Teen scene sex curbs
The magazine publishing industry has drawn up a set of self regulatory
guidelines to monitor the appropriateness of sexually explicit material
in teenage magazines. A Teenage Magazine Arbitration Panel (TMAP) has
also been set up to deal with complaints regarding breaches of the new
Board appointments for PA
The Press Association has appointed News International executive
chairman Les Hinton and Mirror Group chief executive David Montgomery as
non executive board directors.
Scottish Accent launched
Perthshire-based publishing company Scottish Accent is launching Accent,
a bi-monthly glossy women’s fashion and lifestyle magazine for Scottish
readers. It will sell for pounds 2.25.
Emap Nationals is merging its car magazines Practical Classics and
Popular Classics from the August issue.
Twenty-five apply for RA licence
The radio authority has received 25 applications for the new Independent
local Radio FM licence covering the greater London area. The last big
radio licence to be advertised, when applications closed this week. The
RA hopes to make a decision about the licence by the end of the year.
Meanwhile CLT UK Radio is changing the name of its country music
station Country 1035 AM to RTL Country 1035 Am. RTL stands for Radio
PC Direct gets Lynch
Martin Lynch has been made news editor of Ziff Davis’ PC Direct
magazine. He joins from APT where he is deputy editor of Network
New additions to Hollis stable
Hollis Directories has acquired Willings Press Guide, Advertisers Annual
and the Marketing Handbook from Reed Information Services.
Martin’s Paramount importance
Paramount Channel commercial director John Martin has also taken on the
role of deputy MD with day-to-day responsibility for the running of the
channel in the UK.