Source: Lilly Workneh / theGrio
JET magazine is shifting gears and has decided to transition to digital publishing, marking an end to an era as the last print issue hits stands on Monday (June 9).
Last month, the 63-year-old magazine announced that it will be ending all print publications and instead will shift to an all-digital format.
The magazine’s last print issue celebrates the publication’s most iconic covers since it was founded in 1951 as the only text visible reads: “An American Icon.”
“This is is something that we have been thinking about doing for a long time,” Cheryl Mayberry McKissack, COO of Johnson Publishing, previously told theGrio. “We really felt that [our readers] were looking for something that would be able to meet their needs more frequently.”
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