MEDIA: In Brief

Farr replaces Green at RAJAR

Farr replaces Green at RAJAR

Sue Farr, head of marketing and publicity, BBC Network, has replaced

Michael Green as a BBC director to the board of RAJAR (Radio Joint

Audience Research).

Haymarket picks up motor titles

Haymarket Magazines Ltd has purchased Teesdale Publications Ltd’s

Motoring News, Motor Sport and LAT Photography. Haymarket’s existing

motoring portfolio includes Autocar, What Car?, and Autosport.

Encore for the large lady

Evans has teamed up with Conde Nast Forward Publishing Agency to launch

Encore on 1 November. A quarterly magazine aimed at the larger woman, it

will be edited by Victoria Cripps.

New current affairs for HTV

HTV is launching two new current affairs series called Streetwise and

West Eye View Update on 10 November.

Dennis launches escape

Dennis Publishing is this week launching a Loaded-style magazine aimed

at men interested in the Net called escape. The launch was postponed by

two weeks when management decided to tone down some of the articles they

believed may cause offence to consumers. It will be edited by Mark


IRN to provide more bulletins

Independent Radio News (IRN), responsible for providing news to

commercial radio in the UK, will launch a second bulletin service in

November. The new shorter, upbeat service (60 seconds) will be broadcast

nightly between 10 pm and 6 am.

VNU launches Internet Dealer

VNU Business Publications is launching Internet Dealer magazine in

November. An extension of PC Dealer, it will be aimed at resellers and

will be dedicated to the selling of Internet and Internet products. The

launch editor is Bill Boyle, editor of PC Dealer.

Guardian backs Film on Four

The Guardian is sponsoring Channel Four’s Film on Four season. Starting

in November, the series of ten will show such movies as The Madness of

King George and Backbeat.

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