Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 10 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Newspapers & Magazines
Monthly. A monthly title, to go with the radio station "Classic FM". Every issue has at least one music CD on the cover.
Morning Post. The original intention was to publish both titles, but after a few months it became necessary to amalgamate them.
TV Quick. "TV Choice" was also launched by Bauer, but in 1999. IPC Media launched "TV & Satellite Week" in 1993 and "TV Easy" in 2005.
1990's. Publication ceased in the UK in 1991. "The Listener" was first published in 1929, to the intense annoyance of newspaper publishers, who considered it "an illegitimate stretching of official activity" by the BBC. "The Listener" was alleged to have the hardest crossword puzzle of any publication in the UK.
Sunday Telegraph. Sarah Sands was the first female editor of the "Sunday Telegraph". She was editor for eight months (and twenty days) and was replaced by Patricia Wheatcroft.
Woman's Journal. All four titles were published by IPC Connect Ltd. According to www.magforum.com, "Woman" and "Woman's Own" are general interest; "Woman's Weekly" aims at the 40+ market; and "Woman's Journal" celebrated 'family values'.
Jaspistos. Japistos has been the pen name of the setter of the weekly competition in the "Spectator" for many years. Ximenes was the crossword setter of the "Observer", succeeded by Azed. Acaucaria is one of the setters of the "Guardian" crossword.
The Sportsman. The "Racing Post" was first published in April 1986. In 1998 "Sporting Life" (first published 1859) was merged into the "Racing Post". "Racing and Football Outlook" is a weekly publication from the same publisher as the "Racing Post".
Punch. Mark Lemon was the first editor (originally one of a pair of joint editors) in the mid nineteenth century. Alan Coren's tenure as editor was from 1978-1987. The other three magazines were all first published after the death of Mark Lemon.