‘The TLS’, ‘Observador’ and ‘Anxy’
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20 January 2018
Stig Abell has a vision of how that most tweedy of titles – the Times Literary Supplement – should sit on a 21st-century newsstand. Plus: a distinctly Iberian lifestyle publication that has made the leap from digital to print and an award-winning magazine taking a closer look at mental health.
20 January 2018
The ‘TLS’ has never had trouble attracting contributions from literary A-listers. But its editor thinks the weekly can be more than just a talking-shop for the intelligentsia, and quench a widespread thirst for serious long-form writing amid the clickbait and listicles that make up much of what passes for journalism on the internet.
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‘Anxy’ is a magazine that takes a different approach to tackling mental health, focusing on personal stories artfully told. The first issue hit newsstands in May of last year, following a successful Kickstarter fundraiser, and was met with immediate praise.
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