Technology & history

Newspaper saviour Slover’s family finally out of print

Jun 18, 2021 at 12:08 pm by admin

After 116 years – the last 13 spent trying to exit publishing – the group founded by US newspaper reviver Sam Slover is finally out of the businesss. Landmark Com.... Read More

NZTV focusses on print museum’s plight

May 10, 2021 at 12:59 pm by admin

A report on New Zealand’s TV1 focusses the plight of the country’s largest printing museum. Check the link for the coverage of a range of equipment – includ.... Read More

Australia’s ‘grandmother’ of newsmedia has quite something to celebrate

Apr 20, 2021 at 12:17 pm by admin

Not Sydney’s first newspaper but now its – and Australia’s – oldest, the Sydney Morning Herald turned 190 this week. Particularly, the paper celebrate.... Read More

Print trivia: First it was Wilbur and Orville, printers and publishers

Nov 24, 2020 at 09:23 pm by Staff

Pioneering flight wasn't the first formal collaboration for brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright, who had a business as printers and wannabe publishers. The Smithsonian National.... Read More

Birthday girl: Celebrating the entrepreneurial life of first lino operator

Oct 11, 2020 at 06:47 pm by Staff

With Australia's 'women in print' leaders in mind, a nod to Olive Ketels, whose 95th birthday it would have been today, October 11. Those inclined to question 'Olive who?' mi.... Read More