In what is fast becoming Newsweek editor Tina Brown’s signature style, the magazine’s latest cover is intended to shock…and send issues flying off the shelves.
Mitt Romney can breathe a sigh of relief as lampooning politicians isn’t the theme this week– instead they’ve gone down the sex sells route.
For the magazine’s Foodie Awards issue, which lists the 101 best places to eat in the world, the cover shows two spears of asparagus dangling suggestively above a woman’s open mouth.
Food porn: Newsweek has been criticized for using a shock-and-awe cover… yet again
With the model’s pillow-like lips painted a dark shade of red and her mouth open in seeming ecstasy, Newsweek’s interpretation of food porn has been slammed by critics as having all the subtlety of a sledgehammer.