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25 Examples of Alternative Print Media

From Crowdsourced Fashion Magazines to AR Sports Journals

— June 27, 2017 — Pop Culture
These examples of alternative print media range from crowdsourced fashion publications to AR sports journals that aim to take one's traditional reading experience to new heights with a connected component.

Thanks to the growing prevalence of tech in every aspect of consumers' lives, traditional print publications are at a steady decline. Despite Millennials' and Gen Z's preference for digital media materials, the return of print is prevalent through artistic offerings that cater to niche interests and values.

Standouts include Boomer fashion publications like Refigural -- a magazine that dispels common stereotypes related to aging while promoting self-expression. Another notable example is 'Parents Latina,' a familial lifestyle publication specifically targeting Latin-American mothers with newborns or small children.

Whether rejecting non-inclusive notions of beauty or carving their own cultural niche, today's content creators are going beyond the digital sphere to offer alternative print media that is both authentic and informative.
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Gritty Skateboarding Magazines
Gritty Skateboarding Magazines
'Jenkem Magazine' is Launching Its First Hardcover Print Issue
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Travel Community Magazines
Travel Community Magazines
Airbnb Launched a Global Travel Magazine Called 'Airbnbmag'
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Virtual Reality Magazines
Virtual Reality Magazines
Shonen Jump's 'VR Jump' Includes a Headset for Viewing Content
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Toy-Included Gen Z Magazines
Toy-Included Gen Z Magazines
'Mixit' is a New Magazine for Young Girls Ages Four to Nine
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Multicultural Parenting Magazines
Multicultural Parenting Magazines
This Magazine Was Created to Target Hispanic Millennial Mothers
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Empowering Girl-Targeted Magazines
Empowering Girl-Targeted Magazines
This Print Magazine Aims to Empower Young Girls
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Gen Z-Targeted Magazines
Gen Z-Targeted Magazines
'Teen Boss' is a Newly Launched Entrepreneurial Magazine for Generation Z
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Ad-Free Culinary Magazines
Ad-Free Culinary Magazines
Cuisine Solutions Presents 'Sous-Vide,' an Ad-Free Culinary Publication
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Glossy Fashion Week Cookbooks
Glossy Fashion Week Cookbooks
Grocery Retailer Metro Presented 'Style and Sustenance' at TFW
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Transgender Athlete Covers
Transgender Athlete Covers
This New Cover of 'Women's Running' Features Trans Runner Amelia Gapin
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DIY-Themed Magazines
DIY-Themed Magazines
The Maker's Magazine Celebrates Creativity and Carefully Crafted Works of Art
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Vegan Lifestyle Magazines
Vegan Lifestyle Magazines
MOT MAG Aims to Inspire Conscious Living Through Veganism
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Custom Newspaper Prints
Custom Newspaper Prints
Newspaper Club Helps Anyone Share Their Own Publication
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Color-In Magazine Covers
Color-In Magazine Covers
Faith Today's Summer Magazine Cover Design Encourages Creativity
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Reproductive Rights Zines
Reproductive Rights Zines
The Free Zine Initiative Aims to Educate Women About Reproductive Rights
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Sun-Responsive Magazine Covers
Sun-Responsive Magazine Covers
Daman's 'Ad D' Campaign Encourages Readers to Get Their Vitamins
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Female-Centric Soccer Zines
Female-Centric Soccer Zines
The Season Zine Highlights Soccer from the Perspective of Women
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Elegant Transgender Cover Shoots
Elegant Transgender Cover Shoots
Andreja Pejic is the First Transgender Model to Be on a GQ Cover
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Kid-Friendly Newspapers
Kid-Friendly Newspapers
The NYT Printed a One-Time Edition of the New York Times for Kids
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Millennial-Targeted Decor Magazines
Millennial-Targeted Decor Magazines
Metropolitan Home Magazine Has Been Reinvented for Millennials
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AR Sports Magazines
AR Sports Magazines
This Sports Illustrated Cover Includes Interactive Digital Features
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Crowdsourced Fashion Magazines
Crowdsourced Fashion Magazines
WOMB is a Crowdsourced Magazine Created on VFILES' Platform
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Digital Dorm Room Magazines
Digital Dorm Room Magazines
Bed, Bath and Beyond's College Look Book Offers Dorm Room Inspiration
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Progressive Boomer Magazines
Progressive Boomer Magazines
Refigural Gives Readers a Fearless Perspective on Aging
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Body Positive Magazine Covers
Body Positive Magazine Covers
'The Body Brigade' Issue of Ebony Magazine Touches on Body Image
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