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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

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…

June 5, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT

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…

May 28, 2013, 10:49 PM EDT

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…

May 22, 2013, 1:07 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

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…

April 10, 2013, 11:40 AM EDT

Former NewsBeast Exec Editor Lands at 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 He'll replace managing editor Cathy Sharick, who was…

March 29, 2013, 12:04 PM EDT

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…

March 15, 2013, 9:20 AM EDT

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…

March 15, 2013, 9:13 AM EDT

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…

January 18, 2013, 1:22 PM EST