Vasily Gatov, Media3's strategy director and an IFRA Board member, discusses
some of the things that Russia's largest print media company is doing to manage
the current crisis. The interview w ...>
By Earl J. Wilkinson
The death of the newspaper is one of the great exaggerations of today’s
It is a myth being perpetuated by people, companies, and the t ...>
Чтобы узнать о том, как относятся к идее государственной поддержки прессы в
Австралии, Канаде, Индии, США и странах ЕС, щелкните здесь< ...>
Kevin Beatty is the Group Managing Director of Associated Newspapers in the
U.K., as well as vice president on the IFRA Board. Here Beatty discusses how
his company, IFRA and the industry are ...>
Joe Spitzer is Director of Communications, Asia, for Dow Jones & Co.
IFRA: What would be your top idea for increasing circulation/reach in 2009?
We are focusing ou ...>
Хуан Антонио Гинер, главный редактор Innovations in Newspapers, предлагает
некоторые дополнительные идеи по реорганизации редакций в 2009 г.
Идея 1: Организовать редакцию не по тематическому принципу, а по сегментам
Отмените традиционную систем ...>
UNT Distribution is a Swedish distribution company owned by publisher Upsala
Nya Tidning. UNT delivers national and regional morning papers as well as 15
magazines and other publications.
The following information about the Voices of Africa Media Foundation was
provided by Pim de Wit and Henri W. Aalders of Voices of Africa. De Wit is the
managing director of Voices of Africa; Aalders is the foundation's program
The Voices of Africa Media ...>
IFRA: Какие рекомендации у вас есть для издательств, которые еще не
приступали к работе с мобильными и не уверены, с чего начинать?
Начать, например, можно с того, чтобы сделать свой
контент доступным на мобильных телефонах. Многие газеты в Шв ...>
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IFRA: ¿Cuáles crees que van a ser las claves para 2009 en cuanto a las webs
de periódicos se refiere?
Creo que este va a se ...>
IFRA Magazine: Какой продукт, по-вашему, будет больше всего востребован на
новостных веб-сайтах в наступающем году?
Новости! Полномасштабное использование потенц ...>
Available in French only
Italien d’origine, Luciano Bosio est l’un des experts les plus reconnus du
marché de la presse en France. Il a passé 7 ans chez Ipsos Media, 8 ans chez
RCS M ...>
: Почему вы выбрали для «Нашей Газеты» бесплатную модель?
: Бесплатная газета, доставляемая во все почтовые ящики
города,– это оптимальный способ предоставить рекламодателю действительно
массовую аудиторию. Мы выбрали этот ф ...>
Два минувших года стали рекордными по динамике и объемам медийных слияний и
поглощений на российском рынке. Уверен, что при определении издательских
стратегий и бюджетов на 2008 год большинство медиавладельцев обязательно будет
соизмерять нынешнюю капитализацию своих актив ...>
Three factors will dominate the future of advertising technologies in our
> The first is the realisation that sales systems are about sales! The original
sales systems were rea ...>
Vin Crosbie, managing partner of Digital Deliverance LLC, contributed this
Viewpoint on convergence in 2008.
The English-language idiom “He Can’t See the Forest for the Trees” means
someone is so preoccupied with the parts that he cannot perceive the whole.
Ever si ...>
Dietmar Schantin is the director of IFRA Newsplex. A shorter version of this
text appeared in the January 2008 issue of IFRA Magazine on page 29.
In 2006 and 2007 many things changed in newsr ...>
Интересный пример смешанной модели - это бесплатная ежедневная газета RedEye,
которую выпускает чикагская Tribune. С октября 2002 г. RedEye выходила как
платная ежедневная газета, но в 2005 г. стала бесплатной. В мае прошлого года
появился еще и субботний номер, который д ...>
Not yet available in English
Alexander Kahlmann hat als Senior-Berater bei der Unternehmensberatung
Schickler in Hamburg Einblick in die Strukturen bei Zeitungsverlagen, die
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Januar 2008 - Die größten Einspar- und Rationalisierungseffekte lassen sich
durch möglichst umfassende Automationslösungen erzielen. Solche sind meist in
What are the most important trends for 2008 in
mailroom area for newspapers (supplements, added value finishing, perfect
integration between the mailroom with othe ...>
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Januar 2008 - Karsten Koeppe ist Leiter Versorgungstechnik im Druckhaus
Spandau des Axel Springer Verlags. Der Betrieb ist seit zehn Jahren
Not available in English
January 2008 - Roland Glin (Leitung PR und Dokumentation bei der EAE Ewert
Ahrensburg Electronic GmbH) sieht erhebliches Einsparpotenzial im Druckhaus:
"Aus Sicht des Maschinensteuerers und Workflow-Optimierers EAE sind die meisten
IFRA Special Report 3.37
Newspaper production is very capital-intensive, so tools are required that
allow a fast and detailed calculation of production costs. Changes to the
length of print ...>
Engineer Ronald Sonnleitner is head of IT and prepress at the Landesverlag
Druckservice in Wels, Austria, where 70 different newspaper titles as well as
30 different semi-commercial obje ...>
Jan de Roos has been CEO of NDC/VBK de uitgevers since 2004, during which time
he has overseen the acquisition of VBK (Veen Bosch & Keuning Uitgevers) as well
as the merger of that organisation with NDC (Noordelijke Dagblad Combinatie).
