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Why Newsweek's Digital Move Makes Sense And why it probably won't last

No one really believes Newsweek is going to create the first successful subscription-based digital publication, when that format has been a failure so far. But even if it doesn’t, the…

October 24, 2012, 2:12 PM EDT

After Newsweek, U.S. News Offers Different Model Checking in with the news brand, two years after it ended print

While the pundits ponder the future of a digital-only Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report offers a different lesson for magazine publishing. U.S. News went all-digital two years ago as part…

October 24, 2012, 6:01 AM EDT

Baba Shetty Addresses the Skeptics 'There are going to be lots of pivots'

The Huffington Post gave up on charging for its tablet magazine after just five issues. News Corp.’s The Daily got only 100,000 subscribers, despite heavy promotional support from Apple and…

October 18, 2012, 5:25 PM EDT

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

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…

October 18, 2012, 10:31 AM EDT

Newsweek in the Mad Men Era 'They'd say, "If you want to be a writer, go somewhere else. Women don't write at Newsweek" '

In The Good Girls Revolt, Lynn Povich tells the story of how she and 45 of her female colleagues in 1970 sued Newsweek in what would be the first gender…

October 9, 2012, 6:15 AM EDT

What If a Brand Could Lead America? Advertising Week panel mulls hypothetical question

If you could pick a brand to lead the country, which one would it be? This hypothetical question was part of an online poll about politics that a unit of McCann…

October 2, 2012, 6:20 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

'Newsweek' Tumblr Adds to Publication's Woes Incendiary coat hanger cursor choice sparks outrage

As if Newsweek needed another headache this week. Already mired in a controversy over this week's Niall Ferguson cover story, Newsweek is receiving even more backlash this afternoon over a decision…

August 21, 2012, 1:50 PM EDT

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…

July 29, 2012, 10:06 PM EDT