The future of magazines conducts an interesting interview with Steve Cohn, editor-in-chief of Media Industry Newsletter, the weekly publication for the consumer magazine publishing industry.


IWM: What are the biggest challenges facing magazines today?

Cohn: Competing in a crowded media environment, rising paper and postage costs, shrinking advertising, increased cost of building circulation, and the question: “Will future generations read magazines?”

Oh, and what about the plague and thermal nuclear war?