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
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
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.
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.