Another popular title will soon be absent from newsstands and mailboxes. PC Magazine, a pioneer in the technology magazine space, announced it will cease publishing a print edition.
According to a press release by parent company Ziff-Davis, it is all about audience:
For the past seven years, PCMag has leveraged its long-standing position with technology readers and advertisers to build one of the leading digital media properties in the technology category. During this period, its digital assets registered annual audience and revenue growth of 33% and 42% respectively. Today, the PCMag Digital Network, with over seven million unique monthly visitors, reaches in excess of 10 times the circulation of the print publication
The January 2009 issue will come out next month and will mark the end of an era. PaidContent.org reports seven employees will lose their jobs with all of those being production not editorial positions.