Periodicals

Success story of a shop just for magazine lovers

For magazine lovers, entering the Chaip Coin shop at Worldwide Plaza in Central is like being a kid in a candy store.

Sunday, 25 November, 2007, 12:00am

Part 8 - Magazines

Magazines are usually published less frequently than newspapers and cover topics of a general interest, hobbies, health and beauty, or sports.

They may be geared to one part of the general population. Generally they will have lots of photographs and advertising. They may inform, but they are primarily intended to entertain.

A long history

28 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Sick of bad newspapers

Many people have already expressed their views about the proposal to set up a press council.

Some have seen it as a threat to press freedom. While I do not want to take sides, I think questions have to be raised about freedom in the media.

22 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Assurance

I refer to the letter from John Ridley (South China Morning Post, May 21) claiming that English language newspapers are no longer available at branches of Oliver's Super Sandwiches.

I would like to assure Mr Ridley that this is indeed not the case and that English language newspapers are available in all of our restaurants.

1 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Price war brings changing times

Newspaper vendor Wong Chun, who is in her early 40s, has been running a newspaper stall with a friend at a busy junction in North Point for nearly 20 years. The stall operates daily from 6.30 am to midnight and also sells magazines, cigarettes and snacks.

15 May 1997 - 12:00am

Public interest not the main issue here

I REFER to your editorial headlined, ''Media must not raise risk of fatal imitation'' (South China Morning Post, January 5), in which you pontificate on the subject of young person suicides. In the final paragraph you state '' . . .

7 Jan 1993 - 12:00am