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Welcome to the Web edition of Zeitgeist
For the Story behind the News
Utania This Week -- 302ap
How many times have your read a news bulletin and wondered "what is the real story
behind this?" Or wondered who the players were, or the hidden agendas?
That's what Zeitgeist Magazine is all about: providing the in-depth analysis of the
stories that make the news - the people, the circumstances, the motivations. All in an easy
to read, pictorial magazine.
And now, we have a web edition, so you can get the story on-line as quickly as a few
mouse-clicks. The menu system is designed to be easy to read, and simple to navigate. And
we even have on-line polls to ask you the most pertinent questions about the event and our
own reporting of it.
The Utanian people have a long and proud history, and the cultural and political landscape
make for some difficult reading. Zeitgeist Magazine employs the best of the best journalists
who are Utanian or have years of experience reporting on Utanian news. We have the best
political analysts, and investigative journalists. If there is a story to tell, we'll be
there researching the truth!
We are committed to impartiality, and take no sides. If there is inconsistancies in
any party's viewpoint, we'll report it. Impartiality. Commitment to the truth. Seeking the
story behind the news. That's Zeitgeist Magazine.
Zeitgeist Magazine was started by famed political and economic journalist Miguel Van der Ham
in '91. Van der Ham had been chief correspondant for the Luka Herald in Guwimith City, and
then became Political Editor for the Luka Times, and then Editor in chief for the ill-fated
newspaper. In '87, the newspaper was shut down by the Guwimith Security Office, and Van der
Ham spent two years in prison for "Treasonous publication", that is, publishing a critique
of the Tsar's internal policy specifically regarding Dependency economics.
Zeitgeist Magazine was started nineteen months after he was released from prison, from
his own funds and those of silent-partners. Within five years, the magazine had a 70,000
circulation, and doubled that by '98.
The magazine now has a readership of over 450,000 and publishes weekly, selling for
Û10.00. And that readership keeps growing: Van der Ham, still the Chief Publisher of
the magazine, projects a readership in excess of 600,000 by the year's end, particularly with
international sales growth - Guwimith, South Bay, Gvonj and other nations.
Miguel Van Der Ham
Editor in Chief:
Van Der Ham 94%
|Quick Facts (all for 300ap):|
|Annual Profit:|| Û 44.6M|
|NB; ChC1.00 = Û3.00
Zeitgeist Online! and Zeitgeist News
This enormous growth then lead to the formation of the web division of the company.
Zeitgeist CEO, David Wembley, says the magazine's web division will propel the magazine into
the 4th century, where newspapers and magazines that are not on-line will not be around. "We
will ensure the success of the magazine by having this on-line division."
The company is also making the most major and fundemental change to its structure in
ten years: a partial buy-out by Savaj Netopik to fuel the fires of the new Zeitgeist
Corporation's cable and satellite television venture, Zeitgeist News. The new company will
be worth Û850M, and will partially float 250 million of the total 850 million shares.
After this, and the buy-out, the company will have in excess of Û250 million for
The success story that is Zeitgeist magazine is testament to the steady and sure
values of their founder, Miguel Van der Ham: Integrity, Truthfulness and Boldness.
We hope you will enjoy reading this magazine, but we also hope your eyes will be
opened in reading "the Story behind the News".