Magazines and Technology: Communication and digital media vs print based media

The technology of magazines has long been dependent on the innovations made in printing techniques from the seventeenth-century onwards. In the past decade, however, the print culture of magazines has shown itself as subject to the disruptions of digital media as newspapers have been since the late 1990s. By considering some features of the history of magazines and the transition from print to digital cultures in recent years, this talk will explore some of the options for magazines as digital brands in future decades.

Jason Whittaker
University of Lincoln, UK
Universidade de Lincoln, Reino Unido