Advertising Age Data Center
Top 300 magazines by gross revenue

Dollars are in thousands

Rank 1998 Rank 1997 Magazine Headquarters Total gross revenue 1998 '98-'97 % change Ad revenue 1998 Ad pages 1998 Subscriber revenue 1998 Newsstand revenue 1998 Paid circulation 1998 Parent, division
1 1 TV Guide Radnor, Pa. $1,170,810 -1.0 $453,520 3,087.72 $525,309 $191,981 12,579,912 TV Guide Inc.
2 2 People New York 1,078,027 7.1 626,598 4,038.08 228,379 223,050 3,676,706 Time Warner, Time Inc. Magazine Co.
3 3 Sports Illustrated New York 850,057 0.1 554,928 2,762.03 258,804 36,325 3,286,489 Time Warner, Time Inc.
4 4 Time New York 814,300 1.0 561,660 2,837.09 226,555 26,085 4,060,074 Time Warner, Time Inc.
5 5 Reader's Digest New York 563,105 -0.8 237,598 1,104.30 306,286 19,221 13,767,575 Reader's Digest Association
6 7 Better Homes & Gardens Des Moines 559,124 7.8 410,095 1,936.89 137,007 12,022 7,613,249 Meredith Corp.
7 6 Newsweek New York 547,164 -2.5 399,961 2,517.23 123,075 24,128 3,153,281 Washington Post Co.
8 8 Parade New York 517,116 -0.0 517,116 636.43 0 0 37,079,772 Advance Publications, Parade Publications
9 10 Business Week New York 416,922 9.8 361,608 4,167.29 47,878 7,436 908,953 McGraw-Hill Cos.
10 9 PC Magazine New York 378,607 -4.9 314,190 5,385.84 52,012 12,406 1,182,181 Ziff-Davis
11 12 Good Housekeeping New York 344,829 6.0 242,311 1,423.48 73,260 29,258 4,584,879 Hearst Corp.
12 11 U.S. News & World Report Washington 329,431 -4.4 226,770 1,967.89 95,540 7,122 2,181,402 Mortimer Zuckerman
13 14 Family Circle New York 320,316 4.1 218,806 1,390.27 51,375 50,136 5,004,902 Bertelsmann, Gruner & Jahr
14 13 Woman's Day New York 319,554 -1.7 229,229 1,702.11 41,818 48,507 4,242,097 Hachette Filipacchi
15 15 Forbes New York 315,752 7.1 265,334 4,733.70 44,140 6,278 785,065 Forbes Inc.
16 16 Cosmopolitan New York 306,087 9.9 214,091 2,012.92 22,591 69,404 2,768,260 Hearst Corp.
17 17 Fortune New York 305,916 11.5 253,671 3,898.59 42,191 10,054 781,883 Time Warner, Time Inc.
18 18 Ladies' Home Journal New York 298,225 10.7 213,309 1,500.85 68,109 16,808 4,575,996 Meredith Corp.
19 19 USA Weekend New York 274,551 4.4 274,551 613.14 0 0 21,857,811 Gannett Co.
20 21 Entertainment Weekly New York 253,544 13.9 166,041 1,994.52 68,585 18,918 1,452,973 Time Warner, Time Inc.
21 22 National Geographic Washington 225,397 4.2 67,022 390.50 158,072 303 7,414,056 National Geographic Society
22 23 Money New York 215,015 1.1 136,994 1,299.16 68,951 9,070 1,905,158 Time Warner, Time Inc.
23 25 Southern Living Birmingham, Ala. 211,379 5.9 128,841 1,522.34 68,213 14,326 2,518,732 Time Warner, Time Inc./Southern Progress Corp.
24 26 Glamour New York 205,612 7.3 150,184 2,078.42 17,869 37,559 2,163,640 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
25 30 Martha Stewart Living New York 202,828 13.5 133,586 1,378.38 50,222 19,021 2,354,284 Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
26 39 InformationWeek Manhasset, N.Y. 193,901 27.3 193,901 5,591.46 0 0 0 CMP Media
27 24 PC Week Medford, Mass. 193,730 -6.8 193,730 5,447.22 0 0 0 Ziff-Davis
28 27 McCall's New York 192,709 2.0 122,185 1,040.89 59,905 10,619 4,202,809 Bertelsmann, Gruner & Jahr
29 20 Computer Shopper New York 191,825 -16.8 167,510 6,524.75 11,833 12,482 560,267 Ziff-Davis
30 28 National Enquirer Lantana, Fla. 190,011 2.6 27,097 686.00 17,625 145,289 2,244,213 American Media
31 29 Vogue New York 188,853 2.0 149,985 2,681.96 16,647 22,220 1,211,771 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
32 36 PC World San Francisco 188,375 13.5 147,925 2,766.53 29,914 10,536 1,147,034 International Data Group
33 31 InfoWorld San Mateo, Calif. 184,719 6.5 183,704 4,709.51 1,015 0 5,961 International Data Group
34 34 Playboy Chicago 179,128 6.9 58,135 642.50 78,594 42,399 3,336,213 Playboy Enterprises
35 32 Redbook New York 177,004 4.8 121,136 1,258.86 34,342 21,527 2,867,951 Hearst Corp.