From 1998 to 2004, he was CEO of NDC ...>
Luc Rademakers has been general manager unit paid newspapers for Belgium’s
Concentra Media as well as general editor in chief of Gazet van Antwerpen & Het
Belang van Limburg since 2007. From 2004-2007, he was editor in chief of
Gazet van Antwerpen, and from 2000 to 200 ...>
Kalle Jungkvist has been the editor in chief of Sweden’s Aftonbladet New Media
since 1999. From 1991 to 1999, he was the managing editor of Aftonbladet, which
he had joined as a reporter in 1977 and where he later worked as news editor.
Before joining Aftonbladet, he worked ...>
Tobias Trevisan was born on 17th March 1959 in Basle (Switzerland). He
graduated with a degree in economics from Basle University in 1984. He is also
a professional advertising manager and has received management training from
the Harvard Business School (AMP). He entered t ...>
По данным АКАР, получаемым в том числе и на основе оценок экспертов ГИПП,
обнародованным в середине лета, объем рекламы в прессе увеличился на 21,3% по
сравнению с 1-м полугодием 2006 года и составил 24,7-24,9 млрд. руб. Важно
отметить, что с этого года Экспертный совет АКА ...>
Robert Picard is Professor of Economics at the Jönköping International
Business School. His research focuses on economic structures of media markets,
media industries and firms; the demand ...>
We believe that newspapers can adopt many positive measures to will improve
relations with advertisers that should result in more advertising revenues and
more satisfied customers.
Michael Gill, Editor-in-Chief, Financial Review, Australia
What are your expectations for the coming year?
We have developed a Flex-based application model for our digital platform. It
is integrated with a Cyber Newspaper production platform, with its own
The Indian publishing industry has seen unforeseen growth in the last two
years. It has also become a prosperous market for print publishing. The boom in
the Indian economy and the country's growing literacy levels have augmented
this growth for newspapers. India is also a ...>
When did Spotted start and on which Morris
Robert Granfeldt Jr:
The program was conceived in Jacksonville, Florida
as a part of Jacksonvi ...>
You have been tracking free daily
newspapers for some years now. Does their ongoing growth rate (22 million
copies a day this time last year and 30 million ...>
Available in French and German
Les conseils d'Andreas Schaffner, directeur de Ringier Print Adligenswil AG
En 2005, l’imprimerie Ringier d’Adligenswil a lancé un vaste plan de
Available only in French
Le Droit appartient au groupe Gesca. Filiale de Power Corporation, Gesca
publie sept quotidiens, édite des magazines, produit des émissions de
télévision et ...>
Christopher Bisco joined Cumbrian Newspapers Group based in Carlisle in
2001. Prior to that, he worked for Portsmouth & Sunderland Newspaper plc
(acquired in 1999 by Johnston Press). He has ...>
By Paul A.Camp, CEO of a company called Content That Works
(www.contentthatworks.com), established in 2000 by former managers of Thomson
To that point, I do not have all the answers. Indeed far from it. What I have
an interesting vantage point in that ...>
Available in Spanish only
técnicas de prensa: ¿Qué medidas se han puesto en práctica en vuestras
plantas para mantener los costes en un nivel reducido?
Santirso /Cabezón: ...>
Available only in Spanish
tdp: ¿Qué medidas habéis puesto en marcha para reducir costes en vuestras
plantas de producción?
