Did you know? TIME is an acronym for “The International Magazine of Events.”
Time also has the world’s largest circulation for a weekly news magazine, and has a readership of 25 million, 20 million of which are in the US. source
Click here to see the only known typo on a cover of TIME.
Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (aka, Dick Weed) will appear on the cover of the Aug. 3 edition of Rolling Stone magazine.
Not sure why we are so surprised when stuff like this happens in journalism. This is how it’s always been done (see below). They’ll keep doing it as long as we’re buying.
Here are some pictures of the only known typo to appear on the cover of TIME Magazine. It was published on this day in 1983. The typo appears in the upper right corner and shows a spelling of the word “control” as “contol.” All magazines were recalled, but some are still out there. These pictures come from an eBay listing I found.
TIME Magazine typo 1983
TIME Magazine typo shows the word "Control" spelled as "Contol"