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
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.