36 37 Rolling Stone New York 176,733 8.6 135,737 2,000.72 27,639 13,357 1,251,010 Wenner Media
37 35 Golf Digest Trumbull, Conn. 175,568 5.7 129,259 1,394.43 39,278 7,031 1,554,134 New York Times Co., Magazine Group
38 38 New York Times Magazine New York 165,125 7.3 165,125 3,173.69 0 0 1,687,959 New York Times Co., New York Times
39 33 Computer Reseller News Jericho, N.Y. 160,656 -4.3 160,656 7,776.28 0 0 0 CMP Media
40 43 Seventeen New York 149,922 8.5 89,726 1,404.17 33,163 27,033 2,415,727 Primedia
41 40 Star Magazine Tarrytown, N.Y. 148,792 0.8 16,190 484.00 13,668 118,934 1,821,209 American Media
42 45 Parents New York 140,920 5.6 107,924 1,461.88 29,356 3,640 1,742,824 Bertelsmann, Gruner & Jahr
43 44 Car and Driver Los Angeles 140,527 2.4 110,031 1,370.85 24,064 6,432 1,249,939 Hachette Filipacchi
44 50 Elle New York 137,845 7.5 105,883 2,066.63 17,962 14,000 974,819 Hachette Filipacchi
45 51 Vanity Fair New York 137,804 10.6 109,367 1,882.59 12,571 15,866 1,076,150 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
46 74 InStyle New York 135,750 54.4 90,636 1,940.16 11,339 33,775 1,264,529 Time Warner, Time Inc.
47 47 Prevention Emmaus, Pa. 135,609 2.3 63,728 977.53 56,782 15,099 3,143,783 Rodale Press
48 49 Soap Opera Digest New York 135,595 5.2 24,143 954.50 48,732 62,720 1,100,069 Primedia
49 41 PC/Computing San Francisco 133,929 -5.0 102,266 2,492.25 22,078 9,585 1,044,252 Ziff-Davis
50 46 Country Living New York 133,799 0.3 90,279 1,165.83 26,234 17,286 1,682,404 Hearst Corp.
51 56 Golf Magazine New York 126,761 16.3 90,335 1,352.80 30,700 5,726 1,401,671 Times Mirror Co.
52 48 The New Yorker New York 125,892 -3.9 88,954 1,960.69 30,665 6,272 813,044 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
53 54 Travel & Leisure New York 124,992 11.2 88,061 1,551.00 35,672 1,258 990,668 American Express Co.
54 63 EE Times Manhasset, N.Y. 116,339 22.5 116,339 5,525.71 0 0 0 United News & Media, Miller Freeman
55 42 Computerworld Framingham, Mass. 116,091 -16.3 107,929 2,862.30 8,161 0 170,031 International Data Group
56 58 Life New York 114,473 7.6 54,069 730.77 51,099 9,305 1,626,547 Time Warner, Time Inc.
57 57 Woman's World New York 113,964 6.4 10,394 339.00 0 103,570 1,593,385 Bauer Publishing Co.
58 55 Modern Maturity Washington 111,966 2.2 62,684 244.31 49,282 0 20,534,357 AARP
59 53 Consumer Reports Yonkers, N.Y. 110,934 -2.5 0 0.00 108,146 2,788 4,584,854 Consumers Union of U.S.
60 59 Inc. Boston 108,637 4.6 94,915 1,486.41 12,094 1,627 662,381 Goldhirsh Group
61 62 GQ New York 107,239 12.1 88,625 2,035.15 8,627 9,987 708,743 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
62 61 Sunset Menlo Park, Calif. 106,490 8.1 68,917 1,147.55 32,378 5,196 1,458,702 Time Warner, Time Inc. Ventures
63 52 Cable Guide New York 106,358 -11.5 6,300 125.00 100,058 0 4,169,103 TV Guide Inc.
64 71 Men's Health Emmaus, Pa. 105,831 17.1 64,581 898.64 26,206 15,044 1,624,242 Rodale Press
65 70 Architectural Digest Los Angeles 103,520 13.9 67,724 1,608.20 27,019 8,776 822,601 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
66 75 Travel Agent New York 101,654 16.0 101,654 5,533.00 0 0 0 Advanstar Communications
67 76 Parenting New York 100,803 15.2 81,050 1,230.00 17,930 1,823 1,257,124 Time Warner, Time Inc. Ventures
68 72 W New York 100,710 11.5 87,558 2,004.97 10,810 2,342 410,943 Walt Disney Co., ABC/Fairchild Publications
69 77 Motor Trend Los Angeles 99,392 13.7 72,033 1,133.60 20,718 6,641 1,197,118 Emap Petersen Publishing
70 68 Mademoiselle New York 96,545 4.5 66,515 1,324.58 10,244 19,787 1,191,719 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
71 67 Self New York 96,061 3.5 71,258 1,350.55 12,268 12,535 1,141,145 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
72 69 Harper's Bazaar New York 96,052 4.7 78,251 1,542.53 10,678 7,123 732,572 Hearst Corp.
