October 21, 2021

“YouTube Founders’ New Project Will Help You Publish Your Own Digital Magazine”

From Venture Beat: Zeen, the newest project from YouTube co-founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, aims to help normal people make and discover digital magazines. [Clip] For now, though, we have relatively few details about how Zeen will work and what Zeen-spawed ‘zines will look like. You can go to the app’s landing page now […]

Magazine Launches Outpace Closures in First Quarter of 2012: MediaFinder Reports 52 Magazine Launches and 12 Closures

From the News Release: In the first quarter of 2012, 52 magazines launched and 12 magazines closed, according to MediaFinder.com—the largest online database of U.S. and Canadian publications. The top category for new magazine launches was “restaurants,” with five new DiningOut guides from Pearl Publishing. The other top categories for new launches were “hunting & […]

Five U.S. Publishers Launch Digital Magazine Newsstand For Android

From a Blog Post/Media Release: Next Issue Media , a joint venture formed by five leading U.S.-based publishers – Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corp. and Time Inc., today announces the launch of its all-new tablet newsstand featuring the world’s top titles, designed specifically for Android tablets.” [Clip] Customers have unlimited access to as many […]

UK: Magazines: The Spectator Set to Debut Online Archive Containing More Than 180 Years Worth of Content

From The Next Web: The Spectator is a weekly magazine with a conservative leaning, and it’s one of the oldest continually-published magazines in the English-speaking world, having first gone to print on 6 July, 1828. It is currently owned by David and Frederick Barclay, who also own another prominent conservative title, The Daily Telegraph newspaper […]

Magazine Launches Up 23.8 Percent in 2011, 239 New Titles in 2011

Via Foilo Magazine: The number of magazines launched in 2011 jumped 23.8 percent, from 193 to 239, compared to 2010, according to magazine database Mediafinder.com. Meanwhile, the number of closures fell 13.6 percent, from 176 in 2010 to 152 this year. [Clip] The b-to-b sector appears to have seen a much healthier 2011, with 62 […]

Statistics: Majority Of Readers Access Digital Magazine Content, Ads

From Media Post: Over half of American magazine readers are accessing magazine content and advertising through digital channels, according to Affinity’s most recent American magazine study. Out of 187 million American adults who interacted with magazine content and ads in the period covered by the AMS, 54% did so via the Web or mobile platforms, […]

Magazine Launches Continue to Outpace Closures in the First Nine Months of 2011: MediaFinder Reports that 200 Magazines Launch and 128 Magazines Fold

From a MediaFinder Announcement: In the first nine months of 2011, 200 magazines launched, up from the 176 launched during the same period of 2010, according to MediaFinder.com, the largest online database of U.S. and Canadian publications. During the same period, 128 folded, up only slightly from the 127 that folded in 2010. The top […]

Serials: "Magazine Launches Outpace Closures in First Quarter of 2011: Mediafinder reports that 54 Magazines Launch and 24 Fold"

Some New Statistics From an Oxbridge Communications: In the first quarter of 2011, 54 magazines launched, and 24 magazines closed, according to MediaFinder.com—the largest online database of U.S. and Canadian publications. The top categories for new launches were regional interest, food, and women, with titles such as Plum Miami, Gourmet Italian Kitchen, and Harmony Magazine. […]