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Remake, Remodel: Women's Magazines in the Digital Age

Brooke Erin Duffy

Abstract

What is a magazine? For decades, women's magazines were regularly published, print-bound guidebooks aimed at neatly defined segments of the female audience. Yet in an era of convergent media technologies, participatory culture, and new economic demands, producers are confronting vexing questions about the identity of the women's magazine. This book offers a unique glimpse inside the industry and reveals how executives and content creators are working tirelessly to remake their processes and products. Through in-depth interviews with women's magazine producers, an examination of hundreds of tra ... More

Keywords: women's magazines, magazine producers, trade press, print culture, media technology, workplace culture, media labor, female audience

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780252037962
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252037962.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brooke Erin Duffy, author
Temple University