73 65 Endless Vacation Indianapolis 95,925 2.1 10,737 314.33 85,188 0 1,151,193 Cendant, Resort Condominiums International
74 64 Bride's Magazine New York 94,813 0.6 83,519 3,669.82 1,428 9,867 408,877 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
75 82 YM New York 93,978 12.2 43,417 663.51 29,362 21,199 2,186,706 Bertelsmann, Gruner & Jahr
76 66 Road & Track Los Angeles 92,860 -1.1 72,885 1,369.60 12,986 6,990 758,299 Hachette Filipacchi
77 81 Modern Bride New York 91,787 7.4 80,987 2,983.62 3,352 7,449 382,844 Primedia
78 80 Economist, The New York 91,267 6.4 50,391 2,841.00 34,572 6,304 307,266 The Economist Newspaper NA
79 89 Taste of Home Greendale, Wis. 90,928 18.7 0 0.00 88,524 2,404 5,057,491 Reiman Publications
80 78 Barron's New York 89,162 2.3 45,467 2,008.90 24,506 19,188 292,012 Dow Jones & Co., Magazine group
81 73 Smithsonian Washington 88,343 -0.8 48,936 714.57 39,046 361 2,041,134 Smithsonian Institution
82 60 Windows Magazine Manhasset, N.Y. 88,175 -12.8 64,378 2,386.80 17,705 6,092 818,972 CMP Media
83 84 Penthouse New York 87,009 6.8 25,873 559.59 18,834 42,302 997,934 General Media
84 83 House Beautiful New York 85,935 3.3 65,509 949.50 14,378 6,048 887,976 Hearst Corp.
85 98 Teen Los Angeles 85,035 22.2 36,887 614.26 32,761 15,388 2,077,653 Emap Petersen Publishing
86 86 Home New York 84,872 7.5 59,870 1,110.09 21,522 3,480 1,013,141 Hachette Filipacchi
87 85 Popular Mechanics New York 83,878 5.9 52,265 785.18 24,707 6,906 1,432,301 Hearst Corp.
88 87 NetworkWorld Framingham, Mass. 83,052 5.7 83,052 2,501.39 0 0 0 International Data Group
89 91 Field & Stream New York 81,580 10.3 52,708 788.49 27,508 1,364 1,763,741 Times Mirror Co.
90 93 Conde Nast Traveler New York 80,699 9.7 65,949 1,428.79 13,208 1,542 766,338 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
91 88 Travel Weekly Secaucus, N.J. 79,455 2.0 78,155 5,800.00 1,300 0 50,013 Reed Elsevier
92 79 Ebony Chicago 77,543 -10.6 51,078 1,024.05 19,301 7,164 1,750,027 Johnson Publishing Co.
93 94 New York New York 77,458 6.8 55,705 2,512.39 16,827 4,926 433,588 Primedia
94 95 Discover New York 76,176 7.4 31,250 572.81 39,239 5,687 1,241,488 Walt Disney Co., Disney Magazine Publishing
95 109 Bon Appetit New York 76,158 22.2 51,410 1,168.27 17,833 6,915 1,086,997 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
96 102 Country Home Des Moines 75,742 14.8 51,230 657.11 17,564 6,948 1,056,780 Meredith Corp.
97 107 Network Computing Manhasset, N.Y. 74,241 13.7 74,241 2,629.50 0 0 0 CMP Media, Business Computing & Communications Gro
98 99 Popular Photography New York 73,763 8.3 63,464 2,029.59 8,044 2,255 457,121 Hachette Filipacchi
99 92 Gourmet New York 73,638 -0.0 53,826 1,267.64 15,269 4,543 891,797 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
100 113 Marie Claire New York 72,560 20.5 51,366 1,258.94 5,993 15,201 840,186 Hearst Corp./Comary
101 108 Automobile Magazine New York 72,486 15.8 58,157 1,010.56 10,925 3,405 618,996 Primedia
102 97 Allure New York 72,273 3.4 55,215 1,332.59 8,318 8,740 845,861 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
103 106 Cooking Light Birmingham, Ala. 72,216 10.1 41,134 994.83 23,634 7,448 1,425,107 Time Warner, Time Inc./Southern Progress Corp.
104 110 SmartMoney New York 71,241 15.2 52,584 1,219.48 14,829 3,827 725,997 Hearst Corp./Dow Jones & Co.
105 100 Essence New York 71,139 4.6 46,714 1,073.98 17,192 7,232 1,000,623 Essence Communications
106 116 Outside Santa Fe, N.M. 67,398 13.1 56,092 1,276.20 8,455 2,851 529,845 Mariah Media
107 104 Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine Washington 67,217 1.9 41,777 902.95 23,008 2,432 1,029,386 Kiplinger Washington Editors
108 111 Food & Wine New York 66,757 10.8 39,651 941.21 23,742 3,364 872,822 American Express Co.
109 114 First For Women New York 66,195 10.4 13,926 516.00 4,899 47,370 1,604,363 Bauer Publishing Co.
110 117 Shape Woodland Hills, Calif. 66,071 13.0 37,202 766.43 15,259 13,610 1,143,409 Weider Publications
111 96 Globe Boca Raton, Fla. 65,933 -6.2 2,600 146.00 1,902 61,431 835,175 Globe Communications Corp.
