Vol. 12, No. 1
Table of Contents
Here we are now, entertain us
University of Tennessee—Knoxville
Artists, Con Men, Pimps, and Dopesters:
The Personal Journalism of Harry Crews [PDF]
During the 1970s and 1980s, novelist Harry Crews was a prolific contributor of non-fiction articles for Playboy,
Esquire and a number of other publications. This article is the first academic examination of his journalism.
Valdosta State University
Messages in Seventeen Magazine: A Content Analytic Comparison of 1997 and
This study offers a content analysis of sexual, relationship, and gender role ambivalence of texts and images
in the teen girl magazine Seventeen from 1997 and 2007.
University of Amsterdam
Themes of Masculinity in Seventeen Magazine:
An Analysis of 1945-1955 and 1995-2005
This research, through a discursive analysis of the decades 1945-1955 and 1995-2005, examines Seventeen magazine
(the longest and largest circulating teen girl magazine) and how the constructions of masculinity have evolved.
University of Texas at Austin
Up to Women’s Magazines:
The Perceived Fit of Teenage Spin-Offs
Through a series of focus groups, this study explored whether a non-representational group of teenage girls identified
a perceived fit between women’s magazines and their teenage spin-offs. It also examined if this fit increased the chance
that the participants would read up from the teenage spin-off to the women’s magazine.
University of Georgia Arizona State University
Essays, Reports, & Reviews
The Marathon Man of Design: At 81, Milton Glaser is still drawing and thinking [PDF]
Milton Glaser hasn’t slowed down. Milton Glaser, graphic designer and magazine guru of the late 20th century,
still maintains an active design studio.
Teaching Collaboration: A Model for Multimedia Projects [PDF]
The Collaborative Hour teaching model developed at Kent State can be adopted by other instructors who want
to integrate multimedia and teamwork into a semester-long capstone course.
Kent State University
Review: Seventeen Teaches Teens to Charm and Spend [PDF]
In Fashioning Teenagers: A Cultural History of Seventeen Magazine, Kelley Massoni offers insight into the first six years of what was meant to be a service and fashion magazine for teenagers growing up in the throes of a war-driven economy.
University of South Dakota