The magazine's frequency has gradually decreased in recent years, from weekly in 2015 to twice a month in January 2018. It's now down to one issue every month, with four special issues and the swimsuit issue thrown in for good measure.
The last weekly edition was published on April 2, 2018.
Sports Illustrated launched as a monthly publication in 1985 before switching to weekly delivery in 2015.
It's a magazine that everyone loves, but no one reads - or at least not entirely. The magazine has more than 100 million copies in print worldwide and is estimated to reach nearly half of all men between the ages of 13 and 35. But only about 1% of those readers pay for a subscription.
What does Sports Illustrated cover? When it first started out in 1969 it was very much like a modern-day version of Life Magazine, covering sports news across the world. But as time went by it began focusing more on American football and baseball - two subjects every other magazine covers too - so as not to miss out on any major news stories.
However, even though these two sports make up almost 90% of the content of the magazine today, they're not its only focus. Other topics covered include health & fitness, science, technology, food, fashion, music, movies, TV and books.
For more than 50 years, Sports Illustrated was a thriving weekly publication. The journal began publishing twice a month in January 2018, but it will now be reduced to once a month, as workers learnt last month. It is available in printed form for $5.99 per issue or online for $4.99 per issue.
Sports Illustrated was founded by Ralph J. Gleason in 1956 as a monthly magazine focused on sports news and entertainment. In addition to its monthly publication, Sports Illustrated also publishes a series of special issues throughout the year, including Best Football Players, Best Basketball Players, and so on.
Gleason based his magazine on the idea that "sports are news that stay news," which is why every issue contains news about current events in sports. The first issue of Sports Illustrated appeared in January 1957, and it took off right away - within a few months, it was selling over a million copies a week. In 2008, Forbes estimated that the magazine made about $150 million dollars in revenue.
Today, Sports Illustrated is one of the most popular sports magazines in the world, with an average audience of 15 million readers per month. It is published by Sports Illustrated Media, which is part of Meredith Corporation. The chairman of Meredith Corporation is W. Scott Simon, who is also the president of SI Media.
Although the historical name "Entertainment Weekly" is still retained, the magazine is produced once a month. It continues to be based in Brooklyn, New York.
Entertainment Weekly was started in December 1980 by David Schrieber with the aim of becoming "the world's greatest entertainment magazine". The first issue included an article by Joe Eszterhas on Hollywood screenwriters that had been killed during the previous decade. It also featured an interview with John Lennon on the day after his murder. The magazine has since become well-known for its annual year-end list of the top 50 albums and top 100 films of the past decades.
In April 1990, Michael Eisner became president of Disney Enterprises, Inc. (DEI), then under the control of Roy E. Disney and Richard M. Disney. He hired Schrieber to be editor in chief of DEI's new subsidiary, Walt Disney Publications. Entertainment Weekly was among the many magazines that DEI acquired from their former parent company, DC Comics.
Under Schrieber's leadership, Entertainment Weekly expanded its coverage beyond music and movies to include television shows, books, and athletes. It also began publishing special issues focusing on particular genres such as science fiction or comics.
A weekly magazine's first issue should arrive within 4–6 weeks following your order. Unless otherwise specified, the first issue of a monthly magazine should arrive within 6–10 weeks. The second issue should arrive about 1 month after the first; the third about 2 months later; and so on.
The first issue of a new series is called "the launch issue".
Some magazines are published only once or twice in a lifetime, such as literary journals or magazines devoted to a single topic. Others may be issued annually or even more frequently if they are fan magazines or magazines covering specific sports teams or events.
Magazines are published throughout the world, but most are published in English. Some notable non-English-language magazines include French Vogue, Italian Vogue, German Der Spiegel, Japanese Shūkan Gendai (formerly Shōnen Gahō), Korean Men's Fashion, Brazilian Veja.
In the United States, magazines can cost up to $150 million before they break even. That means that most magazines are profitable, which allows them to give away many free issues as they try to attract more paid subscribers.
Most magazines have an editor who is responsible for choosing what content will appear in their publication.
Vogue was published 20 times a year for 25 years (from 1948 to 1972), until becoming a monthly in 1973. The number of pages in the magazine's most recent edition. The magazine was more than an inch thick and weighted between 4 and 5 pounds for the September 2012 edition, which featured a Marc Jacobs-clad Lady Gaga on the cover.
In February 2013, it was reported that Vogue may be reduced to 10 editions per year as part of a cost-cutting measure by parent company Condé Nast.
The quarterly publication began in 1892. It became a monthly in 1973 and returned to a quarterly schedule in 1982. In 1990, it went back to being monthly again. In 2003, it resumed publishing twice a year. In 2008, it returned to having 20 issues per year.
There are currently about 150 staff members at the London office alone. Around 30 new writers join the team each month who are assigned different features to write. They are usually given a topic or concept to follow throughout the issue while investigating further along the way. There are also several freelance contributors who send in their work from all over the world which includes photographers, designers, and artists.
Vogue has been described as "the Bible of fashion", "the world's first lifestyle magazine", and "the style bible for the rich and famous". It is regarded as one of the most prestigious titles in the industry and has set the trend for other fashion magazines across the world.