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Magazine Launches Outnumber Closures in First Half of 2012:MediaFinder Reports that 133 Magazines Launch and 48 Close

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Magazine Launches Outnumber Closures in First Quarter 2014: MediaFinder Reports 45 Magazine Launches and 14 Closures

New York City, March 31, 2014 – In the first quarter of 2014, 45 magazines launched and 14 magazines closed, reported MediaFinder.com—the largest online database of U.S. and Canadian publications. .

                          Compared to the first quarter of 2013, the number of magazine closures was up from nine last year to 14 this year. At the same time, 45 new magazines launched this year, compared to 27 launches in the first quarter of 2013.

             

                In the first quarter of 2014, new magazine launches included Dr. Oz: The Good Life, Newsweek, Branché, Austin Way, Rescue Me, Sesame Street Magazine, Electric Bike Action and OudoorX4. Among the 14 magazines that closed were California Home + Design, Ironworks, and Executive Travel.

               Among business-to-business magazines, nine titles launched in the first quarter of this year including Capital New York Magazine and South Florida Executive, compared to four magazines that launched during the first quarter last year. Four b-to-b magazines ceased publication in the first quarter of this year, including American Agent & Broker, while none ceased publication during the same quarter last year.

               MediaFinder®, a media property of Oxbridge Communications®, www.mediafinder.com, is the largest online database of U.S. and Canadian periodicals, with information on 77,000 magazines, journals, newspapers, newsletters, directories, and catalogs. Subscriptions to the online database service are available via MediaFinder.com or by calling 1-800-955-0231.

 

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