Radio News was started by Hugo Gernsback in 1919, he lost control of it in early 1929 and immediately started Radio Craft. The magazine was then published by Radio-Science Publications and Trek Publications In March 1938 Ziff-Davis Publications acquired Radio News. Radio News was changed to Radio & Television News in July 1948. and to Radio & TV News in May 1957. The magazine became Electronics World in May 1959.
William B. Ziff Sr. was the publisher and Bernard G. Davis the editor. In 1953 William Ziff Sr. died and B. G. Davis was listed as president. In September 1957 Ziff William Jr. appeared on the masthead as president having bought out Davis' share of the company.
In October 1957 Ziff-Davis started a new hobbyist magazine named Popular
Electronics. At first both magazines had the same editorial staff.
Electronics World was aimed at the professional and Popular Electronics at the
hobbyist. Electronics world was merged with
in January 1972.
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