articles tagged 'newspaper'

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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SMI figures: total agency spend exceeds $1 billion in 2017

  • Advertising
  • February 13, 2018
  • Erin McKenzie
SMI figures: total agency spend exceeds $1 billion in 2017

2017 was another record year for agency advertising spend, with data released from Standard Media Index (SMI) showing $1.048 billion was spent on major media across the year. But will the momentum continue? We speak to SMI managing director for Australia and New Zealand Jane Ractliffe about confidence in the economy.

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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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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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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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The cup continues to runneth over as FCB and Prime beat out fierce rugby ad competition

  • Advertising
  • November 12, 2015
  • StopPress Team
The cup continues to runneth over as FCB and Prime beat out fierce rugby ad competition

Not surprisingly, given the local rags were pretty much dominated by rugby in recent weeks—in both an editorial and advertising sense—three rugby-themed ads from Prime, Specsavers and Barkers were given a celebratory bum pat by the judges of the October round of the Newspaper Ad of the Month Awards.

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Up Country: the Nelson Mail's Victoria Guild on the allure of local content, the paper's digital audience and Fairfax's newsroom shake-up

  • Up Country, brought to you by News Works
  • October 20, 2015
  • StopPress Team
Up Country: the Nelson Mail's Victoria Guild on the allure of local content, the paper's digital audience and Fairfax's newsroom shake-up
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In conjunction with News Works, the Up Country series talks with some of New Zealand's top regional newspaper editors about the performance of their titles in print and online, the role local news plays in regional communities, where they see the industry going and why advertisers should stick with them. Next up, Victoria Guild, editor of the Nelson Mail.

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April Fools largesse nets BMW and DDB newspaper ad of the month

  • Advertising
  • May 11, 2015
  • StopPress Team
April Fools largesse nets BMW and DDB newspaper ad of the month

DDB and BMW's April Fools Day switcheroo made one woman very happy. And it's also impressed the judges of the April Newspaper Ad of the Month award.

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Glossing up the insert: Fairfax unveils new-look Sunday magazine

  • Magazine Design
  • October 28, 2014
  • Damien Venuto
Glossing up the insert: Fairfax unveils new-look Sunday magazine

Over the weekend, Fairfax distributed a revamp of Sunday, the magazine insert included on a weekly basis with the Sunday Star-Times. The new version features an updated portrait layout, more pages and a combination of new content and the return of various favourites that have thus far appeared in the pages of the magazine over the last ten years. To incorporate the new design elements, Fairfax brought in art director Delaney Tabron to work closely with Sunday editor Rebecca Kamm, who joined the publication in January.

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Beer Census picks up August's newspaper ad of the month

  • Advertising
  • September 8, 2014
  • StopPress Team
Beer Census picks up August's newspaper ad of the month

The 'Beer Census' ad created by Barnes, Catmur & Friends for Boundary Road Brewery has picked up the Newspaper Ad of the Month for August as part of News Works' Agency League competition.

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An app that offers a single homepage for all your news

  • Didge
  • July 17, 2014
  • Damien Venuto
An app that offers a single homepage for all your news

In an effort to make the online news-reading experience less time consuming and little more convenient, Aucklander Anthony Patrickson and his team have developed The Daily Youser, an app that gives iPad users access to content from different sources in one place.

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Fairfax brings NZFarmer brand back in print, says goodbye to Straight Furrow

  • Print
  • May 28, 2014
  • Damien Venuto
Fairfax brings NZFarmer brand back in print, says goodbye to Straight Furrow

In 2002, 120 years after first being established, NZFarmer was discontinued. But Fairfax Media’s new AgriMedia division is bringing it back as a weekly print publication and rebranding Straight Furrow.

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Dr Who's lunar excursion takes newspaper ad of the month award

  • Advertising
  • December 10, 2013
  • StopPress Team
Dr Who's lunar excursion takes newspaper ad of the month award

Prime TV and DraftFCB have taken out the November round of News Works Newspaper Ad of the Month for ‘Dish—Doctor Who Moon Bounce’, while DB and Saatchi & Saatchi took a highly commended for their Big Boys Toys Tui Breweries Lager voucher.

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Ogilvy print ad barks up the right tree

  • Print
  • July 11, 2013
  • StopPress Team
Ogilvy print ad barks up the right tree

When the New Zealand Herald ran a story last week about the dangers of dogs playing fetch with sticks, Ogilvy & Mather jumped at the chance to produce some timely print advertising for its client Beneful.

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Year-on-year newspaper circulations and readership drop across the board

  • News
  • May 24, 2013
  • Sim Ahmed
Year-on-year newspaper circulations and readership drop across the board

Another fairly dark set of results for New Zealand's newspaper industry, as the latest Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) results and Nielsen's readership numbers showing further year-on-year declines throughout the country.

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March newspaper ad award goes to the dogs

  • Advertising
  • April 4, 2013
  • StopPress Team
March newspaper ad award goes to the dogs

DraftFCB and Mini are on a bit of a roll at the moment, with SPCA's Driving Dogs winning pretty much everything in sight (it has been shortlisted four times at the prestigious Festival of Media, second only behind ASOS’ best night ever with five). And the pair are victorious once more, with the 'Ducks' ad taking out News Works' newspaper ad of the month for March and the Mini newspaper NIM campaign getting a special mention.

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