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Title: YES and KNOW magazines closing
Post by: Ev on February 01, 2012, 09:07 AM
I just heard the sad news that these two wonderful science magazines are being discontinued.  What a disappointment for both kids and writers.   :faint
Title: Re: YES and KNOW magazines closing
Post by: Vijaya on February 01, 2012, 09:26 AM
I had a great pleasure of working on one article for Know and both magazines were top notch. 
Thanks for letting us know Ev. I tell you, it's a tough business keeping a good quality magazine afloat.
Vijaya
Title: Re: YES and KNOW magazines closing
Post by: GailHennessey on February 02, 2012, 06:28 AM
I, too, wrote an article for both of these magazines. If this is correct, it is very sad that such fun and informative science magazines for kids will not be continuing. Kids just aren't reading these days...too bad, the magazines can't try an online subscription version before ceasing publication all together.
http://www.gailhennessey.com
Title: Re: YES and KNOW magazines closing
Post by: Dani Duck on February 02, 2012, 09:56 PM
This is really sad for me. I was thinking that this was the type of magazine that I'd get a subscription to when my son could appreciate this magazine. Yes, it would be nice for them to continue this publication if only in an online format. I think that the online subscription for magazines is part of the reason behind magazines like this closing down. I'm all for better ways of learning, but I can't really say that I think an online magazine can really give the same education that can be given with a paper magazine. Not that online magazines are bad - just given the choice I think I'd rather buy a paper magazine for my kid.
Title: Re: YES and KNOW magazines closing
Post by: Vijaya on February 03, 2012, 07:10 AM
I hear you Dani. All our magazine subscriptions are for the printed ones. I prefer to minimize computer time for our kids. I love being able to pack a picnic lunch, some toys and magazines and my notebook and head outside.

Vijaya
Title: Re: YES and KNOW magazines closing
Post by: Allison on February 09, 2012, 07:29 PM
Where did you hear the news?
Title: Re: YES and KNOW magazines closing
Post by: Hélène Boudreau on February 09, 2012, 08:21 PM
Where did you hear the news?

The editor emailed me to tell me the news. It's unfortunately true.