In the first 9 months of 2014, 142 magazines launched and 65 closed according to MediaFinder.com, the largest database of U.S. and Canadian publications. Launches are down slightly from 145 to 142. Closures are up from 45 in 2013 to 65 this year, the company said in a release.
During the first half of 2014, the top category for new consumer magazine launches was “regional interest”, followed by "health & fitness".
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