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Covering President-Elect Barack Obama: The Newsweek Edition, So Nice They Used it Twice?

newsweek obama cover.jpgEarlier today we posted a (juicy) excerpt from Newsweek‘s special election issue. On Brian Lehrer this morning Newsweek editor Jon Meacham said the team there had been chanting “Yes we can…get this issue closed by 9am!” Over at Mixed Media Jeff Bercovici points out that it appears Newsweek, unlike Time, decided to use an old photo. And it does appear that way. Two examples after the jump of similar shots from previous covers.


This is from issue that hit stands just after the Denver convention.

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And this from January of 2008 (tie is similar style but a different color).

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.