofit

A project to fit manroland's PECOM controls and interface on a 12-year-old Goss Headliner Offset press is well underway.

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Innovation the name of the game at 20-yearold Ellerslie

At NZME's 20-year-old Ellerslie production facility, it's a case of coming up with new ideas... or seeing the print business die.

Single-process wash units boosting productivity

With pressure on to increase productivity following consolidation of print facilities, the concept of the web-based "all in one wash" is gaining popularity with big press users in Europe.

'Competitve' Mitsubishi seals another Kerala press order

Indian publisher Malayala Manorama has followed the installation of five Mitsubishi newspaper presses with an order for two more.

Industry collaborates on newsprint handling guide

A new best practice guide to newsprint handling and logistics launched today, can be downloaded as a free e-book.

Expansion drives another Chinese order

A QIPC colour register system at Guangxi Daily is being extended following an addition to a Goss press.

AR glass is new KBA aid to fixing press problems

Augmented reality isn't just about chasing Pokémon characters. Instead, you could be chasing a press fault in record time.

PRINT | WORKFLOW

Klappe takes on OneVision's 'visibility problem'

Tim Klappe has been appointed Asia Pacific managing director of prepress and workflow vendor OneVision, following roles with Ferrostaal, Norde and manroland.

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Singapore's football fans engaged with inkjet data

Variable data for draws and promotions - including one for Carlsberg during the UEFA Euro football tournament - is expanding marketing options for Singapore Press Holdings.

Inkjet 'set to change the face of SA publishing'

South African commercial printer Novus Holdings has made a big step into digital print installing a Kodak Prosper 6000C and seven S-Series imprinting systems.

Fifth Prosper makes Toppan the tops in Japan, the world

Installation of a fifth Kodak Prosper press at Toppan Forms will make it the world's largest user of the Stream-based inkjet web press systems.

Print 'breakthrough' in the middle of the Pacific

In Hagatna, Guam - equidistant between the US navy and airforce bases - a new era has begun at the local Pacific Daily News with the introduction of digital newspaper printing.

DRUPA: Landa and Quadracci share 'vision for change'

It's not pitched at newspapers, nor can you install or even see one tomorrow, but with digital print pioneer Benny Landa behind it, the twin-engine Landa W10P web press was bound to attract DRUPA interest.

DRUPA: Two HP webs for new book centre

One of HP's bigger DRUPA announcements was the sale of two digital web presses for a new Kadokawa Corporation site in Japan.

PRINT | MAILROOM

Bangalore calls time for a conveyor upgrade

Deccan Herald publisher The Printers (Mysore) is renewing a longstanding relationship with an order to update its mailroom system.

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Quick-change Lithoman sets a performance record

Dramatic decals emphasise speed and colour for a heatset printer wanting to promote the capability of its new press.

Mohn Media sold on 96-page success, back for third

A 96-page Lithoman heatset web for Mohn Media will be the German printer's third and the tenth sold by maker manroland web.

LED-UV boosts quality, saves energy on M-600

A Goss M-600 running at 30,000 sph is claimed to be the world's first LED-UV installation on a high speed web offset press.

Magazines score NPA gold for IPMG in Melbourne

News Corp Australia's Vivid magazine was among top winners at Australia's National Print Awards.

DRUPA is Compacta ordering time again for B&K

Twelve years after signing up for a 16-page KBA C16 at DRUPA 2004, and after returning for its Compacta 217 successor in 2012, heatset printer B&K Offsetdruck has ordered another, just a few weeks before this year's show.

Food images punch their way to the top

A 174-page issue of Cuisine Magazine with 'presence in the marketplace' earned PMP the top publications category prize in New Zealand's 2016 Pride In Print Awards.

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