Focus on data as News takes advertisers on 'biggest' journey

New data partnerships and marketing tools were among the initiatives announced at News Corp Australia's wide-ranging Come Together event this week.

Report updates on robot journalism's slow march

How far can automation go, as robots continue to take over journalism?

Real-time ROI answers to make Nine analytics pop

A new analytics partnership aims to demonstrate the effectiveness of Nine's TV advertising.

Gulf's best digital projects honoured at WAN-Ifra awards

The Gulf's best digital newsmedia was celebrated in Dubai last night, during WAN-Ifra's Middle East Conference.

Top Aussie creatives to mentor 2019 Copy Schools

Another world-class line-up of guest tutors has been arranged for the 2019 Copy Schools being held in Melbourne and Sydney.

Seven West rejigs digital team as Dickens goes to Optus

Olympic broadcaster Seven West Media has rejigged its digital management team following the departure of chief digital officer Clive Dickens.

'Takes one to know one': Kohler airs monopoly riposte

Finance columnist Alan Kohler must have been feeling bold or reckless when he wrote this contribution to Saturday's Weekend Australian.

HWT chairman 'proud to invest in children's literacy'

A year after its launch, News Corp Australia's Kids News site has 200,000 registered users and a new two-year sponsorship.

De Briganti set for seventh Smith Family Challenge

Serial Challenger Lodovico de Briganti is in training again for the Smith Family Challenge, a two-day charity bike, hike and kayak event across a 100 km route.

SPH news centre visit for Publish Asia delegates

A visit to Singapore Press Holdings' press centre and an outline of the changes taking there are among highlights of Publish Asia in May.

Victims get a share of News' flood supplement take

News Corp has rounded up ten of its retail and corporate clients for a Townsville 'flood relief' wrap, saying it will share a quarter of takings with victims.

'Bidders' from the West up the ante as former Fairfax is split

Is Seven West a serious bidder for the former Fairfax Australian Community Media division - or is it being mentioned only to drum up interest in the sale as TV rival Nine looks to divest bits in which it has no interest?

DIGITAL | BUSINESS

Focus on data as News takes advertisers on 'biggest' journey

New data partnerships and marketing tools were among the initiatives announced at News Corp Australia's wide-ranging Come Together event this week.

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Brightcove over the top for three-day Boston event

Seven West Media's Jeremy Brown is among speakers at Brightcove's Play19 event in Boston in May.

CBS invests in news at Australian acquisition 10

As news gets more competitive for publishers and broadcasters, Australia's Network 10 has unveiled a new news set with a nine by 2.4 metre screen, believed to be the country's largest.

Change accelerating in Reuters' video world

In case you missed it, this is the opening video from last week's WAN-Ifra Digital Media Asia event.

Virtually amazing: Harnessing AR for World Cup effect

As the football World Cup progresses, fans and tecchies alike have been able to savour mind-blowing visual effects and the imaginative use global broadcasters have made of them.

Ma's billionaire fist is death to basketball

The eccentricities of billionaire media moguls are something the industry needs to get used to, but it's taking time to come to terms with Jack Ma's performance aspirations.

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.

DIGITAL | SYSTEMS

Big Méthode order as FAZ merges print and digital

Almost 400 users at Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung - 60 of them worldwide - are switching to a new integrated EidosMedia digital platform.

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ppi at The Printers Mysore: A first for India

Bilingual and multiplatform, the Content-X system at The Printers Mysore in Bangalore has been implemented in just six months.

ppiMedia's AdSelf self-service ad portal in use at VRM

The VRM group, which is headquartered in Mainz, reaches more than one million readers and has a circulation of more than 320,000 copies.

AR enhances value for value for Cleo's community in Singapore

While its founding editor, now aged 77, moves to a new challenge as head of Australia's public broadcaster, Cleo magazine is happily moving into a new era in Singapore.

Taboola deal puts News' native content into discovery

News Corp Australia has picked discovery platform Taboola for the "next step" in the evolution of its News Native Network.

News bids for bigger share of Redlands as ACM goes on sale

As Nine looks to sell the former Fairfax Australian Community Media mastheads it acquired last year, rival News is stepping up competition in an area where the two are toe-to-toe.

Newsmedia 'the new growth engine' as more ads go direct

If the previous year's spend on advertising over the same-sex marriage debate was the good news then, it was inevitable that Australian publishers should face a drop in 2018.

How Nine pushes SUVs to its MAFS audience romantics

Addressable advertising will play a bigger role in Nine's advertising offering, with targeted digital video heading a range of advertising products.

Gold in them thar' pills... - and property - carried by print

Those who tell you print is in its death throes - and there are a few of them, especially in Australia - had time to reconsider over their seaside holidays (writes Peter Coleman).

DIGITAL | IN BRIEF

Survey follows finding that most published images miss metadata

An IPTC survey is underway to establish how (and whether) photo metadata is being used by news publishers.

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Focus on data as News takes advertisers on 'biggest' journey

New data partnerships and marketing tools were among the initiatives announced at News Corp Australia's wide-ranging Come Together event this week.

Report updates on robot journalism's slow march

How far can automation go, as robots continue to take over journalism?

Real-time ROI answers to make Nine analytics pop

A new analytics partnership aims to demonstrate the effectiveness of Nine's TV advertising.

