Marketing Top 25 magazines, according to circulation Like a Rod Stewart song, magazine circulation stays forever young. Also like Rod Stewart, most magazine readers are apparently carrying an AARP card around in their pocket. By Michael SebastianFeb. 7, 2011 SHARE According to the Audit Bureau of Circulation’s semiannual report, there are 308 million paid magazines readers, down from nearly 312 million last year. Good news is there are 308 million paid magazines readers. That’s still a lot, don’t you think? To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.