With the demise of the print version of Teen People hot on the heels of Elle Girl YM folded last year and there has been a similar trend with UK teen titles , many of us in the teen media space have been thinking about the future of teen mags and the reasons why these two stalwart titles folded. Samir Husni, chairman of the journalism department at the University of Mississippi, aka Mr. When I was 13, I read Seventeen. I bet there are lots of year-olds who are reading Seventeen now. This is why the Jtype mags are still doing so well — their readers are younger tweens who just want photos to tear out and pin-up on their bedroom walls or tape inside their notebooks.
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Bright Lite Magazine. A wave of independent magazines that cater to today's younger set are on the rise, following in the footsteps of Tavi Gevinson's Rookie and countering traditional media that tends to misrepresent women and teenagers. While Teen Vogue and Nylon have had to shutter their print issues and adjust their business practices in recent years to adapt to youth culture's content consumption habits, these publications seem to be winning with today's teens by involving them closely or letting them run their own production processes. Read on to learn more. The cover of Teen Eye Magazine's Issue 6. With contributors and readers from every continent except Antarctica, Teen Eye is an international online magazine created for teens, by teens.
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With the rise of Trump, magazines like Teen Vogue have been praised for having a demographic of young girls while providing scathing political criticism. Only, teens actually have very little to do with the production of conglomerate-owned magazines. At 16 years old, Evelyn Atieno was fed up with content for teens not written by teens, so she launched Affinity Magazine , a social justice-focused website and print magazine written and run entirely by teens.
Looking to teen magazines once more may be the shining beacon we need in a bid to nurture and protect our young daughters and sisters in a world where misogyny, self-hate, and corruption have become everyday occurrences. Declining print sales means the big titles we once cherished are vanishing, and it's a tragic demise. But today, perhaps more than ever, young women need something to guide them, and they can't get it by following Kylie Jenner on Instagram.