Big Issues Blog 1: Thinking Print

Big Issues Blog 1: Thinking Print

In the first week of term news broke that the print edition of Marie Claire magazine was to cease. This inspired obvious thoughts of how this is indicative of changes in media institutions that dominate the print market.

A long line of previous closures/move to digital of similar products over the past 12 months creates good learning opportunities to investigate the shifts in audience needs/demands for the print product, especially the women’s lifestyle magazines that are now following the earlier seismic culling of titles in the male lifestyle magazine market. In short, this is a good chance to introduce/review how Hesmondhalgh, Curran and Seaton and Shirky might be applied to real world media industry changes.

Big Issues Blog 1: Thinking Print

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