Vibe magazine closes down
The bottom falling out of print advertising has claimed another victim, and a notable one, too: Vibe. Founded in 1992 by Quincy Jones, Vibe quickly became a widely read a respected voice covering hip-hop and R&B music. According to the New York Times Media Decoder blog it continued to enjoy a healthy circulation to the end. The trouble: Advertising, or a lack of it. The magazine will cease operations immediately.