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Tag: printing industry

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: the strange story of a bitter business dispute over a typeface that ended at the bottom of the River Thames in mysterious circumstances (and how a graphic designer today tracked down the evidence beneath the water a century later)

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: the strange story of a bitter business dispute over a typeface that ended at the bottom of the River Thames in mysterious circumstances (and how a graphic designer today tracked down the evidence beneath the water a century later)

Harry Mottram reports for Print Monthly It is a curious story of how business partnerships in the printing industry can go horribly wrong. One particular bust up between business partners was brought back to life by the typographer and designer Robert Green, who discovered the evidence of a bitter dispute a century ago at the […]

By May 10, 2018 Read More →
HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: a video report from the Wasps Arena at the Ricoh Stadium in Coventry on the Print Week Live Show (it was very nice – but there weren’t too many people there)

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: a video report from the Wasps Arena at the Ricoh Stadium in Coventry on the Print Week Live Show (it was very nice – but there weren’t too many people there)

Harry Mottram reports Visitor numbers at the Print Week Live event held at the Wasps Arena in Coventry last week were estimated to be at around the 2,000 mark raising questions by some over the future of trade shows for the print industry. To be honest it wasn’t very busy although as a talking shop […]

By March 13, 2018 Read More →
HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: Jobs on the line over the marriage of political opposites with the Mirror Express deal (and Trinity Mirror’s £2m a year CEO says duplication will see cuts – but it’s good for shareholders)

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: Jobs on the line over the marriage of political opposites with the Mirror Express deal (and Trinity Mirror’s £2m a year CEO says duplication will see cuts – but it’s good for shareholders)

Despite the reassurances from both Unite and Trinity Mirror, there is little belief amongst workers at the media group that the purchase of Northern and Shell will not result in job cuts. It sees the publisher of the Daily Mirror takeover the Daily Express and other titles, with more redundancies likely. Harry Mottram reports A […]

By February 14, 2018 Read More →
HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: Trinity Mirror circulation woes and the Guardian goes tabloid – latest issues for the newspaper industry in Print Monthly

HARRY MOTTRAM FREELANCE JOURNALIST: Trinity Mirror circulation woes and the Guardian goes tabloid – latest issues for the newspaper industry in Print Monthly

Going tabloid will save The Guardian ‘millions’ according to the national newspaper’s editor Katherine Viner, who told Radio 4’s Today listeners it was a new era for the paper. Millions that is, in terms of printing, paper and workers. The Press Gazette reported that around 250 people were made redundant last year from the newspaper […]

By January 19, 2018 Read More →
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