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Newhouse School of Public Communications - Guide to Resources at Syracuse University Libraries

SU Libraries' recommended research starting points for Newhouse School students and faculty

Recently Added at Syracuse University (Since 2018)

Entertainment Magazines

Media History Digital Library

magazine covers for the titles Business Screen, Picture Stories, Motion Picture Classic, Radio Age and Film Daily
Media History Digital Library
- a growing collection of scanned, historical media and broadcast periodicals.  
Excellent examples of early 20th century media industry magazine content and design.  Some available titles include:

  • Business Screen (1938-1973)
  • The Film Daily (1918-1936)
  • International Photographer (1929-1941)
  • Journal of the Society of Motion Picture Engineers (1930-1949)
  • Journal of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (1950-1954)
  • The Educational Screen (1922-1962)
  • Moving Picture World (1912-1918)
  • Photoplay (1914-1940)
  • Radio Age: Research, Manufacturing, Communications, Broadcasting, Television (1942-1957)
  • Radio Broadcast (1922-1930)

Notable Magazine Titles


 adweek magazine cover

A cross-section of current periodical titles available for browsing on the 2nd floor, current periodicals section of Bird Library or at the current periodicals section of the Carnegie Library.

* = indicates a title of particular interest to the advertising and design professions.  Additional general interest magazines listed may be desired because of advertising they contain:

Notable Magazine Titles
A to H L to W



  • *Adage
  • Adbusters
  • *Admap
  • *Adweek
  • Billboard
  • Bitch
  • British Journal of Photography (Carnegie Library)
  • *Broadcasting & Cable
  • Call Sheet
  • *Communication Arts
  • *Contagious 
  • Downbeat
  • Elle
  • Emmy
  • *Entertainment Weekly
  • ESPN
  • Esquire
  • Femina
  • Fortune
  • GQ
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Harper's Bazaar
  • HFN



  • *Lurzer's International Archive: Advertising Worldwide
  • Latina
  • Modern Drummer
  • Mother Jones
  • Ms.
  • The Nation
  • National Review
  • New York
  • New Yorker
  • Parents
  • Paris Match
  • Rolling Stone
  • Runner's World
  • Saturday Evening Post
  • Spectator
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Time
  • Travel & Leisure
  • UOMO
  • Vanity Fair
  • *Variety
  • Vogue (British, Italia and U.S. editions)
  • W (Carnegie Library)