The New Yorker’s Anthony Weiner Cover Draws Praise on Twitter

Caricatures struggling mayoral candidate

Even as legacy news organizations work to find their footing online, the power of print endures on social media. Such was the case this morning when The New Yorker published its forthcoming magazine cover online, which presents a caricature of floundering New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner.

The former congressman's sexting scandal was back in the news this week with Weiner admitting he sent additional lewd messages and images even after he resigned from public office. On The New Yorker's cover, Weiner is seen straddling the Empire State Building with a camera phone in hand.

Here are some reactions from journalists and other media professionals to the cover: