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Monthly 'Ladies' Home Journal' to fold after 131 years
The death of print continues apace.Most recent victim: The monthlyLadies' Home Journal.
After 131 years, the July issue will be its last, reportsAd Age. The website will continue on, and the magazine itself will become a quarterly special-interest publication available starting this fall on newsstands, vs. via subscription.
Nonetheless, the entire editorial staff was laid off as part of the change.
LHJhas a circulation of 3.2 million, down from a 1968 peak of 6.8 million, according to parent company Meredith.
Subscribers will get one of Meredith's other titles Every Day with Rachael Ray,MoreorBetter Homes & Gardens in their mailboxes instead.
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