March 15, 2005

Number of Magazines by Select Genres, 1980-2004

News Business Pop Culture/ Entertainment
1980 6 7 6
1981 6 9 6
1982 6 9 6
1983 6 9 8
1984 7 8 8
1985 7 8 8
1986 7 10 8
1987 7 10 8
1988 8 11 9
1989 8 11 9
1990 8 11 11
1991 8 11 11
1992 8 12 12
1993 8 12 12
1994 8 14 13
1995 8 14 13
1996 8 15 15
1997 8 15 15
1998 8 17 18
1999 8 18 19

Popular culture and entertainment magazines are now more numerous than business or news publications.