Pronto (magazine)

Pronto (meaning Quick in English) is a Spanish language celebrity and women's magazine which is published weekly in Barcelona, Spain. It is the most read magazine in the country.

Pronto
CategoriesCelebrity magazine
Women's magazine
FrequencyWeekly
Circulation910,055 (2012)
Year founded1972; 49 years ago (1972)
CompanyGrupo Heres
CountrySpain
Based inBarcelona
LanguageSpanish
WebsitePronto

History and profileEdit

Pronto was established in 1972.[1][2][3] The magazine which offers news about celebrities[4] is part of Grupo Heres.[5][6] The headquarters of the magazine, which is published weekly on Mondays,[7][8] is in Barcelona.[3]

CirculationEdit

Pronto has a high circulation like the other celebrity weekly, ¡Hola!.[9][10] In 1993 Pronto had a circulation of 695,585 copies, making it the best-selling magazine in Spain.[11] It was the second best selling magazine in the country with a circulation of 807,232 copies in 1997.[12]

In 2001 it was one of top 50 women's magazine worldwide with a circulation of 878,000 copies.[13] The average circulation of Pronto was 921,855 in 2003 and 1,013,016 copies in 2004, making it the best selling magazine in Spain.[7][8] During the period between 2003 and May 2005 Pronto was the second most read magazine in Spain.[8]

Pronto was the best-selling Spanish magazine in 2005 with a circulation of 1,000,580 copies.[14] Its circulation fell to 962,000 copies in 2006.[15] In 2008 Pronto was the best selling magazine in Spain with a circulation of 974,254 copies.[5]

Pronto had a circulation of 971,248 copies in 2009, making it the largest magazine in Spain and the third best-selling weekly European women's magazine.[6][16] Its circulation was 958,374 copies in 2010 and 931,419 copies in 2011.[17] The circulation of the magazine was 910,055 copies in 2012.[17] The weekly was again best selling magazine in Spain in 2013.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mauro F. Guillén (1 July 2010). The Limits of Convergence: Globalization and Organizational Change in Argentina, South Korea, and Spain. Princeton University Press. p. 117. ISBN 978-1-4008-2420-5. Retrieved 8 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b Anthony Weymouth; Bernard Lamizet (3 June 2014). Markets and Myths: Forces For Change In the European Media. Routledge. p. 178. ISBN 978-1-317-88970-0. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
  3. ^ a b The Europa World Year: Kazakhstan - Zimbabwe. Taylor & Francis. 2004. p. 3906. ISBN 978-1-85743-255-8. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Pronto magazine". Your Spanish Corner. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  5. ^ a b Alan Albarran (10 September 2009). Handbook of Spanish Language Media. Routledge. p. 26. ISBN 978-1-135-85430-0. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  6. ^ a b "World Magazine Trends 2010/2011" (PDF). FIPP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
  7. ^ a b Tim Holmes, ed. (13 September 2013). Mapping the Magazine: Comparative Studies in Magazine Journalism. Routledge. p. 102. ISBN 978-1-317-99588-3. Retrieved 22 February 2015.
  8. ^ a b c Manuela Bueno; María Luisa Cárdenas; Lola Esquivias (2007). "The Rise of the Gossip Press in Spain". Journalism Studies. 8 (4): 621–633. doi:10.1080/14616700701412100.
  9. ^ Jack Gaioni (19 January 2013). "Kiosk literature and La Casita de Papel". EuroWeeklyNews. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  10. ^ "Magazines in Spain". Spain. Retrieved 7 November 2014.
  11. ^ "Top paid-circulation consumer magazines". Ad Age. 17 April 1995. Retrieved 15 March 2015.
  12. ^ Edward F. Stanton (2002). Culture and Customs of Spain. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. p. 97. Retrieved 22 February 2015. – via Questia (subscription required)
  13. ^ "Top 50 Women's magazines worldwide (by circulation)" (PDF). Magazines. Retrieved 30 March 2015.
  14. ^ Ramón Salaverría (2007). The Spanish Media Landscape (Book chapter). European Media Governance. Intellect Books Ltd. p. 279. ISBN 978-1-84150-192-5. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  15. ^ Helmut K Anheier; Yudhishthir Raj Isar (17 September 2008). Cultures and Globalization: The Cultural Economy. SAGE Publications. p. 460. ISBN 978-1-4462-0261-6. Retrieved 24 April 2015.
  16. ^ "World magazine trends 2010/2011. Spain" (PDF). FIPP. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 June 2012. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  17. ^ a b "Top 50 Magazines". IFABC. 30 April 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2015.

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