scout in retrospect
short but eventful life as a youth culture platform with former editors in chief Cai Diegor in an online interview. Here are excerpts from the roundtable:
CAI: Scout happen. The managing editor and art director Taken together, these all felt like signs that people! We had only advertised the party on Instagram and maybe in a small ad in the
Inquirer (I can’t remember for sure), but the
Scout The circumstances surrounding its birth didn’t have to be perfect; the magazine itself didn’t have to be perfect because Scout setting a precedent. Think about it: It is a free spectrum of Filipino youth. Even today, there isn’t anything else like it. But I also like to Scout into existence because they had long been ready for it. In that sense, it only feels right to attribute the magazine’s success to them.
Scout to look like a handmade zine. But more Rookie is that it isn’t meant to be aspirational for young people; it is about exploring and them. I created Scout adamant about making something young people could get lost in, seek solace in, and feel seen.
LEX: Scout to you personally that made you decide to take the helm?
JED: Scout’s appeal to me–I certainly felt that magazine brand here.
LEX: Scout the the same?
ROMEO: talked to them. The voice changed varyingly could get our audience to resonate the most. art, social issues, politics, and everything that most of all. I think our drive to talk to them
LEX: Scout’s biggest struggle titles fold and the publishing industry is in ensure Scout’s “survival”?
JED: talking about just budget, but resources in the broader, deeper sense—your access, your talent pool, your journalistic skill set, etc. But on the abstract, I guess most of the great still surviving magazines have some things in zeitgeist is headed next.