That's Life (magazine)

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For the Australian magazine, see That's Life! (Australian magazine).
That's Life
Categories real life
Frequency Weekly
Total circulation
(June 2013)
275,190[1]
Year founded 1995
Company Bauer
Country United Kingdom
Based in London
Language English
Website www.thatslife.co.uk

That's Life! is a British magazine aimed toward a young female demographic and specialises in gritty real-life stories contributed by its readers. The magazine is published in the UK and Ireland by H Bauer Publishing, whose other titles include Take a Break and Bella.[2][3] The headquarters of That's Life is in London.[4][5]

Magazine background[edit]

That's Life was established in 1995.[5] The magazine is published on a weekly basis.[2] In addition to real-life stories,[3] the magazine also includes weekly features such as 'Aren't Men Daft', for which readers send in examples of 'daft' behaviour by their male friends and relatives; lifestyle, health and beauty advice; 'tightwad tips' in which readers are invited to share their ideas for money-saving around the home and many other features relevant to a modern woman's lifestyle.

Jo Checkley served as the editor of That's Life until March 2010 and Sophie Hearsey assigned to the post in April 2010.[3][6]

The magazine has an ethos of easy communication with its readers, with whom it prides itself upon a close and trusting relationship. Reader contribution are valued and respected, with substantial rewards paid for those willing to share their often heart-rending and moving stories.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mag ABCs: Full circulation round-up for the first half of 2013". Press Gazette. 15 August 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Josh Halliday (5 April 2013). "That's Life magazine censured for paying murderer's sister for her story". The Guardian. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c Daniel Farey-Jones (12 August 2010). "Double-digit drops hit That's Life! and Love It!". MediaWeek. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "That's Life". Media Info. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  5. ^ a b Robert Lee Brewer (2 September 2011). 2012 Writer's Market Deluxe Edition. Writer's Digest Books. p. 747. ISBN 1-59963-227-6. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 
  6. ^ "Sophie Hearsey named new editor of That’s Life! Magazine". New Statesman. 27 April 2010. Retrieved 1 February 2016. 

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