Justin Bieber Doesn't Click With 'Vanity Fair' Readers Vanity Fair put teen idol Justin Bieber on the cover of its February issue. Bieber tops the pop charts, and has 10 million followers on Twitter. But that February issue is on track to be the magazines worst-selling issue in 12 years.
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Justin Bieber Doesn't Click With 'Vanity Fair' Readers

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Justin Bieber Doesn't Click With 'Vanity Fair' Readers

Justin Bieber Doesn't Click With 'Vanity Fair' Readers

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Vanity Fair put teen idol Justin Bieber on the cover of its February issue. Bieber tops the pop charts, and has 10 million followers on Twitter. But that February issue is on track to be the magazines worst-selling issue in 12 years.

STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

The magazine Vanity Fair put the teen idol Justin Bieber on the cover not so long ago. Bieber tops the pop charts, and has 10 million, 10 million followers on Twitter. But that February issue is on track to be Vanity Fair's worst- selling issue in a dozen years.

INSKEEP: Renee, I have an idea for magazine publishers about how they can move magazines.

RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

All right, what is it?

INSKEEP: Put Renee Montagne on the cover.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

MONTAGNE: Oh, stop, Steve.

(SOUNDBITE OF LAUGHTER)

INSKEEP: That's the business news on MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.

MONTAGNE: And I'm Renee Montagne.

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