The Magazine Century: American Magazines since 1900
Renaud, Sally, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator
Sumner, David E. (2010). The Magazine Century: American Magazines Since 1900. New York, NY: Peter Lang Publishing, pp. 242.
David E. Sumner, a journalism professor at Ball State University, tells us that the magazine industry is weathering the storm that newspapers seem to be facing in the first decade of the twenty-first century. He concludes that the magazine readers' relationship with the publications of their choice is "a unique tactile, visual and sensory experience" (p. 209).
And we know why. Sumner offers an explanation for the evolution and success of magazines in the twentieth century. He shows us how magazine owners and editors adjusted their products as America …
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Publication information: Article title: The Magazine Century: American Magazines since 1900. Contributors: Renaud, Sally - Author. Journal title: Journalism & Mass Communication Educator. Volume: 66. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 2011. Page number: 188+. © Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Winter 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.