articles tagged 'Fairfax'

Stuff to close or sell 28 mastheads

  • Media
  • February 21, 2018
  • StopPress Team
Stuff to close or sell 28 mastheads

Stuff has announced a plan to close or sell some of its community and rural newspapers, with 28 mastheads set to be affected.

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Horse’s Mouth: Sinead Boucher, Stuff

  • Horse's Mouth
  • January 30, 2018
  • StopPress Team
Horse’s Mouth: Sinead Boucher, Stuff

Sinead Boucher’s career on the Fairfax digital team started in what she describes as a “broom cupboard” at a time when the site was seen as a nice-to-have tag-on to the print business. Now, as she sits in the chief executive chair at Stuff, she reflects on how much things have changed.

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New Zealand media organisations latch on to Amazon Echo sensation ‘Alexa’ - UPDATED

  • Tech
  • January 24, 2018
  • Findlay Buchanan
New Zealand media organisations latch on to Amazon Echo sensation ‘Alexa’ - UPDATED
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Run me a bath Alexa, put the lights on dim and tell me the news. We take a look at the virtual assistant space and how Kiwi media organisations will be using Amazon's Alexa.

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Social scoreboard

Zavy and StopPress have worked together to create a scoreboard that compares how the top 25 traditional media advertising spenders in New Zealand have performed on social media over the past 30 days, updated in real time.

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Movings/Shakings: 30 November

  • Movings/Shakings, brought to you by Marsden Inch
  • November 30, 2017
Movings/Shakings: 30 November

Industry happenings at NZME, Fairfax, Eyeota and Eleven PR.

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The countdown to the Stoppies is on, get your tickets now

  • Gratuitous self-promotion
  • November 29, 2017
  • StopPress Team
The countdown to the Stoppies is on, get your tickets now

It’s one week until the Stoppies so get your tickets now for the 6 December event at Auckland's Fresh Factory on Nikau Street.

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Fairfax Media announces new editorial director

  • Movings/Shakings, brought to you by Marsden Inch
  • November 14, 2017
  • StopPress Team
Fairfax Media announces new editorial director

Fairfax Media has appointed Mark Stevens to the role of editorial director.

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NZME's commitment to print pays off, readership figures grow

  • Media
  • October 4, 2017
  • Georgina Harris
NZME's commitment to print pays off, readership figures grow

In good news for NZME, the New Zealand Herald has seen strong year on year print readership growth, up 4,000 readers to 430,000. We take a look at NZME's readership figures and talk to NZME’s weekend editor Miriyana Alexander about the myth that print is dying. PLUS: Fairfax and Otago Daily Times' have a mixed bag of results.

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Magazine Media Awards 2017: Nadia magazine and Damien Venuto crowned supreme, Bauer once again owns the night

  • Awards
  • September 8, 2017
  • Erin McKenzie
Magazine Media Awards 2017: Nadia magazine and Damien Venuto crowned supreme, Bauer once again owns the night

Last night, under a collection of aviation aircraft in the MOTAT Aviation Hall, the magazine industry gathered to celebrate the achievements of its products and people at the 2017 Magazine Media Awards. Among the winners, it was Bauer that collected the most certificates, while Tangible Media and Fairfax followed.

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Anarchy in the New Zealand media landscape

  • Opinion
  • May 3, 2017
  • Ben Goodale
Anarchy in the New Zealand media landscape

Amidst the sea of change sweeping over the media industry, the Commerce Commission has the temerity to stand like King Canute – doing its best to thwart the waves of progress by saying ‘no’ to mergers like this one, writes JustOne's Ben Goodale.

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Fairfax CMO Campbell Mitchell departs

  • Movings/Shakings, brought to you by Marsden Inch
  • February 17, 2017
  • StopPress Team
Fairfax CMO Campbell Mitchell departs
Campbell Mitchell, Grant Torrie

Fairfax Media NZ CMO Campbell Mitchell has departed, to take on the role of Suncorp's executive general manager of customer experience. The role of acting chief marketing officer has been given to Grant Torrie.

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Fairfax dips into online retail with latest venture

  • Media
  • December 2, 2016
  • Caitlin Salter
Fairfax dips into online retail with latest venture

Following on from its expansion into the broadband market, Fairfax is now taking a punt at online retail via a new website called Indexed.

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Movings/Shakings: 29 November

  • Movings/Shakings, brought to you by Marsden Inch
  • November 29, 2016
  • StopPress Team
Movings/Shakings:  29 November

Industry happenings at Colenso BBDO, Frucor and Datalicious.

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Simon Tong on Fairfax’s voyage into fibre

  • Media
  • August 9, 2016
  • Damien Venuto
Simon Tong on Fairfax’s voyage into fibre

Fairfax Media managing director Simon Tong has stressed the need to diversify the streams of revenue feeding into the business. And today, the company has taken a rather unorthodox step in this direction by announcing the launch of Stuff Fibre, a joint venture with New Zealand Fibre Communications Limited selling high speed, unlimited fibre connections.

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Are Sky's Olympic restrictions justifiable or is it fighting against the future?

  • Media
  • July 22, 2016
  • Damien Venuto
Are Sky's Olympic restrictions justifiable or is it fighting against the future?

This week, Sky provoked ire in the nation’s news publishers by applying a range of conditions on those wanting to use highlights as part of their reportage. Sky is, of course, within its rights to limit the use of footage, which it paid handsomely for. But in an era of rampant live streaming and social media use, is this an example of sticking their finger in the dyke? And what can we learn from the NFL and the NBA?

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RNZ scraps its online comment section

  • Media
  • July 11, 2016
  • Holly Bagge
RNZ scraps its online comment section

After 18 months of having its comment section switched on, RNZ has decided it will no longer allow comments on its website and it will phase out the capability on its site by the end of the week, instead encouraging comments on its social media channels. We chat to RNZ's Megan Whelan about why it made the decision and what it means for its audience. PLUS: how technology might improve comment sections in the future, and Fairfax’s approach to its comment sections.

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