But the moves by Elle Girl and Teen People to pull the plug on their publications and focus on their Web sites don't seem to bother year-old Devon Brodsky. Such a blase attitude contrasts sharply with the heated interest among teens back in , when Teen People catapulted onto the scene, spawning a new genre of teen fashion magazines like CosmoGIRL! But as teens are finding new alternatives in other media, the teen magazine market is undergoing an adolescent crisis. That means relaunching their Web sites to make them more interactive as well as offering fashion and beauty information through teens' mobile phones.
Skip navigation! Story from Fashion. Teen magazines were treasured objects during my formative years: Absolutely none of the sex or relationship advice was relevant, and I didn't actually buy most of the fashion or beauty picks I enthusiastically dog-eared. But savoring a print glossy from cover to cover was basically my favorite form of entertainment.
Today it was announced that CosmoGirl! Hearst has decided to "consolidate its teen publishing activities into Seventeen ," though the CosmoGirl! Founded by Atoosa Rubenstein in , CosmoGirl! Atoosa supposedly came up with the idea of CosmoGirl!