March Folio: Magazine

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March Folio: Magazine: The March issue of Folio: has been posted and is filled with some great articles, including a brief piece one that coincides with the relaunch of Oxford American, that recalls the really bad Southpoint Magazine.

Quote:

When it became apparent that the magazine was running out of money in 1989, in stepped Southern Progress (publisher of Southern Living and Southern Accents) with a $7 million infusion. The book relocated to Atlanta, changed its name to Southpoint, and refocused the editorial on business and finance. The efforts failed: In only nine months the $7 million evaporated, as did the magazine.

All I remember about the magazine is that Jimmy Carter was on the cover of the first issue (with the Southpoint name). That guaranteed its demise.