Picture Perfect: Why Everyone's So Anal About These Magazine Covers

Hey! Remember when Sarah Palin was on the cover of Newsweek » 10/17/08 4:20pm 10/17/08 4:20pm and got up in arms because the close-up hadn't been retouched? (Given that it was only last week, I'm gonna go with yes.) Megan very correctly diagnosed this a would-be tempest in a battered teapot, but the fracas sparked a discussion of the ethics of the…

The Sarah Palin Non-Photoshop Chop: Fox News Wants To Alter Your Reality

Megyn Kelly interviewed GOP media consultant Andrea Tantaros » 10/08/08 4:00pm 10/08/08 4:00pm about Sarah Palin's new cover, which is really mean to Sarah Palin. According to Tantaros, the close-up cover is a hit job because didn't retouch it to make Palin's skin look flawless — you can see that she has "unwanted" facial hair, wrinkles and . It's…