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.