Magazine Covers Gone Viral…May 16, 2012
The following article is from CommPro.biz:
|Gay President, Rainbow White House and Breastfeeding Mom Buoy Media Coverage of Magazines
By Mr. Magazine™ and Critical Mention for the Critical Now Channel
All it took was a front cover headline about a gay president of the United States, the White House painted in rainbow colors and a bare-breasted mom with her suckling 3-year-old son to pump up the volume in the magazine industry. It worked. Coverage on TV and radio of Time, The New Yorker and Newsweek during the first two weeks of May was five times higher than the whole month of April, reflecting intense interest by broadcasters to comment on the sensationalist magazine covers. Samir Husni, director of the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi, says the buzz has built to a crescendo, and for different reasons.Read the entire article and watch my views here.