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Essential listening for anyone who cares about the printed word and developments in publishing. From independent publications, new forms of print media and graphic novels to little-known niche magazines, ‘The Stack’ is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest local newspaper.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 31 Ratings

Essential listening for anyone who cares about the printed word and developments in publishing. From independent publications, new forms of print media and graphic novels to little-known niche magazines, ‘The Stack’ is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest local newspaper.

    Mafalda Anjos from ‘Visão’ and Russ Slater from ‘Sounds and Colours’

    Mafalda Anjos from ‘Visão’ and Russ Slater from ‘Sounds and Colours’

    This week on ‘The Stack’ we speak to Mafalda Anjos, editor in chief of celebrated Portuguese weekly ‘Visão’. Plus: Russ Slater from Latin American cultural title and record label ‘Sounds and Colours’ on its compilation featuring the new sounds of Rio.

    • 30 min
    James Hewes, Newsha Tavakolian and David Shaftel

    James Hewes, Newsha Tavakolian and David Shaftel

    This week on ‘The Stack’ we hear the highlights from the Fipp World Media Congress with its CEO James Hewes. Plus: Iran-born photographer Newsha Tavakolian and David Shaftel from ‘Racquet’ magazine.

    • 30 min
    The Monocle Quality of Life Conference 2022: media highlights

    The Monocle Quality of Life Conference 2022: media highlights

    This week on ‘The Stack’ we bring you highlights from Monocle’s Quality of Life conference in Paris and look at the state of French media and the power of an image. Plus: the launch of ‘The European Review of Books’.

    • 30 min
    ‘Man About Town’, ‘Wonderland’, ‘C41’ and a book for romcom lovers

    ‘Man About Town’, ‘Wonderland’, ‘C41’ and a book for romcom lovers

    This week on ‘The Stack’ we speak with Huw Gwyther, founder of ‘Man About Town’ and ‘Wonderland’. Plus: Scott Meslow, author of ‘From Hollywood with Love: The Rise and Fall (and Rise Again) of the Romantic Comedy’ and we head to Salone del Mobile to chat to the team behind ‘C41’ magazine.

    • 30 min
    ‘Mastermind’, ‘Musotrees’ and ‘Plates’

    ‘Mastermind’, ‘Musotrees’ and ‘Plates’

    This week on The Stack we speak to Marie-Amélie Sauvé of biannual fashion and culture title ‘Mastermind’. Plus: we welcome back Kerol Izwan of Kuala Lumpur-based ‘Musotrees’ and Dee May Tan of ‘Plates’, an independent magazine on food culture.

    • 30 min
    ‘The Atlantic’, ‘Der Spiegel’ and ‘The Podcast Reader’

    ‘The Atlantic’, ‘Der Spiegel’ and ‘The Podcast Reader’

    This week on ‘The Stack’ we speak to the executive editor of ‘The Atlantic’, Adrienne LaFrance, about the title’s expanding books section. Plus: how ‘Der Spiegel’ covered the World Economic Forum and ‘The Podcast Reader’, a magazine that publishes transcriptions of outstanding podcasts.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Editornyc ,

Look forward to it every week!

My absolute favorite podcast. Short, intelligent, colorful, refreshing and international. Must listen for lovers of printed publications and magazine lovers.

hunterk1123 ,

Great addition to the Monocle programming.

Informative and stimulating. A must listen.

vslist ,

Is information the only content of value in material artifact?

This is the question it helps me investigate and nudges me unto interesting conclusions.

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