- NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- "Vogue's March cover story on Michelle Obama
- But when it comes to sales, Ms. Obama may not yet be general-interest magazines' new Princess Diana, who regularly helped the industry sell more copies at newsstands.
- New York magazine's March 23 issue, with a cover story about "The Power of Michelle Obama," looks like it produced
- "average" sales, New York said April 3, although the numbers remain subject to change."...
ESPECIALLY WEAK SALES...NEWSWEEK, THE SELF DESCRIBED THOUGHT LEADER is REJECTED BY PEOPLE WHO ACTUALLY HAVE BRAINS:
- (Ad Age): "Then there are a few covers with relatively weak sales.
- Newsweek's Dec. 1 cover story on "The Meaning of Michelle," using a black-and-white photo, only sold 90,000 copies on newsstands,
- 15% below its average for the second half of last year.
More's October issue featuring a cover story on "Michelle Obama at 44" sold just 154,000 copies on newsstands,
- 23% below the second-half average." ...
via Rush Limbaugh radio show
- PROVING THE MEDIA ISN'T FOOLING THE PUBLIC WITH THEIR RIDICULOUS ADULATION OF THIS UNREMARKABLE WOMAN (to be as polite as possible). sm