OK! Magazine has paid $500,000 to feature a picture of Michael Jackson on their cover page. The cover shot in question is of The King of Pop on a stretcher, with emergency personnel frantically trying to revive him.
OK! Magazine's Michael Jackson cover picture, which will be released today, has already created much controversy.
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Implications - Unfortunately, the sad reality of most celeb-centric magazines is that ethics or propriety just don't come into the picture when a hot story or photo is on the line, and this unfortunate cover is an all too telling example of that. As long as images like this continue to make magazines sell like wildfire, whether something should be published won't come into consideration no matter how tasteless it might be.