In Reply to: Simple answer posted by PAR on March 3, 2017 at 16:07:26:
It seems to me that US magazines have now set themselves to compete against web freebies involving often a single 'reviewer' with face-book like 'followers'. Pile em high prices don't lead to better finances or better journalism and open them up much more to advertising muscle. The Stereophile group even competes with itself via Stereophile and Audiostream.
Those who follow the advice of freebies pay nothing, yet they are exposed to the lures of instant 'best whatever' awards on reviewed products made by a single person.
For the cost of audio these days, the cost of HiFiNews is nothing, and if one is in Britain, one can even get useful free gifts on renewal!
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Topic - Why are English Hi-Fi magazines so expensive. - Self-Inflicted 09:21:38 03/03/17 (17)
- RE: Why are English Hi-Fi magazines so expensive. - Inmate51 08:41:21 03/22/17 (0)
- US and UK business models are different - Ross 19:53:14 03/09/17 (0)
- RE: Why are English Hi-Fi magazines so expensive. - Bill the K 17:28:19 03/05/17 (0)
- RE: Why are English Hi-Fi magazines so expensive. - fantja 14:19:26 03/04/17 (0)
- Simple answer - PAR 16:07:26 03/03/17 (4)
- Not so simple - fmak 23:13:52 03/03/17 (2)
- AS far as the printed materials go ... - email@example.com 09:34:40 03/22/17 (1)
- RE: AS far as the printed materials go ... - Inmate51 13:24:44 03/22/17 (0)
- I agree. 100% the reason. nt - 3+4=5 16:20:19 03/03/17 (0)
- RE: Why are English Hi-Fi magazines so expensive. - DAP 11:50:18 03/03/17 (4)
- Maybe if Stereophile... - mkuller 13:50:43 03/03/17 (3)
- RE: Why are English Hi-Fi magazines so expensive. - fmak 11:15:36 03/03/17 (2)