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The changing tide of consumer magazines

Consumer magazine print circulations have been in freefall over the last few years, consistently being among the worst performing UK publishing sectors.
As a result, we’ve seen even mainstays of the medium, like the well-known and respected NME, trying radical new means of distribution.

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#digifiroundup 03/08

Each Monday, we’ll take a look at the previous week and digifi.it!

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Which 9-5 TV character are you?

At the digifi.it office, there’s definitely more than a few characters. Whether it’s the directors gathering everyone around for a David Brent-esque singalong, or the IT staff channeling the IT Crowd when they ask if you’ve “turned it off and on again.”
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This Friday, find out which famous 9-5 sitcom character you are with our survey! Tweet us your results @digifi_it.

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Page-Turning No More

Adobe Flash was once the dominant, de-facto standard for creating rich media experiences – considered the only option to deliver animation, video and audio to large numbers of users. The downside to this arrangement was that Adobe would beg the end-user constantly for updates (which you would have hoped they wouldn’t need so urgently so often), as well as using up huge amounts of CPU, occasionally causing the browser or desktop to become unresponsive.
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NME to be a free magazine from September 2015

No-one pays for the albums anymore, why would they pay for the magazine?

After 63 years on our newsstands, the powers that be at juggernaut music mag NME have taken the decision to become a free magazine distributed through train and tube stations, universities, and selected retail partners. NME will also continue to grow its successful online global audience by distributing a free digital edition of the magazine. This approach is predicted to grow the magazine’s distribution from 15,000 to 300,000 in one fell swoop. nme Read More