Summary Of ' The Earth Island Journal ' Essay

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arth Island Journal, Autumn 2015, Online.
The Earth Island Journal’s cover is a striking contrast of black and white with the white creating a native woman with a tree and a tower in the background as she leans over a stream. The title of the issue is stated in large, bold, red letters: “Return to the Native” above that title is the name of the publication in white. The bold contrast of black, white, and red on the front page shows signs of attracting readers that are passionate in their cause while still bringing the simplicity of the earth.
The purpose of this magazine is to provoke critical thinking about the environment and its effect on today’s world, to find this purpose one must seek it out as it is not openly stated, however it is still easily found. The table of contents includes many essays about the environment, some of these headlines include: “Digging Deeper: It’s Alive! The Amazing World of Soil” and an essay named “The Thin Red Line” which is about Indigenous communities fighting against large development projects, the main value of this publication is about preserving the environment, I would guess that this is a Liberal publication because of the environmental concern that is the magazine’s main focus and the rejection of corporations developmental projects. The advertising on the homepage of the website is discreet and minimal, kept to one small side banner with DeVry University, Best Buy, and others. The audience for this publication is probably supposed…

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