American Mass-Market Magazines

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Kaiser, Charles. "The Making of a Magazine." Newsweek, 3 January 1983, pp. 65, 67.

Savory, J. "Well-Known Vanities." American History Illustrated, no. 9 ( 1978), pp. 42- 46.

Unger, Craig. "Can Vanity Fair Live Again?" New York, 26 April 1982.


Cumulative Index, September 1913-February 1936, by publisher. Music Index ( 1983-1985); Access ( 1983-present).


Illinois State University, Des Moines Public Library, Indiana University, University of Virginia, University of Wisconsin. Available in microform.

Publication History


Sport, Music and Drama, 1889-1892; Music and Drama, 7 January-16 December 1893; Standard and Music and Drama, 23 December 1893-23 June 1894; Standard, 30 June 1894-18 December 1901; Saturday Standard, 21 December 1901- 12 April 1902; Vanity Fair and the Saturday Standard, 19 April-3 May 1902; Standard and Vanity Fair, 2 September 1904-6 July 1912; Dress and Vanity Fair, September-December 1913; Vanity Fair, January 1914-February 1936; Vanity Fair, March 1983-present.


Dress and Vanity Fair, vol. 1, nos. 1-4, September-December 1913, monthly. Vanity Fair, vol. 1, no. 5-vol. 45, no. 6, January 1914-February 1936; vol. 46, no. 1-present, March 1983-present, monthly.


Conde Nast Publications, Inc., New York, New York.


Unknown, September 1913-February 1914; Frank Crowninshield, March 1914- February 1936; Richard Locke, March-June 1983; Leo Lerman, July 1983-March 1984; Tina Brown, April 1984-present.



Abigail Loomis


New York's liberal weekly of politics and culture, the Village Voice, began in 1955 when Dan Wolf, a New School dropout and sometime Columbia Encyclopedia contributor on philosophy, and Ed Fancher, a psychologist, saw the need for a new publication in the Greenwich Village community. The idea was simple: give the voiceless people a voice and encourage cultural diversity. Their efforts resulted in a seminal weekly publication that influenced the direction of American journalism and by the 1960s had become "as central to the times as Vanity Fair* to the 1920s or Life* to the 1950s." 1 The tabloid, a hybrid of newspaper format and magazine content, promoted the "new journalism" that


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