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Sheri Friars | CEO | The List | The List Publishing
Sheri Friars chats to Radar about why we need arts and culture journalism, her route into publishing, her love of print, and the upcoming Edinburgh festival.
Hearst UK Launches New Experiences Division, HearstX
Hearst UK has reimagined its existing events business to become HearstX. HearstX will create experiences for both the physical and the digital worlds, leveraging emerging technology including VR and AR, as well as repurposing the business’ flagship brand events into bespoke, curated experiences.
Government delays HFSS online advertising restrictions
The Government has announced that it will delay planned advertising restrictions on foods high in fat, salt, or sugar (HFSS). Restrictions banning paid-for HFSS adverts online, which were originally stated to come into force in January 2023, will now be introduced from the start of 2024.
Grazia announces Victoria Beckham as global cover star across 14 international editions
As part of an exclusive world-wide collaboration, fashion designer Victoria will feature on the cover of Grazia UK’s ‘Luxe Issue’ in addition to 13 of Grazia’s international editions.
Walstead signs long-term deal with Telegraph Media Group
Walstead announced that it has signed a long-term deal with Telegraph Media Group (TMG) to print The Saturday Telegraph magazine and Luxury supplements. The deal, which will see both publications printed at Walstead’s Bicester facility, starts next week with the 21 May issue of Saturday magazine.
Mediaocean and Boostr Partner to Accelerate Deal Workflow
Integration saves ad sales teams 12 hours per deal and helps facilitate faster, more accurate media transactions.
Queen’s Speech 2022: Draft Bill to give the Digital Markets Unit statutory powers announced
On Tuesday, the Government set out plans to publish draft legislation which will give the Digital Markets Unit (DMU) the powers it needs to rebalance relationships between platforms and publishers.
Future buys WhoWhatWear expanding its fashion portfolio
Future has strengthened its position in the US Women’s Lifestyle market with the acquisition of leading digital-only women’s lifestyle publisher WhoWhatWear.
Government announced it will bring forward Digital Markets Unit legislation
The Government on Friday announced that it will bring forward legislation to put the Digital Markets Unit (DMU) on a statutory footing, as it responded to it most recent consultation on the new pro-competition regime for digital markets. The PPA and over 100 other organisations submitted evidence to the consultation, including several other media trade bodies and businesses.
Readly signs a new creative agency and launches an eye-catching campaign to shape brand identity
Leading magazine and newspaper app Readly has named award-winning German content marketing and PR group fischerAppelt as their new branding and creative agency. Together they are now launching a campaign pushing the brand essence of the subscription service as an inexhaustible world of knowledge, information and entertainment.
Martin Quinn | 50:50 Project Lead | emap
In 2017 the BBC launched the 50:50 Project, in an attempt to increase the representation of women through the collection of data. 5 years later the 50:50 project is now a global network, driving change across multiple industries. Today we chat to 50:50 Project Lead at emap Martin Quinn about the recent expansion, with participation having grown from three titles to 13.
PPA Festival Audience stage overview with Jackie Scully
Audience engagement is top of the wish list for publishers and media brands looking to successfully build and monetise specialist communities. But, with competition for attention harder than ever, how can organisations best understand, nurture and connect with those communities? That’s what our great line-up of speakers on the Audience stage at PPA Festival are ready to discuss. Here are five quick insights…