Topic: The News Issue

Perspective: The 'Week' in Review Be It 1978 or 2012, 'Newsweek' has always been worth reading—in spite of ad fails

Try to imagine a distant, magical past called 1978, a time of Champale, the Bee Gees, and the Chrysler Cordoba. But the strangest thing about this long-lost time had to…

May 10, 2012, 6:16 AM EDT

Portrait: Punch Media Games, graphics and videos let you have fun with their content

Since the iPad launch, countless magazines have released apps for the tablet. But many have largely resembled their print counterparts. Rather than emulating print, Punch Media wanted to create something…

May 10, 2012, 6:15 AM EDT

Political TV Ad Rates Complicate Election Season Controversial new FCC rule requires TV stations to post political ad rates

Along with the headache of making sure TV ads that get bumped by politicals are quickly rescheduled, advertising agencies also will have to cope with the Federal Communications Commission’s controversial…

May 9, 2012, 11:31 AM EDT

Programming Politico's Future With Video The political site made Beltway journalism fresh and engaging. Is streaming news its next big play?

Last January in Iowa, Politico’s tireless Mike Allen sequestered himself under fluorescent lights in a room with a laptop and his omnipresent BlackBerry and talked for well over five hours…

May 8, 2012, 12:09 AM EDT

O'Reilly and Hannity, Live on Your iPad Fox News jumps into the stream, with select cable providers

While dozens of digital media companies spent the past few weeks rolling out new Web series in search of television dollars, Fox News believes it’s got something far more valuable:…

May 8, 2012, 12:07 AM EDT

In (Fill in the Blank) We Trust Legacy journalism brands are betting consumers will keep the faith. Will they?

“If your mother says she loves you, check it out,” the famously intimidating editors of the old City News Bureau in Chicago once barked at rookie reporters and future boldface…

May 8, 2012, 12:05 AM EDT

Ad of the Day: 'The New York Times' The paper takes a page from Google in four new :60s

A year after it was introduced, The New York Times' paid digital-subscription model is largely being hailed as a success. To celebrate, the newspaper is moving beyond educating people about…

May 7, 2012, 11:27 AM EDT

The 140-Character-or-Less Campaign Twitter now has the power to drive a politician's message and news coverage

For those seeking an example of the breakneck pace of the mounting political “call and response” attack cycle, 84 minutes may very well be a new benchmark. It took a mere…

May 7, 2012, 12:07 AM EDT

First Mover: Tom Cibrowski The 'GMA' producer on playing the chess game of morning news

So what’s it like to finally beat the Today show in total viewers for the first time in 16 years? These are really exciting times for everybody here. The whole team…

May 7, 2012, 12:06 AM EDT

Secret Meeting Has 'Washington Post' Buzzing As paper struggles, big-name journalists meet with the paper's top business exec

Washington Post staffers are buzzing about a secret meeting between some 10 big-name Post journalists including Dana Priest, David Finkel and Carol Leonnig, and Steve Hills, the president and gm…

May 7, 2012, 12:06 AM EDT