Originally Posted by xianfox
The lack of photos is likely due to licensing issues from AP and Reuters. The company I work for publishes a bi-weekly magazine. I generate .mobi and .lit for each issue without images due to the high cost AP wants for licensing those images for electronic distribution. Until emagazines and enewspapers begin generating significant revenue I wouldn't look for images to be included in these publications.
Catch-22. They won't generate enough revenue to include the photos and because the photos aren't there, the reading experience won't be all that good.