Creative agency and independent magazine publisher The Church of London has appointed Steven Watson as Head of Customer Publishing. Watson will oversee print and online projects for TCOLondon's growing client list, which includes Google, Volkswagen and Activision. Read more »
Menzies Digital, a leading provider of multi-platform digital publishing solutions, has today launched the first-ever fully interactive iPad app from Superbrands. Designed to complement the company's existing online offering, the iPad edition of Superbrands Digital marks Superbrands' entry into the mobile world, in an "iPad era" where consumer demand for tablet devices is ever-increasing. Read more »
FMG, the London-based media production company, today announced it has secured a $20 million investment from an investor group led by private equity firm India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA). The new investors will take a controlling stake in FMG and the investment will enable the firm to accelerate the creation of new products and services, develop new technologies and expand globally. Read more »
Technological developments continue to gather apace in the online environment and there is certainly a growing consumer appetite for digital content, demonstrated by the launch of the first iPad only magazine The Daily. As a result, one may be under the impression that print editions are falling out of favour.
However, one of the world's largest and most powerful digital brands has just launched a magazine in the UK; the power of print in this internet age cannot be epitomised any better than by Google's launch of Think Quarterly. Read more »
The iPad is rapidly changing the way people engage with content. Over half (51%) of iPad owners who had read magazines both in print and in interactive format on the iPad preferred the experience on Apple's multimedia device. That's good news for brands looking to extend the reach of existing print titles and for publishers looking to break out of print. Read more »