Experimenter Publishing

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Experimenter Publishing was an American media company founded by Hugo Gernsback in 1915.[1] The first magazine was The Electrical Experimenter (1913–1931) and the most notable magazines were Radio News (1919–1985) and Amazing Stories (1926–2005). Their radio station, WRNY, began broadcasting experimental television in 1928. In early 1929 the company was forced into bankruptcy and the Gernsback brothers lost control of Experimenter Publishing. The magazines did not miss an issue and were quickly sold to another publisher. The Gernsbacks promptly started new magazines to compete with their former ones.

Quick facts: Type, Industry, Founded, Founder, Headquarter...
Experimenter Publishing
TypePublishing, media
IndustryMagazines, radio
FounderHugo Gernsback
HeadquartersUnited States
ProductsAmazing Stories
Revenue41,348 United States dollar (2021) Edit this on Wikidata
Number of employees
3 (2021) Edit this on Wikidata

Radio News became Popular Electronics and the January 1975 issue featured the Altair 8800 computer on the cover; this launched the personal computer revolution. Hugo Gernsback's Amazing Stories is regarded as the first dedicated science fiction magazine and every year World Science Fiction Society gives the Hugo Awards for the best science fiction and fantasy works.