Wides’s appointment follows the resignation of Marc Blachowitz. The Media‘s eMedia reported earlier Media24 had confirmed Blachowitz resigned last year in connection with the inflation of five Touchline Media titles’ circulation figures between July 2005 and June 2007.
Media24 has also announced the appointment of Dorah Sithole as editor of True Love magazine.
Sithole “joined True Love in 1987 and has served the magazine as food editor and spokesperson for many years”, a statement reads.
According to Liezl de Swart, publisher of True Love, the appointment is effective from 1 March 2008.
Busisiwe Mahlaba, the former editor, has been appointed market development executive in Media24’s magazine division.