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3 Unique Factors of Magazines
1. facilitate for their readers the creation of both personal identity and communities of shared interest.
2. the "journalistic distance" between producer and consumer is far shorter
3. Narrower casting
3 Functions of Early Woman Magazines
1. encouraged a broader readership among women
2. they provided important outlets for new women writers
3. they laid the foundations for the character of many contemporary women's magazines
Commonly small circulation publication of original or appropriated texts and images
National Geographic
magazine driven by photography
Pulp Magazines
inexpensive 10 cent fiction magazines
Readers Digest
First of its kind. Glossy pages instead of the more traditional rough pages. Short concise articles, simple pics.
Life Magazine
created by Luce with a big format, photo essay display
famous for muckraker stories. Highlighted issues previously given only local attention. Nationalized local news
Ad Sales Careers
Top Magazine career area. Defined by high pressure and market fluctuations. make the proper match between magazines, readers, and the business and organizations that want to reach them
Circulation Careers
get magazines into the hands of the readers
Editorial Careers
the heart of the magazine. Cover topics, build mags identity and nurtures readers loyalty
Production Careers
duties comprise responsibilities for every phase of putting a magazine together, including the printing
Ida B. Wells
Worked to end all manner of abuses for African Americans
Upton Sinclair
Researched the Meat Packing Industry
Magazine: The Appeal to Reason
Novel: the Jungle
Edwin Markham
wrote on children of the poor
Articles in Cosmo
John H. Johnson
Published Negro Digest. Launched Ebony and Jet Depicting lastest news on African Americans
Abraham Cahan
wrote about working class families in the Jewish Daily Forward.
Lincoln Steffens
wrote for magazine - McClure's
Exposed political abuses in American City Government
Ida Tarbell
Spent years investigating abuses of standard oil and rockefeller