Obama Saves Another Magazine

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By Noah Davis Comment

barack02.12.09.jpgThe sales figures for “commemorative issues” of magazines featuring President Barack Obama are starting to trickle in and early returns are making publishers happier than David Plouffe on election night.

Ebony is reporting that its issue sold over 400,000 copies, much higher than its usual amount.

“The magnitude of President Obama’s historic victory demanded that Ebony magazine pay tribute to such an achievement with a commemorative issue. Our mission for over six decades has been to tell our stories like no one else can, Linda Johnson Rice, chairman and CEO of Johnson Publishing Company, Inc., said in a statement.

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