The Observer continues to highlight new print magazines, this time in literary New York.
Magazine. Critique. Middle East: hello, Journal Junkie.
Mr Magazine sees off Newsweek’s print edition.
Reader’s Digest UK operation closes retail division but plans to keep mag going.
MagPile Awards now in first stage of judging, shortlists soon.
Monocle24’s The Stack goes native tomorrow, with host Tyler Brulé talking to the Monocle magazine team about their editorial highlights of the year and how they see the industry changing in the new year. Editor Andrew Tuck, Creative Director Richard Spencer Powell and Photo Director, Poppy Shibamoto all feature.
A Flickr pool full of The Face.
Newspapers: it’s not the drop in print ad sales but the small scale of digital revenues that matters according to The Atlantic.
Newmanology has the best collection of Christmas front covers. Jingle, jingle!
Smash Hits magazine is celebrated on BBC Radio 4 this Thursday, 20 December at 11.30am. On iPlayer later.
FishBowl have a cover design of the year vote going on here.
i-D finally sell up, to Vice magazine.
Inside The New Yorker: an appropriately long read. Watch out for the meaning of ‘self-cleaning oven’.
The Economist sees better times ahead for paywalls.
Is it that time again already? The SPD Awards are open for entries.
Next week in Rome – the 3rd Belvedere independent magazine festival.
The Daily may be dead but Joe Zeff presents the case for tablet publishing.
UK Wired points to the future of print – events, retail, consultancy.
SPD has a fantastic series of Herb Lubalin retrospectives online.
Literary magazine Five Dials releases a vinyl record edition featuring ‘a 10-inch dub remix of a Hollis Hampton-Jones novel.’ (thanks Andrew).
CRBlog reveals the new illustrated issue of UK Wired.
‘To read an edition of Aspen magazine is to flip through a booklet, unfurl a concertina, shuffle some postcards or to unfold a poster.’ Eye reviews the Aspen exhibition at London’s Whitechapel gallery.
‘At the time, women in journalism were relegated to fact-checking and research, with little hope of rising in the mostly male editorial ranks.’ The story of the seventies Newsweek revolt.
Meanwhile in the London of the same era Robin Fior was the dominant designer of counter-culture publications such as Black Dwarf. Read his obituary here.
Next week’s New Statesman will be guest-edited by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei.
A brief video insight into the magazine collection of Barcelona-based publisher/magaholic Luis Venegas.
How to prevent spoilers in an online movie review – run part of the text in white (thanks Jennifer).
New magazine app tool Maz lets readers share pages direct to Pinterest.
The Economist separates its digital and print ad sales.
The rich love their magazines, apparently.
HuffPo looks back at 21 years of Big Issue front covers.
Steve from Stack is part of a panel including editors from independents Crack and The Beat, as well as Dylan Jones from a little mag called GQ. October 25, London.
David Hepworth recalls the pre-email noise of the magazine office.
In the October issue of Creative Review I take a look at the London2012 daily magazines produced by Haymarket.
Typographische Monatsblätter was a Swiss type journal that ran from the sixties through to the eighties. The issues are now online here (thanks Esa).
Correction: the magazine has a history stretching back to 1932; the website relates to a period to be covered by an upcoming book by Louise Paradis (thanks Paul).
Mag Covers 101 is another cover blog, running a seemingly random selection of covers old and new. Quantity rather than quality but worth a flick.
Anorak TV is go, via iTunes.
I love this 1940s front cover, but I was particularly struck by how designer Lester Beall had the freedom to refer to the modernist art and design movements of that era – Dada and Futurism, the Bauhaus – despite Scope being a magazine about the medical profession.
Image from a set of magazine covers picked out in a slideshow by The Guardian. from the new Phaidon ‘Archive of Graphic Design’.
More about Lester Beall and Scope here.
The Guardian iPad app now includes The Observer every Sunday.
In London this Thursday? Join Oh Comely for their first film club evening.
BSME announce the shortlist for their Editors’ Editor award – the best editors as voted by their fellow editors. Full shortlists for this years awards to follow later this month.
50 Watts has this beautiful set of 25 vintage magazine covers from Japan.
Good to see CR Blog taking a closer look at Melbourne’s Head Full of Snakes.