Private Frazer’s Doomed Magazines

October 7, 2008

Are you sure that’s wise, cobber?

Filed under: consumer magazines — privatefraser @ 11:21 am

I don’t know why I find this so funny, but I do…

Spectator Australia launches this week

And an Australian take on it…

A further hint that this launched in a rush (all the Australian content is being edited from London) is that … there’s no Australian advertising, and no local sales contact.

Considering they’ve already been publishing for 180 years, I wonder if they couldn’t have waited until they could do it properly.

And The Australian’s take on it (as well as a diary piece)

THE much-touted new Australian insert in The Spectator magazine has got off to an unfortunate start, making a serious factual error in its opening sentence.

March 26, 2008

Clattering through the categories (2) – current affairs

Filed under: Chair by the door,consumer magazines — privatefraser @ 12:21 am
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Today we’ll be looking at the news and current affairs market, The Economist, The Spectator, New Statesman, The Week and Prospect. Who’s doing well, who’s surviving, and who’s waiting for the defibrillator? (more…)

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