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Real People magazine to produce final edition this month

Real People will print its final issue on January 20 following a decision by Hearst UK to close the weekly magazine after 16 years.

Real People magazine to produce final edition this month

The news comes six months after Hearst closed Town & Country UK magazine.

Simon Horne, Hearst UK interim CEO and president of Hearst Europe, said: “As we continue to invest in and produce the highest-quality content on all platforms, we’re also making decisions – sometimes difficult ones – to position the business for future growth. After careful consideration, we have decided to propose closing Real People with the final issue going on sale 20 January 2022.

“We would like to thank Karen Bryans, editor, and the talented team working on Real People for all their hard work and commitment. We have now entered a period of consultation with the small number of people affected. We will ensure they are supported with great care throughout the process, and work with them to look for suitable opportunities within the business where possible.”

Real People magazine was one of the magazines review in Alan Geere’s latest ‘spotlight’.

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