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Print Lives


Gerry Boyle


At a time when technology is changing our homes, our work, our language, our lives, who would have though that communication via a stapled stack of paper would not only survive but thrive?

National magazines are experiencing an unprecedented boom as Internet and new-tech companies turn to the traditional monthlies to deliver their message. Colby talked to alumni working for a variety of magazines and found that the business is a natural for bright liberal arts graduates with inquiring minds. "If you know how to think and you know how to write, you can pretty much do anything with it," said Jennifer Pierce Barr '89, deputy editor of Harper's Bazaar. Proof is in the stories of more than a half dozen Colby grads making magazine news...


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