MEDIA: In Brief

Two new sections for Guardian

Two new sections for Guardian

The Guardian is adding two new sections to its Saturday issue from 31

August. The Week is a current affairs section combining features,

comment and background. Jobs & Money covers the workplace, jobs,

personal finance and money management.

First XV returns with new name

Future Publishing’s monthly rugby title First XV is back on newsstands

from 2 September with the new name Rugby Magazine. Meanwhile Future’s

new consumer technology magazine T3: Tomorrow’s Technology Today, will

now launch on 19 October, a month later than planned.

Quinn takes up arts at Harpers

Anthony Quinn has been appointed arts editor of Harpers & Queen. He was

previously a freelance contributing to the Independent, the Observer

and Daily Telegraph.

Watkinson moves up at IPC

Liz Watkinson, associate publisher of IPC Magazines’ TV weeklies, has

been promoted to publisher of Chat, Woman’s Realm, and Woman’s Weekly.

She replaces Jenny Noon who has been made publisher of IPC Australia.

ITC issues Welsh warning

The Independent Television Commission has warned programme makers that

using the expression ‘to welsh’, meaning to break an undertaking, could

be offensive to Welsh people. However, the ITC has no power to ban

particular words or expressions.

Travel Trade Gazette is top

Miller Freeman’s Travel Trade Gazette has the highest readership of any

travel magazine, with an average issue readership of 79 per cent,

according to the 1996 Travel Agents Readership Survey.

BBC Scotland subtitling move

BBC Scotland is adding subtitling to the majority of its news and

current affairs programmes from this week.

CLT takes up the New Wave

CLT UK is taking a 20 per cent stake in New Wave Broadcasting’s bid to

win an East Sussex licence servicing the Brighton and Hove area, due to

be advertised by the Radio Authority in September.

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