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I was interviewed and quoted for an article on the journal-isms blog about the usage of stock photography on magazine covers. Click here to read the article and here are my quotes:

“Cost cutting is the name of the game or so it seems,” Samir Husni of the University of Mississippi, known as “Mr. Magazine,” told Journal-isms by email. “Fewer magazines are taking their own photos, so this is more of the norm of small magazines rather than the exception.” He added, “. . . times have changed and competition is now tougher even for the African American magazines…”