History of Mass Media - Magazines and Journals (Periodicals)




Magazines and Journals (Periodicals):

Magazines and Journals

  • A magazine is a type of large thin book with a paper cover that you can buy every week or month containing articles, photographs, etc. often on a particular topic.  
  • Journals and magazines are periodic publications.  
  • Publications that are published weekly, biweekly, monthly, quarterly, six months, a year, etc. are included in this category. There may be certain chronicles that are released at random intervals. 
  • Balshastri Jambhekar launched the first Marathi monthly magazine. Its name was 'Digdarshan.' 
  • Tryambak Shankar Shejwalkar founded and published 'Pragati,' in 1929 which is now- a non-functioning journal. He frequently contributed to this publication of historical research on social movements in Maharashtra. 
  • Indian history is currently the subject of numerous magazines. 'Bharatiya Itihas ani Samskruti' and 'Marathwada Itihas Parishad Patrika' are two instances of Marathi journals. 

List of Important Magazines: 

Year Name Founder 
1822  Mirat-ul-Akbar  Raja Ram Mohan Roy
1871 Tahzib-ul-Akhlaq  Sir Syed Ahmed Khan
1919  Young India  M. K Gandhi 
1920  Mook Nayak  B.R. Ambedkar 
1932  Harijan  M. K Gandhi 
1936  Free Hindustan  Tarak Nath Das 
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