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The Objects that Power the Global Economy

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7 October 2017

Episode 267

30 minutes

A digital news outlet trades pixels for paper, Caledonian craftsmanship gets a boost and erotic drawing with MagCulture’s Jeremy Leslie.

7 October 2017

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The Objects that Power the Global Economy by Quartz

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When Quartz was established in 2012, print wasn’t on the agenda. Aspiring to be a digitally native news outlet, the website was designed first and foremost to be consumed on smartphones. But fast forward to 2017 and Quartz has marked its fifth birthday with the release of its first book: ‘The Objects that Power the Global Economy’

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Vanguards

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‘Vanguards’ is a project by Hugo Ross and James Roberts, two graduates of Edinburgh College of Art. A couple of years ago the sheer quality of a jumper they ordered from the Shetland Islands inspired them to set up a magazine vaunting brands that prioritise quality and contribute to their community.

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Jeremy Leslie

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MagCulture’s Jeremy Leslie is the man behind London’s upcoming Modern Magazine Conference. He joins us in the studio to look ahead to the event and review some of his favourite magazines of the moment.

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