NUCLEAR SPRING IN JAPAN, THE NEW YORKER COVER

Files under General | Mar 21st

“Dark Spring” by Christoph Niemann

Brilliant!


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SAINTS IN STONES EXHIBITION

Files under General | Mar 21st

Illustrators in Wales reports:

Pembrokeshire based Illustrator Deborah Withey  is currently exhibiting work at the Cloisters Gallery, St. Davids Cathedral, St. Davids. ‘Saints in Stones’ features work that specifically fits the glorious Cloister Gallery atmosphere in the Cathedral Refectory. Everything is original, with hand-printed papers in collage with glass, fabric and stone.  To see more of Deborah’s fascinating work please visit her website http://www.deborah-withey.com

Saints in Stones, 15th-28th March 2011, Cloisters Gallery, St. Davids Cathedral, West Wales.



THE NEW ODIEL: FIRST RESULTS

Files under General | Mar 14th

A fantastic coverage of a very dramatic story by the new ODIEL, the last newspaper redesigned by INNOVATION’s Antonio Martín.

First results after the launching:

Circulation is +15%

And advertising is UP in the worst months of the year.


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OUR INNOVATIONS IN MAGAZINES 2011 PRESENTED TODAY IN BERLIN

Files under General | Mar 14th

Our new INNOVATIONS IN MAGAZINEZ Global Report has been presented today in Berlin (Germany) during the “sold out” FIPP Digital Innovators’ Summit (follow it in Twitter at #disummit)

INNOVATION’s Juan Senor from Lomdon, and John Wilpers from Boston, were the presenters.

The new report is available here on print and digital versions.

The study is co-published by INNOVATION International Media Consulting Group and FIPP – the worldwide magazine media association.

(Pictures by Inge Van Gaal. Thanks!)


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ALL THE PICTURES FROM THE FUKUSHIMA NUCLEAR DISASTER (NEW VERSION)

Files under General | Mar 12th

While there is not too much real and accurate information about the nuclear crisis in Fukushima, but we are getting the first pictures from the area.

With the help of all of you I will keep updating the collection.

REUTERS is leading the pack with these amazing pictures:

People who are evacuated from a nursing home which is located in evacuation area around the Fukushima Daini nuclear plant, rest at a temporary shelter in Koriyama, March 13, 2011. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
by Sharon Ho at 4:44 PM

Officials in protective gear check for signs of radiation on children who are from the evacuation area near the Fukushima Daini nuclear plant in Koriyama, March 13, 2011. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
by Aviva West at 3:49 PM

Police wearing protective clothing and respirators head towards the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Plant in trucks in Minamisouma City, Fukushima Prefecture March 12, 2011.
Credit: Reuters/Yomiuri

This satellite image, obtained March 12, 2011, shows post earthquake and tsunami damage at the Fukushima Dai Nai nuclear plant in Japan March 12, 2011. An explosion blew the roof off an unstable reactor north on Saturday, raising fears of a disastrous meltdown. REUTERS/DigitalGlobe/Handout
by Aviva West at 3:43 PM

This image made from Japan’s NHK public television via Kyodo News shows the Fukushima Daiichi power plant’s Unit 1, left, in Okumamachi, Fukushima prefecture, Japan, Saturday, March 12, 2011. The walls of the building at nuclear power station crumbled Saturday as smoke poured out and Japanese officials said they feared the reactor could melt down following the failure of its cooling system in a powerful earthquake and tsunami. (AP Photo/NHK TV via Kyodo News)

Police officers wearing respirators guide people to evacuate away from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant following an evacuation order for residents who live in within a 10 km (6.3 miles) radius from the plant after an explosion in Tomioka Town in Fukushima Prefecture March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Ho New
by Reuters_MarkKolmar at 12:31 PM

A helicopter flies past Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi No.1 Nuclear reactor March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon. by Reuters_TonyTharakan at 6:29 AM

Fukushima Nuclear Plant reactor number 1 Daiichi facility is seen in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan in this file photo taken in October 2008. REUTERS/Kyodo/Files. by Reuters_TonyTharakan at 6:18 AM

Fukushima Nuclear Plant reactor number 1 Daiichi facility is seen in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Kyodo. by Reuters_TonyTharakan at 5:34 AM

March 11: Fukushima Daiichi power plant’s Unit 1 is seen in Okumamachi, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. The nuclear power plant affected by a massive earthquake is facing a possible meltdown, an official with Japan’s nuclear safety commission said Saturday. (AP/The Yomiuri Shimbun)

