Topic: Sidney Harman

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…

Jane Harman's Press Battles

New NewsBeast director has tense relationship with Fourth Estate

During her long political career, Jane Harman often took positions that clashed with free-press values. Now, Harman, 65, is the director of a major media outlet, as she takes the…

With Harman Gone, What's Next for Newsweek?

Heirs' commitment to magazine an open question

Struggling though it may be, Sidney Harman was deeply enthusiastic about his role as co-owner of Newsweek, and he said recently he was willing to spend $40 million on it.…

Sidney Harman, Newsweek Buyer, Dies at 92

Entrepreneur was unlikely savior of newsmagazine

Add another odd twist to one of the most unlikely media stories of the past few years: Sidney Harman, an audio-equipment pioneer who burst on the scene last year when…