Although some publishers were sceptical at first, printing on demand (POD) has now become indispensable in the publishing world. To prepare books that are not ‘digital born’ for POD, firms such as X-CAGO first scan them. ‘It’s fascinating to note the precision with which scanning takes place.’
Elsevier Weekblad, the renowned Dutch weekly news magazine whose first edition appeared on 27 October 1945, once had a monthly predecessor. That beautifully produced production – Elsevier’s Geïllustreerd Maandschrift (Elsevier’s Illustrated Monthly) – is now in high demand by collectors.
Bauer Media is Australia’s leading multi-platform publisher, with investments spanning magazines, digital and live experiences. The portfolio includes some of the country’s longest-running and most successful brands of which Wheels Magazine takes pride of place.
Undeniably, Bauer Media (Australia) are the custodians of some of the most important and relevant magazine content ever produced in Australia spanning almost every aspect of life in Australian society. Many of their magazine titles are iconic – effectively woven into the fabric of the national psyche, arguably none more so than The Australian Women’s Weekly (often just referred to as ‘The Weekly’) – an Australian institution for over eighty years.
In 2014, the Dutch newspaper De Leeuwarder Courant is celebrating 265 years of continuous publication. No other newspaper has a longer history of publication under the same masthead. Daily, enthusiastic readers enjoy getting their news from one of The Netherlands’s most respected newspapers, either via hardcopy or the Online Edition.