Columns & opinion

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

American pie: A 'yee-aha' moment

Oct 05, 2008 at 09:55 pm by Staff

Nashville – self-styled ‘music city’ and spiritual world capital of country music – seemed a strange place to be mulling over the state of the US newspaper market. You’d need.... Read More