Why it matters: Next week's cover nods to a magazine cover from another era — a drawing from 1962 about the Berlin Wall ("Wall of Shame") by Boris Artzybasheff for Time Magazine. “When it comes to drawing Trump, I’ve kind of hit the wall myself,” Cuneo said. “Half of a face is more than enough."
Fraudulent German journalist allegedly requested donations for non-existent Syrian children
German magazine Der Spiegel said it is filing a criminal complaint against former writer Claas Relotius, who admitted to falsifying reports, over his requests for donations to Syrian children, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The big picture: Der Spiegel was already facing blowback after the award-winning journalist fabricated details about Minnesota residents, painting them as bigoted and racist. The magazine launched an investigation one it found out that Relotius asked readers through email to donate money to a fake charity for children he described in his fake reports.