News design: focus on readers’ concerns, not yours

September 23, 2008 by · 2 Comments 

Stop asking questions like: What do you want to read about? How the newspaper should change? Do you prefer longer or shorter stories? Read more

Make bloggers allies of your newspaper

September 22, 2008 by · 2 Comments 

John Wilpers, an Innovation consultant, on the power of blogs Quality local bloggers can help newspapers to make them relevant to readers and to grow revenue, says John Wilpers of Innovation Media Consulting. Read more

How we got 141,665 photos from readers

September 21, 2008 by · 2 Comments 

School of Photography Masters at Gazeta: a selection of photos submitted by readersHow many photo reporters can you assign to make a portrait of your country? 1? 2? 5? 10? 50? What about 25 thousand? It is possible, we have done it, writes Grzegorz Piechota of Poland’s Gazeta Wyborcza. Read more

Untold stories from Iraq War

September 21, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

April 6th, 2004: Polish military vehicle on fire near the City Hall in Karbala, Iraq. Photo: Reuters / Gazeta WyborczaPolish troops will withdraw from Iraq until October 31st, 2008. In a week-long series of feature stories Gazeta Wyborcza has revealed facts about the mission that had been rarely known in Poland. Read more

What television and the Internet is doing to our kids?

September 19, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Do you try to catch young readers and convince them to read a newspaper? Bad news from scientists: the Digital Age can stupefy the youngsters and jeopardize our future. Read more

When views matter as much as news

September 19, 2008 by · 12 Comments 

Updated: When these newspapers hit newsstands and subscribers’ homes, everybody has already known what happened. So what has mattered more? Read more

Stop worrying that the Internet will consume print

September 19, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

”The Internet will not consume print, because it’s not strong enough, it’s not better, and it’s too busy consuming itself”, predicts Bob Guccione on his blog at the Huffington Post. Read more

The Testimony about Pope John Paul II

September 14, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

John Paul II visits Warsaw in 1991. Photo by Slawomir Sierzputowski, Gazeta WyborczaPoland’s Gazeta Wyborcza co-produced a new documentary movie on John Paul II. Its worldwide premiere will be held in Vatican on Oct. 16, 2008, in the presence of pope Benedict XVI, writes Malgorzata Skowronska, Gazeta’s special project manager. Read more

New WSJ magazine: a new standard or a flop?

September 12, 2008 by · 1 Comment 

WSJ magazine: cover of the launch issueFinancial Times supplement ”How to Spend It” is like a BMW 3-series, and this is a BMW 7-series, says Robert Thomson, an editor-in-chief of the Wall Street Journal. Is he right? Read more

Times of India speaks from the heart

September 12, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Screenshot from the TV spot of the Times of India featuring India's leading actor Amitabh Bachhan”In our campaigns – rather than talk about the newspaper, we try and be the platform or the presenter of ideas that come from the readers’ own lives, reflect their hopes, aspirations,” says Rahul Kansal, the chief marketing officer at the Times of India. Read more