En principio, hemos puesto e ...>
técnicas de prensa: Analysts say that you can reduce costs reducing (what
you do, staff...) or making more with what you have. Which long term strategies
could help not only to reduce co ...>
Online advertising is booming worldwide. According to estimations of the
Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, total
turnover in the third quarter of 2006 for th ...>
Pichai Chuensuksawadi has been Editor in Chief of The Post Publishing Public
Company in Bangkok, Thailand since June 2002. Before that, he was Editor of the
Bangkok Post from 1994 to 2002.
From 1984 to 1994, he held a number of other positions at the newspaper,
Currently Director of The Printers (Mysore) Pvt. Ltd and the Editor of its
publications, K.N. Shanth Kumar has been involved in the company’s management
He joined the IFRA Board in 2004.>
On 1 November 2001, Reiner Mittelbach, IFRA CEO, took over the helm at the IFRA
headquarters in Darmstadt as well as the network of IFRA affiliates and
representations that has been built up worldwide in recent years.
Mittelbach began his career in 1986 with Unilever in th ...>
Peter Kluthe joined Germany’s Frankfurter Societät in September 1977, and has
been the Chief Executive since 1983 with responsibility for technology and
He is responsible for planning and operating the Mörfelden printing location
(production o ...>
Niklas Jonason is Managing Director for Sweden's Stadsporten Citygate AB, a
group of companies that develops new media services for newspapers.
The company is owned by 11 publishing groups in Sweden. Jonason has 19 years of
experience in media and telecom industries as Res ...>
Mikael Pentikäinen is President of Sanoma Corporation, which is one of five
divisions of SanomaWSOY Group, the leading media company in the Nordic region.
SanomaWSOY Corporation is a significant magazine and educational publisher in
Europe and publishes some newspapers in ...>
Carlo Lombardi began his career working for SEME in Milan, and in 1962 became
General Manager. He later moved to Rome to work for GATE.
In 1975, was appointed General Manager of IL RINNOVAMENTO, publisher of the
newspaper PAESE SERA and in 1977 was elected President of Pae ...>
A member of the management of Austria's Styria Medien AG since 1984, Horst
Pirker has been the company’s Chairman of the Board since 1999. He is the 11th
president of IFRA.
Previously, he was Business Manager of the Kleine Zeitung before assuming the
position of Publishi ...>
Mohamed Alayyan is the Publisher and CEO of Al Ghad newspaper; Jordan’s most
independent Arabic daily newspaper. Less than a year since its launch date, Al
Ghad has captured the second largest readership market share, and built the
largest network of subscribers.
He ent ...>
Tore Stangebye is Managing Director and Chairman of the Board of Edda Media AS,
which was established in October 2006 as a separate company after Orkla Media
was acquired by Mecom Group.
Previously, he was Director of Norway’s Orkla Media from 2001.
Before that, he was ...>
Per B. Jørgensen is the Managing Director and Editor in Chief of De Bergske
Blade in Denmark. He was formerly the Managing Director of Skive Folkeblad G/S.
He joined the IFRA Board in 2000.>
Currently CEO of Tamedia AG, Martin Kall previously held executive positions
with Ringier AG in Zurich and is also a former managing director for
He joined the IFRA Board in 2003.>
Gérard Démocrate has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of France's
Société Professionnelle des Papiers de Presse (SPPP), which deals with
newsprint and other papers and Compagnie Française des Papiers de Presse (CFPP)
From 1998 to 2002, he was Sales Man ...>
Iñaki Arechabaleta Torrontegui joined Grupo Correo Prensa Española, S.A. in
September 2002, which is today Vocento, S.A., where he is Managing Director
Printed Press, with responsibilities for ...>
Marc Vangeel has been the Managing Director of Concentra Media’s Regional
Publishing since 2001.
He joined Concentra Group in 1994, and previously held a number of positions
with the company’s Regional Publishing Group, including: Director-General;
Assistant Directo ...>
After a brief stint in the insurance industry, Philip Alberdingk Thijm joined
CCH a family owned business-to-business publisher in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
In 1995, CCH was acquired by Wolte ...>
Terry Grote is Managing Director for The Independent & Independent on Sunday.
A newspaperman of 30 years experience, he began his career as a reporter on
weekly regional newspapers rising through various editorships to become
Editorial Director and then Chief Executive of ...>
Kevin Beatty was recently appointed Group Managing Director of Associated
Newspapers Ltd, publisher of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Evening
Standard, Metro, Ireland on Sunday, Loot and Buy a Sell as well as a series of
leading web sites.
Previously he was Managing ...>
Rodolfo Alvarez Rapaport is the Operations Manager at El Mercurio Newspaper,
the main national newspaper in Chile.
