Each week, TIME Magazine designs covers for four world markets: the U.S., Europe, Asia and the South Pacific. While the content in these magazines are nearly identical, the covers are not, with those intended for American audiences often being quite ... different.
As I've noted before, TIME has a history of tempting the world with critical events, ideas or figures, while dangling before Americans the chance to indulge in trite self-absorption or topics of questionable importance.
Here are just a few examples from the past:
Mainstream journalists should fear the answer.
David Harris-Gershon is author of the memoir What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to Kill Your Wife?, just out from Oneworld Publications.