To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness.
It's as good as it use to be, but you sure could do a lot worse. It's a shame such magazines are going away. There is something nice about holding it in your hands that makes a story seem even more real.