He has been responsible for managing operations, technology and investments ...>
Mark S. Mikolajczyk is President and Publisher of FLORIDA TODAY and CEO of Cape
Publications, Inc., Melbourne, Florida, U.S.A., which is the parent corporation
for FLORIDA TODAY and a variety of other publications. Both are part of Gannett
Company, Inc. He assumed these pos ...>
Phillip Crawley is the Publisher and CEO of The Globe and Mail, Canada's
national newspaper. He worked in Europe, Asia and New Zealand before he joined
The Globe and Mail in October 1998 as President and COO. He was appointed
Publisher and CEO in June 1999.
He is also a ...>
Christophe Galichon, manager of the ‘supplements’ division for the Group
A true multimedia group (operates also a local television), the
Sud-Ouest group ...>
newspaper techniques: How are cost-reduction plans evolving at
One big issue is in implementing waste controls and
presets on presses, bu ...>
by Randy Woods
In North America, one of the last regions on earth where the broadsheet format
and 48.8-gram (30 pound) newsprint still hold sway, many media companies are
also beginning to realize the material benefits of producing smaller formats
and thinner pape ...>
by Randy Woods
Stampen AB, which owns Göteborgs-Posten, Sweden’s largest regional daily, is
continually looking for ways to reduce expenses, but that is not the company’s
primary mis ...>
newspaper techniques: How important have these wireless projects been for
your ability to attract new audience?
Very high in importance. In fact, for 2 ...>
The market shares of daily newspapers are decreasing slowly but continually.
Diametrically opposed to this trend is the development of media services for
the generation that has grown up with ...>
The saying goes, "You get what you pay for." Hence the latest debate in the
realm of citizen journalism is whether commercial publishing companies should
pay for content they use from volunteer reporters.
Proponents of compensating citizen journalists argue that it is only ...>
What are your thoughts on what to expect in
the free daily newspaper global market in the coming year? Specifically, I am
interested in whether you think la ...>
newspaper techniques: You began the Free Daily Newspapers website
pbakker/freedailies) in August 2004, but when and how did you become interested
in tracking free ...>
Earlier this year NAA commissioned McKinsey and Co. to do a white paper on
classified advertising as we move ahead. They listed the following steps that
newspapers need to take to be successful going forward:
1. Measure your market position/Benchmark
2. Maintain your posi ...>
by Randy Woods
While the term “savings” mostly applies to costs that can be reduced or
avoided, it can arguably used for other costs that can later lead to revenue
growth. Case in po ...>
by Randy Woods
Automated production software is the key element of cost reduction strategies
at the U.K.’s Associated Newspapers, owner of The Daily Mail and Evening
Standard. Here are some tools Associated uses to impact its workflow:
> Vio Worldwide’s Cer ...>
What are some of the ways you have kept
your costs low?
The best dollar saved is the one that never gets
spent in the first place. At Sanoma Kaupunkilehdet (a free sheet division of
Sanoma), we have built ...>
Ifra India will start the year with a training on Computer to Plate in January
2006 at Mumbai. With more and more Indian newspapers converting to CtP system,
this training comes at the right time to enhance the knowledge of Indian
newspapers. The programme will look into wo ...>
newspaper techniques: What is the message you would like to give members
about consulting in 2006?
Until now one of the benefits of Ifra consulting was that
we offered solutions in a quick fashion. So we went into companies, proposed
newspaper techniques: Where do you see your biggest potential new
The biggest potential is what we call the young
generation and that really comprises people between 25 and 40. The big issue is
that they read les ...>
newspaper techniques: What will be your main endeavour in
increasing your audience in 2006, both as far as products and marketing?
“We are working to create a consistent flow of content from our community
website into print. That gives the print prod ...>
newspaper techniques: Could you say a little bit more about your role and
what you do?
As Development Manager, I'm the head of the
media rese ...>
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KPMG Deutsche Treuhand-Gesellschaft AG is one of Germany’s leading auditing and
consulting companies. http://www.kpmg.de
The teams of consultants are organised according to sectors in order ...>
The publishing houses Axel Springer, Georg von Holtzbrinck and WAZ have bundled
their activities on the market for postal services by establishing a company,
in cooperation with Rosalia AG (Lu ...>
When will free newspapers come to Germany? And when they come, what will be the
consequences for the paid-for newspapers? newspaper techniques
Hans-Joachim Fuhrmann, member of the board of the BDZV (German Newspaper