Gulf's best digital projects honoured at WAN-Ifra awards

The Gulf's best digital newsmedia was celebrated in Dubai last night, during WAN-Ifra's Middle East Conference.

Top Aussie creatives to mentor 2019 Copy Schools

Another world-class line-up of guest tutors has been arranged for the 2019 Copy Schools being held in Melbourne and Sydney.

Seven West rejigs digital team as Dickens goes to Optus

Olympic broadcaster Seven West Media has rejigged its digital management team following the departure of chief digital officer Clive Dickens.

PRINT | IN BRIEF

Norway's Sunnhordland upgrading capacity to take on new work

Norwegian publisher Sunnhordland Trykkeri is in the unusual positions of expanding and upgrading its press, as it takes on the work of two sites which are closing.

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Sicilian Wisprint Compact set to be European reference site

A new nine-tower press for Gazzetta del Sud in Messina is one of the first into Europe to be sold under the Wisprint brand.

Panay colour press investment was 'father's last wish'

Philippines daily newspaper the Panay News is investing in local news with the installation of a five-unit Goss Community press.

Rons get together for Indiana upgrade, 50 years later

Tighter lead times and increasing production demands have led Indiana based The Papers to look for new efficiencies.

Flexible Manesar print site complements Delhi giant

A new print site for Times of India publisher Bennett Coleman & Co integrates a TKS pressline with Ferag mailroom at a site in Manesar, south of Gurgaon.

Quality 'star' back for second 100,000 cph press

As a leading member of WAN-Ifra's INCQC Star Club and a "truly satisfied" user of its first Commander press, the Aschendorff Group is the perfect customer.

News print and media on the agenda at Outlook conference

Times of India technical director Snehasis Roy (pictured) is among speakers announced for the Print Business Outlook Conference which takes place with Print Pack India on February 2.

PRINT | WORKFLOW

Asia, NZ newspapers turn over a Green Leaf for plate award

Newspaper printers in South Korea, Sri Lanka and New Zealand are among winners of Kodak's Sonora Green Leaf Award.

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Design awards process votes RotaJet a winner

Koenig & Bauer's RotaJet digital press has been named a 'winner' in this year's German Design Awards.

New kit expands options for inkjet newspaper lines

A new zero speed splicer combined with a splicer unwinder is among new offerings for inkjet printers being released by peripheral maker Tecnau.

Ideas in Lucerne to keep digital newspaper printing alive

Viability of the digital newspaper printing proposition varies from geographic market to market, but if you want to check out the latest ideas, Lucerne in February is the place to be.

NIR dryer speeds Screen's performance inkjet

The introduction of an NIR dryer for Screen's 520HD inkjet web will deliver higher print speeds on coated litho stocks and expand lightweight paper capabilities, the company says.

iF design award for RotaJet press

The RotaJet inkjet web press has been named one of the seven best-designed products in this year's iF Design awards.

Ink technology wins Japanese award for Screen inkjet

Screen's Truepress Jet520HD inkjet web press has been honoured with an award by Japan's Society of Printing Science and Technology, following up on the InterTech award it won last year

PRINT | MAILROOM

CPP's mailroom rejig ups capacity ahead of new presses

A two-year project to modernise Belgium's biggest newspaper print site and focus more on semi-commercial products is drawing to a conclusion at CPP in Belgium.

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More vibrant samples as Baldwin showcases LED-UV

Vibrant print samples from a demonstration of LED-UV curing technology are included in a new 'look-book'.

Get thee to packaging, Jansen tells commercial printers

Incoming chief executive of Contiweb Rutger Jansen has one piece of advice for heatset web printers: Get into offset packaging.

Franklin's Sydney sibling a huge investment for Ive

Clients and the industry got a glimpse of Ive Group's $50 million Franklin Web NSW heatset plant this week, one of the largest investments in the Australian industry for some years.

Speciality printer says new tech makes others' obsolete

The newly-merged manroland Goss web systems has sold a German-designed Lithoman heatset press to a US printer.

Three presses go to Africa in single order

manroland has signed an order for three web presses to Ethiopian printer TBO Printing & Publishing.

M600 'with the lot' arrives in France

A comprehensively-equipped Goss M600 is being installed at French print house Imprimerie Guillaume in Comines.

PRINT | TECHNOLOGY HISTORY

How to impress a typographer

The resolution is terrible but the typography is engaging.

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How to impress a typographer

The resolution is terrible but the typography is engaging.

Hot pots lead to museum reopening

They have been firing up the pots on three hot-metal linecasters at the Penrith Museum of Printing again following a major renovation and extension.

It's 1913, and a bold voyage of discovery in print is beginning...

Sydney print recruitment consultant James Cryer tells the intimate story of a printing industry in the midst of dramatic change, as related in in the personal diary of his grandfather.

Pressgang tour and lunch a chance to see renovated museum

A meeting of Sydney Pressgang at Penrith Museum of Printing in September will be an opportunity for those interested to see the newly-renovated museum 'in action'.

Wayzgoose weekend brings Wimble's print history alive

The name of inkmaker and typefounder Frederick Wimble is writ large on Good Friday week when an inaugural lecture and the return of a traditional wayzgoose brings print fans to Armidale, NSW.

Movie block collectors face a multimillion bonanza

A heartening tale about the value of tangible print history comes with the US$10 million valuation of a collection of old letterpress printing blocks.

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