Seventeen (magazine)


Seventeen (magazine)

Infobox Magazine
title = Seventeen


image_size = 150px
image_caption = The August 2005 cover of "Seventeen",
featuring actress Jessica Alba.
publisher = Hearst Corporation
paid_circulation =
unpaid_circulation =
total_circulation =
circulation_year =
language = English
category = Teen
frequency = 10 issues per year
editor = Ann Shoket
editor_title = Editor
firstdate = 1944
country = flag|United States
website = [http://www.seventeen.com Seventeen.com]
issn = 0037-301X

"Seventeen" is an American magazine for teenagers. It was first published in 1944. It is still in the forefront of newsstand popularity among growing competition.

Key personnel

As of January 2007, Ann Shoket is the editor in chief. She was formerly executive editor of CosmoGIRL! since October 2003. She replaced Atoosa Rubenstein, who left in November 2006, after the departure of nine editors in September 2006. [ [http://www.wwd.com/breakingnews/111719 Shoket Named Seventeen Editor in Chief] ] [ [http://www.nypost.com/seven/09222006/gossip/pagesix/pagesix.htm SEVENTEEN magazine's editor-in-chief, Atoosa Rubenstein, is starting to make fearsome Bonnie Fuller look tame. ] ]

Content

The content of "Seventeen" includes information and advice about fashion and trends, celebrities, beauty – skincare, hair and make-up – and lifestyles. It also has a health section about nutrition and exercise, a sex and body section, and quizzes and horoscopes. The article length is kept deliberately brief, high quality photographs emphasize regular celebrity and clothing themes and it is well supported by advertising keen to reach the big-spending demographic of fourteen- to early-twenty-year-olds. Originally, it was geared towards seventeen-year-olds, but since then has been trying to hit a wider demographic without toning down the content.

International editions

* The South African edition of seventeen magazine is published by 8 Ink Media based in Cape Town. The editor is Khwezi Magwaza.
* The Philippine version is published by Summit Media.
* The Hispanic American edition is published by Editorial Televisa.
* The Indian edition is published by Apricot Publications Pvt. Ltd in Mumbai.
* The Malaysian version of Seventeen is published by Bluinc Media.

"Seventeen" in other media

"Miss Seventeen"

As a promotion for the magazine, "Seventeen" partnered with MTV to create a reality show contest called "Miss Seventeen" that was broadcast from October 2005 to December 2005 on the MTV network, which only ran it for one season. Terrez was announced as the newst member of "Miss Seventeen".

"America's Next Top Model"

The winners of "America's Next Top Model" from cycles 7-10 have each graced a cover of Seventeen magazine including Caridee English, Jaslene Gonzalez, Saleisha Stowers, and Whitney Thompson respectively.

"Dear Seventeen"

The editors at Seventeen magazine write a weekly advice column called "Dear Seventeen" for King Features Syndicate, advising young girls who write in needing advice on subjects ranging from body image, and everyday awkward experiences.

References

External links

* [http://www.seventeen.com Official website]
* [http://www.mtv.com/onair/dyn/miss_17/series.jhtml Miss Seventeen website]
* [http://www.gawker.com/news/seventeen/ Seventeen news at Gawker.com]
* [http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=43899896 Seventeen on Myspace]
* [http://www.seventeen.co.za seventeen in South Africa]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Seventeen Seconds — Album par The Cure Sortie 18 avril 1980[1] Enregistrement 1979 Durée 35 min et 34 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Seventeen Seconds (альбом The Cure) — Seventeen Seconds Студийный альбом The Cure Дата выпуска 22 апреля, 1980 25 апреля 2005 (Deluxe Edition) …   Википедия

  • Seventeen Seconds — Студийный альбом The Cure Дата выпуска 22 апреля 1980 Записан Morgan Studi …   Википедия

  • Seventeen — Pays  États Unis Langue Anglais Périodicité Mensuel Genre Presse féminine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Seventeen — usually refers to 17 (number). It may also mean:In media and entertainment: * at17, a Hong Kong cantopop band * Seventeen , a teen magazine whose target audience is teenage girls * Seventeen (musical) , a 1951 Broadway musical based on the Booth… …   Wikipedia

  • Seventeen seconds (The Cure) — Seventeen Seconds Seventeen seconds Album par The Cure Sortie 22 avril 1980[1] Enregistrement 1979 Durée 35 min …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Seventeen — a US magazine for ↑teenage girls, containing pictures and articles about fashion, health, popular music, boys, etc, and answers to readers questions about personal problems. In the UK there is a similar magazine called ↑J 17 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Seventeen Seconds — Infobox Album | Name = Seventeen Seconds Type = Album Artist = The Cure Released = April 22, 1980 Recorded = Morgan Studio One Genre = Gothic rock Post punk Length = 35:40 Label = Fiction Records Producer = Mike Hedges and Robert Smith Reviews =… …   Wikipedia

  • Seventeen (novel) — infobox Book | name = Seventeen: A Tale of Youth and Summer Time and the Baxter Family Especially William image caption = author = Booth Tarkington illustrator = country = United States language = English series = genre = Novel publisher = Harper …   Wikipedia

  • Seventeen — sev·en·teen || sevntɪːn n. monthly American magazine designed for teen girls that covers topics of general interest (health, love relationships, beauty, fashion, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.