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  • In a world of infinite digital stimulus, print is thriving
  • In a world of infinite digital stimulus, print is thriving
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How are Americans buying print magazines?

The digital revolution was said to mark the end of print. With many digital-first brands going analog, it’s not just readers who can benefit from the thriving print scene. So are Americans still buying magazines and if so, how much are they spending? Canvas8 spoke to 14 people in the US to find out.

Location United States

When digital publishing started to gain traction and advertisers moved their spending from print magazines and newspapers to online formats, the world was quick to declare the death of print. Granted, with online magazine consumption up by 15% since 2015 and 42.4% of American adults reading an online issue in the last month, digital publications are thriving. [1] However, a raft of digital-first brands are launching their own print magazines – the latest being Netflix’s Wide, a physical print publication that aims to explain its content, featuring essays and interviews with the talent behind its ...



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