112 118 Town & Country New York 65,870 14.7 53,858 1,430.21 9,234 2,778 442,639 Hearst Corp.
113 121 Sporting News St. Louis 65,868 17.2 20,836 820.47 39,193 5,839 540,025 Times Mirror Co.
114 90 Macworld San Francisco 65,152 -13.0 48,605 1,352.96 12,016 4,532 476,200 Ziff-Davis/IDG, Mac Publishing LLC (the jv)
115 101 Highlights for Children Columbus, Ohio 64,563 -4.7 0 0.00 64,563 0 2,178,230 Highlights for Children
116 119 Entrepreneur Irvine, Calif. 64,364 12.3 52,238 1,846.96 9,775 2,351 538,469 Entrepreneur Media
117 105 Popular Science New York 64,274 -2.1 33,247 609.72 25,081 5,946 1,563,778 Times Mirror Co.
118 120 Muscle & Fitness Woodland Hills, Calif. 62,266 9.0 39,397 1,409.86 6,226 16,643 455,981 Weider Publications
119 127 FamilyFun New York 61,919 23.6 45,224 814.83 15,528 1,166 1,077,707 Walt Disney Co., Disney Magazine Publishing
120 124 VARBusiness Jericho, N.Y. 60,856 12.8 60,856 3,061.17 0 0 0 CMP Media
121 103 Us New York 59,980 -9.1 29,757 589.12 11,877 18,346 1,105,241 Wenner Media
122 151 Esquire New York 59,091 45.6 46,622 807.14 9,402 3,067 675,024 Hearst Corp.
123 129 Wired San Francisco 59,003 21.7 36,852 1,336.22 16,905 5,246 511,478 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
124 122 Electronic Buyers' News Manhasset, N.Y. 56,823 2.4 56,823 3,682.11 0 0 0 United News & Media, Miller Freeman
125 140 Vibe New York 56,661 27.2 46,135 1,167.60 4,949 5,577 600,650 Miller Publishing Co., Vibe/Spin Ventures
126 115 Tennis Magazine New York 56,138 -5.9 37,159 795.00 18,044 935 775,033 Miller Publishing Grp, Miller Sports Group
127 123 Jet Chicago 55,778 1.8 19,310 825.69 29,502 6,966 926,675 Johnson Publishing Co.
128 142 Fitness New York 55,021 26.7 37,317 770.40 8,234 9,470 955,871 Bertelsmann, Gruner & Jahr
129 146 Hot Rod Los Angeles 54,286 29.3 36,226 1,070.60 13,609 4,451 788,449 Emap Petersen Publishing
130 128 Travelhost* Dallas 52,155 5.3 52,155 1,772.65 0 0 0 Travelhost
131 112 New Woman New York 52,009 -13.6 26,459 663.89 14,910 10,640 1,179,184 Rodale Press
132 132 Victoria New York 51,401 8.0 26,786 542.27 16,175 8,439 974,645 Hearst Corp.
133 131 New England Journal of Medicine Waltham, Mass. 51,355 7.8 29,910 5,481.00 21,445 0 225,364 Massachusetts Medical Society
134 133 Family Handyman New York 51,274 8.9 28,457 614.98 20,734 2,084 1,108,882 Reader's Digest Association
135 166 American HomeStyle & Gardening New York 50,681 44.5 33,099 531.65 14,126 3,456 1,001,149 Bertelsmann, Gruner & Jahr
136 139 Traditional Home Des Moines 50,535 13.5 31,165 613.31 13,043 6,326 805,880 Meredith Corp.
137 NR ESPN the Magazine New York 50,476 ERR 30,936 1,245.00 11,037 8,504 533,879 Walt Disney Co./Hearst (20%), ESPN Inc.
138 157 Nation's Restaurant News New York 50,089 29.0 46,765 3,695.81 3,324 0 83,197 Lebhar-Friedman Publications
139 130 Outdoor Life New York 49,572 3.4 26,685 532.43 20,790 2,097 1,356,813 Times Mirror Co.
140 165 Elle Decor New York 48,969 37.3 35,957 1,098.10 8,841 4,172 436,872 Hachette Filipacchi
141 137 Details New York 48,685 8.1 38,246 1,125.68 5,359 5,080 526,583 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
142 NR Teen People New York 48,481 ERR 19,549 707.15 9,243 19,688 1,284,297 Time Warner, Time Inc.
143 153 American Baby New York 48,468 20.3 44,979 475.40 3,489 0 249,729 Primedia
144 174 Design News Newton, Mass. 48,358 45.4 48,358 3,808.91 0 0 0 Reed Elsevier
145 159 Men's Journal New York 47,768 23.4 37,298 983.45 7,001 3,469 555,472 Wenner Media
146 143 Advertising Age Chicago 47,625 11.3 38,555 2,352.69 8,741 329 73,046 Crain Communications
147 145 Sesame Street Parents New York 47,538 12.1 24,975 493.42 22,563 0 1,133,817 Children's Television Workshop
148 147 Health New York 46,311 10.4 24,488 545.98 19,105 2,718 1,059,079 Time Warner, Time Publishing Ventures
149 152 Worth New York 46,136 14.2 37,318 876.25 7,136 1,683 522,449 Capital Publishing
150 149 Midwest Living Des Moines 45,807 10.3 29,152 626.92 14,617 2,038 816,860 Meredith Corp.
