Attacking the national broadcaster "does not constitute a viable business model", ABC managing director Michelle Guthrie has told News Corp's executive chairman Michael Miller and the chiefs of the Nine and Ten TV networks.
There's an irony that just as Australian publishers are looking to implement the package of benefits won for them by Nick Xenophon, the man who negotiated them has announced he is getting out of the Senate.
New Zealand SWUG has scored a new gold sponsor for its 11th annual conference, being held at the West Plaza Hotel in Wellington.
Böttcher Australia has joined a list which also includes Goss International, DIC New Zealand, Oceanic Paper, Norske Skog Tasman, Fujifilm NZ and Spicers Paper. Chairman Dan Blackbourn says the early commitment ensured companies would have a presentation slot at the conference with these filling up fast” and a deadline of this week set.
The ‘Back to basics’ theme of the event aims to focus on improving ‘what we do best… print’.
Host site is the Fairfax site located in Petone, Lower Hutt. The conference programme covers a range of topics including health and safety issues, business and print industry trends, a report on press upgrades and a ‘what’s new’ update from suppliers.
Highlight will be the annual awards for printing excellence.
More information on the updated SWUG NZ website at www.swug.co.nz or contact email@example.com