News Magazines Newsstand Sales Hold Steady

Maybe things aren't so bad after all.


The reports of news magazines’ death has been (slightly) exaggerated. According to Pew’s State of The Media, single copy newsstand sales of news magazines was down only one percent in 2014.

The big winner of Pew’s study was New York, which saw newsstand sales jump by an incredible 110 percent  last year. The Atlantic and Rolling Stone did well too, with increases of 22 percent and 21 percent, respectively.

As for online traffic, led the way.,, and rounded out the top five.