‘Anorak’, ‘Vogue Poland’ and ‘Kyoto Journal’
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24 February 2018
It’s all too easy to get caught up in the moral panic over youngsters’ addiction to social media and digital devices. But this week we speak to the founder of a children’s magazine publisher proving the kids are alright. And as Poland gets its own edition of ‘Vogue’, we pick the brains of its editor in chief. Plus: the print rebirth of an English-language title based in Japan.
24 February 2018
If your idea of a kids’ magazine is a garish compilation of maze puzzles with free tat stuck to the front cover, you’re clearly unfamiliar with ‘Anorak’. Founded in 2006, it’s a quarterly magazine aimed at girls and boys aged six to 12 and designed to be as collectable as mum and dad’s favourite subscriptions.
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Last week Condé Nast and Polish media venture Visteria launched ‘Vogue Polska’. It’s the 23rd international edition of the fashion title and it landed with a splash. On its rough-and-ready cover, two models pose in front of a black Volga car with the imposing Soviet-era Palace of Culture and Science looming in the background.
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