Teen Magazines

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Feature Writing & Magazine Editing
Feature Writing & Magazine Editing

A SEMINAR ON
* TEEN MAGAZINES
* REAER’S DIGEST
* PRE-FLIGHT

A SEMINAR ON
* TEEN MAGAZINES
* REAER’S DIGEST
* PRE-FLIGHT

SUBMITTED TO
RAMESH RAMACHANDRAN
SUBMITED BY
JOBY THOMAS
6/8/2012
SUBMITTED TO
RAMESH RAMACHANDRAN
SUBMITED BY
JOBY THOMAS
6/8/2012

TEEN MAGAZINES
Teen magazines are a genre of magazines aimed specifically at Teenagers. They contain information on the latest fashions and cosmetics, juicy gossip, tips on what to wear and what not to wear, celebrity lifestyles, relationships, compatibility tests, interviews, posters, fitness tips and much more. Teen magazines mostly target teenage girls as customers since the topics covered are quite diversified and usually geared towards a young female audience. On the other hand, young male consumers also have magazines suited for their tastes. Teenage males buy magazines related to the topics they would be interested in, such as cars or sports. Teen magazines can be found mostly at supermarkets, pharmacies, stores and newsstands. In order to boost sale volumes, many teen magazines also began to include free posters, stickers, samples of cosmetics, shampoos and other products as trials.

HISTORY
In the United States, teen magazines were conceived of during the 1940s. In the United Kingdom, Fleetway's Honey (1960–1986) is regarded as having established the sector. Teen magazines are produced in many countries worldwide, and enjoy wide popularity in Australia, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Seventeen Magazine started publication in the US in September 1944 and was the first magazine devoted to the needs and likes of adolescents. While some teen magazines focus almost exclusively on music and film stars, others feature more extensive coverage of lifestyle issues and are virtually junior versions of magazines such as Cosmopolitan or Cleo. Well-known American teen magazines include Seventeen and Teen Vogue. Popular now-defunct magazines were Sassy, CosmoGirl, Teen, and Teen People. Large-scale Canadian teen magazines include Faze magazine. Since 1972, teen magazines in the United States have reached out to the African-American market with publications such as Right On! (produced by Sterling-McFadden, which also produces Tiger Beat) and Word Up!. Like other mainstream magazines, teen magazines can be found each month at supermarkets, pharmacies, stores and newsstands. In recent years, teen magazines have also appeared on the World Wide Web. Examples of these include Faze in Canada, which is published in both web and print versions. In the UK, changes in the way teenagers spend their money (and the fact that there were fewer of them, though they had more cash) led to many casualties in the 1990s because titles were unable to compete with mobile, digital and online media. Magazine publishers have moved down the age range with titles for "tweenagers" (aged 9 to 13) gaining popularity, such as It's Hot. Teenage magazines tend to be categorised as lifestyle (e.g. Sugar), entertainment (often based on music), or comics. Popular Teen Magazines

SEVENTEEN: Leading magazine especially for girls from the ages of 13-20 years. Magazine published by Hearst Communications, Inc. The magazine contain articles about lifestyles, fashion, fitness, celebrities, college, career, dating, beauty, hair, skin, makeup, health, nutrition, and more. TEEN VOGUE: American magazine for teenagers. The magazine was founded in 2003, covering fashion, beauty, hire style, health, fitness, makeup tips, career, horoscopes, music, and more. TEEN VOICES: Magazine published by Women Express Inc. The magazine contain sarticles about sexism, drug abuse, racism and eating disorders. AMERICAN CHEERLEADER: Popular magazine for cheerleaders, enthusiasts, coaches and parents. The magazine published by MacFadden Performing Arts Media LLC....
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