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Mocking up a Newsweek cover

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Make up a Newsweek cover. You may design this in such a way as to satirize the topic, or Newsweek, or both.
You must select a powerful image and a pithy title.
Optional: add titles for other stories. The juxtaposition with your main one should be purposeful.
For inspiration look to older Newsweek covers. TIME is also suggestive.

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This week’s news from… NewsWeek! (3.5 Stars VisualAssignments737)

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