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Topic: Newsweek

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…

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…

Report: IAC Seeks Buyer for Newsweek [Updated]

Sale would be third in three years

IAC has confirmed reports that it's seeking a buyer for the hobbled newsweekly, which has already been sold twice in the past three years, then ended its U.S. print edition. In…

Newsweek's All-Digital Relaunch Includes Ad Sponsorship Plan

Inspired by NPR, only 1 advertiser per article

Baba Shetty, CEO of The Newsweek Daily Beast Company, has lofty ideas for Newsweek's all-digital relaunch. Formerly an ad exec at Hill Holliday, Shetty will oversee Newsweek's transformation into a…

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…

Tumblr Editor Posts 'Awesome' Goodbye After Storyboard Shutters

Editorial project lasts less than 12 months

Tumblr CEO David Karp announced late last night that his Storyboard division—a collection of writers and editors hired in the last year to highlight its content—has already reached the end…

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…

Tunku Varadarajan Leaves Newsweek Global

Editor leaves three months into all-digital experiment

Tunku Varadarajan is stepping down as the editor of Newsweek Global, three months into its experiment as an all-digital publication.  Varadarajan had been the editor of Newsweek International, a post he…

Tunku Varadarajan Leaves Newsweek Global

Three months into its experiment as an all-digital publication, Newsweek Global is losing one of its remaining big-name journalists, Tunku Varadarajan, who is stepping down as editor. Varadarajan had been the…

10 Great Moments in Web Journalism Besides Deadspin's Te'o Scoop

From Favre to Bubba to FarmVille, the big stories that put pubs on the map

Brett Favre’s penis was certainly a big deal, so to speak. But Manti Te'o’s imaginary/made up dead girlfriend has thrust Gawker Media's Deadspin into the spotlight like never before. As of…

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