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The trouble with Content
Opinion

The trouble with Content

This month, guest contributor Rob Alderson questions the trend to dismiss the word ‘Content’. On Monday, The Guardian published its list of the 100 most influential people working in the media today. The top three were Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s...
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Sometimes magazines die
Opinion

Sometimes magazines die

For this month’s Opinion post, Rob Alderson asks if its always bad news when a magazine closes. Late last week, ESPN announced it was closing Grantland, its four-year-old sports and pop culture site. Grantland was much-loved by many for championing...
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Magazine conferences
Event

Magazine conferences

For the second of his monthly Opinion pieces, Rob Alderson notes the ever-growing number of magazine conferences and offers some timely advice to organisers, speakers and audience alike. One of the best jokes I have seen in a best man’s...
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Foreign-language mags
Opinion

Foreign-language mags

We welcome a new guest contributor to the Journal today. Rob Alderson will be writing a monthly Opinion post, and starts with a look at whether it’s possible to enjoy magazines published in a language other than your own. If...
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