The well-respected Indian newspaper, The Hindu, has made its incursion into the media-crowded market of Mumbai. Here are some pages from that first edition.
It is the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States and we pause to spend time with our family and to give thanks for our many blessings.
It's no surprise: the majority of us is getting information from smartphones. If you live in Singapore, it is 91% of you, with Spain and Ireland coming a close second. For publishers and advertisers, if you did not get this message resoundingly clear in 2015, then gear up for 2016 where it is a case of do or die when it comes to taking your product mobile.
The Hindu's new edition in Mumbai will be out on November 28. The Editor of The Hindu, Dr. Malini Parthasarathy, characterizes it as "the most ambitious project" in the Indian newspaper's 137-year history. A Weekend Edition has already been launched during the run-up to the launch; it provides space for long form journalism. My chat with Chairman/Publisher N Ram.
Condé Nast will stop publishing Details magazine at the end of the year. Yet, the magazine still had a circulation of about 560,000. Did Conde Naste pull the plug too soon? I was an occasional reader.
Here is one "newsroom lab" we will be keeping an eye on. The Guardian Mobile Innovation Lab wants to experiment with news on phones.
They are easy to download. They put articles and information out there where the masses congregate. They are Facebook’s Instant Articles. And now we know that Instant Articles are shared three times more than regular links.
It’s not something that we like to do, but it is sad that we tend to do this more often these days: to display front pages of newspapers covering a terrorist act in which many innocent people die. People who were simply going about the business of their lives, having a good time on a Friday night at the end of a busy week.