east west magazine shutting down

East West Magazine is ceasing publication. I know what you're thinking -- what in the world is East West? I guess I wouldn't be surprised if you haven't heard of it. Founded by Anita Malik back in 2003, it was one of several APA-centric magazines that sprouted up around the same time. But like for many of these print publications, times have been tough, and it's officially shutting down:
Friday, February 19 2010

EW * EW Woman * East West Magazine


After seven years of sharing the stories of merging cultures on the Web and in print, East West is saying goodbye. It is time to move on to the next chapter for our small team. We thank you for your patience, support and gratitude over the years.

Our founder and editor-in-chief Anita Malik has been blogging about this decision at GlossyontheOutside.com, and she will continue to share stories of her journey about the decision, the process of shutting down and reinventing identities.

If you're on our email list, you might hear from us from time to time about future East West branded projects... if we decide to go that way. If you'd like to stay connected, register your email here.

If you are a subscriber and have questions or claims, these will be handled on a case-by-case basis. Please email subscriptions@eastwestmagazine.com This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

If you want a piece of East West history, we'll keep our online store open until the end of March 2010. Single back issues are available, and we have 45 Collector's Sets on sale.

Visit the store.

The Web site archives will remain up indefinitely.

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Thank you for your readership. We've had fun. We've enjoyed the conversation.
It's a shame, but not really surprising. Another print pub bites the dust. At the beginning of the last decade, a bunch of Asian American magazines, including A and Yolk (remember those?), also folded around the same time. However, a wave of several other publications soon popped up in their place. But with print going the way it is, what's going to happen now?

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