News Magazines Are Holding Steady

Good... News.

According to the latest State of The News Media report from Pew Research Center, news magazines are doing their best to remain in the media game.

Single copy sales and total circulation of news magazines decreased only slightly—by three percent and two percent, respectively—from 2014 to 2015. Meanwhile, digital single copy sales jumped by 30 percent and digital subscriptions increased by six percent.

While this certainly doesn’t signify outstanding performance, news magazines are doing well considering another Pew stat — advertising at consumer mags continues to plummet: