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BBC and Emap in sport battle

BBC and Emap in sport battle



BBC Magazines is launching Match of the Day, a weekly football title on

15 August. On the same day Emap Pursuit launches Sported. Match of the

Day will be edited by Tim Glynne-Jones and Sported by Chris Hunt.



F1 Live aims to take pole



Automedia is launching a weekly motoring title called F1 Live, five

months after Haymarket Publishing launched a magazine called F1. F1 Live

will alternate between a race and a preview issue during the Grand Prix

Season. Haymarket’s F1 publisher was not available to comment on the

name similarity.



Shape of things to come in UK



Weider Publishing is to launch a UK version of the US women’s health

and fitness magazine Shape in January. It will carry 50 percent UK

originated material and aims to compete against Top Sante and Marie

Claire.



Lowe gets She deputy’s post



Rosalind Lowe has been appointed deputy editor of She magazine and joins

next month. She has been freelance since 1993 and was formerly

commissioning editor for Best.



Mono targets the independents



Lindforth Publishing is to launch Mono, a full colour glossy leisure and

lifestyle title for independent people, on 26 September. it will be

edited by Josephine Delaney.



VNU’s computer plans



VNU Business Publications is launching Business Computer World, a new

monthly magazine on 30 September. It will be edited by Marc Brenner,

currently editor of PC Lan.



Brule pastes up Wallpaper



Canadian-born style journalist Tyler Brule is launching bi-monthly

interior design, entertaining and travel magazine Wallpaper on 12

September. It is aimed at readers of the Face, i-D and Sky.



Paramount Channel



The new deputy MD of the Paramount Channel is John Partridge, not John

Martin as reported last week. Partridge retains his position as

commercial director of Nickelodeon UK, not the Paramount Channel.



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