Every editor knows that buzz -- and its cousin, scandal -- are key to magazine publicity. It’s satisfying to see tongues wagging over revealing stories, finely crafted photo shoots or trenchant analysis of current events. It’s far less satisfying to become the subject of stories, as editors of People, Memphis
and Australia’s Who
magazine likely have discovered in the past week. Each magazine has committed a gaffe that led to a backlash. Peoplefaced criticism
for publishing an online story about a swimsuit worn by Kim Kardashian during a recent trip to the Bahamas -- just as deadly ...