Wednesday, March 7, 2018

The End of the Print Edition of the NME

Very sad:

The NME is to cease publication in print after 66 years, the weekly music title joining a growing list of once mighty magazine brands that now only exist online.

The website will continue, replacing the print edition’s cover star interview with a new weekly digital franchise, the Big Read.

The NME will continue to keep a sporadic presence in print with special issues such as its paid-for series NME Gold, to cater for music stars’ appetite for appearing in a printed product.

The people who grew up with it are losing something valuable. The NME was something one held in their hands. To me, it's always been a website. Let's hope they can keep that going.

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