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TIME reveals what today's headlines mean to you and your family -- from politics, to science, to human achievement, arts, business, and society.

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Get the inside scoop on the news affecting the nation and the world with TIME magazine. In addition to following all of the world and national happenings, the publication offers clear, concise explanations that not only help you stay abreast of the news, but also understand it. You'll get firsthand reports with expert analysis, stunning photos, and much more in every issue of TIME magazine. The articles ask and answer tough questions, enhancing your understanding of why policy is being made or changed and what's really going on in war-torn nations.

TIME magazine gives you the lowdown on some of the hottest trends sweeping the nation. The columns and articles look into factors that drive trends and how those factors ultimately affect you. The magazine doesn't forget the importance of entertainment to its readership. However, it doesn't engage in salacious reporting of a celebrity's every move. The magazine focuses on in-depth interviews and articles with the entertainers making headlines this week.

Translating politician jargon into laymen's terms is another task that the weekly takes very seriously. It uses graphics to simplify the current issues and to show you the key political players' positions. Backed by extensive research, TIME magazine's interviews also provide firsthand information that gives you background on the issues at hand.

A subscription to TIME magazine is your ticket to the latest world and national news affecting you today and tomorrow. The magazine keeps you up-to-date on the political, social, and cultural happenings, so that you'll have the knowledge you need to navigate any conversation.

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Subscription Length: 1 year auto-renewal
  • Format: Magazine
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • Publisher: Time Direct Ventures
  • ASIN: B002PXVYU0
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (454 customer reviews)
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548 of 593 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars The Slow Death of a Once Proud Magazine November 21, 2005
Subscription Term Name:1 year|Verified Purchase
I have been a subscriber to TIME for over 15 years and before that a reader of my parents' subscription. It pains me to say that this magazine has forgotten what it is about. Frankly, the only issues worth their salt are those resulting from a major world event such as a natural disaster or a terror attack; such events seem to energize an otherwise listless staff of seemingly bored editors and newswriters.

A newsweekly has the obligation to go beyond the newspapers--to use the extra couple days to provide a more balanced and analytical view. Unfortunately TIME fixes its editorial position at the beginning of a story--any future coverage is designed to prove TIME's initial position correct. The immediate taking of an editorial position is then carried into all future coverage of the event; stifling analysis and preventing any analytical development beyond the first few stories--"we told you so, we told you so." Even worse, the coverage of a lengthy story peters out until something sensational happens at which point the sensational event becomes the ultimate interpretation of the entire story. Can't the magazine occasionally admit it was wrong rather than turning its eye away from the story that continues to burn? Out of sight, out of mind is the mantra...

In fact, I sometimes debate whether the decline of this magazine mirrors or outpaces the general decline in our media; newspapers are failing, television news can't seem to get away from the gory or sensationalistic, even academic journals have specialized themselves into irrelevance. We seem to have a greater appreciation for comedy than analysis.

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62 of 65 people found the following review helpful
By L. Lim
Subscription Term Name:1 year|Verified Purchase
Ok, I ordered in July and still have not received it. So I called Synapse, the Amazon Magazine company. Amazon customer service cannot transfer since it drops calls. So, called synapse directly, and they do not know, and say its the publisher. So, I have nothing, but they have charged my card. My advice, go directly to the publisher. Also, since I ordered via Amazon, I now get sales calls. So, Amazon sells your info to Synapse that sells it to marketers who spam your phone with calls. Bad experience.
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143 of 170 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Do the Math February 13, 2006
Subscription Term Name:1 year
I picked up a recent, random issue of Time from a pile. And counted:

96 pages.
- 67 full pages worth of advertisements. (61 full pages, plus 12 half-page ads).
= 29 pages of "content"

And many articles are like advertisements, covering celebrity,entertainment product, diets, gadgets, and vitamins. Plus 4 pages in the sampled issue cover the "social trend" of having your closets customized. So you're left with very little lost in the clutter: Letters to the Editor (that pale next to internet blog posts/responses), short-attention span current event snippets; and Time's news stories with lots of big pictures! Whoopdideedoo!

