The Industry Standard, the weekly US internet trade title, has
recruited the editor of rival title New Media Age, Mike Butcher, to help
its UK launch.
Butcher will be news editor of the UK title, reporting to editorial
director Michael Parsons. Parsons was deputy editor of the US edition
and worked there from its launch two years ago. He moved to London six
weeks ago to work on the UK title.
Parsons has also recruited Georgia Cameron-Clarke from the Daily
Telegraph, where she was deputy editor of its new media section,
Connected. Connected was replaced by a standalone supplement,
dotcom.Telegraph, in May. Cameron-Clarke left before the change. She
will be features editor on the Industry Standard, which is due to launch
Parsons has been joined in London by James Ledbetter, who was the
magazine’s New York bureau chief and will now be editor-in-chief of the