• Short Summary

    MAGAZINES FOR THE AFRICAN MARKET ARE BEING PRODUCED IN BOTH LONDON AND PARIS. FROM FRANCE?

  • Description

    MAGAZINES FOR THE AFRICAN MARKET ARE BEING PRODUCED IN BOTH LONDON AND PARIS. FROM FRANCE COMES THE FRENCH-LANGUAGE "JEUNE AFRIQUE" AND FROM LONDON THE ENGLISH-LANGUAGE "FLAMINGO".

    "JEUNE AFRIQUE" IS PRODUCED FROM A HOUSE IN THE CENTRE OF PARIS. IT WAS FOUNDED SIX YEAR AGO BY M. BECHIR BEN YAHMED AND HE ALSO EDITS THE MAGAZINE, WHICH HAS A CIRCULATION OF 84,000.

    THE MAGAZINE HAS 50 EMPLOYEES IN PARIS AND 12 STAFF CORRESPONDENTS IN AFRICA. NEWS IS SUPPLIED BY A NETWORK OF 50 JOURNALIST THROUGHOUT THE WORLD AND THE HEAD OFFICE EDITORIAL TEAM NUMBER 20.

    DISTRIBUTION IS IN 100 COUNTRIES, BUT THE MAIN CENTRES OF CIRCULATION ARE IN TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, CAMEROON, SENEGAL, THE IVORY COAST AND FRANCE.

    A POPULAR WEEKLY STRIP CARTOON IS SUPPLIED BY M. ERIC NEMES AND PRINTING IS DONE IN PARIS. AN ENGLISH-LANGUAGE EDITION OF THE MAGAZINE IS PLANNED FOR THE END OF THIS YEAR.

    THE OTHER AFRICAN MAGAZINE, FLAMINGO, IS PUBLISHED IN FLEET STREET, LONDON -- THE MOST FAMOUS NAME IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALISM. IT WAS FOUNDED SIX YEARS AGO BY GERALD MALMED, A FORMER UNITED STATES VAR CORRESPONDENT, WHO IS NOW EDITOR-IN-CHIEF OF THE MAGAZINE.

    THE MAGAZINE, WHICH HAS A CIRCULATION OF 80,000, CLAIMS A READERSHIP OF TEN PEOPLE TO EACH COPY. JORDAN MALMED, THE EDITOR-IN-CHIEF ??? 12-YEAR-OLD SON, WRITES THE JUVENILE SECTION OF THE MAGAZINE ???CH IS BEAMED AT FAMILY READING.

    "FILMING ???UT??? OUT FOUR EDITIONS, FOR NIGERIA, GHANA, EAST ??? IN THE PAN AFRICA COUNTRIES. MR. SAM UBA, A 32-YEAR-OLD NIGERIAN WHO HAS RECENTLY RETURNED FROM COVERING THE FIGHTING IN VIETNAM, WORKS ON THE NIGERIAN COITION.

    ONE OF THE LEY MEMBERS OF THE EDITORIAL STAFF IS ELAINE VIER FROM GUYANA WHO DEALS WITH NEWS ADMINISTRATION. THE MAGAZINE COLES OUT MONTHLY WITH 52 PAGES PER ISSUE AND CARRIED LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING. IT PLANS A FRENCH-LANGUAGE EDITION FOR EARLY NEXT YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD6PKF6V6KA4YXDMYH1PPJP0K
    Media URN:
    VLVAD6PKF6V6KA4YXDMYH1PPJP0K
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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