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Where the papers say

Where the papers say



The weekly PR Week column What the Papers Say can now be found on the

Internet at the Carma International website http://www.carma.com/carma.



Three quit Touch International



Three directors are understood to have left contract publisher Touch

International Communications. Neither chief executive Terry Humphreys

nor managing director Ray Lewis were available to comment.



Luff gets tough on magazines



Tory MP Peter Luff this week called on magazine publishers to display

prominently on covers the youngest age suitable for readers of a title.

The move is opposed by publishers such as BBC Magazines.



Time in US election build up



Time magazine and CNN have launched AllPolitics on the

Internet(http://All Politics.com). It aims to be the most comprehensive

source available for news on the 1996 US general election.



Web has new church site



The Catholic Church in England and Wales is also turning to the Net to

spread theword (http://www.tasc.ac.uk/cc/). The site is a joint venture

between the church’s press office and Trinity and All Saints University

College in Leeds.



New radio station for Oxford



The Radio Authority has given the go ahead for Oxford to get another

local radio station on the FM band. The RA is seeking applications for

the licence and views on what the service should provide.



IPC strips down woodwork



IPC has sold Practical Woodworking magazine to Nexus Media along with

its national and international Practical Woodworking shows. Nexus Media

already publishes The Woodworker magazine.



Coles goes to NatMags



The National Magazine Company has hired Reader’s Digest account manager

for global advertising Georgia Coles as its new international sales

manager. Before joining Reader’s Digest she was a public relations

executive with Propeller Marketing Communications.



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