151 144 Spin New York 45,614 6.6 36,344 1,015.66 4,909 4,361 532,315 Miller Publishing Co., Vibe/Spin Ventures
152 136 Guideposts Carmel, N.Y. 45,578 -2.2 0 0.00 45,578 0 3,468,400 Guideposts
153 134 Electronic Design Hasbrouck Hts., N.J. 45,574 -2.4 45,574 3,147.46 0 0 0 Penton Media
154 126 Hemispheres Greensboro, N.C. 45,453 -9.4 45,453 1,138.86 0 0 0 Pace Communications
155 148 Premiere New York 44,678 7.5 28,754 746.04 10,265 5,659 602,589 Hachette Filipacchi
156 138 Child New York 44,599 -0.6 30,562 624.99 12,981 1,056 850,159 Bertelsmann, Gruner & Jahr
157 150 EDN Newton, Mass. 44,540 8.0 44,540 3,991.00 0 0 0 Reed Elsevier
158 186 Conde Nast House & Garden New York 43,337 40.0 27,260 919.17 10,692 5,385 722,195 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
159 141 Scientific American New York 42,691 -3.4 15,625 368.07 18,457 8,609 672,731 Scientific American
160 158 American Way Fort Worth, Texas 42,189 8.6 42,189 2,287.41 0 0 0 American Airlines, American Airlines Publishing
161 160 Metropolitan Home New York 42,110 11.3 29,957 660.72 9,178 2,976 601,958 Hachette Filipacchi
162 162 American Health New York 41,612 11.5 22,412 520.03 17,659 1,541 1,007,972 Reader's Digest Association
163 167 Boating New York 41,427 18.9 35,118 1,512.62 4,692 1,617 201,343 Hachette Filipacchi
164 170 Bridal Guide New York 40,920 19.6 33,883 2,183.77 600 6,437 248,372 Globe Communications Corp.
165 155 Journal of the AMA Chicago 40,840 4.6 32,481 4,454.00 8,359 0 244,038 American Medical Association
166 213 CIO Framingham, Mass. 39,490 45.6 39,013 2,052.54 477 0 5,357 International Data Group
167 125 Sky (Delta Air Lines) Greensboro, N.C. 39,142 -24.0 39,142 1,039.45 0 0 0 Pace Communications
168 172 Chronicle of Higher Education, The Washington 38,817 15.9 31,630 4,231.09 7,178 8 94,859 Chronicle of Higher Education
169 171 Machine Design Cleveland 38,740 13.6 38,254 3,056.64 486 0 4,624 Penton Media
170 135 InternetWeek Manhasset, N.Y. 37,951 -18.7 37,951 1,904.60 0 0 0 CMP Media, Business Technology Group
171 168 Science Washington 37,472 7.8 24,400 3,124.00 13,072 0 156,712 American Assn. for the Advancement of Science
172 154 Sports Illustrated For Kids New York 37,156 -6.9 16,071 361.64 19,920 1,165 743,090 Time Warner, Time Inc.
173 188 Computer Gaming World San Francisco 37,130 20.1 22,501 2,415.65 5,300 9,329 286,978 Ziff-Davis
174 156 Stereo Review New York 36,663 -5.9 27,969 644.79 7,335 1,359 400,220 Hachette Filipacchi
175 179 Disney Adventures New York 36,538 13.4 12,218 305.40 17,737 6,583 1,072,549 Walt Disney Co., Disney Magazine Publishing
176 163 National Examiner Montreal, Canada 36,376 -1.6 1,500 146.00 653 34,223 456,223 Globe Communications Corp.
177 175 Aviation Week & Space Technology New York 36,136 9.2 27,145 1,931.74 8,991 0 104,546 McGraw-Hill Cos.
178 198 Mutual Funds Magazine New York 35,953 23.0 23,644 514.60 11,268 1,040 782,115 Time Warner, The Institute For Economic Research,
179 161 Soap Opera Weekly New York 35,910 -4.8 2,304 405.00 4,265 29,341 390,470 Primedia
180 180 Today's Homeowner New York 35,792 11.6 18,463 485.09 16,781 549 953,983 Times Mirror Co.
181 176 Black Enterprise New York 35,393 7.0 27,766 1,171.52 6,330 1,298 325,045 Earl G. Graves Publishing Co.
182 197 PC Gamer Brisbane, Calif. 35,377 21.0 15,954 2,097.00 5,378 14,045 300,136 Imagine Media
183 178 SN-Supermarket News New York 35,227 6.8 33,936 1,986.94 1,291 0 43,036 Walt Disney Co., ABC/Fairchild Publications
184 164 Working Mother New York 35,118 -2.4 24,377 454.45 10,574 167 820,934 MacDonald Communications Corp.
185 196 Weight Watchers Birmingham, Ala. 34,979 19.2 14,180 432.03 19,050 1,749 1,143,045 Time Warner, Time Inc./Southern Progress Corp.
