As it approaches its 10th birthday, IBT Media is ready to unveil new looks for its two flagship sites: the International Business Times and Newsweek.
Newsweek returns to newsstands Friday with a small press run (70,000), but it’s hoping to make a big impact with its cover story, which claims to have actually tracked down the elusive Satoshi Nakamoto, the man credited with inventing Bitcoin.
Newsweek has hired Richard Addis to head up its overseas coverage as it gets ready to resurrect its print edition as a slick, upmarket weekly this week.
In a counterintuitive (some would say logic-defying) move, Newsweek is returning to print. The newsmagazine that went digital-only a year ago is planning to put out a weekly edition early next year, The New York Times reported.
IBT Media’s purchase of Newsweek seems to be off to an inauspicious start. The Newspaper Guild has accused the digital publishing company of “illegally muzzling” its employees by “prohibiting its journalists and other employees from discussing their working conditions or criticizing their employer,” in violation of U.S. labor law.
About a month after Newsweek got a new owner in IBT Media, the company announced today that Jim Impoco has taken the job of editor in chief of the troubled