12 Best Magazine Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-21 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

12 Best magazine facts

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1. There are more than 1500 newspapers, 1100 magazines, 9000 radio stations, 1500 TV stations, 2400 publishers, owned by only 3 corporations.
2. The name of the TIME magazine actually stands for "The International Magazine of Events".
3. Continuum, a magazine devoted to the idea that AIDS is a conspiracy, went out of print in 2001 after all the editors died of AIDS.
4. Researchers report that women’s magazines have 10.5 times more ads and articles promoting weight loss than men’s magazines do.
5. The name of the TIME magazine actually stands for "The International Magazine of Events"
6. The most influential guitarist of all time, according to Rolling Stone magazine, is Jimi Hendrix.
7. 3 out of 4 teenage girls feel depressed after looking at a fashion magazine for only 3 minutes, according to a study.
8. 51% of people who read magazines in both print and on the iPad prefer reading it on the iPad
9. Continuum, a magazine that denied the existence of AIDS, went out of print in 2001 when both editors died of AIDS.
10. In 1938, Time Magazine chose Adolf Hitler for man of the year.
11. The historic news of the first manned powered flight by the Wright Brothers first appeared in the magazine Gleanings in Bee Culture.
12. In 1999, Time magazine named Alexander Fleming one of the 100 Most Important People of the 20th century.
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