Hot Rum Cow hits the newsstands
Hot Rum Cow, the White Light Media-owned title, went on sale in in selected London newsagents and via iTunes.The 100-page quarterly magazine is the first launch from the Edinburgh publisher. Editorial in the drinks title includes an in-depth look at the history of gin, a taste-test of the best tonic waters and chef Tony Borthwick creates a gin-themed three-course dinner.
Radio Times snaps up comic Sarah Millican as columnist
Radio Times signed-up comedienne Sarah Millican as its latest celebrity columnist. Millican made her debut in last week’s issue with her new ‘View from the sofa’ column and began with a piece on watching TV with Twitter. Other regular columnists in the magazine include Radio 4 broadcaster Eddie Mair, film critic Barry Norman, writer and broadcaster Andrew Collins.
Event Magazine re-launches website
Event magazine re-launched its website with a raft of new channels and features. The new look site has been redesigned to be more interactive, easier to navigate and to provide an improved visitor journey. The site is mobile-friendly, meaning all articles on eventmagazine.co.uk accessed by a mobile device will be automatically reshaped to fit the screen, making it easier to read or comment on stories.
Imagine Publishing merges Xbox brands
Imagine Publishing announced that its X360 and 360 Magazine brands will merge with immediate effect.The new title will continue to be published under the X360 name and the first issue goes on sale on 11 July. It features in-depth editorial on every major title from E3, exclusive interviews and access for a number of secret games and an enhanced DVD.
Vogue to launch in Ukraine
Condé Nast announced it will publish Vogue in the Ukraine. The publisher has signed a license partnership with UMH Group, one of the region’s leading media companies, and the title is expected to hit newsstands in the next 12 months. Vogue Ukraine will be the twentieth edition of the magazine worldwide. Jonathan Newhouse, Chairman and Chief Executive of Condé Nast International, said: “The Ukraine is ready for Vogue. Kiev is booming, and there is a strong market demand for luxury products and the experience Vogue can offer the reader.”