Image: A cover from the '70s and today, courtesy Tiger Beat's archives.
Calm down your inner preteen girl for a second, and get savvy below.
“It’s a great investment,” Daily Mail North America Chief Executive Jon Steinberg explained to New York Times. “This is not a vanity investment.”
First published over 50 years ago, the magazine gained fame for its multi-page glossy spreads that could be hung as posters.The current website will have a drastic overhaul with digital media more synced. There is — wait for it! — even a possibility of a music tour, radio station, ventures into TV and film, as well as apparel with the magazine’s vintage logo.
“I knew when I was a teenager how much impact it had,” Tisch said. “I’m certainly excited about not only restoring the power of Tiger Beat, but really introducing it to a whole new generation and hopefully many generations going forward.”
The September issue, which was released today, is the first official re-launched content. There's no word on which star will go on to dominate the pages monthly, but he will definitely be too young for you.
What do you think? Will a magazine about young pop stars survive in the Internet age?