Magazines | Revolving Door Newsweek/Daily Beast Loses Managing Editor to WSJ. By Chris O'Shea on May. 13, 2011 - 10:29 AMComment Brekke Fletcher is leaving Newsweek/Daily Beast for WSJ. magazine. Fletcher was previously with Maxim, and had only been Managing Editor at Newsweek/Daily Beast for about five months. According to Adweek, Tom Weber will be taking over for Fletcher.