- Have you subscribed to a newspaper or magazine? When you are in a waiting room with magazines, which magazines are you likely to read? Are you likely to stay in bed on Sunday and read the newspaper? Most of us have a favorite magazine or newspaper, even if we aren’t a subscriber. In this assignment, you will take a deep look into the history of your favorite publication.
Select your favorite newspaper or magazine and research its history for this assignment.
Write a 500-word summary of the history of your selected publication and the evolution of that type of media.
Address the following questions in your summary:
- When was the publication first published?
- Who founded the publication and where was it first published?
- Who was the original intended audience?
- How has the content (e.g., photos, articles, advertisements) changed over time?
- What impact, if any, has the publication had on American culture?
- What are your predictions for how the publication will survive or advance in the future? Provide examples.
- Cite at least 1 source to support your assignment.