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Podcast 21/2014: Marcia Hines
With the new album "Amazing" to be released this week. Marcia Hines sits down with Mediaweek to talk about the new collection of songs that sees her writing an album of her own material. Marcia tells the story of how she managed to get Russell Crowe to feature on one of the tracks. Marcia also talks about her time as a judge on Australian Idol, and looks back at her three years as a TV Week Queen of Pop, her relationship with manager Peter Rix (and she reveals the surprising contract she has with him) and talks about some of the great musicians she has worked alongside over the years.

Podcast 22/2014: Michael Idato
On Friday night in the US, Fairfax Media's Michael Idato was reporting on an earthquake shaking parts of the greater LA region. The day before though he was talking with Mediaweek's James Manning and Brenden Wood about being based out of Hollywood for Fairfax Media. We farewelled Idato when he left Sydney for California last year, and this is our first catch-up since he arrived. We cover the US television scene, Aussie actors in Hollywood, TV critics in the US, the late night TV scene and who Michael prefers and we even cover a few local TV subjects too including Lachlan Murdoch's years at Ten.

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ACP Magazines to rebrand as Bauer Media

Matthew Stanton, CEO of ACP Magazines, has announced that the company would rebrand as Bauer Media. The process, which starts today, will take a number of months with the rebrand completed early in the new year.
Stanton said: “The decision to rebrand and change the company’s name is a natural transition following Bauer Media Group’s acquisition of ACP Magazines last month.

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Leigh Monti new ACP Magazines' sales director

ACP Magazines has announced Leigh Monti as Director of Sales. This appointment follows the resignation of Louise Barrett.
Barrett stepped down from her position on Monday after 10 years’ service in various roles at Nine Entertainment Co. and, more recently, ACP Magazines.

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ACP launches Women's Fitness 

The soon-to-be-sold ACP Magazines has launched Women's Fitness with promotional activity that spans television, out of home, online, social media, experiential, radio, gyms and point of sale. Sister ACP titles are also extensively supporting the launch issue.

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Nine Entertainment Co sells ACP to Bauer

This statement released Tuesday night:
Nine Entertainment Co. (NEC) and Bauer Media Group (Bauer) today announced that they have reached agreement to sell 100% of ACP Magazines Ltd (ACP) to Bauer. The sale is expected to close in the next four to eight weeks. Both parties have agreed to keep the purchase price confidential.

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Circ and readership commentary: ACP

Matthew Stanton, CEO of ACP Magazines, said: “Consumers continue to actively invite magazines into their busy lives and pay to do so, with print remaining the format in which most people still prefer to engage with our brands.
“Australians buy 5.5 magazines every second, spending $894 million dollars on a total of 172 million officially-audited magazines in the past 12 months.
“In the weekly category alone, more than 28.5 million ACP weekly magazines were bought between January and June this year, generating more than $118.5 million.

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Amy Molloy to edit Grazia

ACP Magazines has announced the appointment of Amy Molloy as Editor of Grazia magazine, ACP’s weekly fashion and style title.

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Kellie Hush to replace Edwina McCann at Harper's

ACP Magazines has announced the appointment of Kellie Hush as editor of Harper's Bazaar.
Hush brings more than 12 years' experience in the luxury fashion and beauty market to this prestigious position.
Hush's career in the media has included five years as the Fashion Editor of The Sydney Morning Herald as well as three years as deputy editor of Harper’s Bazaar. Most recently, she was editor of ACP’s weekly fashion and style title, Grazia, where she drove the magazine’s readership to an all-time high.

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madison launches White Shirt campaign

madison magazine is proud to partner Witchery for the fourth consecutive year in the White Shirt campaign in support of the Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation (OCRF).
Launching in the May issue of madison and in Witchery stores nationwide, this year's campaign aims to raise $1 million to help develop an early stage ovarian cancer detection test, thereby improving survival rates for a disease that kills more than two Australian women every day.

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New Empire website features 10,000+ reviews

Empire is celebrating the launch of with a screening of Battleship the blockbuster starring Liam Neeson, Taylor Kitsch and Rihanna, and directed by Peter Berg.
The director is participating live for a Q&A session with Empire's Editor and the audience, directly after the screening, at Hoyts Broadway, Sydney. "It is more than appropriate to launch a digital remastering of our online property with a spectacular special effects-laden blockbuster like Battleship" Editor Daniel Murphy says. "And to have a director like Peter joining us is fantastic. It's a chance for our dedicated readers and members to chat with one of the industry's great talents."

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ACP Magazines rebranding PC User as new TechLife magazine

ACP Magazines has announced TechLife magazine – a new multi-media brand that will address consumers' ever-increasing demand for practical and credible information about putting technology to work for them in their day-to-day lives.
Debuting in June, TechLife will offer a printed magazine with web extensions as well as interactive tablet and smartphone apps.

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