Essential listening for anyone who cares about what they read – and how they read it. The Stack is Monocle’s take on the world of print, focusing on everything from the glossiest fashion title to the grittiest newspaper.
100 years of ‘Folha de S.Paulo’
We celebrate 100 years of Brazil’s renowned daily ‘Folha de S.Paulo’ and speak to its editor-in-chief, Sérgio Dávila. Plus, a trip to Barcelona’s best newsstands and a new Austrian title dedicated to Muslim culture.
Politico, ‘The Week’, ‘Spiral’
We discuss the expansion of Politico in France, meet the chief executive of ‘The Week’ and ‘The Week Junior’, and look at a new title on the culture of American football.
‘Stranger’s Guide’, Peter Harrington Rare Books and ‘Hä?’
We speak with Abby Rapoport from the quarterly magazine ‘Stranger’s Guide’. Plus: the romantic catalogue from Peter Harrington Rare Books and ‘Hä?’, a cool health title sold in Swiss pharmacies.
This week on ‘The Stack’ we speak with John Paton, chairman of ‘The Independent’ and ‘The Evening Standard’. Plus: ‘Justsmile’, a brand new fashion title promoting diversity and a conversation with the editor of ‘Strong Words’, a magazine dedicated to books.
Film, travel and photography
This week we speak to Bill Kramer, director and president of the upcoming Academy Museum of Motion Pictures. Plus: Liz Schaffer from ‘Lodestars Anthology’ on making a travel title during a pandemic, and Luis Juárez from ‘Balam’, a Latin American photography magazine.
The state of news media in the US
This week on ‘The Stack’ we speak with Jennifer Brandel, founder of media consultancy Hearken, on the state of news in the US. Plus ‘Boys! Boys! Boys!’ a new title on queer and gay photography.