We hear it every day: “The magazine publishing industry is in trouble,” “Nobody buys magazines,” “I hate magazines,” “Magazines suck.” But despite these naysayers, magazines continue to thrive. Yes, that’s right: Good ol’ fashioned magazines! At one point in 2011, there were more magazines laying around people’s homes than any other year in history — and you can take that to the bank, the MAGAZINES BANK.
Here is my list of the TOP TEN MOST IMPORTANT MAGAZINE-RELATED ITEMS OF INTEREST THAT OCCURRED IN CALENDAR YEAR 2011:
9. Color photographs
8. Long articles
7. “Honey, have you seen my magazine?”
6. The future of magazines: What is it?
5. In-flight magazines still going strong
4. Advertisements in magazines
3. Sports magazines
2. The magazine industry
1. Crossword puzzles