The Fukushima nuclear plant in 2008

An official in protective gear scans for signs of radiation on a man from the evacuation area near the Fukushima Daini nuclear plant on March 13, 2011. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon
by Aviva West at 5:12 PM

Police officers wearing gas masks patrol in the area of the Fukushima power plant’s Unit 1.
(AP Photo/The Yomiuri Shimbun, Kaname Yoneyama)

Evacuees hold blankets as they stand in a line to enter a temporary shelter after radiation leaked from a Fukushima nuclear reactor, March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak
by Aviva West at 6:05 PM

The damaged roof of reactor number No. 1 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant after an explosion that blew off the upper part of the structure is seen in this handout photo released by Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) in Fukushima Prefecture, northeastern Japan, March 12, 2011. REUTERS/TEPCO/Handout
by Aviva West at 12:25 AM

Members of the Self-Defense Forces help residents, evacuated from their homes, move to a temporary shelter after radiation leaked from the Fukushima Daini nuclear reactor, in Koriyama, northeastern Japan March 13, 2011. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak
by Aviva West at 7:53 PM yesterday

Residents, evacuated from their homes, wait in a military truck to move to a temporary shelter after radiation leaked from an earthquake-damaged Fukushima Daini nuclear reactor, in Koriyama, northeastern Japan March 13, 2011. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak
by Sharon Ho at 7:23 PM yesterday

Evacuees hold blankets as they stand in a line to enter a temporary shelter after radiation leaked from a Fukushima nuclear reactor in Koriyama, Japan, March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak
by Aviva West at 6:05 PM yesterday

An official scans for signs of radiation on a woman in Nihonmatsu City in Fukushima Prefecture March 13, 2011 after radiation leaked from an earthquake-damaged Fukushima Daini nuclear reactor. REUTERS/Yomiuri Shimbun
by arorankush at 8:21 AM

An official scans for signs of radiation on a woman in Nihonmatsu City in Fukushima Prefecture March 13, 2011 after radiation leaked from an earthquake-damaged Fukushima Daini nuclear reactor. REUTERS/Yomiuri Shimbun
by arorankush at 8:17 AM

Officials waited for residents evacuating from areas surrounding the Fukushima nuclear facilities. Wally Santana/Associated Press.

Residents were checked for radiation contamination in Koriyama city, Fukushima prefecture. Wally Santana/Associated Press.

People reacted to being checked for radiation exposure in the evacuation area. Wally Santana/Associated Press.

As you can see, the work done by the REUTERS and AP photographers has been amazing.

Well done and God bless them!


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THE FUTURE OF BOOKS AND LIBRARIES

Files under General | Mar 11th

Question: Libraries in a digital age: Where do books fit in?

Answer: In our digital tablets.


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THE BEST OF NEW YORK

Files under General | Mar 9th

The New York magazine at its best!


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THE NEW YORKER GADDAFI COVER

Files under General | Mar 9th

A great illustration.

With a strong graphic message.

Brilliant!


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OUR INNOVATIONS IN MAGAZINES 2011 REPORT IS HERE

Files under General | Mar 8th

I just got the first hot copies.

128 pages of fantastic Sappi newsprint  full of ideas, trends, innovations and great content.

This is our second global report for FIPP, the Worldwide Magazine Media Association.

As his President, Chris Llewellyn says in the Introduction, this new report started last year has been “one of the FIPP’s most successful products.”

Edited by INNOVATION’s John Wilpers in Boston and Juan Senor in London, the report was designed by Javier Zarracina, with a great illustration cover of Deborah Withey that this year shines in amazing gold and silver inks of Polestar, and brilliant caricatures from Luis Gañena

A must-read interview Jonas Bonnier opens a report that will be presented in Berlin on March 14 at the FIPP Digital’s Innovators Summit.


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LIBERATION WEEKENDS: ADS TO FIGHT

Files under General | Mar 6th

INNOVATION’s new formula for Libération is well and alive.

This is the new advertising campaign for Libération weekends.

Selling stories.

Selling content.

Selling relevant news.

Fighting.

Brilliant!

Advertising Agency: Fred & Farid

Creative Directors: Fred & Farid

Copywriters: Frederic Raillard, Farid Mokart

Art Director: Laurent Leccia.