FIPP member news round up: April 2014

Launches of new titles and apps dominate news shared by FIPP members in April, but there was also news of a new media school in South Korea, a request for partnering around the World Cup and a new CEO appointment and sale of Sanoma Media Budapest to Centrál Group.

With FIPP’s Worldwide Media Marketplace (WMM), the 13th edition in total and first in Asia this decade just around the corner, we expect to see many an interesting new launch in coming months. WMM is focused on licensing; syndication and JV partnership deals, and takes place on 14-15 May in Bangkok, Thailand. Learn more about WMM []. See else who else will be there and/or register to join these companies in Bangkok.  

Below is a round-up of members’ news published on in April.

See earlier round-ups here:
•    March 2014
•    February 2014
•    January 2014

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Bauer Media Australia launches Yours
Bauer Media Australia has launched a new title on 6 February, aimed at women over 50. Yours is published fortnightly with a cover price of AUS$3.95 (€2.60).

Color Press Group launches Hausbau in Serbia

Color Press Group has launched a Serbian edition of home decoration magazine, Hausbau, under licence from German media owner, Fachschriften-Verlag.

Dogan Burda launches Revolution in Turkey
Dogan Burda has launched a local, quarterly edition of Revolution Press International’s watch title, Revolution, in Turkey.

Dogan Burda launches Headbang magazine in Turkey
Turkish magazine group, Dogan Burda, has launched Headbang – a bi-monthly rock and roll and metal title, which has been a supplement of its teenage music magazine, Blue Jean, since 2007.

Future launches more than 50 titles on PressReader
Future has launched more than 50 of its titles on PressReader, the multi-channel newspaper and magazine content distributor

Future releases 20 Windows 8 Apps and launches on Pocketmags
Future has announced the release of 20 Windows 8 apps for its titles including T3, Total Film and Edge, powered by Magazine Cloner. In addition, the media owner’s 53 magazine brands are also now available on MagazineCloner’s Pocketmags platform.

S3 Mediji launches Hotelier International in Croatia
S3 Mediji will launch a Croatian edition of Hotelier International in Croatia and five surrounding countries, as a result of a licensing agreement with UK B2B publisher Hotelier International.

Women’s Health Greece launched by Identity Media

A new licensing agreement has led to the launch of Rodale’s Women’s Health in Greece this month. Licensee Identity Media already publishes Men’s Health Greece.

Imagine Publishing launches Photoshop 123 magazine
UK-based Imagine Publishing has launched a new title aimed at Photoshop users worldwide – Photoshop 123 magazine.

Immediate Media in search of partners for Match of the Day Magazine special edition

Immediate Media is looking for partners to produce licensed versions of a World Cup special magazine, produced by the UK youth football title, Match of the Day.

Kaya Media School of Magazines opens in Korea

Kaya Media Corporation, publisher of the Korean editions of Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR, and Motor Trend, has announced the launch of the Kaya Media School of Magazines.

Springtime Media launches Women’s Health Sweden
Springtime Media has launched a Swedish edition of Women’s Health, as a result of a licensing deal with Rodale.

Sanoma sells Hungarian media operations
Sanoma has announced it is selling Sanoma Media Budapest to Centrál Group. This transaction marks the departure of Sanoma from the Hungarian market. The closing of the deal is subject to the approval of the competition authorities.

Arthur Hoffman appointed CEO of Sanoma Digital
Sanoma has appointed Arthur Hoffman as the CEO of Sanoma Digital and member of Sanoma’s Executive Management Group (EMG). He will begin his role on 25 August 2014.

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