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This week in media

Posted by Danny Whatmough on 19th November 2009

It’s been a dramatic week in the media world, with a number of key developments. Here’s a quick recap in case you missed any of it…

Guardian Technology supplement

As we reported last week, more than 100 editorial and commercial jobs are to be cut at Guardian News & Media and the Guardian’s Thursday Technology print section will cease publication at the end of the year.

More: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2009/nov/11/guardian-news-and-media

Revolution

From now on, Revolution Magazine, published by Haymarket, will now be distributed as a quarterly supplement with Marketing magazine. The online content will be incorporated into Brand Republic.

More: http://www.allmediascotland.com/press_news/23585/Media-Week-Closed-Down

Media Week

Lord Heseltine’s Haymarket Publishing is also to close Media Week after almost 25 years as part of a restructure of its marketing and advertising trade titles, including Campaign and Marketing, that will see the loss of 18 editorial jobs.

More: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2009/nov/17/media-week-to-close

Computer Weekly

Computing editor Bryan Glick has been poached by fierce IT rivals Computer Weekly. He began his new role as editor this week. Our inside sources have suggested that Computer Weekly is hoping Bryan will help revitalise the online side of the brand, akin to his achievements at Computing, as it has been losing ground to it’s main rival.

If you didn’t catch our interview last month with Bryan, you can find it here

More: http://www.computerweekly.com/blogs/editors-blog/2009/11/a-new-custodian-for-this-blog.html

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