Although Disney Magazine made money, it was not considered a "growth"
publication by the powers-that-be at Publishing. So, instead of letting
it chug along being successful and turning a profit, however small, the
potentially damaging and expensive decision to shut it down was
SaveDisney.com has posted a letter that claims one more issue is forthcoming from Disney Magazine. This is different from the report on Jim Hill Media which claims the staff has already been laid off. Of course, if the Disneyland 50th Anniversary issue was already put to bed, then both reports might be true. Does anyone have the real details here?
Update: An Orlando Sentinel columnist confirms the closure and fact that one issue remains to be published. (via)
I thought Jim Hill’s article said they are done the nd of the month, and the lead time in publishing a magazine could mean that the final issue is done and off being printed or will be done by the end of the month and off to the printer.
My thoughts on the difference in reports.
And the SaveDisney letter is from “A sad subscriber” so thier facts may not be correct. which could lead to the difference
FamilyFun and Disney Adventures caters to their prime demographic: kids and parents. For those of us who are neither, but still interested in Disney products, this is a cold shoulder.