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background image Survey Of Media
Magazines ( The Power
Of Words And Images)
What is A Magazine ?   ➢ Lasting interest  Magazines vs. Newspapers ❏ The biggest difference is time lines
❏ For newspapers, its opening
❏ For magazines , its writing
❏ Most magazines  have a broader audience 
❏ Magazines stress the comber more than Newspaper
❏ Newspapers, with exceptions, depends on home delivery 
❏ Magazines rely on single copies sales( however, nowadays  people sign a subscription for them to get delivered as well) ❏ Magazines are more of a Niche Product Than General Interest  Newspapers  Niche ? Aggregator? 1. A niche is when something appeals to certain interests  of a small population 2. A aggregator is a person  who gathered a variety of 
sources , items etc. to 
display  The Dawn Of The Muckrakers .        Magazine History   Before radio and television , magazines were peoples primary 
source for depthness, ideas and pictures 
❏ First magazine was the Review  in 1704 in England . It created  public policy , literature and morals ❏ In the new world, American magazine was the first
❏ 3 dots later Ben Franklin's General Magazine
❏ The Saturday evening post in 1821           The Decline Of The Post ❏ Television 
❏ More advice
❏ Less emphasis on literacy 
        The Reader's Digest ❏  First news Aggregator
❏ Example of Truth No. 4 ( nothing is new)
➢   Socially active investigative journalists who published  progressive ­ minded magazines in the early 20th century ➢ (26th president) Phase created by president Theodore Roosevelt who was progressive , but felt they were digging up dirt 
without stopping to see the positive things in the world.
background image Categories  of New Magazines The All Important Cover ❏ Special Interest/lifestyles ❏ Metropolitan/Regional/Stance
❏ Crafts/Games/Hobbies/Models
❏ Children
❏ Art/Antiquities 
❏ Sports ❏ Designed to attract attention  ❏ To be productive 
❏ Sell copies 
Top Magazines by Circulation  ❏ AARP (the magazine ) ❏ Better Homes And Garden
❏ Game Informer
❏ Good Housekeeping 
❏ Family Circle 
❏ Costco Magazines
❏ AARP Bulletin 
New Magazines Philosophy of People Magazine ❏ Time  ❏ Newsweekly
❏ U.S News and World Report
❏ Atlantic
❏ National Review 
❏ Nation ❏ Young is better than old ❏  Pretty is better than ugly
❏ Rich is better than poor

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School: University of Memphis
Department: Journalism Core
Course: Survey of Media
Professor: Otis Sanford
Term: Fall 2018
Tags: Magazine, Media, Public, Media and Society, and #media #books #magazines #newspaper
Name: Survey of Media, 1700-001
Description: These notes cover the notes of this week. Week five notes and it basically cover magazines within media or the public.
Uploaded: 09/22/2018
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