In short, Time seems aimed at intellectually lazy uber-consumers (who are also apparently too lazy to organize they're own closets!) who like Catalogs, and who have very limited interest in what's going on.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good, but going downhill January 2, 2015
By AJ/X0
Subscription Term Name:2 years|Verified Purchase
I used to love this magazine. It is sort of a Reader's Digest of weekly events.
It is the one to read if you can only read one magazine.
Unfortunately the number of pages has drastically gone down in the last few years and there are fewer articles per ads, so the value has gone down. The subscription includes online access, too, though.
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41 of 52 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars New sections an improvement February 21, 2007
Subscription Term Name:1 year
I was unsure about renewing my subscription to TIME, a solid-if-unspectacular magazine that delivers in-depth coverage of major domestic stories while spending most of its foreign reporting on Iraq. I have high regard for the new regular sections on History and Law. I will reserve judgement on another new section titled "The Power of One," but Caroline Kennedy's recent work on a New York City principal left something to be desired.

If you're looking for deep coverage of world news, this is not the magazine for you--look into The Economist or Foreign Affairs. But as a weekly summary of U.S. news with sharp analysis of the '08 Presidential contenders TIME does just fine.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Digital subscription NOT included! November 9, 2015
Subscription Term Name:1 year auto-renewal|Verified Purchase
I enjoy Time magazine. I saw that I could save some money with a subscription through Amazon. However I didn't realize that the digital subscription is not included. If you use the digital format then I encourage you to stay with Time because the subscription through Amazon won't save you any money
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Time Magazine May 31, 2014
Subscription Term Name:1 year|Verified Purchase
I've been reading Time for about 10 years now. It's my weekly newspaper that supplements my daily newspapers. It is well written and I like it's content. I particularly like the graphic charts they use with some of the articles. They really put dome information into a form that is very easy to understand.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars I love the online briefs from Time June 25, 2014
Subscription Term Name:1 year|Verified Purchase
The Magazine has now boiled down to the content since there is little advertising. It is a quick read but still valuable as print carries so much more information density than television. I do not anticipate the print Time lasting much longer so no longer buy multi-year subscriptions even though I will miss it when it is gone.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars Sold to the highest bidder and biggest mouths....Time Magazine.
Unfortunately, we are still subscribers to this totally biased, say anything to accomplish your own agenda, piece of crap magazine. Read more
Published 8 days ago by Cynda Bell
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
I like the magazine and auto-renew is convenient
Published 9 days ago by Mike Kent
5.0 out of 5 stars excellent weekly summation of what is doing in country and ...
what is there to complain about..excellent weekly summation of what is doing in country and world..
Published 15 days ago by Amazon Customer
1.0 out of 5 stars No just no
Will not spend money on a magazine that gives horrible agendas a platform. It's a shame. No respect for this publication.
Published 29 days ago by Amazon Customer
4.0 out of 5 stars Worth a read
Well written
Easy to comprehend
Good for a weekly summary of the news of the United States

Way too many ads
TIME never... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Lynn G.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
As expected.
Published 1 month ago by 20x20
4.0 out of 5 stars Not much to read like there used to be
Cheap price worked out well. Time just gets thinner and thinner every year. Not much to read like there used to be.
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
2.0 out of 5 stars Some times late although smart issue at newsstands
Some issues missing. Some times late although smart issue at newsstands.
Published 1 month ago by luis
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Time has always been a good read
Published 2 months ago by Robert L.
3.0 out of 5 stars I realize they want to appeal to a younger generation but they made it...
There is too much fluff in the magazine. I realize they want to appeal to a younger generation but they made it too much like People magazine. It needs more in depth articles.
Published 2 months ago by GeorgePerduta
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All Access Digital Pass
yes it does. BUT, you MUST buy the magazine directly from Time to get that All Access for free. I use the digital subscription on my Nook, and after I purchased a renewal thru Amazon, Barnes and Noble started charging me for the app to read my Time. When I dug into it I found that Time had cut... Read More
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New subscription only?
You can renew at this price, use the same name and address and it will add 56 issues to your current subscription.
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