News takes footy tour to schools, clinics, fan nights

News Corp Australia is promoting its newsmedia and Foxtel football coverage with a ten-stop tour of regional communities.

Publishers rediscover the value of content

Back from a massive world tour, INMA executive director and chief executive Earl Wilkinson has gathered insights into the media-technology intersection in a new report.

New ideas in classified honoured by ICMA awards

The International Classified Marketplace Association is inviting entries for its annual innovation award, which recognise creativity and innovation in the classified advertising industry.

Next: Onboard tech enables SuperFoilers' TV race event

Viewers of Seven's coverage of the Sydney Hobart yacht race yesterday had a preview of the next big TV yachting event... SuperFoiler racing.

Tighter rules on betting and sex as complaints rise

More complaints were made to Australia's Advertising Standards Bureau, but of the top ten 'most complained about ads' only four complaints were upheld.

NRL fights back as codes push further into digital space

Having taken control of content, Australian football codes are delving deeper into ad tech to exploit new revenue as the golden days of multimillion TV rights deals potentially recede.

Rates pressure makes AAP's NZ Newswire 'unsustainable'

Ten staff journalists are expected to be out of a job as Australian Associated Press shuts its New Zealand Newswire in late April following the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

SCMP flags global role with office move and new identity

Boasting a fresh new identity, Hong Kong's South China Morning Post has announced plans to relocate its city office to new premises in Causeway Bay.

Indian group's campaign helps young think of the future

A viral video to support Mathrubhumi's 'future careers' campaign generated more than three million Facebook views and ten million impressions.

Masterclass focus on 'making a difference'

Journalism which 'makes a difference' is a focus of the upcoming Publish Asia conference in Bali, Indonesia.

NSTP chief added to Digital Media India programme

WAN-Ifra has added Abdul Jalil Hamid, chief executive of Malaysia's New Strait Times Press, to the already full speaker roster for its Digital Media India event which opens tomorrow.

Press freedom threatened by new Australian bill

Concerns are growing over an Australian government bill which would impose restrictions on journalists and whistleblowers, potentially resulting in jail sentences.

DIGITAL | BUSINESS

DCN Miami quantifies revenue from social giants

Despite their massive advertising take, Facebook and Google account for only five per cent of publishers' digital revenue, according to new statistics from Digital Content Next.

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How two Aussies became the ocean's global video stars

An audience delivered via YouTube now supports the blue water dreams of a few with the imagination to exploit it.

Markets vary on localised OTT content, seminar hears

With the rapid advances in technology, people can tune into their favourite OTT platforms anytime and anywhere, but how do you meet demand for such content.

Now Adobe shows why you can't believe your ears (video)

More than three decades since it was founded, and almost that since the birth of its best-known child, Adobe continues to amaze.

SPH contribute to London 'deep dive' video day

Helping publishers turn video investments into a successful strategy is the subject of a 'deep dive video day" during WAN-Ifra's International Newsroom Summit in London this month.

HTML5 tool takes video editing outside

A new story production tool provides an easy way of editing video and distributing it to platforms including social media and media asset management systems.

Quality second? Online video with speed or love?

Going live online with a video news story in 180 seconds - and doing it 100 times a day - may sound ambitious, but a target for which Expressen TV in Sweden works hard.

DIGITAL | SYSTEMS

'Monumental' effort puts Fairfax circ in the cloud

Fairfax Media has upgraded circulation and distribution of its metro newspapers to a cloud-based Newscycle system.

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News takes footy tour to schools, clinics, fan nights

News Corp Australia is promoting its newsmedia and Foxtel football coverage with a ten-stop tour of regional communities.

Publishers rediscover the value of content

Back from a massive world tour, INMA executive director and chief executive Earl Wilkinson has gathered insights into the media-technology intersection in a new report.

New ideas in classified honoured by ICMA awards

The International Classified Marketplace Association is inviting entries for its annual innovation award, which recognise creativity and innovation in the classified advertising industry.

Next: Onboard tech enables SuperFoilers' TV race event

Viewers of Seven's coverage of the Sydney Hobart yacht race yesterday had a preview of the next big TV yachting event... SuperFoiler racing.

Tighter rules on betting and sex as complaints rise

More complaints were made to Australia's Advertising Standards Bureau, but of the top ten 'most complained about ads' only four complaints were upheld.

NRL fights back as codes push further into digital space

Having taken control of content, Australian football codes are delving deeper into ad tech to exploit new revenue as the golden days of multimillion TV rights deals potentially recede.

DIGITAL | IN BRIEF

Trinity Mirror pulls integrated newsrooms apart for Live brand

The trend to integrated newsrooms has suffered a setback with Trinity Mirror announcing plans for more digital-only business units.

