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PopMatters Media, Inc
Publisher: PopMatters | Cultural Criticism from the World of Pop. Reviews, Essays, and Ideas in Culture, Music, Film TV, Books, Games, Comics
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PopMatters is an international magazine of cultural criticism. Our scope is broadly cast on all things pop culture, and our content is updated daily, Monday through Friday. We provide intelligent reviews, engaging interviews, and in-depth essays on most cultural products and expressions in areas such as music, television, films, books, video games, sports, theatre, the visual arts, travel, and the Internet. Since 1999, PopMatters has been providing smart readers with sharp, entertaining writing on a wide range of topics in pop culture, offering a refuge from the usual hype and gossip.

PopMatters cultivates smart writers from the world-at-large. Our staff ranges from the multiple-degreed and/or well traveled, to young writers of high caliber, to ‘seasoned’ folks who punch the 9-5 clock, regardless of what type of degree, if any, they may hold. PopMatters recognizes that creative, compassionate intellectuals reside in all levels of society, in all types of societies, and we value their ability to provide intelligent, entertaining cultural criticism in the form of thoughtful, magazine-style essays. Many of our writers are called upon for their opinion by notable members of the media such as the BBC, NPR, MSNBC, Radio Australia, and VH1. Publications such as USA Today.com, Alternet.org, and Imdb.com regularly pick up links to PopMatters articles and post quotes from PopMatters writers. Our articles are also indexed by all English language Google News sites and by NewsNow in the UK.

Naturally, this value for our staff and our content extends to great respect for our readers, who also hail from many parts of the world, are inquisitive and savvy, and bring many experiences and expectations to this magazine. Our intent is to reach the broadest possible audience with intelligent and thought-provoking writing that is often not readily available within the mainstream mass media. We currently have over 1 million unique readers per month, and counting.

  • Company Name:
    PopMatters Media, Inc
  • Headquarters:
    1555 Sherman Avenue #324 Evanston, Il 60201 United States
  • Office Locations:
    Evanston, Il
  • 201-500 employees
Capabilities
  • Desktop Display
  • Social
  • Desktop Display, Social
  • CPM
  • Web Publisher
  • Headline:
    Publisher: PopMatters | Cultural Criticism from the World of Pop. Reviews, Essays, and Ideas in Culture, Music, Film TV, Books, Games, Comics
  • Self / Managed Service:
    Managed Service
  • Industries
    Clothing & Fashion, Entertainment, Technology, Telecommunications, eCommerce
  • Key Differentiator
    With over 1 million unique monthly readers and a staff of editors and writers that are perpetually wired, watching, listening and thinking about all that matters in pop culture, it’s no wonder PopMatters’ readership includes key people who work in the music, film and literature industries. In its 14-year history of publishing smart and edgy cultural criticism, PopMatters has become one of the Web’s most prestigious cultural sources, especially among urban-dwelling, first adopter, educated readers aged 18 to 34 years old.
  • Owned / Operated Properties
    popmatters.com
Site Traffic
  • 71547 Global Rank
  • 31926
    United States
  • 1.48M Estimated Visits
Traffic Sources
  • Search
    65.81%
  • Direct
    15.35%
  • Social
    9.21%
  • Referrals
    8.89%
  • Mail
    0.70%
  • Display
    0.04%
Geography Breakdown
  • United States
    40.14%
  • United Kingdom
    9.22%
  • Canada
    5.82%
  • Germany
    3.19%
  • Brazil
    2.82%
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  • United States
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  • 23.9k
    Facebook fans
  • 25.7k
    Twitter followers
  • 192
    Pinterest followers
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  • 1.4M display total monthly uniques
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