Unformatted text preview: reader experience as a guide for designing magazine conceptually and for editing content a. The first successful magazines in the US in 1820’s were cheap compared to books b. Early magazines created national audiences unlike newspapers which were local c. Subsidized magazines so that prices were very affordable d. Magazines were used for advertising in the 1800’s to build national markets e. Agriculture and cottage industry economy into a modern economy f. 12K magazines vie for readers in the US g. 90% of US reads around 10 issues per month h. 500+ new magazines a year, 1/5 survive to third year i. Magazines are used to expose things in society j. Muckraking led to reforms in industries k....
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- Fall '08
- Muckraker, Investigative journalism, Ida M. Tarbell, AARP magazine, Magazines Vocabulary Postal, local Subsidized magazines