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DCN Miami quantifies revenue from social giants

Despite their massive advertising take, Facebook and Google account for only five per cent of publishers' digital revenue, according to new statistics from Digital Content Next.

Nicole Sheffield leaving News for 'new opportunities'

A year after taking the lead on News Com Australia's News Digital Networks, head of digital Nicole Sheffield is leaving the company.

Fast-growing Lineup doubles North American team

With a newly-launched interface to its Adpoint media sales system, UK-based Lineup has announced a new push into North America.

Media leaders 'significant disconnect' says LMA

A report for America's Local Media Association shows a 'significant disconnect' between chief executives and digital leaders, with many media companies slow to transform digitally.

New Arc cooperation takes tech to Knight-Lenfest sites

The US-based non-profit Lenfest Institute for Journalism is backing a cooperation with WaPo's Arc Publishing to develop new digital tools and share them with other publishers.

Arc scores in Paris with top website

The Washington Post says it has signed French newspaper Le Parisien to its Arc Publishing platform.

PRINT | IN BRIEF

Newsquest Oxford upgrade is a QIPC pilot for UK sites

UK-based media group Newsquest's Oxford print site is to be a pilot for others earmarked for QIPC's automated register and control systems.

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Telangana daily back to manroland for press move

Building on the relationship which saw a new Cromoman newspaper press commissioned at Namasthe Telangana in 2016, manroland India has been called in to move one of the publisher's Hiline presses.

Home town daily continues 'piece by piece' modernisation

Innovative German daily the Main-Post is updating its printing plant in Wurzburg, the home town of press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer.

Nine new presses for three Cuba sites

More manroland Uniset presses are headed for Cuba following a major order from Complant.

Bengali printers register their interest in automation

Things are looking sharper around Kolkata as a handful of web printers commit to auto colour registration technology.

manroland India homes in on third-party upgrades

As the company extends its reach into upgrades on third-party presses, manroland India has reported a year of successes with several installation 'firsts' of its automated colour density and register systems.

Goss works with People's Daily on press relocation

As People's Daily progresses the move of its equipment to new premises in Beijing, Goss International says it has completed the relocation of a Universal 75.

PRINT | WORKFLOW

Dalim adds AI, more features to 2017 release

AI-based deep learning has been added to Dalim's ES media production platform in what the German developer says is a significant update to last year's new version.

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GGP integrates digital and offset in manroland project

Integrated digital and offset print systems are taking over at Bertelsman's GGP Media at a print site in Germany's Poseneck.

Fujifilm's 'optimal' Xerox deal set for inkjet print growth

Fujifilm is taking global control of Xerox under a deal which takes the 56-year-old Fuji Xerox partnership to the world.

Sogémedia's success sparks new interest in digital print

Personalised, localised print newspapers are on the agenda again following a world tour by the man who may yet put them back in fashion, Jean-Pierre Vittu de Kerraoul.

Data the link as microcell-delivered papers chase buyers

Linking delivered print - be it a targetted newspaper or promotional print - to online retargetting data is a frontier being explored by mail operators in Europe.

New push to 'sharpen' digital print proposition

A new initiative to exploit the benefits of digital newspaper printing in the Asia Pacific and especially Australia is the result of detailed analysis of the needs of hundreds of publishers.

manroland India takes digital print solutions on the road

Newspaper publishers joined book printers for roadshow events organised by manroland India in Mumbai and Bengaluru.

PRINT | MAILROOM

Multiple zones, editions and an 'optimal balance'

With insert volume tripling in four years, German publisher LR Medienverlag und Druckerei has cut costs and increased flexibility with a new automated system.

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Ankara's Tuna hooked on heatset with twin-web Uniset

Turkish book printer Tuna Matbaacilik will install its first heatset press next year, with the acquisition of a semicommercial manroland Uniset 75 press.

Walstead's Rotocobrhi goes 96-pp in retail market growth

A 96-page Goss Sunday 5000 will replace two 48-page presses at Spanish giant Rotocobrhi in Madrid.

Ive Sydney catalogue plant running ahead of schedule

Less than six months after announcing a new location for the facility, Ive Group has its new 80-page heatset pressline and other equipment in production in Sydney's Huntingwood

Warmth and emotion as Steiner spruiks a new press

Emotions ran high when Swiss printer Vogt-Schild Druck celebrated the inauguration of a new Rotoman press in an event attended by 120 guests.

Third Sunday a Master stroke

Goss International has sold a third Sunday 2000 press to Master Graphics, a Midwest US-based inserts, direct mail and custom commercial printer.

One commissioned, EDS books two more 72-page presses

An order for two new 72-page heatset presses follows EDS' move to new premises in Hungary's Vác.

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