The New York Review of Magazines

Is the Great Magazine Die-Off Over?

By Tim Kiladze

Mediafinder reports that 22 North American magazines folded in the first quarter this year, compared to 95 in the same period last year. However, 25 new magazines also launched last quarter while 110 launched in the first quarter last year. Overall the total number of North American magazines rose by three last quarter whereas 2009’s first quarter saw a total rise of 15.

Ed note: See Derrick Taylor’s post for more about magazine sales in 2010.

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