Official and regional Rotary magazines, Rotary International’s unique communications media are the official monthly magazine named The Rotarian, published in English language by the headquarters, and 30 other regional Rotary World Magazine Press periodicals that are independently produced in more than 20 different major languages and distributed in 130 countries.
The first official magazine, The National Rotarian, predecessor to The Rotarian, was started in January 1911. The first regional magazine was issued in 1915 in Great Britain and Ireland. It was and still is called Rotary Today. It is a bi-monthly publication distributed to each of the 60,000 Rotarians in Great Britain and Ireland at the members’ meetings. The official and regional magazines are circulated to Rotarian and non-Rotarian subscribers. The combined circulation is more than 700,000 copies.