Adbusters Is A Not For Profit Organization With Anti Consumerist, Pro Environment Ideals
716 Words May 6th, 2016 3 Pages
The magazine started as a local quarterly magazine with three full-time volunteers with a magazine circulation of around 5,000 copies. The magazine has now become an international bi-monthly magazine with a dozen editors and over 250 freelancers creating the artwork. Now having a circulation of around 120,00. The magazine is still advertisement free as it has been since it started. It is estimated that two-thirds of their readers are American but there are subscriptions held in over 60 countries. It is also the top-selling Canadian title in the US.
The company/magazine currently has four key members. The founders Kalle Lasn: Editor-in-chief, and Bill schmalz: Co-publisher, along with Darren Fleet and Stefanie Krasnow, both of whom are senior editors. Over the years of publication the magazine various artists have contributed to the magazine; some of these include Johnathan Barnbrook, Simon Critchley, David Graeber, Douglas Rushkoff, Matt Taibbi along with many others.
The company describes themselves as a “ Global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters, students, educators and entrepreneurs who want to advance the new social activist movement of the…