Turbulent time for magazines

Magazines, like newspapers, are under pressure because people are changing their media consumption habits radically, writes Michelle Devane.

3rd March, 2013
John Mullins, chief executive of Zahra Media Group. Photo: Maura Hickey

The magazine industry is under increasing pressure because of changing reading habits, falling advertising revenues and consumers' lack of disposable income.

In Ireland, publishers are struggling to repel stiff competition not only from British titles, but also web competition.

One of the most high-profile magazines worldwide, Newsweek, stopped publishing its print edition recently, and is now solely a mobile and online operation.

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