is a weekly Australian lad's mag
published by ACP Publishing
, a division of PBL Media
. It has been published since the 1950s. It is not to be confused with the gossip magazine known by that name
in the United States; that magazine is published under the name Who
focuses on celebrity interviews and scandal, glamour photography
, sex stories sent in by readers, puzzles, crosswords, and a jokes page.People
was the first weekly
magazine in Australia to feature topless models.
The current editor of People
is Shane Cubis."People", ACP Magazines
, http://www.acpmagazines.com.au/people.htm Accessed 14 August 2010.
People magazine started a "Covergirl of the Year" quest in the early 80s with Samantha Fox
an early winner. The 1985 winner was Carolyn Kent. People
had a deliberate policy of searching for "average Aussie birds" from 1985 onwards, trying to veer away from a reliance on U.K. Page 3 girl pictorials (though Page 3 girls still appeared, and indeed, Tracey Coleman was named Covergirl of the year in 1992 and 1994). Mostly scouted by and photographed by Walter Glover, many popular "average" girls became very popular and frequent cover girls. These include Lynda Lewis, Lisa Russell, Narelle Nixon, Melinda Smith, Raquel Samuels, Tanja Adams (real name Tanja Adamiak) and Belinda Harrow (who also appeared as the debut cover–centre of Picture
magazine in 1988.
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