Monocle 24: The Stack
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Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.
||CleanDo we still buy the news?||Some say we’re in a post-fact age – but what does that mean for journalism? Along with John Owen, chairman of the Frontline Club, and Juan Señor from Innovation Media Consulting, a firm helping media organisations transition to the digital age, Monoc||8/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSporting success||With Rio in full Olympics mode, we take some time out with sportswriter Mihir Bose to discuss how to produce the perfect sporting title. And as the new issue of movie magazine ‘Little White Lies’ hits newsstands, we take a peek inside the western-them||8/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSweden and the screen||From the cool and crisp landscapes of Sweden to the dark cinemas of Asia, evoking a sense of place on the page is a delicate art. We talk to the editors of two magazines doing just that: Liz Schaffer from travel title ‘Lodestars Anthology’ and Davide||8/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean‘Popeye’ turns 40||Monocle’s editor in chief Tyler Brûlé joins creative director Richard Spencer Powell and Winkreative’s senior strategist Adam Thompson to browse through the pages of the special 40th-anniversary edition of ‘Popeye’ magazine.||7/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPositive thinking||We meet the editor of ‘Positive’ magazine Giacomo Cosua, hear from Monocle correspondent Tom Burges Watson on the new kiosks in Paris and speak to Angharad Lewis, author of a new book on how to publish a magazine.||7/23/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA magazine about magazines||On this week’s episode of ‘The Stack’ we sit down with Steven Gregor, editor of ‘Gym Class’ – a magazine about magazines. Plus: a Belgian publication dedicated to raising the country’s spirits after recent difficult times.||7/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaper perfection||Putting pen to paper is a good first step but starting a magazine requires more than words; we take a closer look at what makes a good debut with Magculture’s Jeremy Leslie. And of course, sometimes it all comes down to the paper – especially if you||7/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWeekend press||In a special live edition hosted by Monocle editor in chief Tyler Brûlé, Steve Watson of independent magazine distributor Stack and Lisa Markwell, former editor of the ‘Independent on Sunday’, join Monocle editor Andrew Tuck to discuss the state of||7/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFoodie fare||From a pizza-by-the-slice map of New York to the amber-hued pleasures of craft beer, capturing food and drink on the page is something of an art form. We meet two magazine editors who know their food and drink: David Lane from ‘The Gourmand’ and Frase||6/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLGBT media with attitude||After last week’s horrific shooting in Orlando, we assess the print coverage in the city’s local newspaper, ‘The Orlando Sentinel’. Plus: editor of LGBT magazine ‘Attitude’, Matthew Todd, discusses how the title’s history-making interview wi||6/18/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJocks & Nerds||Were you a jock, a nerd or fortunate enough to fit somewhere in between? From its vintage-inspired roots, ‘Jocks & Nerds’ magazine has launched a brand version of itself onto newsstands. We meet the magazine’s founder and editor Marcus Agerman-Ross.||6/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHot off the press||We speak with Heather Reisman, CEO of Indigo Books, Canada’s largest book retailer. We also review fashion biannual magazines with Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco, and we speak with Christian Rocca, the editor of ‘IL’, the monthly lifestyle mag||6/4/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA look at the biggest print markets in the world||This week on ‘The Stack’ we look at two of the biggest print markets in the world – the US and Japan – with our New York and Asia bureau chiefs. Plus: the booming regional magazines market in North America.||5/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanInternational prestige||For most of the year Cannes is like any other sleepy city on the French Riviera – until the prestigious Cannes Film Festival ramps up that is. From ‘Variety’ to ‘The Hollywood Reporter’, we take a closer look at the daily print titles that the f||5/21/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDenim and diamonds||Whether it’s evening attire or tips on how to redecorate for the season, fashioning the pages of a style magazine demands fearless originality – but a splash of fun always helps. From Istanbul to London, Ben Rylan joins Sagra Maceira de Rosen and Brya||5/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Essential for anyone working in or interested in magazine and newspaper publishing. I find out about great new or new-to-me journals and magazines and how industry professionals make things happen.