articles tagged 'journalism'

John Oliver gets real about journalism

  • PopPress
  • August 9, 2016
  • StopPress Team
John Oliver gets real about journalism

While giving a report about the suffering newspaper industry and the gradual decline of journalism, John Oliver provides a bit of hope for the profession through some journalism of his own.

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Beneath the Surface
Beneath the Surface
In this series, brought to you by Microsoft, we talk to a conceptual photographer, illustrator ...
Insight Creative
Insight Creative
Insight Creative specialises in shaping business stories out the core insights that often lie under ...
20/20 (tele)vision
20/20 (tele)vision
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The Hot List
The Hot List
Our rundown of the hottest shows, brands and creators in New Zealand media. 1. magazine ...
Cannes Lions 2017
Cannes Lions 2017
All the winners, the shortlists and the drama from this year's edition of advertising biggest ...
Merger Mania
Merger Mania
All our stories on the nation's two failed mergers in one place
Bauer Beyond the Page
Bauer Beyond the Page
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The Indies
The Indies
Over the course of this series of articles, we look at how always-nimble indy agencies ...
AdRoll on automation
AdRoll on automation
Marketing automation is tipped to eventually become the only way advertising is traded in the ...
Game Changers
Game Changers
It’s all about PEOPLE. Join us as we discuss global insights, ideas and innovations from ...
TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards 2015
TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards 2015
Celebrating all the winners of the 2015 TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards.
Future Tense
Future Tense
In a new series, StopPress talks to a range of newsmakers currently trying to shine ...
Beyond the Page
Beyond the Page
In conjunction with the MPA, the Beyond the Page series shows how some of the ...
Up Country
Up Country
In conjunction with News Works, the Up Country series talks with some of New Zealand's ...
Sounding off
Sounding off
As part of a content partnership with MediaWorks, we've asked a few of the company's ...
StopPress Podcasts
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NZME looks to take its long-form journalism beyond walls of text

  • Media
  • July 20, 2016
  • Damien Venuto
NZME looks to take its long-form journalism beyond walls of text

Discussions on long-form journalism are quite often focused on large walls of text published on magazine-styled websites. And while there is no doubt that there is still a place for this type of storytelling, NZME has just launched a major long-form editorial project that leads with social and digital elements.

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Inside the NZME newsroom: the Herald's Shayne Currie on video, investigative journalism and 'extraneous noises'

  • Media
  • March 3, 2016
  • Damien Venuto
Inside the NZME newsroom: the Herald's Shayne Currie on video, investigative journalism and 'extraneous noises'

The StopPress editorial team recently took a tour of the new NZME offices and chatted to the NZ Herald's managing editor Shayne Currie, editor Murray Kirkness and NZME digital audience engagement general manager Lauren Hopwood about why the move made sense. And in case you were wondering, this story does have a reference to "extraneous noises" which likely came from a toilet in a room adjoined to a recording studio.

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Fairfax's Campbell Mitchell on evolving journalism, news media's perception problem and the commercialisation of audiences—UPDATED

  • Media
  • February 18, 2016
  • Damien Venuto
Fairfax's Campbell Mitchell on evolving journalism, news media's perception problem and the commercialisation of audiences—UPDATED

It's no secret that commercialising audiences is becoming more difficult in the modern context. Getting a full-page ad or a double-page spread into a newspaper is no longer as easy it once was. We talk to Fairfax marketing director Campbell Mitchell about the challenges he faces and what it takes to run a profitable media company today.

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A nice show?

  • PopPress
  • January 14, 2016
  • StopPress Team
A nice show?

This year, Reporter without Borders will be releasing its 50th photography book promoting the freedom of information. And alongside the release of the book, the organisation has also released a short online film that juxtaposes how governments want us to see wars to how they actually are.

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Finding stories in the statistics: welcome to the age of data visualisation

  • Data visualisation
  • November 12, 2015
  • Henry Oliver
Finding stories in the statistics: welcome to the age of data visualisation

Data is, as they say, big. It’s everywhere. We’re all creating it all the time. And within all the data are stories. Millions and millions of stories. And to help us make sense of those stories, a new breed of data visualisation from the likes of Pitch Interactive's Wes Grubbs has arisen to deepen and broaden our understanding of the world around us. PLUS: some of our favourite data visualisations.

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2015 Magazine Media Awards: NZ Life & Leisure takes top honour, Bauer lands biggest haul and Ben Fahy claims all the credit

  • Awards
  • September 4, 2015
  • Damien Venuto
2015 Magazine Media Awards: NZ Life & Leisure takes top honour, Bauer lands biggest haul and Ben Fahy claims all the credit

Last night, laptops across the magazine industry were closed a little earlier than usual as journalists, publishers, editors and sales people headed to Shed 10 to attend the 2015 Magazine Media Awards to celebrate another year of storytelling across print, online and events. 44 awards were handed out over the course of the event, and it was a particularly good night for NZ Life & Leisure and StopPress/NZ Marketing's Ben Fahy.

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Future tense: Stuff's projects team on visual journalism, reporters working with developers and unusual faces in the newsroom

  • Media
  • September 3, 2015
  • Damien Venuto
Future tense: Stuff's projects team on visual journalism, reporters working with developers and unusual faces in the newsroom

Following on from our story on the work of NZ Herald data editor Harkanwal Singh, we recently also got glimpse of some of the work that the Stuff projects team is doing in the data journalism space. Stuff projects editor John Hartevelt chats about why the newsroom will become increasingly occupied by specialists not traditionally associated with journalism.

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Future Tense: the data journalist behind the Herald's interactive graphs

  • August 24, 2015
  • Damien Venuto
Future Tense: the data journalist behind the Herald's interactive graphs

In an ongoing series, StopPress talks to a range of newsmakers currently trying to shine lights into dark places while also keeping their own lights on and looks at whether commercial realities are leading to editorial compromise. Next up, Damien Venuto talks with the NZ Herald's data editor Harkanwal Singh about turning big data into accessible journalism.

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Future Tense: Radio New Zealand's Paul Thompson on going commercial, the rise of podcasting and the importance of state-funded journalism

  • Future Tense
  • June 23, 2015
  • Damien Venuto
Future Tense: Radio New Zealand's Paul Thompson on going commercial, the rise of podcasting and the importance of state-funded journalism

In a new series, StopPress talks to a range of newsmakers currently trying to shine lights into dark places while also keeping their own lights on and looks at whether commercial realities are leading to editorial compromise. First up, Radio New Zealand chief executive Paul Thompson chats about why it's unlikely for the state-funded broadcaster to go fully commercial.

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Life after editorial staff: Yahoo's Ed Harrison on restructuring the business

  • Digital
  • June 18, 2015
  • Damien Venuto
Life after editorial staff: Yahoo's Ed Harrison on restructuring the business

In March, the story broke that Yahoo would be releasing all of its editorial staff as part of a restructuring process that would create five new roles, which these previous staff members could apply for. Until now, the regional executives in charge of this restructure have not commented to the media about what the changes have entailed or why the the website had decided to rethink its business operations. After several requests for interviews, Yahoo 7 chief executive for Australia and New Zealand Ed Harrison recently chatted to StopPress about the changes and what they mean for the company.

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