186 189 Automotive News Detroit 34,814 12.8 26,333 2,150.14 8,428 52 81,376 Crain Communications
187 266 This Old House New York 34,323 62.3 17,045 638.00 12,918 4,360 676,219 Time Warner, Time Publishing Ventures
188 231 Source, The New York 34,184 35.6 20,657 1,409.03 1,230 12,297 409,013 Source Publications
189 184 ENR New York 33,998 8.0 28,533 2,811.69 5,465 0 73,853 McGraw-Hill Cos.
190 173 Country Woman Greendale, Wis. 33,941 2.0 0 0.00 32,756 1,184 1,887,842 Reiman Publications
191 207 GamePro San Francisco 33,424 19.9 13,560 1,139.49 4,634 15,230 486,400 International Data Group
192 233 Successful Meetings New York 33,261 32.2 33,261 1,995.88 0 0 0 VNU, Bill Communications
193 261 Interactive Week Garden City, N.C. 33,061 51.2 33,011 2,172.66 50 0 505 Ziff-Davis
194 187 Adweek New York 32,935 6.5 27,829 2,094.64 4,838 268 38,800 VNU, BPI
195 199 Cycle World Newport Beach, Calif. 32,568 12.2 24,121 893.25 5,320 3,128 316,944 Hachette Filipacchi
196 193 AutoWeek Detroit 32,030 7.2 22,462 1,491.36 9,365 203 294,214 Crain Communications
197 221 Successful Farming Des Moines 31,804 22.3 24,668 664.33 7,137 0 475,793 Meredith Corp.
198 217 BabyTalk New York 31,786 19.6 31,770 423.39 16 0 840 Time Warner, Time Ventures
199 169 Home Office Computing New York 31,597 -8.1 21,291 803.97 9,793 513 501,090 Curtco Freedom
200 220 Departures New York 31,353 19.4 31,353 798.66 0 0 363 American Express Co.
201 185 Runner's World Emmaus, Pa. 31,202 0.3 17,890 480.14 10,573 2,739 505,753 Rodale Press
202 235 Birds & Blooms Greendale, Wis. 31,088 23.8 0 0.00 30,453 636 1,729,130 Reiman Publications
203 183 Country Weekly New York 30,859 -2.7 5,773 588.00 8,532 16,554 361,325 American Media
204 205 Bassmaster Montgomery, Ala. 30,745 9.4 18,928 652.49 11,708 109 594,609 Bass Angler Sportsman Society
205 181 Institutional Investor New York 30,609 -4.2 30,152 852.25 456 0 1,722 Euromoney Institutional Investor
206 202 ABA Journal Chicago 30,459 6.8 9,171 500.67 21,288 0 322,547 American Bar Association
207 200 Wood Des Moines 30,405 4.7 12,002 416.00 15,083 3,320 620,626 Meredith Corp.
208 NR Maxim New York 30,369 ERR 15,204 633.50 4,189 10,976 733,774 Dennis Publishing
209 212 George New York 30,219 11.2 19,489 670.05 7,513 3,217 403,894 Hachette Filipacchi
210 190 Ski New York 30,149 -1.9 23,889 834.64 5,260 1,000 408,652 Times Mirror Co.
211 195 Cigar Aficionado New York 29,834 -0.0 22,242 1,140.03 4,016 3,575 321,709 M. Shanken Communications
212 201 New Choices New York 29,733 2.8 18,165 435.30 11,217 351 603,199 Reader's Digest Association
213 194 Yankee Boston 29,644 -0.7 12,355 623.57 15,983 1,306 702,359 Yankee Publishing
214 204 Sport New York 29,470 4.1 12,291 364.71 15,152 2,027 817,164 Emap Petersen Publishing
215 256 Travel Holiday New York 29,457 31.6 20,463 589.21 8,639 355 553,817 Hachette Filipacchi
216 192 Golf World Trumbull, Conn. 29,402 -1.6 21,073 1,283.17 8,241 88 153,432 New York Times Co., Magazine Group
217 208 Texas Monthly Austin, Texas 29,349 6.8 23,130 1,501.55 4,858 1,361 308,326 Mediatex Communication Corp.
218 223 Weekly World News Lantana, Fla. 29,045 12.1 1,821 516.00 775 26,449 388,100 American Media
219 229 Working Woman New York 28,766 13.2 21,048 454.35 7,467 251 632,327 MacDonald Communications Corp.
220 245 Meetings & Conventions Secaucus, N.J. 28,683 21.1 28,656 1,744.00 27 0 388 Reed Elsevier
221 177 Restaurants & Institutions Des Plaines, Ill. 28,619 -13.3 28,619 2,197.29 0 0 0 Reed Elsevier
222 209 Harvard Business Review Boston 28,421 4.0 8,312 360.04 18,696 1,413 235,652 Harvard Bus. School Publishing Corp.
223 226 National Geographic Traveler Washington 28,308 9.8 15,246 373.69 12,156 907 715,437 National Geographic Society
224 215 Medical Economics Montvale, N.J. 27,861 3.9 26,106 3,081.00 1,755 0 10,570 Thomson Corp., Medical Economics Co.
225 227 Southern Accents Birmingham, Ala. 27,504 7.6 16,768 785.37 8,149 2,587 377,276 Time Warner, Time Inc./Southern Progress Corp.
