Browsing: New Zealand Herald
Examining the state of education through one of the country’s most disadvantaged schools, the New Zealand Herald debuts its first foray into long-form documentary video.
The New Zealand Herald is trumpeting growth across both its print and digital readerships this week. We speak to NZME managing editor Shayne Currie about how its managing print growth in a digital era.
In a country as diverse as New Zealand, simplicity in writing is essential when it comes to large-scale publications that aim to reach readers of different backgrounds (not all native English speakers) and varying education levels. So, are Kiwi publications obeying this rule of simplicity and is it being reflected in the articles published on mainstream media on a daily basis? To find out, StopPress ran some of the nation’s websites through a readability test. Here’s how they fared.
To some degree, the quarterly results of Nielsen’s readership and ABC’s circulation surveys have become predictable in showing the newspaper industry in decline. And while this was largely the case with the latest figures, there were also a few surprises in the mix. Updated: statistics for provincial papers removed.
The Dominion Post and NZ Herald will contest this year’s Canon Media Award for Best Newspaper with circulation over 30,000, while Good, Home and The Listener are the finalists for Best Newsstand Magazine. In the new Best Blog category it’s Toby Manhire, Cameron Slater and Giovanni Tiso, with Best Website finalist placings handed to 3News, The Wireless and Yahoo NZ.
APN NZ has extended the entry deadline for the inaugural Herald Advertising Challenge, an annual competition that aims to inspire and celebrate the very best creative and media work within Herald environments. And there are some pretty impressive prizes up for grabs.
Since 2006, five Nando’s franchises have gone into liquidation, and a recent Herald article revealed that several of the current franchisees are unsatisfied with the current franchisor’s reluctance to invest in advertising. We decided to have a look at how the brand was being represented in South Africa, and what we found was a parody-loaded collection of commercials that were topical, controversial and sometimes humorous.
Shayne Currie, editor of the New Zealand Herald, will be able to put his feet up for one day as former All Black and anti-depression campaigner Sir John Kirwan steps in to take over the editorial responsibilities for the 10 December edition of the paper.
The New Zealand Herald has just hit its 150th birthday milestone. So what better time to look back on happier, simpler and more profitable times for the newspaper. StopPress takes a look at some vintage Herald ads.