Newsweek Gets Blasted for NOT Retouching a Cover

Well, this is an entertaining turn … Fox News had a segment where Newsweek was taken to task for its cover photo of Sarah Palin … and it is just bizarre …

They claim that the cover photo should have been retouched because that’s what the fashion magazines do. Umm … yes, they do. But Newsweek is not a fashion magazine, it’s a news magazine.
Granted, a news magazine that has made some serious mistakes with covers in the past, but still … 
And for those curious as to how Barack Obama has appeared on magazine covers, here’s a collection of them in one place. (From someone who probably has too much time on his hands.) I looked for a collection of McCain covers and didn’t find one, but a Google image search turns up several

Mark E. Johnson

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