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Encyclopedia > Teen magazine

Teen magazines are magazines aimed at teenage readers. They usually consist of gossip, news, fashion tips and interviews and may include posters, stickers, small samples of cosmetics or other products and inserts. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... A separate article is about the punk band called The Adolescents. ... 1942 US government war poster. ... Protest sticker on the Manhattan Bridge in New York City A label is any kind of tag attached with adhesive to something so as to identify the object or its contents. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...

First conceived in the United States and United Kingdom during the 1940s, teen magazines are now produced in many countries worldwide, and enjoy wide popularity in Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Seventeen Magazine started publication in 1944 and was the first magazine entirely devoted to the needs and likes of adolescents. // Events and trends World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrination, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atomic bomb. ... Latin America consists of the countries of South America and some of North America (including Central America and some the islands of the Caribbean) whose inhabitants mostly speak Romance languages, although Native American languages are also spoken. ... European redirects here. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ...

While some teen magazines focus almost exclusively on music and film stars, others feature more extensive coverage of lifestyle issues and are virtually junior versions of magazines like Cosmopolitan or Cleo. Cosmopolitan, or simply Cosmo, is a magazine published monthly from New York by the Hearst Corporation. ... CLEO is an Australian womens magazine. ...

Teen magazines are aimed almost exclusively at teenage girls. Teenage boys, like adult men, usually buy magazines related to specific activities that they are interested in, such as motor vehicles, sports, or music (the fact that the closest equivalents of women's general interest magazines for men feature pornography and are thus unlikely to be approved purchases for a teenage boy is also probably a major factor). Pornographic movies Pornography (from Greek πόρνη (porni) prostitute and γραφή (grafi) writing), more informally referred to as porn or porno, is the representation of the human body or sexual activity with the goal of sexual arousal. ...

Well-known American teen magazines include Tiger Beat, Teen People (hard print out of circulation), Teen Beat, Seventeen and YM (out of business). Large-scale Canadian teen magazines include Faze Magazine. Since 1972, teen magazines in the United States have reached out to the African-American market with publications such as Right On! (produced by Sterling-McFadden, which also produces Tiger Beat) and Word Up!. Tiger Beat, published by Laufer Media, Inc. ... People, a weekly magazine of celebrity and popular culture news, debuted in 1974. ... Teen Beat is an American magazine that is geared towards teenager readers. ... Seventeen is an American young womens magazine targeted at the teenage group. ... ym was one of the oldest American teen magazines geared towards girls that was published for 72 years. ... Faze is a Canadian-based magazine written for teens and young adults. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Note: This page is 84 kilobytes long. ... Right On is an American teen magazine. ...

Like other mainstream magazines, teen magazines can be found each month at supermarkets, pharmacies, stores and newsstands. In recent years, teen magazines have also appeared on the World Wide Web. Examples of these include Faze in Canada which is published in both web and print version. WWWs historical logo designed by Robert Cailliau The World Wide Web (WWW or simply the Web) is a global, read-write information space. ... Faze is a Canadian-based magazine written for teens and young adults. ...

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Teen Ink: (285 words)
Teen Ink is a national teen magazine, book and website featuring teen writing, information, art, photos, poetry, teen issues and more.
The monthly print magazine is appropriate for any teenager -- teenagers age 13 to 19 attending secondary school: junior high school, middle school and high school.
Teen Ink was established in 1989 as The 21st Century magazine by The Young Authors Foundation, a nonprofit organization.
Teen Mag article (1437 words)
The Magazine Publishers of America reports that in 1999 alone, 10 new titles in the teen category were introduced, almost double the 6 new titles introduced in 1998 in the category.
And while the recent entries into the teen magazine market have certainly made a splash, the numbers show that the established titles are holding their ground in the category.
She cites studies that project the teen girl population to grow to 16 million by 2010-a 15% increase in the fifteen years between 1995 and 2010.
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