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Newsweek's New Owner Accused of 'Illegally Muzzling' Employees IBT Media bought digital weekly in August

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…

September 23, 2013, 12:33 PM EDT

Shetty Lands at Digitas Ex-NewsBeast CEO returns to agency world

Digitas has hired former Newsweek Daily Beast CEO Baba Shetty as its chief strategy and media officer for North America. Shetty left NewsBeast in June, after less than a year. There,…

July 17, 2013, 12:51 PM EDT

Top Newsweek Editor Resigns Former New Republic editor Richard Just will take over

Justine Rosenthal, the editor of Newsweek’s digital-only incarnation, Newsweek Global, is leaving the company, editor in chief Tina Brown announced in a staffwide memo that was published earlier today by Capital…

July 10, 2013, 2:31 PM EDT

Howard Kurtz Exits NewsBeast [UPDATED] Publisher apologizes for reporter's botched Jason Collins post

Howard Kurtz is leaving The Daily Beast/Newsweek in the wake of his Jason Collins blog-post fiasco. The presumed impetus for the Washington bureau chief’s dismissal was a Daily Beast post he…

May 2, 2013, 5:49 PM EDT

Former NewsBeast Exec Editor Lands at Time.com Edward Felsenthal named managing editor of Time's website

Edward Felsenthal, Tina Brown's former No. 2 at the Daily Beast, is joining Time magazine as the new managing editor of Time.com. He'll replace Time.com managing editor Cathy Sharick, who was…

March 29, 2013, 12:04 PM EDT

NewsBeast Names VP, Publisher Ben Zagorski joins from Atlantic Media Strategies

Ben Zagorski, most recently the associate publisher of Atlantic Media Strategies, has packed up and moved to NewsBeast, formerly known as the Newsweek Daily Beast Co., as vp, publisher. Zagorski…

March 18, 2013, 2:30 PM EDT

NewsBeast Layoffs Begin Daily Beast explores paid options

It's got to be a sad day at the Newsweek Daily Beast Co., where the layoffs that have been expected since the company announced it would fold the dead-tree edition…

December 6, 2012, 2:14 PM EST

After Newsweek, Is Writing on Wall for Newsweeklies? Category seen as first to die out

Newsweek, now facing a digital-only future, isn’t the only newsweekly that’s struggling in print. Fellow mass-audience title Time is down 19 percent in ad pages in the first half of…

October 18, 2012, 12:55 PM EDT

NewsBeast: Still Hiring Controversy be damned; Niall Ferguson cover story a big seller

Despite fresh questions about Newsweek's viability in print, NewsBeast is still hiring. Editor Tina Brown announced the hire of New York Observer’s Politicker editor David Freedlander as a senior political correspondent, focusing…

August 31, 2012, 2:05 PM EDT

Will 'Newsweek' Switch to Digital-Only? IAC chairman Barry Diller says the mag could transition to Web

Are we close to seeing the end of Newsweek as we know it? Earlier today, comments made by Barry Diller during an IAC/InterActiveCorp earnings call insinuated that the 79-year-old magazine…

July 25, 2012, 1:42 PM EDT

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