IPC parting with specialist titles

IPC are reportedly close to selling Racecar Engineering and two other specialist titles to the Chelsea Magazine Company.

World Soccer and Classic Boat are also likely to make the switch to the smaller publisher after months of negotiations.

IPC, which is in the process of selling most of its specialist titles, is also in advanced talks with Vitality Publishing, owner of gay lifestyle magazine Attitude, over the sale of lads’ mag Loaded and other titles – believed to be SuperBike magazine, horoscope title Prediction and HiFi News.

(Source: Press Gazette)




“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”

Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.

(Source: POLIS)


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