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Extra, Extra! The ‘National Enquirer’ is up for sale. We check-in on the current state and history of tabloid mags




 The National Enquirer is photographed at a convenience store on February 8, 2019 in New York City
The National Enquirer is photographed at a convenience store on February 8, 2019 in New York City
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Tabloid magazines have been catching customer’s eyes for years while waiting to pay at the cash register.

The National Enquirer’s parent company, American Media, is trying to sell the tabloid magazine.

The magazine is known for its celebrity fashion and active lifestyle brands.

American Media is also selling the Globe and the National Examiner. It’s publications not for sale are Us Weekly, OK! Magazine, Star, In Touch, Men's Journal, and Muscle & Fitness.

What do you think about the future of tabloid magazines? What have been your favorite tabloid stories?

Share with us at 866-893-5722.

Guest:

Rick Edmonds, media business analyst and leader of news transformation at the Poynter Institute