I am a product of the golden age of magazines, and I rue what has become of a formerly noble adjunct to book reading. I scan the mag section at supermarkets and am not piqued by the offerings. My first wife used to justifiably chastise me for spending what seemed like the GDP of an emirate on my weekly and monthly intake of journals of all kinds. My current wife needs have no such fiscal fears. There is nothing to buy.
Journalist Ian Lidster, publisher of Or so I thought, has written an insightful post about periodicals and how they have changed. He sets the tone for his musings with the excerpt above. Click here to read the entire post. Peer at magazines though Ian's eyes.
Tags: Magazines, Periodicals, Publications, Journalism, Writing, Media 101, Ian Lidster, Media by Sistrunk