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WAN-IFRA Magazine 09/10.2012

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WAN-IFRA Magazine 09/10.2012

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Summaries of articles published in WAN-IFRA Magazine 09/10.2012. Click headlines to read full articles in the ePaper edition.

World Publishing Expo 2012 

Simple solutions for complex challenges

The transformative nature of the industry will be more than evident in the halls of the Frankfurt Messe during the World Publishing Expo (29-31 October). Exhibitors’ latest solutions, whether they be for mobile/tablet or editorial/advertising or printing or postpress, are all being developed to ease costs and workflow and to create opportunities for publishers.

One solution for multiple platforms

Tablets trending to 2.0

Production technology: Tailored to satisfy requirements

Complete Expo schedule of events

Congress & Editors Forum report 

Showing signs of solidarity, real reinvention and vigilance

For the 1,000 visitors to the 64th World Newspaper Congress and 19th World Editors Forum, held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September, there was no shortage of intense debate on the industry’s key issues: press freedom, new business strategies, digital, rethinking journalism, audience engagement, social media and more. It is not easy to have clarity on all of today’s complex issues, but Kiev 2012 went a long way in showing where the industry is headed.

Fine sentiments, now time for strong deeds
Golden Pen laureate: Don’t give up on journalism in Mexico
New Board members elected
Heading in the right direction
Editors rethinking, adapting for success
Trends in Newsrooms 2012: focusing on digital innovation
Report on open journalism: A seismic shift in newsgathering?

Member profile: RBS Group of Brazil – Zero Hora, TV & radio’    

RBS owns television and radio TV stations and is the second-largest newspaper publisher in Brazil, with Zero Hora as its flagship daily. It has expanded its activities to become a true multimedia player on the continent and even abroad.

Digital revenues not following record readership

More people read newspapers than ever before, thanks to the many ways they now can be read, but publishers have not yet found ways to match that growth with revenues from digital platforms, WAN-IFRA announced in its annual update of World Press Trends in early September.

Future Press: Digital printing – New ­impulses for newspapers

Whether or not digital printing has a future in the newspaper business depends not just on the technology concerned. Nor is it a matter of using new technology to carry out established tasks;­ rather it is a case of developing strategies to allow optimal utilisation of its specific advantages.


US publishers express confidence in future, NRS results reveal online boost for UK titles, BILD looking at ‘paygate’

Industry updates  

News Limited adopts Méthode, Springer printing plant using Prosper S30 system, Newsprinters orders AccuCam

WAN-IFRA Bulletin

My Dream Interview – A reality for students

Digital Media Asia conference, New members, Upcoming Study Tours

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Gordon Steiger


2012-09-28 14:25

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