226 238 Chemical & Engineering News Wayne, Pa. 27,396 10.5 19,061 1,557.00 8,335 0 138,921 American Chemical Society, Centcom
227 203 Sports Afield New York 27,312 -3.7 20,175 557.26 6,004 1,134 467,546 Hearst Corp.
228 218 Atlantic Monthly New York 27,294 3.1 18,531 590.05 7,703 1,061 459,334 Mortimer Zuckerman
229 250 Mirabella New York 27,280 18.0 17,963 481.25 6,899 2,417 567,097 Hachette Filipacchi
230 253 Power & Motoryacht New York 27,049 18.6 25,736 2,063.00 857 456 38,183 Primedia
231 241 Flying New York 26,992 10.8 17,943 891.32 6,765 2,284 307,893 Hachette Filipacchi
232 329 Yahoo! Internet Life New York 26,945 72.0 14,876 724.02 9,613 2,455 453,433 Ziff-Davis
233 211 Country Greendale, Wis. 26,918 -1.0 0 0.00 26,459 459 1,497,162 Reiman Publications
234 269 Family Life New York 26,912 29.0 18,050 623.28 8,517 344 438,662 Time Warner, Time Inc.
235 232 Federal Computer Week Falls Church, Va. 26,841 6.6 26,841 1,514.60 0 0 0 International Data Group
236 219 Billboard New York 26,596 1.2 15,147 1,870.00 7,869 3,580 40,003 VNU, Bill Communications
237 252 Wine Spectator New York 26,577 16.0 15,375 1,000.00 8,030 3,173 253,617 M. Shanken Communications
238 237 Individual Investor New York 26,202 5.7 13,831 683.86 11,066 1,305 518,562 Individual Investor Group
239 214 FamilyPC New York 26,116 -2.7 19,791 1,085.87 5,764 561 401,163 Ziff-Davis
240 242 Industry Week Cleveland 26,108 9.0 25,839 1,084.29 268 0 4,474 Penton Media
241 248 Electronic Gaming Monthly San Francisco 26,057 11.5 9,879 1,318.09 5,484 10,693 398,219 Ziff-Davis
242 244 Progressive Farmer Birmingham, Ala. 26,053 9.0 21,399 517.50 4,654 0 290,881 Time Warner, Time Inc./Southern Progress Corp.
243 249 Boys' Life Irving, Texas 25,926 12.1 2,682 120.60 23,245 0 1,291,380 Boy Scouts of America
244 240 Gallery New York 25,799 5.6 4,498 1,040.00 3,510 17,791 320,000 Montcalm Publishing Corp.
245 206 American Medical News Chicago 25,782 -7.8 21,434 3,034.00 4,349 0 225,621 American Medical Association
246 239 Nature New York 25,564 4.3 13,984 3,112.00 11,028 552 27,032 Macmillan Magazines, Nature Publishing Co.
247 224 Skiing New York 25,417 -1.7 19,365 679.55 5,191 861 403,189 Times Mirror Co.
248 210 Leisure Travel News New York 24,832 -8.8 24,832 2,369.43 0 0 0 United News & Media, Miller Freeman
249 236 Consumers Digest Skokie, Ill. 24,794 -0.7 4,608 138.16 18,921 1,266 1,255,309 Consumers Digest
250 234 Northwest Airlines WorldTraveler Des Moines 24,683 -1.7 24,683 1,099.96 0 0 0 Meredith Corp.
251 NR Quick Cooking Greendale, Wis. 24,513 ERR 0 0.00 22,363 2,150 1,363,641 Reiman Publications
252 246 Petersen's 4-Wheel & Off Road Los Angeles 24,234 3.0 14,323 1,196.60 5,087 4,823 369,970 Emap Petersen Publishing
253 182 OnSat Shelby, N.C. 23,950 -25.0 8,076 930.00 15,545 330 262,112 Triple D Publishing
254 216 RB Restaurant Business New York 23,884 -10.3 23,763 2,036.00 121 0 1,150 VNU, Bill Communications
255 255 Telephony Chicago 23,708 5.6 23,056 3,296.00 653 0 8,264 Primedia
256 247 Guns & Ammo Los Angeles 23,652 0.9 8,785 452.60 11,096 3,771 595,537 Emap Petersen Publishing
257 267 Backpacker Emmaus, Pa. 23,615 11.8 15,978 722.26 5,485 2,152 271,462 Rodale Press
258 277 Purchasing Newton, Mass. 23,046 16.4 22,723 1,628.70 323 0 3,401 Reed Elsevier
259 222 American Rifleman Fairfax, Va. 22,896 -11.9 4,022 232.50 18,874 0 1,258,252 National Rifle Assn. of America
260 263 New Equipment Digest Cleveland 22,844 6.1 22,844 1,010.64 0 0 0 Penton Media
261 270 Farm Journal Philadelphia 22,829 10.1 19,955 434.00 2,874 0 174,203 Farm Journal Corp.
262 NR Conde Nast Women's Sports & Fitness New York 22,781 ERR 15,653 549.22 4,722 2,406 500,462 Advance Publications, Conde Nast
263 230 Los Angeles Times Magazine Los Angeles 22,695 -10.0 22,695 674.13 0 0 0 Times Mirror Co.
