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By Mario R. García on May 02, 2016

Wall Street Journal and two decades of its online edition

Watch out when you use the word "legacy" to refer to only print.  There is legacy for online, as well, and one of the pioneers in putting its newspaper edition online, The Wall Street Journal, celebrates 20 years of wsj.com

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By Mario R. García on May 01, 2016

Grzegorz (Greg) Piechota’s report: not too late for publishers to read it cover to cover

Published last week, Evaluating Distributed Content in the News Media Ecosystem, analyzes the relationship of publishing houses and social media, and tells us who is doing it right. My chat with Grzegorz (Greg) Piechota here today.

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By Mario R. García on Apr 28, 2016

Designing print happily—-and having fun

Here are some recent front pages from this past week that deserve a second (or third) look. Here we have the work of art directors who are thinking creatively and not giving up on the fun simply because it is the print edition.

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By Mario R. García on Apr 27, 2016

Congratulations to two of our clients

The Gulf News of Dubai is number one among readers there, while Catholic Extension magazine wins for redesign. Two reasons to celebrate.

Tags: Catholic Extension, Gulf News

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By Mario R. García on Apr 26, 2016

The last lecture: what a difference four months make

It’s customary for me to update my Columbia students in the last lecture of the semester on issues I touched upon for the first lecture. That happened this week.

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By Mario R. García on Apr 25, 2016

They like those quality newspapers, don’t they?

At least in the UK, the quality newspapers beat their more popular, down market rivals.

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By Mario R. García on Apr 23, 2016

Prince: and the front pages around the world

Prince 1958-2016

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By Mario R. García on Apr 21, 2016

These European Digital Media Awards winners merit a second look

I was honored to be one of the judges this year for the WAN IFRA  European Digital Media Awards 2016.  I found many rich entries in the mix, and happy to see that other judges apparently agreed with me. Take a look

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By Mario R. García on Apr 20, 2016

Migration to digital bears fruit for The Independent

The Independent lives via digital edition— and with twice as many subscribers.

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