URB Magazine to Stop Print and Refocus Online


Even our publications are succumbing to this recession. Dennis Romero of DanceBlogga.com interviews the editor, Raymond Roker about the future of the magazine and whether we’ve already won the electronic music batlle.

“Earlier this month Roker, 41, announced that the print version was going on hiatus while he pursues its digital future. The publication, he says, succumbed to the same market forces that have downed such mighty glossies as Vibe and Gourmet. In a world where consumers can not only find out what a DJ played last weekend but also download the set, print doesn’t make as much sense.”

Read the whole Q&A here.

-Robert LaFrance

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