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The Stack

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.

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Icon and Yes & No:

We take a closer look at two publications looking to get beneath the surface of the modern world, ‘Icon’ and ‘Yes & No’. Plus: at work with our resident magazine connoisseur at Monocle’s Kioskafé.

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25912 Aug 2017
30 min

Icon and Yes & No: 

We take a closer look at two publications looking to get beneath the surface of the modern world, ‘Icon’ and ‘Yes & No’. Plus: at work with our resident magazine connoisseur at Monocle’s Kioskafé.

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2585 Aug 2017
30 min

Slowing down for summer: 

We speak to the editor of pioneering slow journalism quarterly ‘Delayed Gratification’ and take a look at Monocle’s new weekly newspaper ‘The Summer Weekly’. Plus: trouble at Conde Nast.

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25729 Jul 2017
30 min

Re-thinking fashion magazines: 

This week on The Stack we speak to the editor of a magazine aiming to be a platform for critical thinking in fashion. Plus, a closer look at the ‘FT Weekend Magazine’.

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25622 Jul 2017
30 min

Oldie but a goodie: 

We speak to the editor of ‘The Oldie’ magazine, Harry Mount’. Plus: the editor of ‘Soffa’ magazine in the Czech Republic and the second edition of ‘Gentle Rain’, a publication on all things Hamburg.

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25515 Jul 2017
30 min

MagCulture and The Maritime Edit: 

We speak to Jeremy Leslie from magCulture and James Mullinger, editor in chief of The Maritime Edit.

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2548 Jul 2017
30 min

Racquet: 

We meet the ace team behind ‘Racquet’ magazine and the editor of ‘M, le Magazine du Monde’. Plus: highlights from Monocle’s third annual Quality of Life Conference.

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2531 Jul 2017
30 min

Redesigning a magazine: 

We speak with Megan Murphy, editor of the recently redesigned ‘Bloomberg Businessweek’, chat with Tara Loader Wilkinson from ‘Billionaire’ magazine and take a look at London’s local press.

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25224 Jun 2017
28 min

Good enough to eat: 

We meet Emily Gosling, editor of ‘Typenotes’ magazine, talk to the editor of Austrian food title ‘All You Can Eat’ and chat with the editor of ‘Mekong Review’, Minh Bui Jones.

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25117 Jun 2017
28 min

Reading for keeps: 

Rowan Pelling from ‘The Amorist’, plus new music magazine ‘Recorder’ and a report on newspaper consumption in the mobile age.

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25010 Jun 2017
27 min

How print media covers terrorist attacks: 

A look on how print media covers terrorist attacks with Simon Jenkins, Shashank Joshi, Philip Seib and Pascal Hollenstein.

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2493 Jun 2017
27 min

Lessons in being relevant: 

We ask whether newspapers really matter in an election. Plus: Christoph Amend from ‘Zeitmagazin’ and Studio Safar on their new journal.

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24827 May 2017
28 min

The food pages: 

The best culinary titles understand the art of eating on a deeper level and know how to capture it all on the printed page. We explore the secrets with two publishing connoisseurs: David Lane of ‘The Gourmand’ and restaurant consultant Adam Hyman.

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24720 May 2017
30 min

Interesting titles: 

We welcome the editor of Belgium art and literature magazine ‘Oogst’ plus Davide Cazzaro, editor of a ‘Nang’ magazine which looks at Asian cinema, and Gail Bichler from ‘The New York Times Magazine’.

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24613 May 2017
29 min

American newsprint: 

As a political crisis grips Washington, many in the US’s newspaper industry recalled another incident that saw journalism and politics collide – the Watergate scandal. Journalism professor John Owen joins Tom Edwards to discuss the role of the newspaper when democracy is tested. Plus: we visit a newsstand in Kiev as the city braces for the big Eurovision final.

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2456 May 2017
26 min

It’s a dog’s life: 

We speak to the team at ‘Dog’ magazine, as well as ‘Zeitmagazin’ editor in chief Christoph Amend about the title’s latest effort: ‘Zeitmagazin München’.

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