New technology for Future
Future Publishing is to launch T3: Tomorrow’s Technology Today- a new
glossy monthly consumer technology magazine - on 19 September. T3 will
be edited by Steve Jarratt who launched Edge and the Official UK
Playstation Magazine for Future.
Kirwan to edit Computing
Peter Kirwan is to edit Computing magazine following the recent closure
of its sister VNU Publishing title Business Age. Eira Hayward, formerly
editor of PC Dealer, joins him as associate editor.
Fitzsimons takes helm at IRN
Derval Fitzsimons has been appointed editor of Independent Radio News,
taking over from Nicholas Wheeler who has been made chief editor, ITN
Man O Man escapes ITC rap
The ITC has not upheld nine complaints it received, mainly from men,
following the first episode of ITV’s Man O Man in which 10 men compete
for the votes of 300 women in a studio audience. The viewers said the
programme is degrading to men and would not be allowed if the sexes of
the participants were reversed. The ITC says the programme code was not
Adams heads Observer Review
Tim Adams has been promoted to editor of the Observer’s Review section.
Andrew Purves, commissioning editor of the Independent on Sunday’s
Review section, is joining the Observer as deputy editor of the Life
section. Anthony Barnett has joined as industrial correspondent and Ros
Snowdon from Sunday Business as a business reporter.
Newell to succeed at Society
Newspaper Society deputy director David Newell is to succeed Dugal
Nisbet-Smith as director of the Society when Nisbet Smith retires.
Two Ten takes over Et’Cetera
Two Ten Communications has taken over the Et’Cetera Partnership, which
creates and manages children’s clubs and marketing and brand loyalty
packages including the ‘Funday Times Club’ in the Sunday Times and the
joint Radio Times/Childrens’ BBC ‘Press Pack Club’.