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Ian Hyland, TV critic of the Sunday Mirror, is to replace Andrea Busfield in the same role at The News of the World. Hyland has been at the Sunday Mirror for a decade, starting as a showbusiness writer.

The Wall Street Journal is to launch its Weekend Edition of the paper this Saturday. It will comprise three sections: main news, money & investing - which will focus on personal finance, market news and analysis - and a pursuits section on lifestyle and leisure. Managing editor is Paul E Steiger.

A new eight-page section, Family, will be part of the Saturday edition of The Guardian in its 'Berliner' format from this weekend. A separate work and money section will replace the jobs and money supplement. The Weekend magazine will have 16 extra pages on fashion, well-being, homes, gardens, property and food. The Guardian's editor is Alan Rusbridger.

IPC SouthBank's Hair magazine increased frequency from six to ten issues per year this week. Editorial in the redesigned title includes inspirational styles and practical guides. The editor is Zoe Richards.

Dennis Publishing is to launch Mobile Computer magazine on 22 September.

Distributed through PC Pro and Computer Shopper, it will cover wireless leisure and business applications. The editor is Julian Prokaza.

Reed Business Information has revamped Farmers' Weekly with new content including investigative reports and an interview section, In The Hotseat. Jane King is the editor.

Stephanie Denton, senior reporter at Post, the insurance industry weekly, has been made supplements editor. Guy Anker, senior reporter, in now chief reporter at the Incisive Media title. Ed Vinales has joined as a reporter.

Melissa Ormiston has been made deputy editor of Poundbury Publishing's Italy magazine. The monthly covers Italian property, holidays, wine, food, gardens, interiors, culture, business, fashion and sport.


James Rubin, former US Clinton-era State Department spokesman, is to anchor Sky News's weekday evening show World News Tonight. Meanwhile, BBC London and Breakfast presenter Gillian Joseph is also joining Sky News. Joseph and Chris Roberts will co-host World News Tonightwith Rubin from 9pm to midnight. Nick Pollard is head of Sky News.

Living etc magazine is to become a TV series on Discovery Travel & Living. The series will feature members of the editorial team looking at ideas for homes and gardens, including trends and styles in interior design. Living etc's editor is Suzanne Imre. Paul Welling is channel director of Discovery Travel & Living UK.


Reuters has launched a 3G mobile subscription video news service on Vodafone. The streaming video service includes regular updates from financial markets worldwide and clips of the biggest news stories of the day. Content includes market reports from major financial centres and interviews with CEOs. Alisa Bowen heads

Ian Edmondson has been made assistant news editor at Dow Jones Newswires. Currently senior copy editor, he joined in 2000. He previously worked at Goldman Sachs and Euromoney.

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