264 278 Architectural Record New York 22,574 15.1 16,832 1,335.57 5,527 214 96,227 McGraw-Hill Cos.
265 259 Furniture Today Greensboro, N.C. 22,268 -0.1 20,170 2,212.00 2,098 0 17,488 Reed Elsevier
266 276 Petersen's Photographic Los Angeles 22,256 11.5 16,643 1,140.70 4,181 1,433 208,749 Emap Petersen Publishing
267 268 Men's Fitness Woodland Hills, Calif. 22,105 4.8 11,862 617.34 5,531 4,712 351,148 Weider Publications
268 225 Satellite TV Week Fortuna, Calif. 21,903 -15.1 8,290 964.00 13,528 85 226,209 Fortuna Communications Corp.
269 228 HFN New York 21,694 -14.7 21,391 1,763.93 302 0 7,955 Walt Disney Co., ABC/Fairchild Publications
270 251 Reminisce Greendale, Wis. 21,668 -6.2 0 0.00 21,459 209 1,205,135 Reiman Publications
271 264 Hemmings Motor News Bennington, Vt. 21,604 0.9 12,950 9,250.00 5,639 3,015 260,002 Watering
272 291 Saveur New York 21,484 17.9 11,147 530.00 8,684 1,653 331,273 Meigher Communications
273 405 Official U.S. PlayStation Magazine Lombard 21,452 378.2 5,158 860.06 994 15,300 179,472 Ziff-Davis
274 407 Jane New York 21,447 449.5 11,561 539.00 6,423 3,464 439,348 Walt Disney Co., ABC/Fairchild Publications
275 285 Discount Store News New York 21,403 14.5 20,627 1,442.30 776 0 7,841 Lebhar-Friedman Publications
276 343 Electronic Component News (ECN) Radnor, Pa. 21,385 48.9 21,385 2,958.79 0 0 0 Reed Elsevier
277 260 Motor Boating & Sailing New York 21,331 -4.1 18,799 1,807.60 1,646 886 124,170 Hearst Corp.
278 292 Multichannel News New York 21,150 16.5 20,014 2,549.00 1,136 0 10,517 Reed Elsevier
279 262 American Legion Magazine Indianapolis 20,933 -3.1 12,799 392.50 8,134 0 2,711,501 American Legion
280 294 Walking New York 20,841 15.3 10,757 387.75 8,602 1,482 658,034 Reader's Digest Association
281 272 Government Computer News Silver Spring, Md. 20,691 0.7 20,691 1,250.95 0 0 0 Washington Post Co., Post Newsweek Business Inform
282 273 Easyriders Agoura Hills, Calif. 20,684 1.1 8,943 670.40 2,950 8,791 220,650 Paisano Publications
283 257 Publisher's Weekly New York 20,660 -7.6 14,491 2,618.07 6,169 0 36,500 Reed Elsevier
284 334 Crayola Kids New York 20,621 34.9 10,441 287.11 9,437 743 514,571 Meredith Corp.
285 289 Sail Boston 20,410 10.5 15,630 1,256.19 3,597 1,183 175,204 Primedia
286 392 Fast Company New York 20,406 97.1 15,728 1,047.13 3,073 1,604 256,348 Mortimer Zuckerman
287 316 Golf for Women Des Moines 19,933 18.0 13,961 456.51 5,355 616 341,579 Meredith Corp.
288 303 Crain's Chicago Business Chicago 19,921 12.9 15,600 1,516.00 4,058 262 47,281 Crain Communications
289 293 Product Design & Development Radnor, Pa. 19,802 9.2 19,802 882.29 0 0 0 Reed Elsevier
290 275 Journal of Accountancy Jersey City, N.J. 19,800 -2.0 6,300 632.00 13,500 0 358,746 American Institute of CPAs
291 191 USAirways Attache Magazine Greensboro, N.C. 19,574 -36.2 19,574 585.10 0 0 0 Pace Communications
292 258 Satellite Orbit Fairfax, Va. 19,499 -12.5 3,571 423.00 11,259 4,669 262,913 CommTek Communications Corp.
293 296 Mature Outlook Des Moines 19,486 8.6 9,138 304.12 10,348 0 692,184 Meredith Corp.
294 281 Broadcasting & Cable New York 19,322 -0.4 16,000 2,407.00 3,322 0 25,752 Reed Elsevier
295 308 Electronic Products Garden City, N.Y. 19,266 12.1 19,266 1,712.76 0 0 0 Hearst Corp.
296 327 Drug Store News New York 19,266 22.3 19,218 1,339.99 47 0 3,953 Lebhar-Friedman Publications
297 301 Chemical Engineering New York 19,258 8.8 17,378 1,755.79 1,880 0 45,187 McGraw-Hill Cos.
298 298 Aopa Pilot Frederick, Md. 19,252 8.1 12,336 926.63 6,916 0 329,353 Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association
299 265 Four Wheeler Los Angeles 19,243 -9.9 8,100 1,230.00 5,741 5,402 367,814 Emap Petersen Publishing
300 284 Bicycling Emmaus, Pa. 19,207 1.3 12,988 617.56 4,576 1,643 274,930 Rodale Press
Notes: For methodology, see AA June 14, 1999.