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Topic: osama bin laden

Provocative 'Time' and 'Newsweek' Covers Are Newsstand Hits Controversial pics pay off for newsweeklies

Shock still sells, especially on the newsstand. According to MagNet’s industry insights, Time’s provocative “Are You Mom Enough?” issue—featuring a mother breastfeeding her 3-year-old boy—and Newsweek’s “The First Gay President,”…

May 18, 2012, 11:22 AM EDT

'New Yorker' Writer Under Scrutiny Over Bin Laden Raid Article He didn't actually interview any SEALs

Last week’s New Yorker article about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan was hailed as one of the best magazine pieces of the year so…

August 8, 2011, 10:41 AM EDT

In Case You Missed It on Adweek.com…

A peek inside our top-five, most popular features of the week: Most Adweek readers were sad to hear about Meredith Vieira’s departure from NBC’s Today show. How do we know? Just look…

May 6, 2011, 11:23 AM EDT

Obama Will Not Release Photos of Bin Laden's Body News outlets spared tough decision

President Obama has, after several days of hedging by members of his administration, announced that he's decided not to release photographs of Osama bin Laden’s body. Obama revealed his choice…

May 4, 2011, 1:49 PM EDT

'N.Y. Daily News' Got Tip of Bin Laden Death Hours Early Tabloid heard from FDNY source, editor says

Most of the world learned about Osama bin Laden’s death when President Obama announced it late Sunday evening. But the New York Daily News says it was leaked the biggest story of…

May 4, 2011, 6:43 AM EDT

Branding Bin Laden How Osama's death will affect the al-Qaeda name

Had al-Qaeda paid better attention, it might have learned a lesson or two from Florida orange juice. In 1977 the Florida Citrus Commission’s long-term spokeswoman—a young Anita Bryant at the peak…

May 3, 2011, 1:55 PM EDT

Cable News Online Records Safe Osama vidstreams soared, but not past Japan quake

Yesterday's big news also, predictably, made for a good news day at some of American's cable news networks. Between the time when the Bin Laden story first broke yesterday evening and…

May 2, 2011, 5:29 PM EDT

'Time,' 'Newsweek' Prepare Special Bin Laden Issues Newsweeklies rush to press

These are big times for Time. The newsweekly will release a special issue on the death of Osama bin Laden that will hit newsstands Thursday, May 5. It’ll be the…

May 2, 2011, 4:16 PM EDT

Dead Bin Laden Souvenirs. C'mon, You're Surprised? Frenzy of T-shirt selling begins

Just about any time something truly momentous happens on the world stage, a cagey but dedicated consortium of tchotchke makers proves that the souvenir business may just be the most…

May 2, 2011, 3:35 PM EDT

NYTimes.com Couldn't Cope With Bin Laden Traffic Some readers couldn't access stories

Last night, those visitors to The New York Times' website who were eagerly hunting for news about Osama bin Laden’s demise may have hit a wall. It wasn’t the new…

May 2, 2011, 2:07 PM EDT

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