"I don't blame the Internet," he says, insisting instead
there are just too many titles already out there. "In 1980, we had 2,000 titles on newsstands," he says. "Now there are 7,200 titles on newsstands. I think the magazine industry is still alive and
The number of 2007 launches was trending even lower until the final months of the year, he adds: "The big publishers hit the brakes in the first half, but we saw a lot of small specialized publications appearing in the second half."