September 2, 2014

Consumer Publications: “Through June, 27 Magazines Ceased Operations”

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From Crain’s New York:

Twenty seven titles ceased publication entirely during the first half of the year, according to the latest survey by MediaFinder.com, the online database of U.S. and Canadian publications.

But the magazine industry continued to generate new titles, if at a lower rate than in the past. MediaFinder counted 75 print magazine launches in the first half of 2014, a 10% drop from a year ago, when 83 titles launched. And digital-only magazines saw a surge, with 18 launches, compared with 14 in the prior year period.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.