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Scottish TV cable launch

Scottish TV cable launch



Scottish Television is launching a cable channel, the Scottish Channel,

which will air only Scottish-made content. The core programming for the

new channel will be output already scheduled for Scottish Television,

which spends pounds 20 million a year producing 1,000 hours of local

programmes.



Bailey heads ITC publicity



Andy Bailey has been appointed head of publications and publicity within

the public affairs division of the Independent Television Commission.



Hello! move for Painell



Chrissie Painell has been appointed health and beauty editor of Hello!

magazine. She was previously health and beauty director of Cosmopolitan,

and editor of its Zest supplement.



Miller Freeman buys titles



Miller Freeman has acquired Industrial Newsletters Ltd, which produces

the bi-monthly, subscription-only newsletters Automotive Industry

International and New Materials International. The titles join Miller

Freeman’s portfolio of 15 engineering titles.



Cable firms multimedia trial



The UK’s three largest cable companies, Bell Cablemedia, Nynex

CableComms and TeleWest, have set up a media laboratory as the first

phase of the multimedia services trial agreed to in May.



Net TV makers service



Stoner Associates, which produces the bimonthly publication Programme

News, the guide to programme making activities in the UK, has launched

an on-line service called PN Online.



Young want more editorial



Young newspaper readers would rather publishers increased their cover

prices or increased the amount of advertising that they carry than cut

the number of pages, according to CIA Medialab’s latest Sensor survey.



Correction



Last week’s media page incorrectly named PR Newslink as Two-Ten’s US

partner, instead of PR Newswire. We apologise for the confusion.



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