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Linking arms: why Fairfax, MediaWorks, NZME and TVNZ formed KPEX

When the Australian media companies attempted to come together to form a similar alliance across the ditch, the effort failed because various players were simply unwilling to collaborate. But the local players did not allow the same to happen. Setting aside their partisan differences and prioritising the importance of creating a strong local programmatic network, Fairfax Media, MediaWorks, NZME and TVNZ successfully came together to form KPEX.
Here’s why the execs determined the move was worthwhile.

Fairfax faction wins boss’ fulsome scalp

Big hair, bigger scalp

The bitterly divided Fairfax board has generated another casualty: the chairman.

Ron Walker was expected to stand for reelection at the forthcoming AGM. But in response to internal disputes which culminated in stinging public criticism from the John B Fairfax faction, Walker yesterday told the Sydney …

Get creative at the AWARD Copy Academy

Calling all budding writers and creatives keen to make an investment for their career – applications are open for the Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association (AWARD) Copy Academy.

Learn the nuances for writing for all types of media. Hone your skills for creating the perfect headline. Impress the hell out …

Local newspaper heroes

NZ rags did good at the 2009 Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers’ Association Awards (PANPA) held in Sydney last week.

Fairfax Media is licking its chops after the choice morsels it received. The Timaru Herald won the display advertising and the classified categories for newspapers with a circulation up to 25 …

Embarrassment corner

It’s the sound all magazine publishers dread: the smug tap of ACP’s Paul Dykzeul’s keyboard as he relishes the moment to rub your nose in the sand. Ouch!

Says Dykzeul: “ACP Magazines are proud to have provided the latest cover for NZ Life and Leisure, produced by …