Two new sections for Guardian
The Guardian is adding two new sections to its Saturday issue from 31
August. The Week is a current affairs section combining features,
comment and background. Jobs & Money covers the workplace, jobs,
personal finance and money management.
First XV returns with new name
Future Publishing’s monthly rugby title First XV is back on newsstands
from 2 September with the new name Rugby Magazine. Meanwhile Future’s
new consumer technology magazine T3: Tomorrow’s Technology Today, will
now launch on 19 October, a month later than planned.
Quinn takes up arts at Harpers
Anthony Quinn has been appointed arts editor of Harpers & Queen. He was
previously a freelance contributing to the Independent, the Observer
and Daily Telegraph.
Watkinson moves up at IPC
Liz Watkinson, associate publisher of IPC Magazines’ TV weeklies, has
been promoted to publisher of Chat, Woman’s Realm, and Woman’s Weekly.
She replaces Jenny Noon who has been made publisher of IPC Australia.
ITC issues Welsh warning
The Independent Television Commission has warned programme makers that
using the expression ‘to welsh’, meaning to break an undertaking, could
be offensive to Welsh people. However, the ITC has no power to ban
particular words or expressions.
Travel Trade Gazette is top
Miller Freeman’s Travel Trade Gazette has the highest readership of any
travel magazine, with an average issue readership of 79 per cent,
according to the 1996 Travel Agents Readership Survey.
BBC Scotland subtitling move
BBC Scotland is adding subtitling to the majority of its news and
current affairs programmes from this week.
CLT takes up the New Wave
CLT UK is taking a 20 per cent stake in New Wave Broadcasting’s bid to
win an East Sussex licence servicing the Brighton and Hove area, due to
be advertised by the Radio Authority in September.