Author Archives: Jo Francis


Circle Media Group: what a sorry tale

By Jo Francis April 26, 2019 - 11:09 // Comments

Jo Francis ponders the dramatic – and rapid – fall of Circle Media Group.


Is there a grown-up in the room?

By Jo Francis March 29, 2019 - 13:00 // Comments

Jo Francis despairs at the Brexit omnishambles, while trying to find a positive takeaway in how not to make decisions.


A must-read issue in more ways than one

By Jo Francis March 05, 2019 - 13:25 // Comments

Jo Francis celebrates the talented women making their mark in print, and hopes their numbers will continue to increase.


Focus on the present

By Jo Francis December 21, 2018 - 09:56 // Comments

Not, in this case, Christmas presents. We should all make the effort to champion what 21st century print production can do, says Jo Francis.


25 years of digital

By Jo Francis December 14, 2018 - 12:00 // Comments

Jo Francis muses on 25 years of ever-more-sophisticated digital printing technology.


When life's a blur, stay focused

By Jo Francis November 05, 2018 - 12:23 // Comments

Inspirational words from ProCo's Jon Bailey make a powerful point about how important it is to find the time to take stock.


Facebook and the power of print

By Jo Francis August 17, 2018 - 11:23 // Comments

Jo Francis says that it is super-significant that online giant Facebook has turned to old media to get an important message across.


Awesome news from Awesome Merch

By Jo Francis August 07, 2018 - 11:37 // Comments

Jo Francis is delighted to chart the progress of a home-grown promotional print specialist with big ambitions.


Polestar pension debacle casts shadow over Johnston plans

By Jo Francis June 07, 2018 - 12:07 // Comments

Jo Francis reckons the Pensions Regulator will be taking a long hard look at the Johnston Press proposals in light of previous events at Polestar.


GDPR opportunity knocks

By Jo Francis May 25, 2018 - 11:00 // Comments

Jo Francis sees opportunities aplenty for print amid the scramble for GDPR compliance.

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