The cover of a magazine is the single biggest determiner for sales. But what happens when editors use a terrible cover? Life magazine admits its 20 most confusing ones.
Supermodels ruled the magazine stands of the 1990s and celebrities took over the front covers for the last decade. But the public mood is shifting and the movie stars have lost their shine, says the mag industry.
Newsweek takes a look back at its most iconic depictions of "women's history" over the magazine's 70+ years of history.
Why would Sports Illustrated make comedian Stephen Colbert its latest cover star? Because he's pure sales gold, already generating huge sales boosts for the likes of Rolling Stone, New York, Wired and Newsweek.
The Italian edition of Rolling Stone magazine has named Playboy PM Silvio Berlusconi as its "Rockstar of the Year" for his "lifestyle worthy of the greatest rock star."
They're the cover stories that made cover stories: some of history's most shocking and scandalous magazine covers, from Hitler as TIME's Man of the Year to Ellen's "coming out" to Michelle Geller's "zombie arm" in Seventeen.
Naturally, every newsweekly worth its salt ran a commemorative Ted Kennedy cover last week. Mediaite wraps the contenders and grades each publication's attempts to pay tribute to Teddy.