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Ceylon Today offers 4D experience

“We want to give our readers something new and exciting all the time,” says Saranga Wijeyarathne, Director of Marketing for Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Newspapers Limited, whose Ceylon Today recently produced the world’s first 4D newspaper experience

WAN-IFRA welcomes the new Color Quality Club members

The announcement of the new members of the Color Quality Club was awaited with great anticipation. The list of winners includes many “old friends” who have already secured their place in the Star Club, alongside a series of new names who join the ranks of the winners for the first time.

Impressions from DME14, Day 2

Another busy and insightful day at Digital Media Europe with presentation highlights from ft.com, Archant, BuzzFeed and Storyful, in pictures – and, of course, the aftershow get-together featuring the European Digital Media Awards 2014.

Print company must become a target group specialist

Michael Hack, estampado, focuses on marketing printing services, with special emphasis on business models for newspapers and printing plants. Interdisciplinary action is his recipe for success.

A press control desk ‘to go’

“We believe in print and that it will endure in future,” says Harald Werth, director of the printing division of Athesiadruck in Bozen, Italy, at the Printing Summit 2014 in Munich.

The dilemma facing newspapers

The annual World Printing Summit opened in Munich, Germany, today, which is news in itself; with all the myriad events and interest dedicated to digital news media, it is unusual to have a global event dedicated solely to print.

Newsweek is back – in Print!

A 14-month break from print is long enough. “Newsweek” went on sale again at kiosks on Friday, 7th March 2014. Since January 2012 the U.S. magazine had been available only in digital form, something that lost it many of its regular readers.

Fairfax Media evaluates production alternatives for remote printing

Fairfax Media is looking at ways in which digital printing technology might be used in remote sites. The new Magnum Compact, equipped with automatic plate changer, however could be an alternative.

How to compare spectrophotometers

Fons Put works as senior innovation consultant for VIGC, the Flemish Innovation Center for Graphic Communication. His contribution refers to the new colour measuring equipment (eXact from X-Rite) that WAN-IFRA has chosen for the evaluations for the International Newspaper Color Quality Club 2014–2016 contest.

Klaus Steupert: Operator models as an attractive alternative for newspaper production

Overcapacity in print and high costs are forcing printers to think about alternatives. Klaus Steupert, Managing Director of IE Graphic Engineering, indicates a possibility that, although in discussion, has not yet been fully implemented.