Listings 30-05-03

BOOKS

The war we could not stop: The real story of the battle for Iraq edited by Randeep Remesh

Price: £7.99

Publisher: Faber and Faber

This narrative on Iraq’s three-week war is compiled by Guardian journalists who reported from Iraq during the conflict and commentators who described and reviewed the war from home. Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger contributes a preface.

Contact: Faber and Faber, 3 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AU

E-mail: www.faber.co.uk

Statesman’s Yearbook

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Price: £75

World politics, culture and economies are committed to ordered paragraphs in the 140th Statesman’s Yearbook, a comprehensive reference book for global statistics. Barry Turner, who is the seventh author in the title’s history, edits the 2004 edition. Turner is a journalist and broadcaster who has written over 20 books.

Contact: Palgrave Macmillan Orders, Brunel Road, Houndmills, Basingstoke RG21 6XS

E-mail: orders@palgrave.com

Tel: 01256 302 866

World Press Photo 2003

Price: £12.95

Publisher: Thames and Hudson

This book presents all the winning photos from the 46th World Press photo competition. Recognised as the definitive competition for photographic reporting, around 200 pictures were chosen by an international jury from 53,597 entries submitted by photographers from 118 countries. The winning photograph, featured on the cover of the book, is by Armenian-American photographer Eric Grigorian, and was taken after an earthquake in Iran.

Contact: 181a High Holborn, London WC1V 7QX

Website: www.thamesandhudson.com

AWARDS

Radio Academy Awards

The Radio Academy has launched a new award to recognise the young person who has made the most difference to the radio industry. The award aims to become a benchmark of quality and innovation in the radio business. It is open to presenters, producers, marketing assistants, journalists or news assistants and online producers.

Deadline: 13 June

Contact: www.radioacademy.org/fastrack/raftas

E-mail: info@radioacademy.org

AWARDS REMINDERS

Local Reporting Awards

Deadline: 11 July

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

E-mail: martha_lt@newspapersoc.org.uk

Newspaper Society New Media Award 2003

Deadline: 4 July

Contact: Lynsey Giddings, New Media Awards, The Newspaper Society, Bloomsbury House, 74-77 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DA

E-mail: lynsey_giddings@newspapersoc.org.uk

Website: www.newspapersoc.org.uk

RELAUNCHES

Reality Reloaded

Sector: teen lifestyle

Publisher: Guiton Group

This Jersey Evening Post supplement, aimed at 14 to 20-year-olds, has undergone its first revamp in 13 years. The monthly magazine has expanded from four to 16 pages and is now printed in full colour. JEP editorial artist Ben Le Feuvre says the magazine is more streetwise and has improved visuals.

“The former Reality supplement was very text heavy so we’ve made the headlines bigger and bolder and it has become more graphic and image based. It looks a lot more visually interesting,” says Le Feuvre. The supplement covers news, fashion, entertainment, sports and lifestyle issues.

An accompanying website, also designed by Le Feuvre, provides previews of features in the magazine. “The website is bright, simple and user friendly,” he says.”The whole project has been well received.”

Editor: Emma Wakeling

Contact: Reality Reloaded, Jersey Evening Post, Five Oaks St Saviour, Jersey JE4 8XQ

Tel: 01534 611 611

Fax: 01534 611 622

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