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SI NAMES ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY'S KLINGENSMITH AS PRESIDENT

          Sports Illustrated named Michael Klingensmith as its
     new president, replacing Donald Elliman, who's stepping down
     "for personal reasons," according to Keith Kelly of the N.Y.
     DAILY NEWS.  Kelly's "insiders" said that Elliman's "son is
     ill and Elliman has spent the past year commuting from
     Denver," where his son has been undergoing treatment. 
     Elliman, who has been with Time Inc. for 26 years, and
     President of SI since '92, will continue with Time Inc. on
     special projects.  Klingensmith, who had been President of
     Entertainment Weekly since he founded it in '90, would "not
     reveal specific plans, but said he was sticking with Bill
     Colson as editor."  Time Inc. CEO Don Logan said that SI
     "will explore spinning off other SI products, including
     other magazines."  Logan, on the potential for SI
     Women/Sport and an SI for teens title: "I don't know if
     either will see the light of day, but you'll see a lot of
     print products -- including new magazines -- that are tied
     to the SI brand" (DAILY NEWS, 1/29).  Fabio Freyre and John
     Jay will continue as Associate Publishers of SI, responsible
     for ad sales and marketing, respectively (N.Y. TIMES, 1/29). 
     
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