Newsweek, Fairfax and Openbook Howden: social media wrap-up

Here are just a few of the gems you might've missed in social media this week…


  • Newsweek returning to print after 12 months as a digital-only title
  • Fairfax Media selling its Stayz accommodation website for $220 million
  • A UK printer winning a court battle after suffering ear damage
  • Plans to convert the former Gunns pulp mill site into a wind farm
  • An analyst examining the pros and cons of Pact Group's $650 million float

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Facebook fun

  • David Sweeney and John Weibusch each clocking up 40 years at Openbook Howden Design & Print
  • Scott Print's John Scott being nominated as one of WA's leading young entrepreneurs
  • Konica Minolta's Stephen Mummery and Derek MacMinn running a fundraising half-marathon on behalf of Project Futures
  • Fourteen ways to stay focused at work over the holidays
  • More jobs from printers throughout Australia

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LinkedIn discussions

  • How do you name your print files?
  • What analysis do you do before a major capex project?

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Our top five stories this week were…

1) Focus Press unveils new $8m facility, announces acquisition

2) BJ Ball seals second acquisition in a week

3) Platypus wins back Geon work, targets growth in print and packaging

4) Entrepreneur grows 20% per year to become million-dollar star

5) Industry Insider: A love of print isn’t enough

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