A listings magazine is a magazine which is largely dedicated to information about the upcoming week's events such as
Broadcast programming is the practice of organizing and/or ordering (scheduling) of broadcast
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Music is the of arranging s in time through the of melody, harmony, rhythm, and timbre. It is one of the aspects of all human societies. General include common elements such as (which governs and ), (and its associated concepts , , and ...
Club may refer to:
Arts, entertainment, and media
* Club (magazine), ''Club'' (magazine)
* Club, a ''Yie Ar Kung-Fu'' character
* Clubs (suit), a suit of playing cards
* Club music
* "Club", by Kelsea Ballerini from the album ''kelsea''
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A film, also called a movie, motion picture or moving picture, is a work of visual art
The visual arts are art forms such as painting
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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a public service broadcaster, headquartered at Broadcasting House in Westminster, London. It is the world's oldest national broadcaster, and the largest broadcasting, broadcaster in the world by ...
''Radio Times'' is a British weekly listings magazine devoted to television
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'' was the world's first listings magazine when it was founded in 1923 to compete with daily newspapers, which had hitherto fulfilled the role. In 1932, New York's '' Cue
'' was the first city-specific listings magazine.
With the expansion of broadcast media many others have followed, expanding the format to include columns about media production and personalities, such as TV Hebdo (Québec)
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America
North America is a continent
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TV Guide is an American digital media company that provides television program TV listings, listings information as well as entertainment and television-related news.
The company sold off its print magazine division, TV Guide Magazine, TV Guide ...
'' in the US and hundreds of others worldwide. Broadcast guides are normally published either with a Saturday or Sunday newspaper or are published weekly or fortnightly. It has become a highly competitive area of publishing.
Other listings magazines have started from a primary base in cultural events, such as '' Time Out
'' magazine in the UK. Most major cities worldwide have one or many more such publications.
During the politically charged 1970s and 1980s, many of these magazines, in the
at least, played a progressive role as part of the alternative press
and had a reputation for leftward
leaning investigative and campaigning
Journalism is the production and distribution of report
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. They were some of the first consumer magazine
s to carry lists of "agitprop" events. ''
City limits or city boundaries refer to the defined boundary
Boundary or Boundaries may refer to:
* Border, in political geography
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'' was probably the most outspoken of all UK-based listings magazines but almost all followed ''Time Out''’s lead of including space for
A lesbian is a homosexual
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''Gay'' is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual. The term originally meant 'carefree', 'cheerful', or 'bright and showy'.
While scant usage referring to male homosexuality
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events and clubs. In certain areas of the UK which were previously dominated by the old guard of regional newspapers
, which were traditionally more
Conservatism is an aesthetic
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in outlook, this was the first time that gay issues were put on a par with others - this was particularly true of
Bristol () is a city
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Venue is the location at which an event takes place. It may refer to:
* Venue (law), the place a case is heard
* Financial trading venue, a place or system where financial transactions can occur
* Music venue, place used for a concer ...
Southampton () is a port
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’s '' Due South Magazine
'', and to a lesser extent
Manchester () is the most-populous city and metropolitan borough
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The districts of England (also known as local authority districts or local government districts to distinguis ...
’s '' City Life
'' where the local press (''
Manchester Evening News
The ''Manchester Evening News'' (''MEN'') is a regional daily newspaper covering Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester is a metropolitan county
The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level administrative division
'') had been at times at least, a little more tolerant.