Columns & opinion

At FD Hoekstra Boom, guts and technology turn tragedy to triumph

Dec 09, 2008 at 04:37 pm by Staff

In many respects the human story behind Dutch contract printer FD Hoekstra Boom is at least as remarkable as the technology it employs. And the technology itself is pretty rem.... Read More

Murdoch, Fairfax, Stokes and the passion for publishing

Dec 07, 2008 at 09:43 pm by Staff

Forget David Kirk, for the moment at least: He’s yesterday’s news. It would however, be good to see the former rugby star rise again in a publishing industry to which he has s.... Read More

APN: INM finds a cash alternative attractive

Nov 06, 2008 at 08:34 pm by Staff

Irish media conglomerate Independent News & Media is looking at its options again in the love-hate saga of its ownership of Australia’s APN News & Media. A 39.1 per cent ho.... Read More

Why newspapers don’t need to shrink with Gawenda

Oct 07, 2008 at 06:33 pm by Staff

Newspapers that shrink will grow? Don’t blame Michael Gawenda for the ‘Sydney Morning Herald’ headline to extracts from his A.N. Smith journalism lecture … he probably didn’t.... Read More

2008/09 Peter Coleman's NewsWrapper for September

Oct 05, 2008 at 10:12 pm by Staff

PANPA’s annual conference earlier this month was dynamic, pragmatic, inspirational ... and amazing. Pragmatic in its theme, focussed on winning the next publishing battle..... Read More