The Corner

Yawn

You know nothing Earth-shaking happened last week when the news mags are highlighting female midlife crises (Time), America’s best high schools (Newsweek), and presidential “escapes” (U.S. News.) That could be overstated — since news magazines don’t really like politician covers (or political concept covers like Social Security reform), since they won’t sell as well as Fad Diets or Yoga or Jenny McCarthy with a cigar (it happened). But in this case, it’s impossible to argue last week had a Big News theme. It’s about as juiceless out there as the summer of 2001.

Tim GrahamTim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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