(Folio Magazine) People magazine faces backlash against the brand following positive coverage of president-elect Donald Trump. Using #BoycottPeopleMagazine, a range of Twitter users have called for celebrities to withhold content from the Time Inc. brand and for readers to cancel their subscriptions.
It was just last month that the magazine published a first-person account from its own reporter, Nastasha Stoynoff, who was allegedly sexually assaulted by Trump while reporting for the magazine.
“We stand steadfastly by [Stoynoff], and are proud to publish her clear, credible account of what happened,” editor-in-chief Jess Cagle wrote at the time. “It is heartbreaking that her fear of retaliation by Trump kept her from reporting the incident when it happened.”
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Then, following the unexpected electoral college victory of Trump, People dedicated its latest cover to his election, and published several stories celebrating the Trump family, even featuring a photo of Trump and People senior editor Charlotte Triggs in a smiling side-hug.