Jack Yan: digital publishing pioneer

Jack Yan: digital publishing pioneer
From the Lucire archive, Jack Yan and then fashion editor Sopheak Seng (Image: Louise Hatton)
Daniel Dunkley
The resurgence of New Zealand’s magazine industry has been one of the big media stories of the past year, with a host of new online titles emerging from the ashes of Bauer NZ. As the new magazines get to grips with the demands of digital publishing, Jack Yan has been in at the deep end for more than two decades.Hong Kong born Yan founded fashion and beauty magazine Lucire in 1997, in the early days of the world wide web. The Wellington-based international title has survived for 24 years, from the age of dial-up internet, through some seve...

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