Clock goes back as Adelaide celebrates 160 years

Old-style typefaces and tiny headlines feature as Adelaide's The Advertiser takes online readers back to its past today, with an impression of how it might have looked 16 decades ago.

Narisetti to keynote at INMA's Delhi media 'festival'

Not unlike the 'prodigal son', Raju Narisetti will be back in India to speak at INMA's South Asia Conference in August.

Mathrubhumi group shares experience in media school

Indian media group Mathrubhumi is investing in the future of news with the establishment of a new media school in Kochi.

Trust drives purchase intent for jaded Australians

Trust in social media has fallen again in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal and concerns about data privacy, according to Australian research.

Xenophon cash fund finally open to applications

$48 million in cash pledged as part of the deal to get media law reform through the Australian parliament is finally up for grabs.

Fairfax 'only' print media brand positively trusted, poll says

Only three Australian news brands - two of them national broadcasters - rated positive scores in Roy Morgan's Media Net Trust survey.

Clock goes back as Adelaide celebrates 160 years

Old-style typefaces and tiny headlines feature as Adelaide's The Advertiser takes online readers back to its past today, with an impression of how it might have looked 16 decades ago.

Narisetti to keynote at INMA's Delhi media 'festival'

Not unlike the 'prodigal son', Raju Narisetti will be back in India to speak at INMA's South Asia Conference in August.

Mathrubhumi group shares experience in media school

Indian media group Mathrubhumi is investing in the future of news with the establishment of a new media school in Kochi.

Trust drives purchase intent for jaded Australians

Trust in social media has fallen again in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal and concerns about data privacy, according to Australian research.

Xenophon cash fund finally open to applications

$48 million in cash pledged as part of the deal to get media law reform through the Australian parliament is finally up for grabs.

Fairfax 'only' print media brand positively trusted, poll says

Only three Australian news brands - two of them national broadcasters - rated positive scores in Roy Morgan's Media Net Trust survey.

DIGITAL | BUSINESS

Good times for Nielsen-rated sites, if you're in the club

Reworking of Nielsen's digital content ratings has brought further growth for subscriber publishers, but that's a group which does not include major players Fairfax and the BBC.

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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.

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 contributes 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.

DIGITAL | SYSTEMS

Newsquest automates ad production for classified sites

Gannet's Newsquest business in the UK is automating digital job advertisements following a deal with developers Miles 33 and its Wave 2 subsidiary.

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Advertiser looks back to years before the phone rang

What would South Australian daily The Advertiser have looked like if the internet had been around in 1858?

NZ and India speakers for AIM's AutosPlus conference

Top speakers from India and New Zealand have joined the roster for AIM Group's AutosPlus18 conference in London.

Hyperlocal pages and app help turn tide on print decline

ABP flagship Anandabazar Patrika has launched a hyperlocal 'paper within the paper' to make it more attractive to readers in six districts.

Piechota's brief on living with social giants

Participants in a Bali masterclass were told to consider an exit strategy among options, writes Peter Coleman

How getting Neighbourly saved Stuff from Facebook

New Zealand-based publisher Stuff is connecting with online users at a new level following its full acquisition of social media platform Neighbourly.

SA business gets a $1 million chance to 'make an impression'

News Corp is backing print advertising with a marketing campaign which offers small businesses $1 million in advertising as prizes.

DIGITAL | IN BRIEF

Fitzgerald moves over for Frain to lead 'all video' buy

Multi Channel Network - owned by Foxtel, Fox Sports and Network Ten - has named Mark Frain as its new chief executive.

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Good times for Nielsen-rated sites, if you're in the club

Reworking of Nielsen's digital content ratings has brought further growth for subscriber publishers, but that's a group which does not include major players Fairfax and the BBC.

'Ultimate goal' in reach as Infomaker sells to Newscycle

Swedish software company Infomaker has been added to the Newscycle family, giving the US-headquartered developer a stronger foothold in the Nordic market.

Study quantifies value of viewability and engagement

A UK study has shown that advertisements that appear in quality online environments are 42 per cent more cost effective.

Templates and digital solutions at Kiel event

Insights into the use of ppi Media's Content-X editorial system at Deccan Herald publisher The Printers Mysore were among highlights of the German developer's Open Days sessions.

MMA set for India push with key appointments

Expansion of the Mobile Marketing Association in India is continuing with two senior leadership appointments.

De Roos hands over as WoodWing completes reorganisation

Internal reorganisation complete, Jan de Roos has handed the leadership of WoodWing over to its chief financial officer Ross Paterson.

PRINT | IN BRIEF

New England pressline expands capacity, boosts quality

A new 22-unit pressline promises Newspapers of New England increased colour capacity and better quality for its own and its customers' newspapers.

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La Réunion leading again with waterless press start-up

Its remote location - an island in the Indian Ocean and an outpost of the French empire - lends strength to La Réunion's argument for technical innovation.

Upgrade secures another decade of production for HT

manroland has completed a swift nerve centre transplant for HT Media in New Delhi, replacing the interbus loop on a 12-year-old Colorman in just a fortnight.

India's top ten for ICQC quality competition

India dominates the upcoming 2018-2020 International Color Quality Club with ten of its biggest publishers enrolling for the programme.

CPP signs for new automation phase ahead of plant closure

Belgian-headquartered printer Coldset Printing Partners has begun a new programme of upgrades with orders for automation on presses including its new KBA Cortina.

European print chiefs view Mediaprint's Vienna project

A project to equip Austrian giant Mediaprint for the future of newspaper printing has come under peer scrutiny at an open day in Vienna.

DB comes back for fourth Prakash Newslight

A fourth 24-page press has been ordered by Hindi-language publishing giant DB Group.

PRINT | WORKFLOW

Agfa updates ink optimisation and ISO printing tools

Two new Agfa software modules for GCR and standardised print join the company's ECO³ programme.

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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

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.

PRINT | MAILROOM

Single-clamp system delivers in Bangalore mailroom

New Ferag mailroom systems are in operation at The Printers (Mysore) in Bangalore, following an order for conveyors, wrapping and strapping equipment.

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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.

Ive up and PMP down as heatset work goes around

The 'see-saw' effect of Australia's crowded and limited heatset printing market has seen Ive Group report a 73 per cent increase in revenue, while rival PMP has delivered warned-of lower profits.

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

PRINT | NEWSMEDIA TECHNOLOGY HISTORY

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.

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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.

Rare Kiwi Cossars win stay of execution, thanks to NZME

With a stay of execution on its present location, there are hopes for a new future for two Cossar presses in Pahiatua, New Zealand, with the formation of an action committee to make plans and raise funds.

First donations come in to save the Kiwi Cossars

Contributions have begin to come in to a fund to restore the Kiwi Cossars, with a Pahiatua pensioner first to make a donation.

Urgent call to help save rare Kiwi Cossars

There are hopes for a new future for two Cossar presses in Pahiatua, New Zealand, with the formation of an action committee to make plans and raise funds.

Greymouth recovers its letterpress heritage

Letterpress is back at New Zealand's Greymouth Star, 38 years after the newspaper abandoned hot-metal typesetting.

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