How NZ magazines have recovered since Bauer Media closure

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 5 Apr 2021, 1:43PM
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How NZ magazines have recovered since Bauer Media closure

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 5 Apr 2021, 1:43PM

Covid-19 hit the media industry hard, but among the hardest hit was Bauer New Zealand.

It abruptly closed its doors just days into the country's level 4 lockdown, taking around three hundred jobs with it and iconic titles like The Listener, New Zealand Woman's Weekly, Metro and Woman's Day.

12 months on, not only have most of the magazines returned,  but we actually have more magazines than before.

Sido Kitchin is former editor of Woman's Day and the NZ Woman's Weekly. She joined Tim Dower to explain how the magazine industry has recovered over the past year.

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