Listings 24-01-03

Launches

Oink!

Sector: children’s Frequency: monthly

Publisher: Ernest Henry

Oink! is a national newspaper about money for kids. One million copies are distributed free to schools, libraries, shops, and leisure centres. There are features on money issues, fashion, entertainment and cookery.

Editor: Ernest Henry

Contact: 52, Charles Streeet,London WR1 5EU

Tel: 020 7409 0902

Email: kateg@piggybank.co.uk

Relaunches

Catering and Hotelkeeper

Sector: hospitality

Frequency: weekly

Publisher: Reed Business Information

Price: £2.00

Circulation: 30,938

The best-selling magazine for the hospitality industry has been updated with a new masthead, fonts and colour scheme. In addition the title has 10 extra pages of editorial.

Editor: Forbes Mutch

Contact: Quadrant House, The Quadrant, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 5AS

Tel: 020 8652 3221

Fax: 020 8652 8973

Email: forbes.mutch@rbi.co.uk

Website: www.reedbusiness.co.uk/products/caterer_ hotelkeeper.asp

Books

Understanding Women’s Magazines by Anna Gough-Yates

The ever changing women’s magazine market is examined in this book by Anna Gough-Yates, a sociology, culture and communications lecturer at Brunel University. She looks at the fortunes of Elle, Marie Claire, Eve and Red in terms of advertising, production and marketing . She argues that political and economic changes have forced magazines to increasingly focus on lifestyles and on attempts to pinpoint a typical modern woman.

Price: £14.99 Publisher: Routledge

Contact: 11 New Fetter Lane, London EC4P 4EE

Events

FT New Media and Broadcasting Conference

A panel of leading industry commentators will discuss the challenges facing broadcast and online media. Uncertain advertising revenues and the threat of piracy will be on the agenda. Speakers include chairman of Carlton Communications Michael Green, Sogecable CEO Javier D’ez de Polanco and Grokster president Wayne Rosso.

Date: 3 and 4 March

Venue: Hotel Inter-Continental, London

Tel: 020 7873 3262

E-mail: www.ftconferences@ft.com

Awards

Outstanding Educational journalism

A £2,000 prize is on offer for excellence in educational journalism. Open to national, regional and B2B publications, previous winners include the BBC’s Mike Baker and Wendy Wallace, who writes for the Times Educational Supplement.

Contact: Edexcel’s 2002 Educational Journalism award, External relations, Stewart House, 32 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DN

Tel: 020 7758 5508

Email: stevie.pattison-dick@edexcel.org.uk

Awards reminders

PPA Magazines 2003 awards

Deadline : 30 January

Contact: Rose Benjamin, PPA, Queens House, 28 Kingsway, London WC2B 6JR

Tel: 020 7400 7565

Website: www.ppa.co.uk

York Press Write Stuff Competition

Deadline : 31 May

Contact: Sky Ferrey, Editor’s secretary, The Evening Press, 76-86 Walmgate, York YO1 9YN

Tel: 01904 653051

E-mail : sky.ferrey@ycp.co.uk

Website : www.thisisyork.co.uk

The Picture Editors’ awards

Deadline : 10 February

Contact: Glyn Genin

Tel: 07973 147586

E-mail: glyngenin@pictureawards.net

Local reporting awards

Deadline : 11 July

Contact: Martha Leary-Tanner, The Newspaper Society, Bloomsbury House, 74-77 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DA

Tel: 020 7636 7014

E-mail: martha_lt@newspapersoc.org.uk

Website: www.newspapersoc.org.uk

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