MacKenzie ups Highbury stake

Photography finalists revealed

The shortlisted finalists for the Student Journalism Awards
photographer category are: Dan Kitwood, Clara Jane Molden, Pietro
Naj-Oleari, Beth Walsh, Amy Winston and Lawrence Looi. All are studying
at Norton College, Sheffield. The awards will be made at a ceremony at
The Brewery, Chiswell Street, London on 9 September. For more details
contact Angie Webster on angiew@pressgazette.co.uk

TalkSPORT wins football rights

National commercial speech radio, TalkSPORT, has won the
non-exclusive commentary rights for Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool
Champions League matches. The deals cover UEFA Champions League
fixtures for all three clubs on a national basis as well as Premiership
home games at Chelsea and Arsenal for London-only transmission.

Smartish look is top for journalists

Journalists are ditching their suits in favour of a smartish
ensemble, according to a Press Gazette website poll. The smartish look,
consisting of a shirt and blazer for men and a skirt and top for women,
was favoured by 37 per cent of voters. And the casual “online” look
comprising jeans, T-shirt and trainers was more popular than the jacket
and tie option typified by GQ’s Dylan Jones. Twenty-five per cent said
they favoured casual compared with 19 per cent who preferred smart.

MacKenzie ups Highbury stake

Ex-Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has upped his stake in publisher
Highbury House to nearly 20 per cent, the company has confirmed.
MacKenzie is believed to be planning to take a place on the board. He
is just over 10 cent off the point where, under takeover rules, he
would be obliged to make an offer for the company, according to The
Guardian’s City correspondent, Chris Tryhorn.

Jobs go on Live computer mags

Cheshire-based computing publisher Live has axed one magazine, PC
Extreme, and halved the frequency of a second, Retro Gamer, to
bi-monthly, leading to six staff redundancies. Live is in discussions
over going into administration.

Home shopping title adds issues

Catalogue & E-Business, the Ilfracombebased monthly trade
journal for the catalogue and home shopping industry, is to go
fortnightly.

Ink lands Chinese in-flight contract Ink Publishing has won the
contract to produce the in-flight magazine for Chinese airline Tiger
Airways.

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