While we’ve been banging on about this for years, it was gratifying to see an article in this week’s Time Magazine discussing the ways in which print media and the Internet are joining forces to create a wonderful new galaxy of magazines that exist in concert with—or sometimes because of—the Internet, rather than competing against it.
The Internet has been cast as print’s enemy, stealing readers and advertisers. But the digital revolution has also produced a generation of print publishing companies that is younger than Facebook. “With a few grand you can set yourself up with a digital camera, a decent computer and some software, and you’re able to make something using the same equipment as Vogue,” says Jeremy Leslie, creator of the magCulture blog and magazine curator for Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center’s current exhibition “Graphic Design: Now in Production.”
Pick up a copy in-store or, uh, check it out online.