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
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.
Last week’s media page incorrectly named PR Newslink as Two-Ten’s US
partner, instead of PR Newswire. We apologise for the confusion.