Topic: Newsweek Daily Beast Co.

Newsweek Daily Beast CEO Baba Shetty Resigns

Digital First Media reportedly interested in buying news mag

Baba Shetty, the Newsweek Daily Beast Co. CEO, is leaving the company ahead of Newsweek's planned sale, Tina Brown announced today in a company-wide memo. Shetty, who was the chief…

Newsweek Unveils Its First Animated Cover

After shutting down print, newsweekly embraces GIF and animated Internet culture

Freed from the chains of print, Newsweek is continuing its streak of digital firsts to raise eyebrows for its tablet edition, whose Jan. 11 edition will feature an animated cover…

This Is What Newsweek's Digital Future Will Look Like

NewsBeast Labs team creating, teaching digital journalism

It's been quite a year for Newsweek. As the magazine plans for its transition to a digital-only future, you can count the remaining print editions of the storied publication on one…

Newsweek Announces Digital-Only Plans

Scrutiny turns to Time magazine

Newsweek is going digital-only in 2013, a move that will be felt most immediately in the newsmagazine category but which points to challenges facing the publishing industry overall. Ending months of…

NewsBeast Brings in New CEO

Replaces Stephen Colvin

The Newsweek Daily Beast Co. has named a new CEO as Barry Diller’s IAC forges a new path for the news outlet and faces fresh questions about its future. Baba…

Future in Doubt, 'Newsweek' Still Creating Buzz

Romney 'wimp' cover creates a storm

Newsweek's ability to sustain itself in print may be in doubt, but this week's cover declaring Mitt Romney a "wimp" shows the brand is still able to generate plenty of talk. The…

Harman Pulls Support From 'Newsweek'

IAC left with controlling stake

After audio equipment tycoon Sidney Harman died in April 2011, his widow Jane Harman stood at a podium before the Newsweek Daily Beast newsroom to publicly proclaim her family’s commitment…

NewsBeast Loses Digital Honcho

CDO won't be replaced

The NewsBeast's Daniel Blackman, a Google vet who became chief digital officer a little over a year ago, has left the company. Insiders said he was pushed out; Blackman couldn't…

Matt McAllester Leaves 'Newsweek' for 'Time'

Famed war reporter was there less than six months

There’s been another major defection from Newsweek and The Daily Beast. Matt McAllester, the Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent who joined Tina Brown’s NewsBeast in October as a senior editor, is…

John Solomon to Leave NewsBeast

Editor to devote himself to startup

John Solomon, the muckraking journalist for Newsweek and The Daily Beast who secured an exclusive interview with the DSK maid, is leaving the company. Solomon was a big get for NewsBeast editor…