Magazine formed a publicity pamphlet strike, strike, or war. This is similar to the newspaper to focus on the limitation of manual, taking into account the more detailed comments. A new media is produced with such a special reason.
One of the earliest published in a magazine is published in Amsterdam in January 1665 by the Frenchman Saro (Denys, de Sallo), "Scholars magazine" (Le Journal des Savants).
In 1704, London published the first between the regular publication of newspapers and magazines, the publisher of Daniel Defoe "Robinson Crusoe". The publication named "comments" space for four pages, issued a total of nine years.
The first issue of The Journal of the United States Franklin American Magazine "and" The General Magazine, are to imitate the British magazine, a monthly magazine, with the publication in January 1741.
China's earliest magazine German sinologist Gutzlaff, founded in Guangzhou in July 1833, "Eastern Western Monthly Magazine Biography". Released last more than five years, the layout in the traditional Chinese books style, Journal of Qing Emperor reign dating.
Initially, almost in the form of magazines and newspapers, can easily be confused. Later, newspapers tend to be gradually published time-sensitive news magazine special issue of the novels, travels and entertainment articles, and more and more obvious the difference in the content. In form, the layout of the newspaper, for three to five feet, to fold the magazine binding, under cover, has become in book form. Since then, magazines and newspapers in people's minds specifically to separate.
In the "Neue Rheinische Zeitung • Political Economic Review, published notices, compared with newspapers, magazines advantages of a broader study of the various events, but only the main problem. Magazine can be a detailed scientific study as the entire political movement based on economic relations. "